Citizenship and Immigration Canada

Canada’s official source of immigration and citizenship information

Citizenship and Immigration Canada is the official source of immigration and citizenship information. Canada’s citizenship and immigration programs help build a community of citizens respected throughout the world. Visit our Web site often for up-to-date information and services.

Durham LINC

Free language training across the country for permanent residents

Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada, or LINC, is a language program funded by the federal government that facilitates the integration of immigrants into Canadian culture and society by providing basic language training based on themes. It includes social, cultural and economic information. Students will learn basic and advanced topics related to Canada and the Canadian way of life, while learning English at the same time. The purpose of the LINC program is to help newcomers become participating members of Canadian society as soon as possible.

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Assists newcomers who are settling, adjusting and contributing to life in Canada and Durham Region

The Community Development Council Durham (CDCD) is an independent, not-for-profit social planning organization that has been working to enhance the quality of life for individuals, families and communities in Durham for more than 40 years. We organize and implement a variety of research, community development and social planning initiatives as well as administer and deliver front line social service programs.    

Tel: (905) 686-2661
Toll Free: 1-866-746-3696