New Name - Same Supports and Services
Guide for Newcomers to PEI, Canada
COVID-19 Vaccine: Immunization program underway in PEI
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News - Announcements - Current Events

Things to Know

We've Changed Our Name
Oct 01 2021
PEIANC is now IRSA
As of October 1, 2021, PEI Association for Newcomers to Canada (PEIANC) has officially changed its name and will from now on be known as Immigrant and Refugee Services Association PEI - IRSA.
Supporting refugees from Afghanistan arriving in Prince Edward Island
Sep 15 2021
Find out how you can help
PEI Association for Newcomers to Canada is calling on the Island community to offer a helping hand in welcoming and supporting refugees from Afghanistan arriving in Prince Edward Island.
COVID-19 Vaccine
Mar 10 2021
The immunization program is underway
Every resident of Prince Edward Island who wants to be immunized against COVID-19 will have the opportunity to receive the vaccine in 2021. The vaccine will be free across Canada.
COVID-19 Testing in PEI
Dec 14 2020
When and where to get tested
Testing can be done at either scheduled clinics by appointment or drop-in clinics with no appointment necessary.

Things to Do

Canada School
An orientation program to help newcomers adjust to life in Canada
Canada School program is designed for newcomers to Canada who are new to PEI or have lived here for under two years, but all newcomers are welcome to participate. The program offers a series of presentations on various topics, delivered online or in person.
Future Readiness Program
One-on-one mentorship program for newcomer youth
Are you between the ages of 15 and 18 and have questions about your future? You are not alone! Future Readiness is a program to help young people prepare for life after high school.
Fresh Air Fridays
Get some fresh air and explore PEI
Join us for Fresh Air Fridays! Each week, we explore a new area of Prince Edward Island with newcomers who wish to get to know their new home better. Adults and children are welcome.

Online Guide for Newcomers to Canada