Learn about and participate in popular community events; join community groups; take part in some sport or popular recreation activity. A list of community events can be found on individual town, city or recreational centres websites, or on Pembina Valley Online

Quick Links for Newcomers

Find settlement agencies in your community. These agencies provide assistance on a range of topics including: schools, settlement needs, form completion, employment, information sessions, English as a Second Language, healthcare, and general orientation to the community: Regional Connecitons

Further Opportunities to Connect

  • Connect with local ethno-cultural groups as a way to meet new people. A list of cultural organizations can be found under our resource tab
  • Introduce yourself to your neighbours, learn their story
  • Take advantage of free or low-cost activities in your community – parks, splash pads, libraries
  • Participate in initiatives and committees that are committed to building a strong, vibrant community such as service clubs (Rotary and Kinsmen), community volunteer opportunities (hospitals, schools, senior homes, humane society, immigrant services, thrift stores) and the Pembina Valley Local Immigration Partnership.