Immigration Resources

Find reliable resources about immigrating to Canada


If you want to immigrate to Montreal, you can access a variety of resources about the Jewish community in Montreal and about government agencies, immigration procedures, housing information and more.

If you have questions  about these resources, please contact us.

Montreal Jewish Community
Montreal has one of the largest Jewish communities in North America. Here are links to some of the key institutions in the Jewish community:

Montreal Jewish Community Guide

Quebec Government Agencies and Resources
Here is a list of some Quebec government institutions that can give you useful information about immigrating to Quebec:

Commission des normes, de l’équité, de la santé et de la sécurité du travail (labour standards)
https://www.cnesst.gouv.qc.ca/Pages/accueil.aspx

Emploi-Québec
http://www.emploiquebec.gouv.qc.ca/

Famille Québec (childcare services)
https://www.mfa.gouv.qc.ca/en/Pages/index.aspx

Immigration Québec (for accreditation)
http://www.immigration-quebec.gouv.qc.ca/en/employment/regulated-professions/professional-order.html

Learning French in Quebec
http://www.immigration-quebec.gouv.qc.ca/en/french-language/learning-quebec/index.html

Learning about Quebec
http://www.learningaboutquebec.gouv.qc.ca

Ma Garderie (childcare services)
http://www.magarderie.com/

Ministère de l’Éducation et Enseignement Supérieur (ministry of education and higher learning)
http://www.education.gouv.qc.ca/ministere-de-leducation-et-de-lenseignement-superieur/

Ministère de l’Immigration, de la Diversité et de l’Inclusion du Québec (ministry of immigration, diversity and inclusion)
http://www.immigration-quebec.gouv.qc.ca/en/index.php

Obtaining an Évaluation comparative des études effectuées hors du Québec (comparative evaluation of foreign degrees and diplomas)
http://www.immigration-quebec.gouv.qc.ca/en/working-quebec/comparative-evaluation/index.html

PVTistes - Permis Vacance Travail (work holiday visa)
https://pvtistes.net/

Régie de l’assurance maladie du Québec (health information)
http://www.ramq.gouv.qc.ca/fr/Pages/accueil.aspx

Régie du logement (rental board)
http://www.rdl.gouv.qc.ca/en/accueil/accueil.asp

Retraite Québec - Soutien aux enfants (child allowance)
http://www.rrq.gouv.qc.ca/fr/enfants/nouveau_resident_quebec/Pages/nouveau_resident_quebec.aspx

Société de l’assurance automobile du Québec (driver’s licence)
https://saaq.gouv.qc.ca/en/

 

Canadian Government Agencies and Resources
Here is a list of some Canadian government institutions that you may find valuable if you want to immigrate to Canada:

Canada Revenue Agency (child tax benefit)
https://www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency/services/child-family-benefits.html

Citizenship and Immigration Canada
www.cic.gc.ca/

Employment and Social Development Canada
https://www.canada.ca/en/employment-social-development.html

Service Canada (information on Government of Canada programs and services)
https://www.canada.ca/en/employment-social-development/corporate/portfolio/service-canada.html

 

Montreal Resources
Here is a list of some Montreal institutions and resources that you may find helpful if you are considering immigrating to Montreal:

Craigslist (classified ads site)
https://montreal.craigslist.org/?lang=en&cc=us

Kijiji (classified ads site)
http://montreal.kijiji.ca/

Montreal City Portal
http://ville.montreal.qc.ca/portal/page?_pageid=5977,86481579&_dad=portal&_schema=PORTAL

Montreal Families (resources for families)
http://www.montrealfamilies.ca/

Montreal Jewish Magazine Directory
http://www.montrealjewishmagazine.com/

MoreMontreal Apartments
https://www.moremontreal.com/apartments-for-rent/

Quoloc (Rooms, roommates and apartments)
https://www.quoloc.com/

Rent Quebec Apartments
http://www.rentquebecapartments.com/

Tourisme Montréal
http://www.tourisme-montreal.org/

 

Employment
Use the resources below to start your job search or learn more about the Montreal job market:

L’Intégration en Emploi (repertoire of Montreal job resources and initiatives for immigrants)
https://www.travailimmigrants.com/

Ometz Job Board
http://www.ometz.ca/gethelp/job+seekers+and+employers/job+board

ProMontreal Entrepreneurs
http://www.promontrealentrepreneurs.org/

 

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