Enhancing regional capacity to integrate newcomers

And co-creating a welcoming community for all in Peel region

Afghan Initiative

In Peel, the regional government and the Peel Newcomer Strategy Group have been convening a resettlement support working group to focus on coordination of supports

Ukraine Support

Peel Newcomer Strategy Group has compiled the federal, provincial and regional supports available for displaced Ukrainians arriving in Canada

Professional Development

PNSG sources sector experts and facilitators to offer virtual professional development sessions to the staff with a focus on prioritizing capacity-building and learning opportunities.

Hands together

Peel Immigration
Web Portal

The Peel Immigration Web Portal is Peel Region’s one-stop for settlement information — what you need to know before you arrive, to live, learn and work here.

Diverse faces

Need to locate
newcomer services?

Find a variety of priority newcomer services near you by using the Community Services Map. Select the services your require, whether language, employment, counselling, healthcare or others.

Charts on iPad

Need newcomer data?

The Newcomer Profile Tool provides useful information and data to those looking to find out more about the Region of Peel, Brampton, Caledon, Mississauga and the people that call the region home. It provides frequently used data from the 2016 Census in a more user-friendly format than spreadsheets. The tool was created by the Peel Data Centre.

PNSG REPORTS

PNSG publishes reports on community consultations and research that identify newcomer settlement priorities, issues and trends and help decision-makers make evidence-based decisions that influence community efforts to integrate newcomers:

2022 IRCC Planning Days report for Peel & Halton

PNSG hosted a roundtable of newcomer and settlement support agencies in the Peel and Halton regions. Representatives from across the IRCC-funded settlement sector provided key recommendations, broadly situated in a pandemic and post-pandemic context, and focussed on strengthening staff capacity, enhancing collaboration and information sharing, and innovations on digital access.

2021-2022 Collective Impact Report

The 2021-22 Collective Impact report highlights the collaborative efforts taken by governments, settlement agencies and immigrant and refugee-serving organizations in a post-pandemic environment to enhance the successful inclusion of newcomers into all aspects of the community.

2019 Report on Peel Newcomers

The report paints a broad picture of newcomer settlement in Peel, compiling current census data, longitudinal immigration database, informal settlement study data and results from a 2018 PNSG survey of settlement service providers, describing Peel newcomer settlement priorities. The report suggests how these findings should influence local settlement and integration efforts for greater efficacy and impact.