School students of elementary level, who are new to Canada, are asked to attend an orientation course to be conducted next week.
Welcome and Information for Newcomers (WIN) program, which is financed by Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC), can be availed by newcomer families living in York region.
Through this program, parents are given information on resources pertaining to police, library and community. Educational course, safety guidelines while travelling by bus to schools, healthy eating habits are regarded as some other information to be given to the parents.
Students new to Canada, who came in 2013 or 2014 and will be joining 9th grade are encouraged to join the program, whose primary aim is to give a perfect start for newcomers in school by means of useful information sessions and influential activities.