Becoming a Canadian citizen:
“Preparation for Canadian Citizenship Test Workshops” are available. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to find out more.
School attendance is mandatory for all children aged between 5-18 years of age. All newcomers to Fredericton have the choice to register a child in either French or English schools (Ask for more information at MCAF before to register your child). To register your child in school, you need to provide your child’s immunization record, and proof of date of birth (birth certificate or an immigration document for example a passport, PR card, etc.).
Federal Government Websites:
New Brunswick Government Websites:
The MCAF Settlement Health Worker facilitates newcomers’ healthcare needs assessment, as well as orientation and referrals to appropriate healthcare services in the community.
We support newcomers to access:
- NB Medicare, GNB health card, Interim Federal Health (IFH) program,
- Dentists, Optometrists,
- Horizon Health Services including: Fredericton Downtown Community Health Center, Hospital, Emergency, Public Health, Mental Health and Addiction, Specialized health services in the community and region etc.
The Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital provides a 24-hour physician-staffed emergency department. We also have a community Health Centre downtown available for newcomers. There is comprehensive medical coverage in Canada under the NB Medicare program.
Dial 811 (TeleCare) for 24 hour free health care information. A registered nurse will call you back.
After Hours Clinics
There are many family friendly activities in Fredericton. Here are a few:
Places to visit
Please visit our directory of ethnocultural organizations for more information on events in Fredericton.
TV and Internet Service Providers
Cell Phone Providers
Training provided by the Multicultural Association of Fredericton Inc. and partners includes: