Living in New Brunswick

Settlement Services

There are professional organizations that deliver services and programs at no cost to help you get a successful start in New Brunswick.


As you start your search for a place to call your own, there are several things to think about and prepare so the place you choose fits your needs.

Health Care

Healthcare coverage, including most medically required services, is provided by the provincial government.


New Brunswick knows how important it is for children to have a great start and for families to have childcare options that work for them.


Learn more about New Brunswick’s education system.

Language Training

In New Brunswick, we speak English, French, or both. You’ll hear English and French spoken throughout Canada, but New Brunswick is Canada’s only officially bilingual province.


Most people who move to the province get their New Brunswick driver’s licence when they arrive. Certain centres also offer various forms of public transportation, including buses, trains, and planes.


You’ll need a financial institution – a bank, trust company, or a credit union. As a resident, you can open an account at any local branch of a chartered bank.

Legal Services

It’s important to know about the laws followed in New Brunswick and the people who keep the province safe.

NB Human Rights Commission

The New Brunswick Human Rights Commission is the government agency responsible for the administration of the Human Rights Act.

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