Newcomers to Canada
In Canada, people who have recently left another country to settle here are commonly referred to as newcomers to Canada.
As a newcomer to Canada, there are many important steps you need to take to assist with your transition into Canadian life. Milton Public Library, in collaboration with our community partners, offers a wide arrange of services to help you find everything you need to know to make your transition easier. Services can be accessed with a library card.
Come meet new people and build your confidence speaking English.
This program is delivered by volunteers from the Halton Multicultural Council in partnership with the Milton Public Library.
Interested participants can register on the programme calendar.
Are you new to Canada? Do you have a question for The Centre for Skills? Milton Public Library can connect you!
For example, you might need a Commissioner of Oaths to apply for a passport, verify your foreign language transcripts, sign official documents, and more. These services are being delivered virtually to eligible individuals at this time.
Book an appointment to speak one-on-one with someone from The Centre. They are here to help you. 30 minute virtual appointments are available on Tuesday afternoons, on a bi-weekly basis.
A Settlement Worker can help you start your new life in Canada. Settlement services are delivered by the Halton Multicultural Council in partnership with Milton Public Library.
All in-person services at Milton Public Library are cancelled until further notice. If you need help from a Settlement Worker, please call Halton Multicultural Council at 905-464-3222.
Are you studying for the Canadian Citizenship Test? MPL can help! Pick up a test prep Quick Pick! Inside you’ll learn how to borrow the Discover Canada study guide, read up on online resources, find information about classes in the community, and more! While supplies last. Visit any branch of MPL for details.
Federal, provincial, and municipal elected officials for Milton residents.
Last updated: October 6, 2021
What is the name of the Governor General of Canada?
Mary Simon has been appointed Governor General of Canada.
Name all the federal political parties represented in the House of Commons and their leaders.
Conservative Party of Canada – Erin O’Toole
Liberal Party of Canada – Justin Trudeau
Bloc Québécois – Yves-François Blanchet
New Democratic Party of Canada – Jagmeet Singh
Green Party of Canada – Annamie Paul
Which party is the Official Opposition at the Federal level?
Conservative Party of Canada
Name the Prime Minister of Canada and their party.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is the leader of the Liberal Party of Canada
Name your Member of Parliament (MP) and their party.
Adam van Koeverden is Milton’s MP and he belongs to the Liberal Party of Canada
Which Federal party is currently in power?
The Liberal Party of Canada
Who is your Member of Provincial Parliament (MPP) and what is their party?
Parm Gill of the Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario is the MPP for Milton
Who is the Premier of your province and what is their party?
The Honourable Doug Ford is the Premier of Ontario and he belongs to the Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario
Which political party is in power in your province?
The Progressive Conservative Party is in power in Ontario
Who is the Leader of the Official Opposition in your province and what is their party?
Andrea Horwath is the Leader of the Official Opposition and she is the leader of the Ontario New Democratic Party
Name your Provincial Lieutenant Governor or Commissioner.
The Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell is the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario
Who is the Chair of the Regional Municipality of Halton?
Who is your Mayor?
Who is your city councillor, alderperson, reeve, or regional councillor?
Colin Best (Ward 1)
Rick Malboeuf (Ward 2)
Mike Cluett (Ward 3)
Zeeshan Hamid (Ward 4)
Kristina Tesser Derksen (Ward 1)
John Challinor (Ward 2)
Rick Di Lorenzo (Ward 3)
Sameera Ali (Ward 4)
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