Adjusting to Life in PEI
Immigrating to a new country and moving to a new province is exciting but may have its challenges.
Making friends, learning a new culture, improving your English/French language skills, and navigating how things are done in a new country can take time. You have made an important decision and soon you will be feeling at home in Prince Edward Island.
Guide to Culture and Social Life from the PEI Association for Newcomers to Canada (PEIANC) may assist with your adjustment to your new life in Prince Edward Island.
Common stages of adapting to culture shock from Citizenship and Immigration Canada explains the common stages of adaptation you may feel when you arrive in Prince Edward Island. The following groups and programs are good places to start meeting new people and getting involved in Prince Edward Island life:
- Programs, services and events - PEIANC
- La Coopérative d'intégration francophone de l'Île-du-Prince-Édouard (CIFÎPÉ)
- Community Groups and Organizations
- Ethno-Cultural Organizations in PEI
- Community Connections Program
- Immigrant Student Services Program
- Recreational Groups - Sport PEI
- Volunteering with local community organizations and events is a great way to get involved
- Island Family Magazine has local information, upcoming events, and parenting news
- The Buzz Magazine has a comprehensive calendar of local events