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Government and Community Resources

City of Oshawa

The City of Oshawa's home on the web, providing information on services, events, bylaws and opportunities in Oshawa.


CLEO works to provide information to help people understand and exercise their legal rights. In particular, CLEO seeks to serve people who face barriers to accessing the justice system, by virtue of income, disability, literacy, and language. As a community legal clinic and part of Ontario's legal aid system, CLEO works in partnership with other legal clinics and community organizations across the province.

Oshawa City Council Agenda and Minutes

Oshawa City Council meeting agendas for upcoming meetings, minutes for past meetings, and calendars.

Region of Durham

Durham Region's official website, offering information on services and opportunities in the regional municipality.

Oshawa Housing Resources

Community Supports

This document provides a comprehensive list of services and facilities available to Oshawa residents in need of support while searching for housing and/or needing assistance obtaining food.

Housing Help Durham

Listings of current housing availabilities in a variety of categories provided by Housing Help Durham. These listings are regularly updated. - Oshawa

Searchable listings of housing and room rentals in Oshawa, and in Durham Region in general. Listings can be adjusted to suit your price range and limited by your desired category of rental.

Landlord and Tenant Board

The Landlord and Tenant Board resolves disputes between residential landlords and tenants, and eviction applications filed by non-profit housing co-operatives. The LTB provides information on the rights and responsibilities of landlords and tenants under the Residential Tenancies Act.

Durham Region Immigration Information

Durham Immigration Portal

Immigration information addressing all key areas pertaining to settlement and integration in Durham.

Summer Camp Experiences for Refugee Kids

A summer camp experience for refugee children between the ages of 4-15 looking for a safe, fun, and free Canadian outdoor summer experience.

Code of ethics for groups involved in the private sponsorship of refugees

From the Canadian Council for Refugees (CCR), a resource for sponsoring groups who want to implement a code of ethics for their volunteers and committee structures.

Language Training for Canada (Arabic)

Arabic Language information for newcomers and prospective refugees addressing language skills important to conduct in Canadian society.


The Government of Canada's information portal on Syrian refugee resettlement efforts, with statistics and data on resettlement progress and developments.

Canadian Citizenship Study Guide

A document covering the current information you will need to know for Canadian Citizenship testing purposes.

Finding Immigrant Records

A research guide by the Archives of Ontario designed to aid you in locating immigration, naturalization and citizenship records.

Canadian Citizenship Practice Test

A practice test to give you a sense of the citizenship testing process.

Immigration and Citizenship Canada

The Canadian Government's hub for information and resources associated with immigration to Canada.