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Settling in Saskatchewan

Find services and information to help you settle into our communities.
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1. Community Programs for Families

There are a number of programs and services by Family Resource Centres and community organizations to support families with young children and promote a healthy child development.
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2. Get Your Driver's Licence

In Saskatchewan, you need a valid driver's licence to drive a car, SUV or truck.

To get a driver's licence, you must be able to:

  • Operate a vehicle safely and properly;
  • Understand all traffic signs; and
  • Know the rules of the road.

Find information on how to get a driver's licence, learn about auto insurance, gain a better understanding of traffic laws and get driving tips.

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3. Manage Your Money

You'll need to open a bank account soon after arriving in Saskatchewan, so that you can keep your money safe and cash any cheques that you receive.

There are many banks that offer the services you need like:

  • Paying bills;
  • Cashing cheques; and
  • Transferring money between countries.

Find information on Saskatchewan's cost of living and learn more about money, banking, taxes and more.

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4. Settlement Services

The Government of Saskatchewan is working with the Ukrainian Canadian Congress of Saskatchewan (UCC) to provide a central point of contact and co-ordination to help anyone arriving to the province from Ukraine to connect with the information, services and supports they need. UCC Saskatchewan will be working closely with other settlement service providers, employers and communities.

UCC Saskatchewan has launched a registration process for Ukrainians seeking accommodation in Saskatchewan. For more information, please visit the UCC website. The registration form can be found under the UCC Saskatchewan Ukraine Support Committee- Ukraine Support Info Source section.

For additional supports please contact the UCC at 1‑888‑652‑5850 or email settlement@ucc.sk.ca

Learn more about settlement services in Saskatchewan.

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