Quality of Life


New to Canada


Sault Ste. Marie is a multicultural community that welcomes immigrants from every corner of the world.

For newcomers to the city, there are a number of settlement programs and services designed to help in the relocation process. To learn more, visit the following websites:

  • Discover the Sault 
    This web portal, from the City of Sault Ste. Marie, provides information necessary for newcomers to navigate their way around the community and features links to the services needed to truly make Sault Ste. Marie feel like home.
  • New to the Sault
    This program, from the Sault Community Career Centre, supports the successful integration of newcomers into the community. Its team of dynamic and qualified Settlement Counsellors can help with all your settlement needs.

    New to the Sault also hosts an annual multicultural festival, Passport to Unity, which unites the community in celebration and discovery of the many diverse cultures and traditions that exist within Sault Ste. Marie.
To contact the local Canada Immigration Office, call 705-941-3115.

Border Crossing

Information on Canada/U.S. border crossings, particularly relating to Sault Ste. Marie, can be found on the Border Crossing page of this website.