Language instruction for newcomers to Canada (LINC)

LINC stands for Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada. The LINC program is one of the immigrant settlement services provided through the National Settlement Program. It is funded by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), and is free to eligible participants. LINC provides basic and intermediate-level English training for newcomers to Canada.

LINC Classes


LINC Program Options

Visit the LINC program page of interest below for registration and eligibility information. LINC offers 4 program options:

LINC (1-6)

Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada: Level 1-6.  Also learn about Canada, Canadian society, and your community.

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Workplace LINC (5/6)

Workplace LINC 5/6 combines language instruction with classes on how to prepare for work in Canada.

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LINC Co-Design (2/3)

Learn English + Computer Skills.  Gain confidence using computers and apps for school and life.

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Gain confidence and develop skills through art projects while learning English at the same time!

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French Courses for Immigrants – (CLIC) Cours de Langue pour les Immigrants au Canada.

Please refer to Collège Éducacentre <Link here>. CLIC is a French program for Permanent residents and refugees. Government-funded, classes are free to students and focus on basic conversation, writing and reading.

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T. (604) 588-7772

LINC Co-Design &
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T. (604) 777-6099

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