Community Airport Newcomers Network

Immigrants, refugees, and temporary foreign workers receive a warm welcome along with important information about living and working in Canada when they arrive at Vancouver International Airport.

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Services We Offer

  • Welcome to Canada reception and orientation to landing procedures
  • Information and orientation on living and working in Canada
  • Referrals to local settlement and community resources across Canada
  • Additional services and supports for government-assisted refugees, privately-sponsored refugees, and blended visa office referred refugees

“The Program gave us information on available resources and the essential documents needed to start life in Canada.”

Service Eligibility

  • Immigrants and refugees who are landing in Canada for the first time as permanent residents
  • Employer-specific temporary foreign workers

Update: Services During COVID-19

Community Airport Newcomers Network continues to provide in-person services at Vancouver International Airport during this time.

View the COVID-19 Safety Plan and Site Re-Opening Plan

Funded by:

Immigration, Refugees & Citizenship Canada

Employment & Social Development Canada

Contact Us

Community Airport Newcomers Network (CANN) at Vancouver International Airport

P.O. Box 32373 – YVR Domestic Terminal, R.P.O. - 3880 Grant McConachie Way
Richmond, BC
V7B 1W2