Canoo

Canoo lets newcomers discover the very best of Canada for free.

Canada’s Largest National Welcome Network

Canoo is the only app that gives newcomers free VIP access to +1,400 of Canada’s best cultural and outdoor experiences along with exclusive deals from exclusive brands. 

420,000+

participants

$45,000,000

of value created for Canoo members 

70,000+

annual users pre-COVID

1,400+

arts and cultural partners

Meet Canoo’s Newcomers

Watch this video series to learn how Canoo has helped transform people from newcomers to Canadians.

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Eligibility

If you are over 18 and a newcomer to Canada within your first five years as a Permanent Resident, OR you received your Canadian citizenship less than 12 months ago, you are eligible for Canoo! Simply download the app below to get started. 

Help Centre

Still have questions? Find out more at our Help Centre.

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Download Canoo

The Canoo app is available on the App Store and on Google Play

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FEATURED PARTNERS

The Textile Museum of Canada (TMC) is the only museum in Canada that explores ideas and builds cultural understanding through the universally relevant media of textiles.

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The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia is the largest art museum in Atlantic Canada. With locations in downtown Halifax and downtown Yarmouth, the Gallery houses the Province’s art collection and offers a range of exhibitions and programming.

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FEATURED PARTNERS

As a professional adult theatre company, The Belfry Theatre dedicated to producing contemporary plays, with an emphasis on Canadian work, and to promoting artistic, cultural, and educational events in the Greater Victoria Region.

In the past 40 plus years the Belfry has produced 330 plays, including 238 Canadian plays, and more than 50 premieres.

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Commitment to Reconciliation

We acknowledge the history of colonization in Canada, including the ways in which colonial systems and intergenerational trauma continue to impact Indigenous peoples today. We commit to working towards reconciliation and to building better relationships in the future.  

Canoo news

Year in Review 2022

2022 was a year of expansion and innovation for the Institute for Canadian Citizenship (the ICC). The ICC worked with Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) to host more than 60 ceremonies, welcoming 4,739 newcomers into our Canadian family. Additionally, Canoo, our one-of-a-kind app that gives newcomers free VIP access to +1,400 of Canada’s best cultural and outdoor experiences, saw remarkable growth and has the highest number of activated accounts since launching in 2019.

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ICC Insights

Canoo Insights Report: Part 2

What is a Canoo Insights Report? This is the next installment of our first Canoo Insights Report, a quarterly series started by Ideas & Insights at the Institute for Canadian […]

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Canoo Insights Report: Part 1

Welcome to the first Canoo Insights Report This is the first Canoo Insights Report, which is a quarterly series started by Ideas & Insights at the Institute for Canadian Citizenship. […]

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Meet Canoo Member Smeet Pandya

Spotlight on Canoo Members, sponsored by Canadian Western Bank     After getting his citizenship in 2019, Canoo member Smeet Pandya has embraced all that Canada has to offer, especially all the […]

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Meet Canoo 2.0 — Free Access to Over 1400 Experiences for Millions of Newcomers

Institute for Canadian Citizenship Works With Canada’s Biggest Organizations and Brands to Relaunch VIP Access Program for Newcomers.

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Meet Canoo Member Zoran Tomic

Meet Zoran Tomic, a Canoo member who has taken many solo trips and uses the app to explore all the national parks of Canada.

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