You're 16 now, which means that you're at the point in life where learning to drive is optional. Studying thoroughly through your ICBC Driver's Booklet is the first step you should take in order to obtain your L.
This sign implies that there is road work ahead.
Make sure you are confident in your knowledge of driving before you take your learners test.
Once you pass your learners, you will be given an L. Placed on the back of your car, this signifies that you are legally aloud to drive with a licensed adult 25 years of age or older.
After 12 months of supervised driving with a Class 7 road test and being prohibition-free, you are now ready to attempt in getting your N.
Recalling information from your booklet and taking the opportunity to frequently drive around (this also includes unfamiliar areas) will better your chances of obtaining an N.
One you have received an N, you're now legally aloud to drive without an adult. Passengers are welcome (as long as they are blood related, then you aren't limited to just one). Your N being displayed behind your car still applies even when you are a novice.
After having completed 2 years of safe driving and a Class 5 road test, you're now ready to attempt in getting your full license!
If you practice the same steps that were beneficial towards getting your N, a full license will come to you with ease. It's always best to drive routinely so that you can become comfortable when driving. With that, you aren't left with as many restrictions and also a convenient means of transport.