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Newcomer Story: Maksim Antipev

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New year, new life Maksim and his family arrived in Winnipeg on December 31, 2015. Together with his wife Anna… Read more »

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Newcomer Story: Zainab (Jeny) Ghulam Rasool

Zainab (Jeny) Ghulam Rasool

“Leaving behind our loved ones was not an easy task. But with the understanding of the seniors in our family,… Read more »

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How much does it cost to live in Manitoba?

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Learning about the cost of living in Manitoba plays a large part in planning for your finances. You will need… Read more »

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How to stay motivated through a rough job search

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Months and months of going through a job search without results can take a toll on anyone. Not only is… Read more »

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Online resources and links for parents with school-age kids

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Parents need all the help they can get when it comes to supporting their children. Especially for newcomer parents, helping… Read more »

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Intermediate Exercises

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The Intermediate Courses focus on intermediate English skills (CLB 5 – 8). You will practice all four language skills in… Read more »

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iEnglish Activities

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iEnglish is a set of resources and videos to give learners the tools they need to take more ownership for… Read more »

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Canadian Idioms Activities

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OK, so you move to Canada and all of a sudden you realize that people speak differently here. Each conversation… Read more »

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Participate in workshops and group activities

Volunteering in Canada

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Course Description Volunteering in Canada (VOLinC) is a 4-week course. This course focuses on the importance of volunteering in Canada: What does volunteering… Read more »

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Are you or your child involved in the education system in Manitoba? This course contains workshops designed for students of… Read more »

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Official Canadian Symbols
September 26 @ 7:00 pm

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Attend this coffee chat to learn about some Canadian symbols and the meaning behind them. Before joining the coffee chat… Read more »

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