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Newcomer story: Rediat Mikru

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Rediat landed in Canada in June 2012 with big expectations. Coming to Manitoba via the Provincial Nominee Program, she felt… Read more »

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Newcomer Story: Jenny Haimovich

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I had a chance to speak to Jenny over Skype in a sort of an “ambush interview” after her LINC… Read more »

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Explore articles about settlement in Manitoba, Canada

10 pet peeves when taking the bus

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Do you take the bus often? Save for a few delays or the rare cancelled trip, taking the bus is… Read more »

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Westman Immigrant Services

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About the Westman Region: The southwestern region of Manitoba is called Westman. It is composed of 41 municipalities, and 55… Read more »

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Is a child automatically a citizen if born in Manitoba?

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Are you a newcomer who is about to give birth or have just given birth to your child? You may… Read more »

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Complete self-directed activities about language and settlement

Language Explorer

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Language Explorer Acts will help you decide which lessons with English Online will best suit YOU.

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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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Idiom Set: People & Personalities

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In this idioms set you’ll find Canadian idioms relating to people and personalities. Click on each lesson for informative presentations,… Read more »

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Participate in workshops and group activities

Digital Skills at Work

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Course Description Digital Skills at Work (DSW) is a four-week course focusing on essential digital skills required to succeed in one’s career…. Read more »

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Law and Justice Workshops

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Want to learn more about the legal system in Canada? This series of workshops will discuss a variety of topics… Read more »

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Top 5 scams newcomers should be aware of
September 21 @ 10:00 am

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Join this chat to learn more about scams you need to be aware of! Before joining the coffee chat Read… Read more »

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