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Canada is known for having one of the best health care systems in the world. Citizens and permanent residents have easy access to high quality, prepaid medical and physician services. Together with its fresh air and clean environs, quality produce and province-based health programs, learn how Manitobans enjoy active and healthy living to the fullest.


Quick Facts

  • The Health Sciences Centre is the largest hospital in Winnipeg employing around 6000 people.
  • Research has shown that immigrants are less likely to take advantage of mental health services than non-immigrants.
  • According to studies done by the Immigrant Health Program at the Elisabeth Bruyère Research Institute in Ottawa, immigrants and refugees are healthier than the general Canadian population when they arrive, but their health suffers after they start living in Canada.

Health Care Articles by Topic

Newest Health Care Articles

Do you feel lost? 5 reasons you’re feeling this way

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Newcomers are some of the most resilient and goal-oriented individuals you can come across. For many of us, moving to… Read more »

5 things to know about the Canada Dental Care Plan

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The Canadian Dental Care Plan (CDCP) is the newest federal program designed to help Canadians afford dental care. The program… Read more »

Manitoba Health Care basics for newcomers

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One of the first things you should do when you arrive in Manitoba is to apply for your Manitoba Health… Read more »

How to stay fit and active indoors

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Did you know that leading a sedentary lifestyle puts you at 112% higher risk of developing diabetes and 147% higher… Read more »

Recent Health Care Articles, CLB3-4

5 things to know about the Canada Dental Care Plan

Woman being treated at the dentist's clinic

The Canadian Dental Care Plan (CDCP) is the newest federal program designed to help Canadians afford dental care. The program… Read more »

How to stay fit and active indoors

Woman doing stretches in her living room

Did you know that leading a sedentary lifestyle puts you at 112% higher risk of developing diabetes and 147% higher… Read more »

5 effective and easy ways to handle extreme heat this season

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We all look forward to warm summer days but the temperatures we’re experiencing right now can be too much. Extreme… Read more »

Tips to protect yourself and your family during flu season

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Flu season in Canada starts from late fall until winter. Protect yourself and everyone around you by following these tips:… Read more »

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Health Workshops

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This is a series of workshops related to health. Workshops 1 is geared towards CLB 3-4. Workshop 2 is geared… Read more »

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