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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.

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Newest Health Care Articles

Spring cleaning in the time of COVID-19: Here’s how to sanitize your home

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It is important now more than ever to clean our homes to protect our family from viruses and other illnesses…. Read more »

Social distancing basics: Effective strategies when outside, at work or home

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Next to hand washing, social distancing has been one of the most prescribed ways to defeat this virus. Here’s a… Read more »

How to work effectively online or remotely – Tips from veteran telecommuters

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Have you been given the option to work from home? Awesome! If you prepare well and start adopting good, self-directed… Read more »

Moving your work online? Here’s how to do it efficiently

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At this point, working from home is not only good for you, but for your co-workers too. The less people… Read more »

Recent Health Care Articles, CLB3-4

Tips to protect yourself and your family during flu season

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Late fall and winter is usually flu season in Canada. Protect yourself and everyone around you by following these tips:… Read more »

Do you feel SAD? Steps to beat the winter blues

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Is winter bringing you down? You’re not alone. Studies show that about 15% of Canadians get the winter blues while… Read more »

Cool it: Tricks and tips to manage anger better

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Anger is one of our most misunderstood emotions. Many of us want to avoid it, while others seem to be… Read more »

5 benefits of gardening you may not know

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It’s gardening season! Starting a garden is a great idea, especially if you love nature and the outdoors. Also, did… 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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