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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

Scared of taking the Coronavirus vaccine? 5 things you need to know today

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Do you have safety concerns about the COVID-19 vaccine? That’s understandable. It’s normal for us to doubt something that is… Read more »

Amazing mental health resources during COVID winter

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Feeling lonely lately? With the stricter public health measures being enforced, many will be feeling isolated and alone this winter…. Read more »

Embracing the cold during the pandemic: 3 tips to have a positive winter mindset

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Winter brings a new set of challenges this year with the pandemic. Aside from coping with the cold and all… Read more »

Domestic violence is up during the pandemic. Here’s how to get help or support those who need it

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Leave this website If you’re in immediate danger, call 9-1-1 Violence against women and girls has been called the “shadow… 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. We usually want to avoid it because it is an unpleasant feeling…. Read more »

5 gardening hazards you should watch out for

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Whether you are a seasoned gardener or a newbie, it’s important to avoid these health and safety hazards when gardening:… 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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