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Manitoba is one of Canada’s most immigrant-friendly provinces. This is where you will find vast fields and open skies, as well as peaceful lakeside views, historic sites, and modern architecture indicative of its progressive way of life. Find out more reasons why immigrants now choose to call it home. You may be inspired with what Manitoba has to offer!


Quick Facts

  • The province of Manitoba is twice the size of the United Kingdom.
  • Manitoba is known as the land of 100,000 lakes.
  • After English, the top languages spoken in Manitoba are German, French and Tagalog.

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Manitoba is known as one of Canada’s friendliest provinces. It also boasts of a steady economy, a low cost of living compared to other provinces, and a low unemployment rate. Here you will find tips in settling in, finding your way around, and a host of other information that will help you adjust to your new life in Manitoba.

Learn some key facts about Manitoba, such as its location, population, and government from About News

Here is a list of immigrant-serving organizations in Manitoba.These organizations offer a wide range of services, such as settlement, language and employment assistance.

Know more about Communities in Manitoba from the Manitoba.ca Residents page.

Know the requirements and how to apply for necessary documents required to live and work in Manitoba from this article: Essential documents for newcomers.

Find the best way to get around Manitoba, either through public transportation, by driving, or other means of transportation through the Manitoba 511-Road and Traveller Information page.

Do you want to see the exact street you wish to go to? Check it out using Mapquest. It can also give you detailed descriptions going to and from any destination. Of course, you can always use Google Maps if you prefer.

Know more about Manitoba’s vibrant arts and culture scene, as well as its many venues for recreation from travelmanitoba.ca.

Newest Living in Manitoba Articles

How to avoid rental scams

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Newcomers can be easy targets for scammers. They can take advantage of your lack of knowledge about the rental market… Read more »

Need to make a call? Facts about telephone service in MB

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The telephone is one of the best ways of getting information and connecting with other people. Getting a mobile phone… Read more »

5 ways to get your home winter ready

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Whether you own your home or you live in an apartment, getting your home ready ahead of winter can help… Read more »

How to keep your home pest-free in winter

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Just like you, pests and critters will be seeking warmth during winter. As the weather gets colder, some insects and… Read more »

Recent Living in Manitoba Articles, CLB3-4

8 tips to prevent sexual assault

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Statistics show that women are at a greater risk than men for all violent crimes, including sexual assault and other… Read more »

10 summer fun facts

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Summer is everyone’s favourite season. In Canada, you’ll find everyone outside enjoying the weather. It means going on road trips… Read more »

The most Canadian things to do this summer

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You made it through a Canadian winter! It wasn’t so bad was it? Now that’s spring is finally here, you… Read more »

What do you do when a burglar breaks into your home?

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(And other questions about personal and home safety) An interview with Patrol Sergeant Phil Penner of the Community Relations Unit… Read more »

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Voting in Municipal Elections in Manitoba

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Voting in any election may seem a little confusing at times. Municipal elections are no exception. Attend this workshop to… Read more »

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: Why do… Read more »

Staying safe in the winter

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Winter is a wonderful season, but it does have its dangers if caution is not taken. Attend this workshop to… Read more »

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