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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

5 ways to stay productive this summer

family of five enjoying the sun

Although Victoria Day (Monday before May 24th of each year) signals the start of cottage season in Manitoba, consistently warm… Read more »

Get to know the Indigenous Peoples of Manitoba

A traditional Indigenous dancer

Manitoba is located in the traditional territories of the Cree, Dakota, Dene, Ojibway and Oji-Cree First Nations , as well… Read more »

Looking forward to garage sale season

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A garage or yard sale is an informal event where people display some used (and sometimes even unused) items in… Read more »

Want to know more about your new country? Visit a museum

Manitoba museum and Winnipeg planetarium

Did you know that there are almost 200 museums in Manitoba? According to the Association of Manitoban Museums (AMM), there… Read more »

Recent Living in Manitoba Articles, CLB3-4

5 big ideas for better small talk

Two men having a conversation outdoors in winter.

I used to meet the same people at the bus stop every day on my way to work. Small talk… Read more »

How to keep school kids safe in extreme weather

A school bus covered in snow.

It is every parent’s nightmare for their kids to be left out in the cold and stranded. This is especially… Read more »

Winter tricks every Manitoban should know

Heavy duty winter boots for sale at the Walmart, Thompson, Manitoba.

You’ve got the basics down pat. Winter coat, check. Boots, gloves, scarf, check, check, and check. You have also been… Read more »

How much does it cost to live in Manitoba?

Balancing coins and a potato on the edge of a calculator.

Learning about the cost of living in Manitoba plays a large part in planning for your finances. You will need… Read more »

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