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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

The most Canadian things to do this summer

prairie landscape with yellow flowers, Winnipeg Manitoba

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

Have you heard about the Sixties Scoop?

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The implementation of the Sixties Scoop (or ’60s Scoop) is one of the dark chapters in Canada’s history. It is… 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 »

Is your child ready for a mobile phone? 3 considerations before you get one

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Has your child been bugging you for a phone lately? Or are you considering equipping your child with one to… Read more »

Recent Living in Manitoba Articles, CLB3-4

How long can I stay outside in extremely cold weather?

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Yes, it’s one of those years where we’ll be experiencing snow storms and near frigid temperatures.We celebrated the holidays with… Read more »

“Pardon me!”: Understanding and adapting to Canadian social norms

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“Keep in mind how important it is to be kind. Don’t be too embarrassed by your mistakes. Forgive others’ mistakes… Read more »

10 pet peeves when taking the bus

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Do you take the bus often? Save for a few delays or the rare cancelled trip, taking the bus is… Read more »

What is a summer camp? Should I send my child to one?

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A summer camp is a facility that offers supervised programs for children and adolescents. These programs can be as short… Read more »

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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

A person walking down a road in a blizzard.

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

Recreational opportunities in Manitoba

A view of the duck pond in Assiniboine Park, Winnipeg, Manitoba

If you are looking for more recreational opportunities in Manitoba, come and attend this workshop!

Spring in Manitoba

A sparrow on a branch with new, pink blossoms opening.

Come this workshop to learn about spring holidays in Manitoba. We will also discuss spring hazzards we should all be… Read more »

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