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Whether you have questions about employment, housing or life in Manitoba in general, you will find the right information here. Browse topics related to immigrating to this beautiful Canadian province, read the articles that will help you get settled, and get connected with useful community resources.

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Canadian citizenship: Your rights and responsibilities as a citizen

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Canadian citizens enjoy rights and freedoms that are inscribed in Canada‚Äôs human rights codes and in the Canadian Charter of… Read more »

Entering college or university in Manitoba? Here are the steps you should take

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Post-secondary education in Canada is the tertiary level of education. It is the next level after completion of high school… Read more »

Why do we celebrate National Aboriginal Day on June 21?

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(Note: At the NAD 2017 ceremonies in Ottawa, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that National Aboriginal Day will be officially… Read more »

Great video resources for self-study

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Aside from audio tools, videos are great options for learning English on-the-go. If you have limited time or if you… Read more »

Resources and services for Manitobans with disabilities

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In Manitoba, inclusion is taken very seriously. Everyone has the opportunity to belong to a community and become an integral… Read more »

5 ways to stay productive this summer

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

What are “Alternative Professions”?

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If your profession is regulated in Manitoba, you will have to undergo a process of licensing or registration. This may… Read more »

Audio resources to help you hone your English

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Audio resources are great learning tools to strengthen your English language skills. You can listen on the bus or car… Read more »

Get to know the Indigenous Peoples of Manitoba

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

Starting a new job? Here’s how to have the best first day

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The first day is never easy. Do you remember your first day at school? Starting a new job in a… Read more »

Canada from A to Z

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The beautiful country we all call home is turning 150 years young this summer (2017). We’d like to spread our… Read more »

Who is Victoria and why do we celebrate her day?

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Many Canadians look forward to the May long weekend commonly known as Victoria Day. This day is also called May… Read more »

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