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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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Jobs you can get quickly in MB that need little or no training

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Thinking of a career shift? Or maybe you need to go through licensing but need to get a job in… Read more »

8 digital skills that make you employable and help you succeed in the workplace

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Digital skills are defined as “a range of abilities to use digital devices, communication applications, and networks to access and… Read more »

Practical language tips 1

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Our Practical Language series are monthly tips for language learners to help deal with usual situations. These are quick and… Read more »

5 ways informal language training helps you master English skills

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Do you want to take your language skills to the next level? If you’re a beginner who is in a… Read more »

Types of language training programs for newcomers in Canada

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Newcomers will find great language programs to help them learn Canada’s official languages, English and/or French. These language programs are… Read more »

What is cultural appropriation? And why is blackface wrong?

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Halloween is one of the few occasions where we are allowed to go overboard with costumes and other paraphernalia. It’s… Read more »

Tips to keep Halloween safe and fun for everyone

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Halloween is a fun event that kids (young and old) look forward to every year. Around mid to the end… Read more »

Affordable skill-building after school programs your kids will love

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You may have noticed that most children in Canada have additional activities outside of school. Some will be part of… Read more »

7 tips for effective communication using chat and text

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Studies show that text messaging is quickly overtaking calls as a means of communicating using mobile (Texting overtakes voice in… Read more »

5 steps to boost your confidence at networking events

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Job or career fairs are great venues to connect with employers, conduct informational interviews and even snatch a job interview…. Read more »

Smart tips to stay safe on the streets

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Manitoba is a generally safe place to live in. The streets are clean, there is order and people generally follow… Read more »

Plagiarism 101: How to write your papers with honesty and integrity

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It’s so easy to acquire, use, copy or share information today mainly because of the internet. Content is virtually everywhere!… Read more »

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