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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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The power of bilingualism: 5 benefits for newcomers

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Most newcomers know more than one language and this is reflected in our growing population: In 2021, one in five… Read more »

5 important questions (and answers) about International Women’s Day

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International Women’s Day (IWD) is a special day to celebrate women’s social, economic, cultural, and political achievements. It is celebrated… Read more »

How to set financial goals and why it’s important

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Everyday you decide where you spend your money. Are you spending your money on what’s important to you, or what… Read more »

How to make a winning budget

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Not managing your finances is extremely stressful, and guarantees that you won’t have money when you need it. On the… Read more »

The mystical Winnipeg Legislative Building

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The Manitoba Legislative Building, referred to as “the Leg” (pronounced as “lej”) by locals, has a hidden code in its… Read more »

First Nations Groups in Manitoba: The Anishinaabe

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Did you know that Winnipeg has the largest number of Indigenous language speakers of any city in Canada? Overall, there… Read more »

Is your job in demand in MB?

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Historically, Manitoba has had the most stable labour market in Canada with modest changes in annual growth. The province’s unemployment… Read more »

Misinformation, disinformation, & malinformation: What’s the difference?

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Did you know that false news is 70% more likely to be retweeted than the truth? A study found that… Read more »

Learning about cultural taboos

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Did you know that it’s taboo in Arab countries to show the soles of your feet in public? Pointing or… Read more »

Hiking for beginners: How to start and what you need to prepare

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So, you’ve decided to try hiking – fantastic! Whether you’re eager to explore nature, get some exercise, or simply enjoy… Read more »

5 common qualities of fantastic public speakers

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Want to be a great public speaker? That’s a fantastic goal! Having the ability to speak effectively to many people… Read more »

5 types of job interviews and how to prepare for them

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Job interviews can come in various formats. What you’ll face will depend on the industry you belong to and the… Read more »

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