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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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What are the goods that you can and can’t bring when you travel back to Canada?

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When preparing for a vacation, I always make a list. No, not a to-do list, but a to-buy list. These… Read more »

Know Canada’s political parties

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What is a political party? It is “an organization one of whose fundamental purposes is to participate in public affairs… Read more »

10 more reasons to learn with Live & Learn on our 10th Anniversary!

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OK. You already know that learning with us is free, flexible, and you don’t need to travel (of course, it’s… Read more »

5 tips to prepare for an IELTS exam

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Taking the test? Whether it is IELTS academic or general training, it’s an exam that requires some preparation. Not that… Read more »

Is EI the same as EIA?

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Many people confuse the two terms but the answer is no. EI, which stands for Employment Insurance is different from… Read more »

8 marvelous things to look forward to in fall

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Sad that summer is over? There’s so much to look forward to in Manitoba in the fall! First, the cooler… Read more »

Replacing lost cards and documents: What to do when you lose your . . .

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Losing important documents and cards is one of the most disheartening experiences anyone could ever have. Whether lost, damaged, or… Read more »

7 steps to prepare your child for the start of school

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And just like that, summer is over and it’s back to school! Whether it’s their first time or they’re returning,… Read more »

What is a webinar and why should you attend one?

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Have you ever attended a webinar? Many people join them to learn a variety of things. Some undergo skills trainings… Read more »

9 details never to put in your resume

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Ready with your resume’s first draft? Before you send it to your dream company, take a moment to review your… Read more »

Canadian Indigenous art

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What do you think of when you hear “Indigenous or Aboriginal Art”? Do you have visions of totem poles? Do… Read more »

Great Indigenous Canadian artists

Kenojuak Ashevak, Bill Reid, and Daphne Odjig

Let’s get to know some distinguished Indigenous artists and their great contributions to Canadian culture and the arts (to see… Read more »

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