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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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10 ways to make the best out of your ESL class

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You’ve finally made the choice to sign up for ESL classes. Maybe you are feeling nervous or unsure about what… Read more »

7 easy steps to a Canadian-style resume

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One of the most important parts of your job search is your resume. In Canada, you will need one if… Read more »

Learning via Telegram

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No, we’re not talking about an old school correspondence course. Telegram is a free messaging app, much like WhatsApp, Viber… Read more »

Still nervous? Here are more tips for an awesome presentation

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You’ve probably read 5 steps to an engaging presentation but are still having panic attacks as the event gets closer…. Read more »

5 winter essentials you should master as a Manitoban

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Bogged down by too many winter tips? We have trimmed it down to the most essential five elements to help… Read more »

Moving to Canada? Here’s a checklist to help you out

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Congratulations! With your travel papers now on hand, you can now start preparing for your move to Canada. We know… Read more »

5 activities to prepare you for moving to Canada

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This must be a busy time for you! But in the rush of getting your finances, clothes and other baggage… Read more »

Services and resources for Manitoban men

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Did you know that newcomer men have less specialized supports and services? Despite male immigrants and refugees making up more… Read more »

Change your mindset, change your life: 5 mental attitudes to start 2020 right

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It’s 2020! Can you believe it? As a decade ends and a new one begins, we are infused with hope… Read more »

Practical language tips 2

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How to manage your accent when speaking in English First things first, having an accent is not bad. We all… Read more »

Have you heard of TikTok? Parents’ guide to the popular app

What is TikTok? Have you heard of it? Chances are your grade-schooler has and is probably already using it on… Read more »

Are you scared of technology? 5 tips to survive in the 21st century

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Digital technology can be overwhelming. Every day we hear of some new gadget, app or software that we need to… Read more »

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