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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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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 »

Tick season in Manitoba: How to protect yourself from bites

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It’s time to finally go outdoors! Spring and summer ushers in the season for activities like gardening, hiking and camping…. Read more »

Body language do’s and don’ts for a job interview

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You have done your research, practiced your responses and pressed your outfit. You’re all set for the job interview. But… Read more »

Looking forward to garage sale season

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A garage or yard sale is an informal event where people display some used (and sometimes even unused) items in… Read more »

SOPA: Your key to getting job-ready for Canada

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One of the most important elements of successful settlement and integration is career success. This is why it is quite… Read more »

How to research a prospective employer before an interview

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Researching about the company that you are interested in prior to an interview is a must. Doing this will help… Read more »

5 tips for successful interview small talk

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Interview small talk is the informal conversation that normally occurs before the actual interview. The interviewer could ask you questions… Read more »

Want to know more about your new country? Visit a museum

Manitoba museum and Winnipeg planetarium

Did you know that there are almost 200 museums in Manitoba? According to the Association of Manitoban Museums (AMM), there… Read more »

Cultural sensitivity: 3 things not to say or do in a multicultural setting

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One of the best things about living and working in Manitoba is that it welcomes diversity. It is one of… Read more »

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