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Travelling outside of Manitoba or Canada? How to ensure a safe and worry-free trip

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Going on a trip soon? Whether it’s for vacation, business or any other reason, travelling outside the province or abroad… Read more »

5 ways to protect your kids from online dangers

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With all the news about cyberbullying, catfishing or the Momo and Tide Pod challenges, parents seem to have a lot… Read more »

8 tips for dealing with a difficult landlord

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Having landlord troubles? Are your requests for repairs or missing amenities falling on deaf ears? Is the landlord unreachable, MIA… Read more »

Giving customer feedback: Why it’s important and how best to give your two cents worth

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Have you ever given feedback on a product or service? It can be as simple as telling a supermarket clerk… Read more »

Family Dynamics: Building a community of empowered individuals and healthy families

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Are you a newcomer living in the following areas? Tuxedo, River Heights, and Fort Rouge Fort Garry, Fort Richmond and… Read more »

You know you’ve turned into a Manitoban when . . .

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There was a time when everything in Manitoba seemed foreign to you. But slowly and surely, despite the temperature and… Read more »

Holy Names House of Peace: A safe haven in the heart of the city

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Interview with Sister Lesley Sacouman, Executive Coordinator English Online had the privilege of chatting recently with Sister Lesley Sacouman, founder… Read more »

5 tips for a happy and healthy pregnancy

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Congratulations! Expecting a child is one of greatest events in family life. If you are pregnant (or wanting to get… Read more »

Looking to expand your career options? Discover your transferable skills

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Whether your occupation is regulated or not, having more than one career option is an advantage for a newcomer to… Read more »

Be media smart! Assessing online information in 5 steps

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Most of us rely on the information we get on the internet. It’s easy and we get our answers quickly…. Read more »

10 websites every Manitoban newcomer should bookmark

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Need information quickly? That’s what websites are for. The following are the top websites you should bookmark to have handy… Read more »

What’s the big deal about being on time? Why do you need to be punctual in Canada?

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Do you come from a culture where a 9:00 am appointment really means 9:30? In my home country, if you… Read more »

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