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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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5 ways to get your home winter ready

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Whether you own your home or you live in an apartment, getting your home ready ahead of winter can help… Read more »

How to keep your home pest-free in winter

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Just like you, pests and critters will be seeking warmth during winter. As the weather gets colder, some insects and… Read more »

Is your job in demand in MB?

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

5 practical techniques to improve your listening skills

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Have you noticed that you can find many tips on improving your speaking, reading and writing skills but not a… Read more »

5 steps to getting a Canadian passport

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Congratulations on being a new Canadian citizen! You will realize that the next step, especially if you regularly travel abroad,… Read more »

Speaking up at work: 4 tips to make your voice heard

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Do you often feel like you’re a ghost at office meetings? Have there been times when you wanted to say… Read more »

Do you know your cannabis rules at work?

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You may already know that cannabis is legal in Canada and that adults (19 years old and above) are allowed… Read more »

How to talk to your teen about marijuana

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Did you know that the rate of cannabis use is two times higher among Canadian youth aged 15-24 as it… Read more »

Understanding the Victims Bill of Rights

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Have you heard about the Victims Bill of Rights? This is a law that ensures that victims of crime are… Read more »

Finding the right school for your child

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For most parents, where they take their children to school largely depends on where they live. Children are accepted to… Read more »

Curious about cannabis? Here’s what you need to know about cannabis in Canada

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First off, what is cannabis? Cannabis is commonly known as marijuana. It is from a plant called Cannabis sativa. This… Read more »

5 more activities to help you write well in English

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Whether it’s an email, cover letter, report, or an essay that you wish to write well, here are a few… Read more »

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