Live: Settlement in Manitoba

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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Applying for citizenship: A step-by-step guide

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Interested in applying for Canadian citizenship? There have been some changes to the process. If you are applying this year,… Read more »

5 benefits of becoming a Canadian citizen

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Thinking about applying for citizenship? Or are you planning on renewing your PR card? One would think that the eventual… Read more »

What is Winnipeg Whiteout all about?

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If you are lost in all of the Winnipeg Whiteout fanfare going on and would like to get in on… Read more »

Ice Hockey basics: Knowing more about how the game is played

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Caught up in all the Whiteout hoopla? If you are a Winnipegger, there is no better time to become a… Read more »

Is your child ready for a mobile phone? 3 considerations before you get one

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Has your child been bugging you for a phone lately? Or are you considering equipping your child with one to… Read more »

What are Pow Wows, vision quests and sweat lodges?

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When we think of Indigenous Peoples’ traditions and spiritual practices, images of colourful and intricate regalia, lively dances, and rhythmic… Read more »

5 tips to keep your gadgets in tip top shape

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Did you know that your computer has an average life span of five years? Tablets and phones live for a… Read more »

What are Treaties? Why should you know about them?

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When we go to certain places around Manitoba, we hear people say this phrase (or a variation of it) or… Read more »

Have you heard about the exciting world of Supply Chain Management?

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When I first heard the term Supply Chain Management (SCM), my head immediately conjured an image of warehouse workers moving… Read more »

Feeling down? 5 things to do today to boost your self-esteem

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Things getting you down lately? So sorry to hear that. Don’t worry, everyone goes through this at some point. Whatever… Read more »

Tips for first-time bus riders

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Want to get more familiar with the Winnipeg Transit before you take your first ride? Watch this video from Winnipeg… Read more »

Have you heard about gender neutral pronouns?

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Here’s an important topic in your EAL studies: Gender neutral pronouns. To refresh your memory, pronouns are used in place… Read more »

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