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9 multicultural holiday celebrations you may not be aware of

Did you know that people celebrate more than Christmas during the holiday season in Canada? By holiday season I mean… Read more »

8 smart ways to save this holiday season

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Whatever you celebrate, be it Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and others, this season… Read more »

5 quick tips for navigating the internet like a pro

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Browsing the internet can be overwhelming. Imagine having the power to harness information from more than a billion websites at… Read more »

18 tips for dealing with stress and tension

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Stress and tension are normal reactions to events that threaten us. Such threats can come from accidents, financial troubles and… Read more »

The Neighbourhood Immigrant Settlement Worker (NISW) Program: A newcomer’s lifeline in the community

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It started with a call. The woman on the line needed help applying for child benefits. The question was simple… Read more »

5 habits to help you achieve work-life balance

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Have you heard of the term: work–life balance? This is the goal in modern workplaces nowadays. Despite the continuing desire… Read more »

Are you a work martyr?

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Do you put in more hours at work than required? Do you avoid going on a vacation? Do you go… Read more »

“Teaching is about inspiring and encouraging young people”. Interview with Tarek Aziz, Educator

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Tarek Aziz is a holder of a bachelor’s degree in English Arts and Education and is a seasoned educator from… Read more »

Don’t click that link!

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I recently received a text message saying: “You have received $89.95 from Manitoba Hydro”. I was instructed to click on… Read more »

Relatives visiting? 5 tips to ensure a smooth trip to Manitoba

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Reunions are always fun. It’s an exciting time as you prepare to welcome friends or family who are visiting Manitoba… Read more »

Why do we celebrate with pumpkins, ghouls and other scary stuff on Halloween?

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Is it your first time to celebrate Halloween in Canada? Then you’ll be in for a spectacle! If it’s already… Read more »

5 tips for smart digital parenting

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How many media devices do you have at home? Do you have computers, laptops, smart TVs, tablets, gaming gadgets, and… Read more »

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