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Keeping our grandparents safe and healthy during the pandemic

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Our parents and grandparents are among the most vulnerable group during this pandemic. More so during this period with the… Read more »

3 things to remember when shopping during MB’s tightened health orders

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As the pandemic worsens is online shopping the way to go? With limited stores being open and shorter store hours,… Read more »

Tackling difficult questions in a job interview: 3 great strategies to stay on top

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Have you ever been stumped by a question during a job interview? The memory of the moment can make you… Read more »

Do you have pandemic fatigue? 5 ways to deal with it

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With the province currently on critical level, expect people to be more stressed than usual. Tougher measures include: Social contacts… Read more »

Manitoba’s winter festivals

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The fun in Manitoba doesn’t stop just because of the cold. Hardy Manitobans embrace winter with song, dance, arts, and… Read more »

8 quick facts newcomers should know about Remembrance Day

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November 11 is Remembrance Day. Do you know what we’re remembering? What’s it about? Remembrance Day commemorates the moment armies… Read more »

Looking for a work-from-home job? Here’s how to know if it’s real or a scam

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Seeing a lot of work from home job posts lately? It’s great that employers are adjusting to the current state… Read more »

No Trick-or-Treating? 3 awesome alternatives to celebrate Halloween

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With the way things are going, it looks like trick-or-treating will be on pause this year. With the province’s pandemic… Read more »

Planning to take ESL this winter? 5 things you should know about LINC Home Study today

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If you’re a newcomer who needs English language training but can’t go due to distance, domestic responsibilities or lack of… Read more »

New temporary benefits after CERB from the Federal COVID-19 Response Plan

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The CERB has ended but new temporary supports for workers affected by the pandemic are now available starting October 12,… Read more »

Did you know that the first Thanksgiving was celebrated in Canada? (and other Thanksgiving facts)

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Canada was the first, at least in North America, to celebrate Thanksgiving. In fact, the Indigenous Peoples of Canada have… Read more »

Should you volunteer during the pandemic? 5 steps to help out safely

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If you have the time and desire to help out, then yes, you should absolutely volunteer. People like you are… Read more »

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