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5 steps to becoming an international student in Manitoba

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Manitoba has many things to offer international students. Aside from the top-notch education system, the province has lower tuition costs… Read more »

5 spring and summer safety tips

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Canadians enjoy some of the best spring and summer seasons. They take advantage of the great weather to have lots… Read more »

The Census: What it is and why you need to be counted

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Canada holds a census every five years. It is done to provide a “statistical portrait” of the country and its… Read more »

Census basics and safety tips

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So you received mail from Statistics Canada asking you to fill out a questionnaire. And you’re wondering: I’m not a… Read more »

5 steps to becoming an active listener

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Active listening is being fully present and being actively engaged in a conversation. The goal is to understand, not to… Read more »

What to expect on your first dental appointment

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An upcoming visit to the dentist can make you anxious. Some anticipate pain, others feel helpless or embarrassed about having… Read more »

10 more useful phrases to know (and use) at work

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Have you heard a buzzword or idiom you didn’t understand at work? When this happens, it can seem like people… Read more »

Vaccine after-care: What to expect after you get the COVID-19 vaccine

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The province’s vaccine program is expected to move rapidly this spring and summer. As your vaccination schedule nears (or if… Read more »

Want to be a better speaker? 5 quick tips for clear and compelling speech

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Speaking can be a challenge when you’re still learning English. Building your vocabulary and improving your grammar and accent require… Read more »

8 smart and powerful phrases to use at work

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Would you know what to do if your boss tells you to “fast track this project”? Will you be happy… Read more »

Need good care for your teeth? Where to go for dental care in MB

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You may have noticed that dental care is not part of your Manitoba Health Insurance. Services like cleaning, extraction, braces,… Read more »

Travelling to Canada during COVID-19? Here’s what you need to know

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Travel is generally discouraged during this time. Whether you are traveling to, from, or within Canada, restrictions are understandably in… Read more »

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