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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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Where to go for up-to-date and factual COVID-19 information that you can rely on

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We saw that with the rise of COVID-19 cases also came a flood of misinformation and conspiracy theories. These ranged… Read more »

When will I get the COVID-19 vaccine? And other vaccine facts

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With all the news about the vaccine lately, you may be wondering why you haven’t had your own immunization schedule… Read more »

5 cyber smart resolutions for 2021

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2020 was a landmark year for online fraudsters. With the pandemic forcing us to stay at home, we are on… Read more »

How to tackle the 5 most difficult job interview questions

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Employers ask tough questions for two reasons – to give them a deeper sense of who you are and to… Read more »

Do I have to answer an email if I am cc’d? Workplace email etiquette tips for everyday use

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The answer is no. You don’t have to reply to an email where you are on the cc line. CC… Read more »

Don’t like reading? 3 effective tips to develop the habit and stick with it for good

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Did you know that reading is one of the fastest ways to fluency? Reading even at a slow pace exposes… Read more »

10 essential apps every newcomer should have on their phone

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Here are the most useful apps for getting quick and reliable information even while on-the-go. These apps are free and… Read more »

What does politically correct language mean?

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It was a particularly warm day in the fall when I used “Indian summer” to describe the weather as I… Read more »

Spotting fake news online in 4 quick steps

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Having the right information at the right time leads to successful settlement. Searching online is the fastest and easiest way… Read more »

Social media 101: Do newcomers need social media?

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Social media is any digital tool that allows users to quickly create and share content with the public. Some may… Read more »

How to ace your job performance review and prove your worth

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Nervous about an upcoming performance review? Many of us feel this way. Reviews can cause anxiety whether or not you’ve… Read more »

Newcomer Guide 2: Your first two months in MB

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Now that you are more or less settled, let’s work on other tasks. Feel free to skip categories in this… Read more »

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