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Travelling during COVID times: What you need to know

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Update: There are additional changes to entry, testing and quarantine requirements due to the Omicron variant. Please go to COVID-19:… Read more »

5 things you should know about the COVID-19 vaccine for kids

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Health Canada has approved the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for children ages five to 11 years old. This means that the… Read more »

Dealing with difficult co-workers: Do’s and don’ts

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All of us have had to deal with co-workers who are difficult to work with. You’ve probably had team mates… Read more »

Career-boosting strategies to give you an edge during the pandemic

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Did you lose your job during the pandemic? Maybe you’re looking for a new job, or thinking of shifting careers…. Read more »

Another COVID winter is coming. Here’s how to cope

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Winter brings a new set of challenges for newcomers who’ve just arrived this year. Aside from coping with the cold… Read more »

How to avoid excessive screen time for kids

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First, what is screen time? Screen time is the amount of time one spends in front of a device, whether… Read more »

5 quick tips to make online learning work for you

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About to take an online course? Great choice! You’ll soon discover that e-learning is convenient, practical, and safe especially during… Read more »

5 keys to handling tough conversations

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Most of us avoid difficult conversations. It’s highly stressful and there’s always the potential to get hurt or hurt someone…. Read more »

Need a desktop or laptop computer? Here are free or cheap options for you

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Computers and other digital devices are expensive but they have become a necessity for modern living. An internet-connected device is… Read more »

5 things you need to know about the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

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This Thursday, September 30, 2021, is the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. Here’s what you need to know… Read more »

5 things to know about the Federal Election

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Canadians will flock to the polls on September 20, 2021 to make an important choice. As early as now, you… Read more »

How do I change my doctor in Manitoba?

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Have you ever had stomach pain so bad you couldn’t stand straight? I had to endure such pain for three… Read more »

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