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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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Keeping your home and surroundings safe: Preventing falls

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Did you know that falling is the leading cause for injury hospitalization and death? According to the Winnipeg Health Region,… Read more »

I can’t follow my online class. What do I do?

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First time to join an online class? It’s ok to feel lost. It can be overwhelming sometimes. The first thing… Read more »

What is Creative Commons and why do you need to know about it?

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Many of us go online, copy or download images, videos, audio, or text and use them in presentations, reports or… Read more »

How to deal with the stages of adaptation and come out on top

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Moving to new country has its share of challenges. For some, it could be getting used to the weather, food,… Read more »

8 money tips when travelling abroad

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Planning for a holiday abroad? You must be excited! Aside from having the proper documents and checking travel advisories (read… Read more »

Participating in the Manitoba Election

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The province will have an early election this term. The premier moved up the provincial election to September 10 this… Read more »

Why (and how) you should participate in the Federal Election

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Canadians will flock to the polls in October this year to make an important choice. Federal Elections will be held… Read more »

Do you think your job offer is a scam?

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If you’re reading this, you may be considering a job offer that’s a little bit off. If your gut is… Read more »

Disagreeing agreeably: An essential skill in the Canadian workplace

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There is no progress in a workplace where everybody agrees and nobody disagrees. As American writer Walter Lippmann said, “Where… Read more »

Dealing with job search desperation

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A tough job search is one of the hardest experiences anyone can go through. When it goes on for months… Read more »

Why you should join online forums

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Participating in an online forum is one of the best ways that you can maximize learning in your online class…. Read more »

Understanding workplace culture: 5 keys to success in the Canadian workplace

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You’ve successfully bagged the job. Congratulations! The next logical step is to figure out how to be successful in your… Read more »

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