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5 steps to a memorable elevator pitch

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“So, what do you do?” Five simple words that can cause panic. I distinctly remember the first time I was… Read more »

How to register your children in school

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In Manitoba, all children seven years old and older have to be in school. However, most kids start preschool/nursery at… Read more »

5 ways a permanent resident may be forced to leave Canada

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Canada is a welcoming country. Every year, thousands of immigrants move here for a better life. While the country offers… Read more »

Should I sue? 4 questions to ask before filing a lawsuit

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No one likes to be treated badly. If you’ve been harmed or your rights violated, you should take action. Depending… Read more »

How are Canadian laws made? A simple guide

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The law is the glue that holds a society together. It is a collection of rules that maintain order and… Read more »

Canadian law basics every newcomer should know

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Everyone should familiarize themselves with basic Canadian laws and legal systems. These laws are designed to protect the rights and… Read more »

Getting winter clothes for the first time? Here are some extra smart tips

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The Old Farmer’s Almanac reports that winter will be colder than normal this year, with above-normal rain and snowfall. The… Read more »

Manitoba facts every Manitoban knows

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Here are some outstanding facts every Manitoban knows and is proud of: Manitoba’s founder: Louis Riel Manitoba became the fifth… Read more »

3 of the best ways online information can be a lifesaver

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There’s so much online content out there, sometimes we can be overwhelmed. We can forget that the internet has so… Read more »

Parents’ guide to free extracurricular activities in Manitoba

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Do you want your child to be a future leader? Getting them involved in extracurricular activities is a great way… Read more »

How to start thinking in English

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The best way to improve your conversational skills is to start thinking in English. What does thinking in English mean?… Read more »

How to be motivated: Part 1 – Be kind to yourself

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Motivation is having enthusiasm to accomplish a goal. It can come from outside of yourself or from within yourself. For… Read more »

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