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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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Are you ready for your online class?

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Online classes are the wave of the future. More and more people are discovering the benefits of going online to… Read more »

Are you a cyberbully?

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Some people take on a different persona when they are online. Perhaps because they can hide behind the anonymity afforded… Read more »

Till death do us part: All about getting married in Manitoba

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If you are planning on tying the knot soon, congratulations and best wishes! Soon, you will become preoccupied with all… Read more »

“Nursing is a long term investment.” Interview with Linda Olson, RN

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Linda Olson is a Registered Nurse (RN), and a holder of a Master’s Degree in Public Health. She has been… Read more »

When things don’t work out: Getting separated or divorced in MB

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Ending a relationship is hard. It can take an emotional (and physical) toll on you and your partner or spouse…. Read more »

Taking care of your health this fall


Are you one of those people who get sick when the season changes? Incidences of colds, flu and allergies are… Read more »

Registration, certification and licensing? What do they mean?

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If you are a newcomer whose profession is regulated, you will need to know more about Qualifications Recognition in Manitoba…. Read more »

7 verbal communication tips to help you integrate in the workplace

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Are you scared to speak up because you’re not sure about your grammar? Or do you avoid asking questions because… Read more »

7 ways to advance your career without ruining your summer plans

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If you belong to an industry where operations slowdown in summer, resist the temptation of slowing down as well. Yes,… Read more »

The 8 habits of very safe workers

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The following are general safety rules that newcomers must know on their first day at work. A safety habit is… Read more »

Interview with Ray Sator, PEng. – Filipino Engineers and Geoscientists in Manitoba

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Ray Sator’s journey to Manitoba seemed to be destined. Ray was already a Project Manager in one of the Philippines’… Read more »

What to do when your child is being bullied: 5 effective steps

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Newcomers with young children who are being bullied may find it hard to complain to school authorities. First, language may… Read more »

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