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5 steps to apply successfully for a volunteer position

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Volunteering is not a matter of raising your hand and then you’re in. You have to know where to volunteer… Read more »

Is Canada the coldest country in the world? Learn more about Canada’s climate

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Most people equate Canada with snow and cold temperature. Because of its location north of the Equator, it does experience… Read more »

Travelling soon? Here’s how to make sure that you don’t lose your baggage

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One of our worst nightmares is losing our bags when we travel. It’s one of those things that can zap… Read more »

Loneliness, culture shock and disappointment. 5 ways to get over settlement stress

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Do you suffer from settlement stress? It’s the strain and tension that newcomers feel in reaction to events related to… Read more »

What to do when you accidentally click on a spam link?

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We’re human. We all make mistakes. Some errors happen when we’re in a hurry or so busy that we don’t… Read more »

Can’t keep your child away from computer games? 10 steps to healthier gaming for kids

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Today’s video games have become so high-tech that it’s hard not to be amazed. Not only do they have hyper-realistic… Read more »

Unique New Year traditions all over the world

How do people ring in the new year in other countries? The ways are as varied as can be. But… Read more »

Should I give my boss a gift at Christmas? Learn the Canadian gift-giving tradition

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Christmas in my home country is a big deal. The holidays mean parties (one after the other), feasts, and most… Read more »

Do you feel SAD? Steps to beat the winter blues

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Is winter bringing you down? You’re not alone. Studies show that about 15% of Canadians get the winter blues, while… Read more »

Should you call 911? Tips when calling emergency help

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A timely call to 911 can be the difference between life and death. But do all emergency situations warrant a… Read more »

Canadian Christmas traditions you may not know

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You already know that it’s all about a white Christmas, family and sharing cheer around the Christmas tree. But have… Read more »

Winnipeg Transit extra services

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Did you know that Winnipeg Transit has extra transport services? These services make travelling accessible to those who are physically… Read more »

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