Manitoba

General

 

Immigrate to Manitoba--Arrive and Settle - The pages and links in this section are "guides" that explain all aspects of life in Manitoba – housing, education, society, culture and laws and practical matters such as shopping, banking and recreation. 

ENTRY Program - The ENTRY Program provides settlement orientation for all newcomers to Winnipeg. Participants will learn about four major topics: Employment and Education, Places to Go, Laws, and Health. 

Immigrant-Serving Agencies in Manitoba - A list of organizations offerring programs and services from newcomers to Manitoba and Canada. 

Canada Wise - Canada Wise provides settlement and information services for newcomers to Canada, including individual relocation, corporate relocation, and intercultural training.

SOS Canada 2000 - A broad and vast resource offering basic information about everything Canadian. Sections on immigration, employment, education, and links of government services.

Government Services


Citizenship and Immigration Canada - Information for immigrants, refugees and visitors to Canada. Includes employment authorization, immigration applications, sponsorship and services available to newcomers. 

Service Canada: Services for Newcomers to Canada - Information about Government services for newcomers to Canada from acquiring personal documents to employment and raising a family.

Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program - Designed to support Saskatchewan's economic growth by attracting work-ready immigrants to the province. Successful applicants will receive a Manitoba Provincial Nomination Certificate, which will speed-up the Canada Immigration (Permanent Resident) Visa application process.

Health Care

 

Manitoba Health - Manitoba governmental site explaining how to obtain provincial health insurance and services.

Housing

 

Winnipeg Rental Network - Free listings and links for affordable rental accommodations. 

Winnipeg Real Estate News - Search Properties in Mantioba. 

Immigrate to Manitoba--Housing - Reading this section will help you find an affordable home for yourself or your family. 

Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation - Canada’s national housing agency. Information on buying a home, renting a home, mortgages, maintaining a home, safety in the home, renovations, and more. 

CMHC Housing for Newcomers - Information specifically for newcomers from Canada's national housing agency in eight different languages. Learn about renting, owning, and maintaining a home in Canada. 

Craigslist - Housing rental search for various Manitoba cities. 

Canadian Real Estate Association's Multiple Listing Service - Property information from realtors across Canada.

Legal

 

Canadian Citizenship & Immigration Resource Center - Immigration law site features information on Canadian immigration and Canada employment placement services and visas. 

Canadian Human Rights Commission - Promotes knowledge of human rights in Canada, and to encourage people to follow principles of equality. To help reduce barriers to equality in employment and access to services. 

Canadian Law Information - provides Canadian law information in plain, straightforward English.

Transportation

 

Immigrate to Manitoba--Transportation - Information on transportaton in MB, including public transport, taxis, buses, and driving. 

Public Transit Systems in Manitoba - Links to MB cities' public transit websites. 

Service Canada: Driver's Licence - Links to each province's driver's licence information page.

Cultural

 

Introducing Manitoba - Read all about Manitoba including profiles of communities, cities and towns, information for children and youth, and population characteristics. 

Government of Canada: On Canadian Culture - Learn about canadian visual art, film, theatre, dance music, and literature. 

Culture Crossing: Guide to Canada - Learn about Canadian social etiquette and culture.