Manitoba

Manitoba Health Care Coverage & Health Premiums: What you need to know?

One of the first things that a newly-arrived immigrant does when he/she arrives in Manitoba is to apply for Manitoba Health card. Having a “health card” is very important as it your ticket to access Manitoba’s health services and programs. Here are the important things that you should know about your Manitoba Health coverage. An …

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Outlet Collection of Winnipeg Sets to Open in Spring 2017

The list has been released! Following the announcement of Outlet Collection Winnipeg being built within the northwest quadrant of Kenaston Boulevard and Sterling Lyon Parkway that is set to open in May 2017. The list of stores opening at the Outlet Collection of Winnipeg has also been revealed. Ivanhoé Cambridge, a global real estate company …

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4th Manitoba Filipino Street Festival

According to 2011 Canadian census there are around 61,270 Filipinos in Manitoba, in fact, the Filipino community is the largest visible minority group in Winnipeg.  We Filipinos are also known for our festivities, here in Winnipeg, the members of the Filipino communities shared the fun of having a community celebration with Canadians and other nations through the Manitoba …

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Changes in the Process of Application Intake to MPNP

As discussed in my last post a few weeks ago, the province of Manitoba will reopen the Skilled Worker Overseas Stream in April 30, 2015. And as it opens it’s application intake, MPNP also introduced changes in to the way it manages application. In their website, immigratemanitoba.com, they have published the details and procedures of …

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A Survey About the Future of Manitoba

I was recently contacted by some of the great people behind BorealManitoba. BorealManitoba is a project of the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS), which works extensively on Boreal conservation across Canada. BorealManitoba is a supporter of the Boreal Forest Conservation Framework, which advocates for 50% protection of the Boreal nation-wide, with standards for sustainable …

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