MANSO has produced several resources which are designed as tools for front-line service providers (eg: plain language housing information).  These resources can be found on our Sector Resources page.

Strategic Plan

MANSO 2016-2022 Strategic Plan / Plan Stratégique

The Board and Staff of the Manitoba Association of Newcomer Serving Organizations (MANSO) are proud to announce the launch of the organization’s Strategic Plan for the next 5 years.  The plan was reviewed by the Board of Directors on January 19th, 2017 and adopted by the board on March 23rd, 2017. It was launched on June 12th by Board Members Marta Kalita and Jana McKee, at the 2017 AGM to over 100 MANSO members and partners.

MANSO Strategic Plan

MANSO Plan strategique



Lessons Learned and Settlement & Integration Consultation

On June 29th and June 30th 2016, key stakeholders and the wider settlement community came together to discuss lessons learned, best practices and challenges faced during the Syrian refugee resettlement initiative and how these findings can be used to ensure successful integration outcomes for all refugees and immigrants who settle in Manitoba.  This event was funded by and organized in collaboration with Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada.

Executive Summary

Sommaire Exécutif

Full Report

Manitoba Nunavut Settlement and Integration Summit

The Manitoba Immigrant and Refugee Settlement Sector Association (MIRSSA) hosted the Manitoba Nunavut Settlement and Integration Summit on November 6th and 7th, 2014 at the Delta Hotel in Winnipeg. The summit was planned in collaboration with three levels of government and aims to actively engage a variety of stakeholders, including those involved in providing services to immigrants that support their settlement and integration into life in Manitoba and Nunavut.  The Manitoba Nunavut Settlement and Integration Summit was funded by the Government of Canada.

We are pleased to share the  Manitoba Nunavut Settlement and Integration Summit Report


Cluster Reports

As part of the Prairies and Northern Territory cluster strategy, there are many learning events taking place in 2017-2019.  Reports from the different learning events can be found in our resources section here: