Category: Information and Orientation Resources

RCMP: Senior’s Guide to Safety

This guide is for seniors, their family members, care-givers, friends, and anyone else who may find it useful. It is not meant to include everything but tries to answer some common concerns when it comes to seniors’ safety and security. Our goal is to raise awareness of seniors’ safety issues to improve their quality of…

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Food Matters Manitoba: Newcomer Food and Nutrition Network

The Newcomer Food and Nutrition Network is facilitated by Food Matters Manitoba to share resources and collectively advocate for healthy food for all newcomers in Winnipeg. See their website to access: Nutrition resources and recipes Nutrition programs and events Lists of traditional food caterers and retailers in Manitoba And much more!

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My Home is Manitoba: Diversity Awareness for Newcomers

The video series My Home is Manitoba showcases our province’s unique multicultural heritage and the benefits of cultural diversity. The video speaks mainly to new immigrants, breaking down the stereotypes they sometimes face, although all Manitobans will find it interesting. There are four 15-minute segments, each with a facilitator’s guide that can also be used…

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The Incident: Workplace Safety and Health for Newcomers

This resource DVD resource was produced by Manitoba Immigration and Multiculturalism, to create awareness of workplace safety rights and responsibilities among Manitoba newcomers. The video tells the story of a newcomer who agrees to do a job without receiving proper training. Through one dangerous incident, she learns many important lessons: There are roles and responsibilities…

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Prosper Canada: Financial Literacy Resources for Newcomers

Prosper Canada’s Money Management Tool for Newcomers helps settlement workers provide money-related information to their newcomer clients.  The tool generates customized information packages based on the needs and priorities of newcomers, and is specific to life in Canada.  Development of the tool was funded by Immigrant, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC).

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Entry Program: Videos

The Entry Program (by Altered Minds Inc.) has a series of videos on a variety of orientation topics on their website.  These are free resources which can be used by individuals and service providers, featuring guest speakers to the Entry Program. Topics include: Health, Cultural Adaptation, Employment, Income Tax, Housing, Laws, Child Welfare, Language Classes…

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