Category: Information and Orientation Resources

Canada Revenue Agency – Fact Sheets for Newcomers

The Canada Revenue Agency has prepared some facts sheets and posters to help newcomers understand what benefits are available through the CRA (and why filing taxes is important). Fact Sheets for Newcomers: Newcomer Fact Sheet – English Newcomer Fact Sheet – French Newcomer Fact Sheet – Arabic Newcomer Fact Sheet – Tagalog Newcomer Fact Sheet…

Read More...

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…

Read More...

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!

Read More...

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…

Read More...

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).

Read More...

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…

Read More...

Resources on Cannabis Law and Use

Canadian law regulating cannabis changed on October 17th, 2018.  Many service providers have indicated that they are fielding questions and concerns about the new law.  These resources may be useful in responding to these questions. Justice Canada’s website has information about what is legal and not legal: http://www.justice.gc.ca/eng/cj-jp/cannabis/ The Province of Manitoba website ‘Know the Facts’ has…

Read More...