Category: Information and Orientation Resources

Being Safe at Work – Plain Language Booklet

This resource, shared in COPIAN’s library of adult education resources, was developed by Literacy Partners of Manitoba with SAFE Workers of Tomorrow. Please note, some of the information about young workers under 18 is out of date.  Please refer to this Employment Standards FactSheet for up-to-date information.

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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…

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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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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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Going to the Library – Plain Language Booklet

This booklet was developed by Literacy Partners of Manitoba in partnership with the Winnipeg Public Library.  Note that Literacy Partners of Manitoba is no longer in operation. The booklet reviews in plain language what is available through the library and how you can access resources.

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Making Your Money Work – Plain Language Booklet

This plain language booklet, hosted on New Journey Housing’s website, was developed by Literacy Partners of Manitoba with Community Futures Manitoba, Canadian Youth Business Foundation  and SEED (Supporting Employment & Economic Development) Winnipeg, Inc.  Note that Literacy Partners of Manitoba is no longer in operation. The booklet explores key financial literacy concepts in plain language.

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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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