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 Please note, some of the information about young workers under 18 is out of date.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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Entry Program: Health, Employment, Law, Places Resource Sheets (EN & FR)

Altered Minds Inc. – Entry Program regularly updates these Resource Sheets on Health, Employment, Law & Places. They are available online in English and French, as well as many other languages via ‘subscription’ (coming soon).

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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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Family Law Overview: Presentation for Settlement Workers

On December 4, 2018 the Settlement and Integration Policy Branch hosted an information webinar on family law issues for settlement workers. The webinar was led by Jocelyn Kapusta, Legal Counsel with the Family, Children and Youth Section at the Department of Justice Canada and Victoria Stillie from the Policy Centre for Victim Issues at the…

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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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