Talking About Money: Plain Language Booklet

This new booklet gives newcomer Canadians a good start for understanding money and how it works. The booklet was developed by Community Futures Manitoba (Entrepreneurs with Disabilities Program & Indigenous Business Development Services), New Journey Housing and SEED Winnipeg. Hard copies are available from the MANSO office for approximately $1.50/booklet (to cover printing costs).

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.

Starting a Business – Plain Language Booklet

This plain language booklet, was developed by Literacy Partners of Manitoba, in partnership with Community Futures Manitoba, Aboriginal Business Service Network and the Canadian Youth Business Foundation.  Please note that Literacy Partners of Manitoba is no longer in operation. The booklet reviews in plain language the key pieces of information about how to start a business…

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.

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 Please note, some of the information about young workers under 18 is out of date.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.

Buying a Home in Manitoba – Plain Language Booklet

A plain-language guide to Buying a Home in Manitoba produced in partnership with the Manitoba Real Estate Association, Assiniboine Credit Union and New Journey Housing. Hard copies of the booklet may be ordered from the MANSO office at cost (approximately $1.25/booklet).

Louer au Manitoba

A plain-language guide to Renting in Manitoba (French translation produced with the support of the Reseau communautaire). Hard copies of the booklet are available at cost from the MANSO office.  The cost is approximately $1.25/booklet.

Renting a Home in Manitoba – Plain Language Booklet

A plain-language guide about Renting a Home in Manitoba produced in collaboration with Manitoba Interfaith Immigration Council, IRCOM, New Journey Housing and the Winnipeg Rental Network, with funding support from the Manitoba Government. Hard copies of the guide can be ordered at cost (approx. $1.60/booklet) from the MANSO office.