For Immigrants

Manitoba Start is the first place to go when you arrive in Winnipeg.

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For Immigrants

Plan for settlement and job success before you move.

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For Immigrants

Develop skills and prepare for employment with our career services.

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For Employers

Find skilled workers and diversify your workplace.

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4th Annual Manitoba Start Employer Awards 2018 Luncheon

Join us in recognizing Manitoba businesses that access world-class talent and staffing resources at Manitoba Start to strategically build a culture of diversity and inclusion within their organizations! For more information, nomination and registration click here

Manitoba Start News December 2017 – VIDEO

Look what we’ve been up to! Manitoba Start November highlights, December event listings and more!

Manitoba Start News November 2017 – VIDEO

October Event Highlights, November Event Listings & more.  Click to watch video.

Manitoba Start – Annual General Meeting 2017

Manitoba Start’s Annual General Meeting was held on September 27, 2017.  In addition to the meeting, staff had an opportunity to network and share successes with our Board of Directors, funders, business partners and settlement partners. Click on the video below for a re-cap of our AGM event.  Click here to access… Read More >

Manitoba Start at Conference Board of Canada Canadian Immigration Summit 2017

We are pleased to announce that Manitoba Start ED Judith Hayes will be a speaker at the Conference Board of Canada Canadian Immigration Summit 2017: Innovating at 150 and Beyond (May 9-10, 2017, Ottawa). Judith will present on best practices that support skilled immigrants in navigating the challenge of “Canadian Experience Required”… Read More >

Information Session – ComIT & Information and Communication Technologies Association of Manitoba @ Manitoba Start
Apr 25 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

ComIT and ICTAM (Information and Communication Technologies Association of Manitoba) are teaming up to provide an innovative solution to the problem of finding employment in IT. Through the Code Academy you can learn to code, increase your professional development capabilities and face the labour market head on with in demand skills.

Event Flyer – ComIT & ICTAM

Information & Application Event – Kitchen Craft Cabinetry @ Manitoba Start
Apr 26 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Kitchen Craft is a subsidiary of MasterBrand Cabinets, Inc., an industry leader that comprises a breadth of quality cabinet brands. Since 1926, MasterBrand Cabinets has earned its reputation as America’s Cabinetmaker and Kitchen Craft has contributed significantly to this achievement.

In this session, learn about Kitchen Craft Cabinetry and their Work culture, Expectations, Hours of operations/employment, Transportation, Production Associates Roles, their Hiring process, and current/future job opportunities.

Event Flyer – Kitchen Craft

Emergency First Aid, CPR, AED @ Manitoba Start
Apr 27 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

Manitoba Start is offering:

Emergency First Aid/CPR/AED (Teachers)
Emergency First Aid/CPR/AED (Health Care Providers)

18 seats available per session.

For more information and to register/pay for this training, click here:

Information Session – Ten Ten Sinclair Housing Inc. @ Manitoba Start
May 3 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Ten Ten Sinclair Housing Inc. promotes, develops, and administers affordable, accessible housing and support services, in keeping with the Independent Living philosophy, for persons with physical and reasonably equivalent disabilities.

In this session, learn about the company, its hiring process and current/future job opportunities.

TenTen Sinclair Housing Inc – Event Flyer

“You were always ready to supply me with great prospects.”

Ahmed, Associate Owner, Shoppers Drug Mart (2422)

“Manitoba Start knows how to support and get new Manitobans off to a great start!”

Leslie Wilson, HR Coordinator, Visions of Independence


271 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba
R3B 2A8
Phone: 204-944-8833

Mon-Thu 8:30am-5pm
Fri 8:30am-4:30pm
**Last drop-in client registration is at 4:15pm (depending on wait times)

May 21 - Victoria Day
July 2 - Canada Day
August 6 - Civic Holiday
September 3 - Labour Day
October 8 - Thanksgiving Day
Novermber 12 - Remembrance Day
December 24(12pm) - Christmas Eve
December 25 - January 2 Christmas and New Year's Day

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