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For Immigrants

Plan for settlement and job success before you move.

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Develop skills and prepare for employment with our career services.

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Find skilled workers and diversify your workplace.

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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 >

3rd Annual Manitoba Start Employer Awards 2017 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.

Workplace Tour – CBC Manitoba @ CBC Manitoba
Jan 18 @ 12:15 pm – 1:30 pm

CBC News is the division of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation responsible for the news gathering and production of news programs on the corporation’s English-language operations

The tour will include: Meet and Greet with on air hosts/reporters both TV and radio tour of the newsroom, station & control, and camera room.

Please note that all interested candidates should preregister and be at Manitoba Start at 12:15 p.m.

Date: January 18, 2018
Time : 12:15 p.m.
Meeting Venue: RM 100, 271 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, MB (Manitoba Start)
Tour Time : 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Destination: 541 Portage Ave, Winnipeg, MB R3C 2H1

CBC Manitoba Station Tour – Event Flyer

Information Session – Government of Manitoba @ Manitoba Start
Jan 18 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

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

Government of Manitoba – Event Flyer

Emergency First Aid, CPR, AED @ Manitoba Start
Jan 19 @ 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 & Application Event – Kitchen Craft Cabinetry @ Manitoba Start
Jan 25 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 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.

Kitchen Craft – Event Flyer

Industry Insight – Trucking Industry @ Manitoba Start
Jan 30 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Manitoba Start Trucking Industry Insights Event provides exciting opportunities for newcomers to connect with businesses and successful newcomers! Industry Insights sessions assist newcomers in growing their network and learning about industry trends, career pathways, and the competencies employers look for in new hires. These events at Manitoba Start also facilitates direct connections between employers and highly skilled, job-ready newcomers, leading to new hires and work placements.

Come join us for this event. Registration is now open!

Interested candidates must register for the session by sending your FULL name to your CAREER COACH or to

Industry Insight – Trucking – 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)

February 20

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