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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.

Manitoba Start selected to present at DevLearn’s Demofest!

This year, Manitoba Start was thrilled to be selected to showcase our New Employee Orientation Program at DevLearn – the largest conference geared for training and learning professionals in North America. Our interactive 30-minute elearning program was developed in-house and provides new employees the opportunity to learn about our business and our… Read More >

Manitoba Start Receives 2016 Career Development Award of Excellence

Manitoba Start was honoured to accept Career Trek’s 2016 Career Development Award of Excellence. This award recognizes Manitoba Start’s innovation in advancing career and program development in support of our vision: A stronger Manitoba workforce built on cultural diversity and global talent. Manitoba Start uses a client-centred approach in offering newcomers career… Read More >

Manitoba Career and Workforce Development Month

November is Manitoba Career and Workforce Development Month. Throughout Career and Workforce Development Month 2016 Manitoba Start will host several industry-specific events to provide newcomers with an opportunity to better understand Manitoba industries and the related competencies and career pathways. Click here to see upcoming events.

Manitoba Start Annual General Meeting 2015/16

Highlights from 2015/16: Since October, 2010, Manitoba Start has served 30,174 unique newcomer clients. Manitoba Start served 6,866 first-time and returning newcomer clients. 4,142 newcomers registered for Career Services. 3,282 newcomers gained employment with support from Career Services and Job Matching teams. 5,643 coaching sessions to support newcomers in career planning and… Read More >

PetSmart Store Associates – National Hiring Event @ PetSmart Stores
Mar 2 @ 10:00 am – 7:00 pm

PetSmart Canada is the largest pet specialty retailer in North America with more than 1500 stores. They are the biggest One Stop Shop for all pet needs – dog, cat, reptile, bird, small animals and aquatics, plus grooming salon, training facilities and on-site boarding.

PetSmart stores all throughout Canada welcome all interested candidates to attend their National Hiring Day! At this event, you’ll have the opportunity to speak with management, explore the available positions, and discover your new career path.

Opportunities are available for:

  • Store Associates
  • Early Morning Stockers
  • Salon Bathers
  • Managers

On the day of the event, you may inquire within at any one of your nearest PetSmart stores.

To express interest/RSVP, please apply online in advance.

Apply here.

Workplace Tour – Duha Group @ Duha Group
Mar 2 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm

Duha Group is focused on delivering an exceptional customer experience, from start to finish. Which means striving for continuous improvement, finding ways to be more efficient, sustainable, and future forward. Duha Group will be looking forward to meet with you and showcase the wonderful opportunities in production and logistics sector of Manitoba.

Please note that all interested candidate should register via EventBrite and be at Manitoba Start at 9:00am.

Time : 10:00.a.m – 12:30.p.m
Date: Mach 2,2017
Venue: RM 100, 271 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, MB ( Manitoba Start)
Duha Group: 750 Bradford St, Winnipeg, MB R3H 0N3


Industry Talk: Manitoba Aerospace
Mar 15 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Topics will include:

  1. Industry Overview
  2. Career Pathways
  3. Jobs in the Industry
  4. Skills Required

Click here to register.

Employer Café – Shaw Communications @ Manitoba Start
Mar 21 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Shaw Communications Inc. is a Canadian telecommunications company that provides telephone, Internet, television, and mobile services all backed by a fibre optic network.

Shaw is hosting a pre-screening event for Sales Consultants, Technical Support Representatives, and Customer Advisors (Billing).

Shaw – Flyer

MTEC Hospitality, Tourism and Retail Job Fair @ RBC Convention Centre
Mar 22 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Attend and network with various businesses in the province for current and future job opportunities.

The current businesses registered to attend (and recruit!) are: Assiniboine Park Conservancy, Canad Inns, Downtown Winnipeg BIZ, Manitoba Tourism Education College, RBC Convention Centre, Summer Bounce Entertainment, and Travel Manitoba.

MTEC Job Fair Details

“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


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Winnipeg, Manitoba
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Phone: 204 944.8833

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Fri 8:30am-4:30pm
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Closed Monday, February 20
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