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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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.

Information & Application Session – Market Force Information @ Manitoba Start
Mar 21 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Market Force helps multi-location businesses measure and improve the customer experience, with mystery shopping, CSAT surveys, contact center data, and more.

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

Market Force – Event Flyer

Information Session – Epic Opportunities @ Manitoba Start
Mar 22 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Epic Opportunities exists to provide holistic, person centered supports to people with intellectual disabilities and to promote inclusive communities.

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

Epic Opportunities – Event Flyer

Emergency First Aid, CPR, AED @ Manitoba Start
Mar 23 @ 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 – Health Science Centre Volunteer Opportunities
Apr 11 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Located in the heart of Winnipeg, Health Sciences Centre (HSC) is one of Canada’s largest hospitals. We play a unique role in providing health care services to residents of Manitoba, northwestern Ontario and Nunavut. Volunteering is a great way to learn about the Canadian healthcare system, while building your skills and resume. With a variety of placements, we may have activities that suit your skills and needs.

In this session, learn about volunteer opportunities and how to apply for these positions.

Kindly pre-register for the event through your Career Coach or by sending your FULL NAME and CAREER COACH’S NAME to, Email Subject Line: “Health Science Centre Volunteer Opportunities Registration”

Registered clients should arrive on time.

*If interested, please pre-register for a session for space and seating purposes.

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

Leslie Wilson, HR Coordinator, Visions of Independence

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

Ahmed, Associate Owner, Shoppers Drug Mart (2422)


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)

March 30 - Good Friday
April 2 - Easter Monday
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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