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

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Find skilled workers and diversify your workplace.

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Develop skills and prepare for employment with our career services.

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Current Status:


Manitoba Start continues to closely monitor the Coronavirus COVID-19 threat. At the direction of the Province of Manitoba, we have made the difficult decision to suspend in-person service delivery and training sessions in order to support social distancing efforts in Manitoba.

We will still continue to provide services through the use of phone, computer and other technology methods.

Newcomer Clients:

  • We encourage you to connect with your Career Coaches and Job Developers via email or office phone (or the general phone line)
  • To register for Manitoba Start services or for general inquiries, email or phone 204-944-8833
  • Continue to check our website for current job postings and live-broadcasted events

Business Partners:

  • Looking to hire skilled newcomers, submit a job posting or interested in WorkStart? Contact your Job Developer or email or phone 204-942-JOBS (5627)

Please phone or email Manitoba Start and we will return your inquiries within 24 hours. We will be making efforts to provide technical support/connection, home-based learning materials and some online content to our current clients both newcomers and businesses.  Please continue to monitor our website for updates @

Manitoba Start is the first step for all new immigrants to the province.

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All newcomers visit Manitoba Start to connect to settlement, orientation, language, and employment services. Manitoba Start is the leading provider of career development services to newcomers to the Province, and addresses employers’ hiring needs by connecting employers to highly skilled, job-ready newcomers.

We help newcomers prepare for employment in Winnipeg and connect business to the world-class workforce we serve.

How To
Get Started

  • Gather the required documents
  • Visit Manitoba Start to register
  • Receive free services


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