Manitoba, Canada welcomes newcomers

International students, skilled workers, and entrepreneurs from all over the world are making Manitoba their new home. Manitoba offers high employment, affordability, and peaceful living in the heart of Canada.

Announcements and News

Province Announces $3 Million in New Funding to Strengthen Newcomer Support Services

The Manitoba government is reinvesting up to $3.1 million in revenue generated by Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program into services that support newcomers to Manitoba, Education and Training Minister Kelvin Goertzen announced today.

“Our strategic investments will improve the settlement, language, employment and community supports newcomers that need as soon as they arrive in Manitoba to put them on a path to success,” said Goertzen.  “Our province continues to grow largely because of immigration, and we’ve seen the many ways newcomers benefit our culture, communities and economy.”

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Updated Winnipeg Map for Newcomers Now Available

Manitoba Education and Training has published a Spring 2019 Winnipeg Map for Newcomers replacing the 2015 version. The map is a guide to many of the supports and services available in Winnipeg, Manitoba and will help newcomers locate information on:

  • Newcomer Arrival and Settlement Supports
  • Neighbourhood Immigrant Settlement Workers (NISW)
  • Health and Family Supports
  • Housing
  • Adult Language Training Programs
  • Employment Supports
  • Colleges and Universities
  • Libraries and Other Government Services

Print versions of the 2019 map are available at Manitoba Start (271 Portage Avenue).

PDF version available here (8MB).

Interactive version coming May 2019.

The interactive map will include the supports and services listed above as well a section dedicated to Services de Soutien Francophone. Check back in early May for details.

MPNP Renewal – Business Research Supports

Please note that our immigration website is being regularly updated to reflect ongoing changes associated with the renewal of the MPNP.  For all current business nominees, as well as current and potential applicants, please visit the Business Research Supports page for information on our weekly business information seminars and related business start-up supports.

For current MPNP business nominees please note that all of the responsibilities previously associated with the Business Settlement Office of Entrepreneurship Manitoba have been transferred to the Immigration Programs Branch of the Immigration and Economic Opportunities Division of Manitoba Education and Training. MPNP business nominees are encouraged to contact MPNP-BusinessStream@gov.mb.ca concerning any questions or updates they may have with respect to their Deposit Agreements.

Ensure Immigration Representatives are in Good Standing

The Immigration and Refugee Protection Act requires that all immigration representatives that provide Canadian immigration services for a fee must be registered and in good standing with the appropriate regulatory body.

You do not need an immigration representative to apply to the MPNP. If you choose to use an immigration representative, you are responsible for ensuring that your representative is authorized.

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Expression of Interest Draw Results

Draw #63 – April 11, 2019