Welcoming Communities

This page lists and provides links to more information on communities throughout the Canadian province of Manitoba that are seeking skilled immigrants. These communities have in place services to welcome and assist New Manitobans.


Arborg

inter42w64This town of about 1,000, with a strong Icelandic heritage, is located in the Interlake (centre of the province), about 100 kilometres north of Winnipeg. Arborg and area have a settlement services office for immigrants. Statistical Profile | Interlake Tourism | Local immigrant services | MAP

Beausejour

eastman42w63This town just outside Winnipeg is a safe, economically diversified and growing community, where residents share a spirit of community. Statistical Profile | MAP

Brandon

westman43w64Brandon continues to be a very popular destination for immigrants because the city of 47,000 has job opportunities and is a warm, welcoming and well-serviced community. Brandon ranks Top 10 in Canada for lifestyle and affordable living. Statistical Profile | Local immigrant services | MAP

Carberry

westman43w64This town of about 1,500 people has seen new residents flock to the area. Statistical Profile | MAP

Cartwright

central41w64The rural municipality of Roblin includes the communities of Cartwright and Mather. These communities are scenic and welcome all those who live or visit here. Local immigrant services | Statistical Profile | MAP

Dauphin

park41w62Immigrants from many nations built Dauphin and surrounding Parkland communities. Dauphin is dynamic and progressive, with many career opportunities, family activities and beautiful, natural surroundings. Statistical Profile | Local immigrant services | MAP

De Salaberry

central41w64De Salaberry, with a population of 3,350, is a fertile agricultural region and an attractive area to work, live and play. Statistical Profile | MAP

Fisher Branch

inter42w64Fisher Branch is in an area of fertile agricultural farmland and parkland. The surrounding area boasts many pristine lakes, an abundance of forests, and an abundance of nature trails and native wildlife that makes the area a rich experience for the nature lover. Statistical Profile | MAP

Gimli

inter42w64The “Heart of New Iceland” is the beautiful lakeside town of Gimli. Gimli is a fully serviced community with all the amenities you need to live, work and raise a family. Statistical Profile | Interlake Tourism | Local immigrant services | MAP

Grandview

park41w62This town is located in a picturesque valley between the Duck Mountain Provincial Park and the Riding Mountain National Park. The town is a service hub for immigrants in the Parkland region. Statistical Profile | Local immigrant services | MAP

Ile des Chenes

eastman42w63The town of Ile des Chenes, located in the Rural Municipality of Ritchot, has a small town feel while being minutes away from the City of Winnipeg. RM of Ritchot | MAP

Killarney

central41w64Killarney, population 3,300, has full services, a thriving business sector, natural beauty and urban facilities. Statistical Profile | MAP

La Broquerie

eastman42w63La Broquerie, population 3,700, is Manitoba’s largest dairy producer. It is a safe, co-operative and friendly community. Statistical Profile | MAP

Lorette

eastman42w63Lorette has more than 2,000 residents and has grown rapidly in the past few years due to its lower taxes than and proximity to Winnipeg. Statistical Profile | MAP

MacGregor

central41w64MacGregor, population 900, is about 121 kilometres west of Winnipeg. Statistical Profile | Local immigrant services | MAP

Minnedosa

westman43w64Minnedosa, population 3,000, is located in the Westman region, 200 kilometres northwest of Winnipeg. Statistical Profile | MAP

Morden

pv42w63Morden, population 7,000, is one hour from Winnipeg in the Pembina Valley, one of the province’s richest agricultural areas. It’s a vibrant city proud of its German heritage. Statistical Profile | Local immigrant services | MAP

Neepawa

westman43w64Neepawa, population 3,300, has an agricultural economy. It is a short drive from Sprucewoods Provincial Park and Riding Mountain National Park. The area has over 200 businesses, which contributes to the strong labour market. Statistical Profile | Local immigrant services | MAP

Niverville

eastman42w63Niverville, population 2,500, is a town near Steinbach. This primarily farming community has seen an increase of people moving from the city looking to raise a family outside of the ‘big city’ influence. Statistical Profile | Local immigrant services | MAP

Portage la Prairie

central41w64Portage la Prairie, 50 kilometres west of Winnipeg, is one of the oldest communities in Manitoba. Agriculture and related processing and services are the major industrial focus of the area. Statistical Profile | Local immigrant services | MAP

Riverton

inter42w64The agricultural and fishing industries have traditionally been the basis of the local economy. This Interlake community is also a tourist destination that boasts activities for all seasons, ages, and interests. Statistical Profile | About the Interlake | Local immigrant services | MAP

Roblin

park41w62Roblin welcomes new residents seeking a relaxed lifestyle in a rural setting. Roblin offers a lower cost of living than urban centres, affordable housing, available jobs and an abundance of events and recreational activities. Statistical Profile | Local immigrant services | MAP

Rossburn

park41w62Rossburn has the superior quality of life that is typical of Canada’s small rural communities, and this lifestyle is reflected in the friendly and neighbourly attitude of its citizens. Statistical Profile | Local immigrant services | MAP

Russell

park41w62With a strong and diversified economy, Russell promotes opportunities in agriculture and business services. Grain farming and cattle ranching are extensive. Statistical Profile | Local immigrant services | MAP

Selkirk

central41w64This small city just outside Winnipeg is a nice place to live, work and raise a family. Statistical Profile | MAP

Ste-Anne

eastman42w63This French speaking community in Manitoba is 40 kilometres east of Winnipeg. Statistical Profile | Local immigrant services | MAP

Steinbach

eastman42w63This small city near Winnipeg helps make settling easier with services for employment, education, language, health – all in a beautiful prairie city. Steinbach is experiencing a period of unprecedented growth. Statistical Profile | Local immigrant services | MAP

Swan River

park41w62This town in west central Manitoba has an abundance of shopping and services. The community continues to grow today as people discover the relaxing lifestyle of this friendly town. Statistical Profile | Local immigrant services | MAP

Thompson

norman41w63Thompson is the regional trade and service centre of Northern Manitoba. Thompson is a dynamic community of 13,500 residents. Statistical Profile | Local immigrant services | MAP

Virden

westman43w64Virden, 77 kilometres west of Brandon, is a town successfully striving towards greater economic development and prosperity. Statistical Profile | MAP

Winkler

pv42w63Winkler, population 9,000, has long been a popular destination for Mennonite and German immigrants. The city has a high level of community services that provide recreational and cultural opportunities for all, as well as a safe environment in which to live and work. Statistical Profile | Local immigrant services | MAP

Winnipeg

pv42w63Winnipeg, population 750,000, is the capital city of the province of Manitoba. Statistical Profile | Manitoba Start | Winnipeg neighbourhoods | City of Winnipeg