The pages in this section of the website provide information and links to other sites on topics that are important to you as you settle and adjust to life in your new home.
This page explains housing in Manitoba - buying and renting houses and apartments, and home services including heating and electricity.
Read about banking, shopping, taxes and other financial issues. Use our interactive calculator to make a household budget.
How to get around by bus, taxi and air. How to get a driver's licence and rules of the road.
Manitoba is hot in summer and very cold in winter. Dress for the weather to stay comfortable - and safe.
Learn about Manitoba's public health care system and services available.
Read about school for children, adult education and training, and programs to help immigrants improve their English.
Watch a video about the benefits of Manitoba's cultural diversity. Connect with local ethnic community organizations.
Media and communications
Internel, cellular, TV, radio, newspapers, and local publications in languages other than English.
Women and families
Find out about women's rights and family matters such as the role of seniors, children, and marital relations in Manitoba.
Learn about Canadian laws.
Canada has three levels of government – federal (national), provincial and municipal. We are a parliamentary democracy and constitutional monarchy.
Culture and citizenship
Canadian customs, values, social interaction with officials, your rights, citizenship. Use the multimedia Citizenship Study Guide.