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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Happy Holidays!

Manitoba Start wishes you and your loved ones a happy and safe holiday season. We look forward to working with you in the new year! Please note: Manitoba Start will close at 12:00pm on Friday, December 23, 2016, and open again on January 3, 2017.

Manitoba Start selected to present at DevLearn’s Demofest!

This year, Manitoba Start was thrilled to be selected to showcase our New Employee Orientation Program at DevLearn – the largest conference geared for training and learning professionals in North America. Our interactive 30-minute elearning program was developed in-house and provides new employees the opportunity to learn about our business and our… Read More >

Manitoba Start Receives 2016 Career Development Award of Excellence

Manitoba Start was honoured to accept Career Trek’s 2016 Career Development Award of Excellence. This award recognizes Manitoba Start’s innovation in advancing career and program development in support of our vision: A stronger Manitoba workforce built on cultural diversity and global talent. Manitoba Start uses a client-centred approach in offering newcomers career… Read More >

Manitoba Career and Workforce Development Month

November is Manitoba Career and Workforce Development Month. Throughout Career and Workforce Development Month 2016 Manitoba Start will host several industry-specific events to provide newcomers with an opportunity to better understand Manitoba industries and the related competencies and career pathways. Click here to see upcoming events.

Manitoba Start Annual General Meeting 2015/16

Highlights from 2015/16: Since October, 2010, Manitoba Start has served 30,174 unique newcomer clients. Manitoba Start served 6,866 first-time and returning newcomer clients. 4,142 newcomers registered for Career Services. 3,282 newcomers gained employment with support from Career Services and Job Matching teams. 5,643 coaching sessions to support newcomers in career planning and… Read More >

Job Fair – Maple Leaf
Jan 23 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Join us for the potential to work for one of Canada’s most successful company.

Registration is now closed. 

Information Session – Sport Manitoba
Jan 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Learn about Sport Manitoba as an Organization and their various programs like Fit Kids Healthy Kids Program, National Coaching Certification programs, provincial sport organization and Canada games.

Sports Manitoba – Flyer

Information Session: CPA
Jan 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Interested in learning more about the CPA designation program or Advanced Certificate in Accounting and Finance (ACAF)? Join us for an information session at Manitoba Start where we will discuss the CPA program and ACAF including an overview of each program and entrance requirements. Representatives from CPA Manitoba will also be available to answer questions following the presentation.

Date: Wednesday, January 24 2017, 12:00pm – 1:00pm

Client Lounge, Manitoba Start

Refreshments and lunch will be provided.

Click here to register.

Information Session – Primerica
Jan 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Primerica is a Main Street Company for Main Street America.  Their mission is to help families earn more income and become properly protected, debt free and financially independent.

Primerica is coming to Manitoba Start to talk about their opportunities!

Primerica – Flyer

CPA Office Hours at Manitoba Start
Feb 1 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

On Wednesday February 1, representatives from CPA Manitoba will be available to meet at Manitoba Start for coaching appointments as well as to answer questions about the CPA designation program or the Advanced Certificate in Accounting and Finance.

Date: Wednesday, February 1 2017, 1:00pm – 3:00pm

Room 105, Manitoba Start

Click here to register.

“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

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Fri 8:30am-4:30pm
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