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First Canadian Job Leads to New Friends

Finding jobs can be a very tough thing to do no matter who you are. […]

A Day in the Park to Remember – A Citizenship Ceremony in Pictures

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Q & A with “awesome, hardworking” Immigrant Centre Client

  Immigrant Centre client Dusanka Markov with her new employer Belinda Bigold at High Tea […]

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On May 30th, 2013, at the Manitoba Museum, proud new Canadians from 17 different countries […]

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Would you like to learn more about some of Winnipeg’s vibrant communities?

We are all Winnipeggers, but we come from very diverse cultural and religious backgrounds. Have […]

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Inaugural Manitoba Immigrant Recognition Awards (MIRA) handed out at Immigrant Centre’s 65th Anniversary Celebration at Government House

As the largest Immigrant-Serving agency in Manitoba we were proud to recognize three inspirational immigrants […]

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Winnipeg Free Press celebrates Manitobans who came from Latin America

On September 29th the Winnipeg Free Press published a special issue including many articles covering […]

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The Road I Have Taken

From her first long and difficult winter in Winnipeg to her proud Citizenship Ceremony, Marietta […]

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Making Canada Home – One Step At A Time

An Interview with Daisy My name is Max. I am very happy when I knew […]

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“Here I can laugh out loud” – mother and daughter reunited in Winnipeg after a lifetime living apart

Communications Volunteer Enisa Hazirovic sat down with Immigrant Centre client Aida Jucutan and her daughter […]

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New Winnipegger, Yi Zhong, takes up the “Challenge For Life”

I arrived in Winnipeg in late spring, now the autumn is coming, the biggest impression […]

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“Never give up working hard and everything will be better and better”

Hi, everyone, my name is Max. I am a volunteer in Immigrant Centre. This is […]

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“I should not give up; I still need to take care of my sons. I can not destroy my sons’ future.”

Communications volunteer, Max, recently interviewed Rose who moved from Hong Kong to Winnipeg 20 years […]

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Winnipeg’s top newspaper celebrates Immigrant Centre’s nutrition knowledge

              The beginning of January is a common time […]

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Congratulations Jorge Fernandez, executive director

Congratulations to Jorge Fernandez, our new executive director. We sat down with Jorge this week […]

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Winnipeg welcomes new Canadian Citizens at Millennium Library ceremony

          On May 15th, 2014, the Winnipeg ICC Building Citizenship Committee, […]

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Nigerian Community honours Immigrant Centre at their Independence Celebration

At a recent gala celebration organized by the Nigeria-Canada Congress of Manitoba (NICCOM), Jorge Fernandez, Director of […]

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Client Spotlight: Kim Quyen Ta

Check out this video for a story about one of our clients. She is now […]

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Work Placement at Immigrant Centre: a true community

Despite going to school only a block away, I knew very little about Immigrant Centre […]

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“I felt like I was part of something” – An Immigrant Centre intern’s story

My practicum experience went really well and I definitely enjoyed every aspect of it. My […]

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Sixty Five Years of Service – Immigrant Centre’s History of Welcoming Newcomers

Immigrant Centre has had several different names and several different homes over the decades, but […]

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The Power of Conversation

April Peel says the best part of her job as a volunteer leading the Access […]

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“Don’t be shy asking for help”

  It’s been nearly a year since Alma De Leon and her family arrived in […]

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Clients of the new Pre-Arrival Centre very appreciative of the individualized service

The Pre-Arrival Centre (PAC) is a service within the Immigrant Centre aimed at providing personalized […]

Making Canada Home – One Step At A Time

An Interview with Daisy My name is Max. I am very happy when I knew […]

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“Here I can laugh out loud” – mother and daughter reunited in Winnipeg after a lifetime living apart

Communications Volunteer Enisa Hazirovic sat down with Immigrant Centre client Aida Jucutan and her daughter […]