Service Description* provides free settlement orientation and language classes newcomers. This is a required program for all new immigrants to Manitoba.
Orientation Topics include:
* employment: working in Canada, where to get help to look for work, workplace regulations, workplace culture, income tax
* getting around: English language training, using maps and bus schedules, money, banking, shopping, library membership;
* laws: family law, driving and alcohol laws, safety tips, police and legal services
* health: finding a family doctor, accessing health services, emergency and non-emergency services, staying healthy and cultural adjustment.
Classes are offered weekdays (mornings, afternoons or evenings) for 4-weeks or the 1-week Express.