Manitoba Friendship Centre
Friendship Centres first opened their doors to assist First Nation and Métis people moving into urban areas seeking a better way of life for themselves and their families as early as 1958.
La Société franco-manitobaine
Francophones have been present in Manitoba since the 18th century, when French-Canadian fur traders (voyageurs and coureurs du bois) following the route mapped by La Vérendrye in the 1730s first came to the Canadian West. Having tasted life as "free men", many of these traders elected to remain in the West with their Aboriginal wives, thereby giving birth to a new people, the Western Canadian Métis.
Indigenous Peoples’ Centre
The IPC is the students home away from home. Here you will find couches to relax on, a kids area for educational play, an Elders room for smudging, and a kitchen where soup is made everyday at lunch for the students, but most importantly we offer you a family and friendships that will last a lifetime.
The Multiculturalism Secretariat, part of Manitoba Multiculturalism and Literacy, advances the goals of The Manitoba Multiculturalism Act.
Manitoba Interfaith Immigration Council
Manitoba Interfaith Immigration Council Inc. (MIIC) promotes and supports the protection and resettlement of refugees and offers a range of services that welcomes and assists refugee newcomers in their settlement and integration into Canadian society. MIIC strives to enable independence and full participation of these newcomers in our community.
Free Moving Quotes!
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Resources for New Immigrants
Helpful and informative links for newcomers to Canada.
OTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION:
Asian Canadian Resources
Asian Canadian Communities. Extensive list of resources.
Chinese Canadian National Council
To promote the rights of all individuals, in particular, those of Chinese Canadians and to encourage their full and equal participation in Canadian society.
National Council on Canada-Arab Relations (NCCAR)
Promoting greater recognition of the social, economic, political and cultural contribution of Arab-Canadians to Canada Making information related to the Arab world available to individuals, organizations, educational institutions, libraries, media and Canadian provincial and federal governments.
The National Congress of Italian Canadians
The Congress is the voice of all Italian Canadians. the Congress is seeking to give the Italian Canadian community an effective national voice in all economic, social, and political issues affecting them.
Ukrainian Canadian Congress
The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) represents the Ukrainian Canadian community before the people and Government of Canada, promotes linkages with Ukraine and identifies and addresses the needs of the Ukrainian community in Canada.
Canadian Ethnocultural Council (CEC)
The CEC's objectives are to ensure the preservation, enhancement and sharing of the cultural heritage of Canadians, the removal of barriers that prevent some Canadians from participating fully and equally in society, the elimination of racism and the preservation of a united Canada.
Canadian Heritage is responsible for national policies and programs that promote Canadian content, foster cultural participation, active citizenship and participation in Canada's civic life, and strengthen connections among Canadians.
Cultural Diversity: A Canadian Perspective
Canada's experience with diversity distinguishes it from most other countries. Its 32 million inhabitants reflect a cultural, ethnic and linguistic makeup found nowhere else on earth.