They Have Stood by Me: Supporting Refugee Families in Winnipeg

PDF version For the full report, see here. by Lindsay Larios As Manitoba has welcomed many newcomers over the last few years, it has developed services to help these individuals and families adapt. Refugee families and individuals struggle …

Migrant Voices: Stories of Agricultural Migrant Workers in Manitoba

PDF version For a copy of the full report, click here. [Ed. note: Yesterday the Province of Manitoba announced that it would extend health coverage to seasonal agricultural workers.] by Jodi Read, Sarah Zell and Lynne Fernandez Each …

End of Immigration?

Manitoba Preview of  The End of Immigration Monday, October 29 at 7:00 p.m. Ellice Theatre at Ellice and Sherbrook By Lynne Fernandez Every year thousands of migrant workers come to Canada to do the work Canadians don’t want …

FAST FACTS: Federal cuts put refugee health care in danger

PDF version By the Immigration Matters in Canada Coalition, Winnipeg Manitoba On April 25th, 2012 the Federal government announced cuts to most healthcare benefits for refugees that are currently provided by Canada’s Interim Federal Health (IFH) program, effective …

Francophone Immigrants and the Housing Crisis in Winnipeg

PDF version The full report is available here. Le rapport complet est disponible ici. by David Alper, Halimatou Ba, Mamadou Ka, and Bintou Sacko Many obstacles confront newcomers in their efforts to integrate into Canadian society. Their search for employment is …