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Are you interested in attending the next Welcome to Brandon Program? It will start on September 12 – 23 from 12:30-2:30 pm for 2 weeks. Please register by calling or texting 204-725-7621 or sign up at .

The Welcome to Brandon program is a two-week settlement information and orientation for all newcomers and permanent residents in the Westman area. Classes are 2 hours daily, Monday to Friday. The program is open to all eligible clients including those with little or no English. Language assistants are provided for some of the program.

Topics include:

Learning about Brandon and Canada,
Canadian Laws
Brandon School Division
Employment Resources and Employment Standards
Housing and Tenancy
Programs available at Westman Immigrant Services
Healthy Living
Licensing in Manitoba
Road Safety
Learning First Nation and Metis culture
Tour around Brandon


Language support and childminding are available to those who qualify.

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