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Canadian Connection Program

Connect with the people, culture and province of Manitoba.

What is the Canadian Connection Program?

This program provides immigrant and international students with both on and off campus opportunities to experience cultural, social and recreational activities, engage in college life and connect with the Winnipeg community.

The program also provides collegewide opportunities to enhance diversity awareness and build connections and understanding across cultures.

Event Schedule

Check out the Canadian Connection Program and stay tuned for upcoming events. Registration links will be provided close to the event dates. Check the weekly International and Immigrant Student e-Newsletter for weekly updates.

Sweat Lodge Experience
Take part in a sacred indigenous teaching.

Ice Skating at The Forks
Lace up for a lesson in winter outdoor ice skating on Winnipeg’s River Trail.

Cultural Celebration
Celebrate the many cultures that make up the Red River College Community.

Festival du Voyageur
Experience a local celebration of French- Canadian history and traditions.

Annual Volunteer Appreciation Mixer
A recognition event dedicated to celebrating Red River College’s campus volunteers.

RRC Summer BBQ
Enjoy the great Canadian outdoors with a BBQ, bonfire, fun summer games and activities.

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“I think the first couple months are tough for anyone when you move to a new country and you don’t have family here, but right away I met new people, I met new friends and over time that gave me a family here.”

-Aayush Manchanda, India

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