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Opening Day of the St. Norbert Farmers’ Market: Saturday, May 19th

May 17, 2018

Saturday, May 19th is the opening day of the St. Norbert Farmers’ Market. To celebrate, there will be performances from local musicians and dancers throughout the day.


  • 10:00AM: Southglen Fiddlers
  • 11:15AM: Fiddle Jam
  • Noon: Norman Chief Dancers
  • 1:00PM: Manitoba Youth Strings


  • St. Norbert Farmers’ Market, 3450 Pembina Hwy (next to St. Norbert Community Centre)

For more information, please click here.

Visit a Famous Manitoban Tourist Attraction: Narcisse Snake Dens

May 10, 2018

Are you looking for something fun, exciting, free and somewhat creepy to do this weekend? One of Manitoba’s most famous attractions, the Narcisse Snake Dens, is the place to be this weekend. Every year, tens of thousands of red-sided garter snakes come out of their winter homes to meet ‘that special someone’. Actually, the snakes come to the surface to perform a fascinating mating ritual before going off to nearby marshes for the summer. The snakes only stay at the Narcisse Dens for a few weeks at this time of year, so don’t miss your chance to see them.

Here is a link to a short video about the snakes at Narcisse.

For more information, visit the government of Manitoba’s Narcisse Snake Dens page or NatureNorth’s Narcisse Snake Dens FAQs page.

 When: Now  

The dens are open every day. The best time to see a lot of snakes is on a warm, sunny day.

Where: Narcisse Snake Dens are located about 130 km North of Winnipeg. It takes about 1.5 hours to get there by car. Here is a map:

Cost: Free!

Are you looking for some free fun this weekend?

May 4, 2018

There are many free events to enjoy in Winnipeg this weekend.
Winnipeg’s very own football team, the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, will host the Blue Bombers Fan Fest on Saturday, May 5th, from 9:00am – 2:00pm. There will be free snacks, fun activities for the whole family and a chance to meet the players. Click here for more information.
On Sunday, Winnipeg’s baseball team, the Goldeyes, will host their annual Open House at Shaw Park, from 10:00am-2:00pm. Fans can take a tour of the ball park, watch the team practice and enjoy some free food. Click here for more information.

Welcome to the International Students!

May 4, 2018

The Language Training Centre would like to give a big, warm welcome to our new group of International Students! We are excited to help you to reach your goals in Canada. If you have any questions about settling in Winnipeg, please contact your Student Integration Coordinators, Jillian Hoogland ( and Lauren Joyce (

Pathways to Success Feedback

April 26, 2018

If you attended the Pathways to Success event on Tuesday, April 24th, please take a few minutes to answer the following survey.
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Free Clothing Giveaway

October 27, 2017

The Clothing Giveaway is an event that was founded several years ago by Language Training Centre instructor, Maria Pol, and her students. The purpose of the Giveaway is to provide LTC students with an opportunity to obtain gently-used clothing that is appropriate for volunteer placements, job interviews and everyday use. 
The dates for the 2017 Clothing Giveaway are Wednesday, November 8, Thursday, November 9 and Friday, November 10.
The clothing will be set up near the elevators on the fourth floor. Students are all welcome to take what they need. Everything is FREE!
Donations of clothing are always welcome. Please contact Lauren Joyce or Jillian Hoogland if you have something you would like to donate. 

Volunteer Opportunity

October 2, 2017

Diversity and Intercultural Services is looking for volunteers to help out at the Annual Welcome Party for Immigrant and International Students. Volunteers will work in pairs and will be responsible for handing out beverages at the drink station. Shifts will be short, so volunteers will have a lot of time to enjoy the party either before or after their shift.


  • Where: Red River College, Notre Dame Campus (2055 Notre Dame Avenue)
  • When: Friday, October 20th
    • There are three volunteer shifts available: 5:30pm-7:00pm, 7:00pm-8:00pm and 8:00-9:15pm.

If you are interested in participating, please contact Jillian Hoogland at or come to room 419.

Job Fair: October 28th

October 2, 2017

Are you looking for a job? The Korea Times and The Diversity Times will be hosting a job fair at Grant Park Shopping Centre on Saturday, October 28th, from noon to 4:00PM.
Get your résumés ready and be prepared to meet many local employers.
Where: Grant Park Shopping Centre (1120 Grant Avenue)
When: Saturday, October 28th, from noon to 4:00pm