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Firefighter Training Program

August 4, 2021

  • Are you interested in becoming a firefighter?
  • Do you have school / family / work obligations that make it difficult to attend training programs during the day?
  • Are you a permanent resident or Canadian citizen who identifies with one or more of the following equity groups?: Indigenous peoples, women, racialized peoples, persons with disabilities, newcomers and 2SLGBTQ+ persons

If you answered ‘yes’ to these questions, you are invited to apply for the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Services’ Diversity and Equity Firefighter Training (DEFT) Program.

The fire training program is designed to provide an opportunity to train for Level I and Level II Fire certification with the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS). Candidates will have the opportunity to train during evenings and weekends to allow for family obligations and/or work schedules to continue. This training will also provide access to top trainers at the WFPS to prepare for future recruitment campaigns.

Click here to find more information about the program and details on how to apply.

Vaccine Information Session for International Students

July 21, 2021

Register to join an information session featuring a presentation and question and answer period by Dr. Joss Reimer, Medical lead and official spokesperson for Manitoba’s COVID-19 vaccine taskforce.

The purpose of this session is for international students to have access to accurate information, to learn about eligibility for vaccines and records, and to learn how and where to access vaccines including pop-ups on campus.

Click here to register for the event.

NOTE: If you are unable to join the live session, make sure to check off “Request Recording” to access a recorded version of the event.

If you have any questions please contact Alexandra Koslock at chair@cfsmb.ca

Winnipeg Police Services Diversity Career Workshop

July 21, 2021

  • Are you a newcomer to Canada?
  • Are you interested in volunteering or working with the Winnipeg Police Services (WPS)?

If you answered ‘yes‘ to these questions, check out the exciting opportunity below:

The Diversity Section of WPS is hosting a two-day diversity career workshop on August 24 & 25, 2021 at Winnipeg Police Service Headquarters. The event will include an overview of the organization as well as a formal presentation outlining its hiring process. Through this workshop, WPS will deliver a creative and interactive learning experience for newcomers and people from diverse communities that are interested in careers in law enforcement, and provide them with the information and tools to reach their goals. Information will be provided on volunteer, cadet, staff and police officer career opportunities within the Winnipeg Police Service.

For more information, click here.

*Applications will be accepted until July 30th, 2021. Spaces are limited for this event. Click here to apply. *

Virtual Event June 28 – Retail Employment with Apple

July 19, 2021

What are you passionate about? Music? Art? Photography? Fitness? Games? Whatever it is, bring it to a seasonal role at the Apple Store.

Join this Apple Store event to learn about part-time and full-time opportunities, plus Apple training and employee product pricing.

When: Wednesday, July 28, 2021, from 3:00-3:45 pm CST
Where: Online – REGISTER HERE! (Have a resume ready to upload, too!)

Space is limited, so please register by Monday, July 26.

Learn more about working at the Apple Store

If you have any questions, please contact Student Employment Services at ses@rrc.ca.

Fun Summer Activities

June 23, 2021

Summer is officially here! Below, will find several ideas for fun activities:

  1. Catch a Free Concert 
    • Catch free concerts by local Winnipeg artists at various downtown locations all summer! Concerts run from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm on Tuesdays from June to September. 
    • Click here to see the full schedule.
  2. Help the Community – Volunteer! 
    • Volunteering is a great way to meet new people, practice your English, get Canadian work experience and help the community. 
    • Visit the Volunteer Manitoba website to learn about some great volunteer opportunities.
  3. Explore Winnipeg: Walk or Ride ‘The Loop’ 
    • ‘The Loop’ is an 8 km long walk with 49 stops connecting the city’s central neighbourhoods. 
    • Click here for a map of ‘The Loop’.
  4. Check out Manitoba’s Beautiful Beaches 
  5. Family Fun 

Your Student Support Team will be adding new ideas for free family fun throughout the summer.

Make sure that you subscribe to the LTC News to receive regular updates.  

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Online Presentation: Accessing Funding for Education and Training

June 16, 2021

  • Are you a permanent resident student at the Language Training Centre?
  • Do you have a CLB score of 6 or higher?
  • Are you thinking about taking a college or university program after finishing your English classes?
  • Would you like to learn about how to pay for your education?

If you answered yes to these questions, join your Student Integration Coordinators, Lauren Joyce and Jillian Hoogland for a presentation about funding options for education and training.

The following funding sources will be discussed:

  • Manitoba Jobs and Skills Development
  • Manitoba Student Aid
  • SEED Winnipeg Inc.

Below, you will find the WebEx link for the presentation:

Please contact Jillian H. / Lauren J. if you have any questions.

Free Film Festival for Students

June 15, 2021

Voices With Impact 2021 is finally here! Students are invited to the annual festival for films and discussions around underrepresented topics related to mental health! This year, topics will include:

■ 1. Mental health issues specific to Black people. The world premiere will be hosted on Monday, June 21 at 12:00pm. Register here.

■ 2. Mental health issues related to immigration experiences. The world premiere will be hosted on Monday, June 21 at 3:00pm. Register here.


From June 22-25, the filmmakers themselves will be leading an engaging lineup of interactive online workshop sessions to discuss some of the ideas brought up through their films. These discussions will spark art, ideas, and change, and the “box office” is now open. Register here for your FREE tickets and claim your virtual seat!

Let’s Talk about the Vaccine!

June 9, 2021

If you are under the age of 30 (or know someone who is) and need some more information about Covid-19 vaccines, there is a special presentation that you can attend to have all of your questions answered.

Registration is required. Please email Golocha Boru at gboru@winnipeg.ca to register.

RRC Virtual Study Hall: June 2nd

May 27, 2021

RRC library invites all students to attend their virtual study hall.
The study hall is open from 10:00AM – 3:00PM. Throughout the day, students can…

  • Set study goals for themselves and participate in a virtual study hall
  • Explore a variety of self-directed learning modules, including modules such as Time Management Skills and Working in Teams
  • Attend workshops / presentations such as an International Education presentation (and help desk) and Writing Professional Emails
  • Join a sharing circle with RRC Elder Una

Click here for more information.

LTC Virtual Field Trip: June 2nd

May 27, 2021

Did you know the biggest concentration of snakes in the world is found right here in Manitoba? Every spring, the Narcisse Snake Dens come alive with tens of thousands of red-sided garter snakes as they slither to the surface from their winter dens. These snakes are ready to begin their annual mating ritual.

Although the dens are currently closed to the public due to the pandemic, students can experience this world famous attraction by attending this free webinar, presented by the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS). The presenter will introduce participants to the snakes of Narcisse, provide a virtual tour of the site and explain why so many snakes are attracted to these particular snake dens.

  • When: Wednesday, June 2nd, from 12:00PM – 1:00PM
  • Registration is required: Click here to register.