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Why Manitoba?

Manitoba is an amazing place to live. Vibrant culture, education and employment opportunities, strong communities, and an affordable cost of living - all great reasons to consider coming to Manitoba. And with over 180,000 Manitobans of Ukrainian descent, Manitoba's Ukrainian community is strong and proud.

Manitoba is waiting to welcome you and your family with open arms!

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Employment

Manitoba's economy is strong and diverse, with thriving agricultural, manufacturing, food processing, construction, finance, and service sectors. Manitoba Operation Blue Skies is making connections with employers who are ready to hire Ukrainians coming to Manitoba.

Education

Manitoba has wonderful educational opportunities for both you and your children. Our province has 11 schools that offer Ukrainian-English bilingual programs (mpue.ca). We also have high-quality universities, community colleges, and technical training programs.

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Rusalka Ukrainian Dance Ensemble - women dancing the Hopak. Photo credit: Keith Levit. Used with permission.

Culture

Manitoba's vibrant Ukrainian community loves to celebrate Ukrainian culture and traditions! Our strong cultural community includes numerous traditional Ukrainian dance schools across the province, Ukrainian choirs, artists, and folk musicians. Ukrainian-Canadians are proud of their heritage, and they love to share it with the world!

Rusalka Ukrainian Folk Ensemble, Winnipeg

Photo credit: Keith Levit. Used with permission.

Faith

Manitoba is home to many faith communities, including Ukrainian Catholic churches and Ukrainian Orthodox churches who worship in both English and Ukrainian. Manitoba is also home to several Jewish synagogues, as well as numerous Roman Catholic churches, Protestant churches, mosques, and many other faith communities.

Holy Trinity Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral, Winnipeg. Photo used with permission

Holy Trinity Ukrainian Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral, Winnipeg. Photo used with permission.