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Information about becoming a Canadian citizen, settling in Manitoba, and arriving as a refugee.


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This guide shares information for newcomers to Canada including:

  • information about becoming a Canadian citizen
  • information about settling in Manitoba 
  • information for refugees

Get your free Winnipeg Public Library card

You do not need to be a Canadian citizen to get a Winnipeg Public Library card; you only need to live in Winnipeg.

  • You need a Library card to borrow items from the Library and to use Library computers. 
  • You do not need a Library card to come into the library or to attend a program at the Library.