Manitoba has recently seen an increase in the arrivals of people undertaking dangerous and long journeys to find peace and safety. This fund is intended to provide direct aid to those arriving in Emerson, Manitoba. It will be used to provide basic necessities upon arrival: food, shelter, warm clothes, etc. Please consider donating now!

We Welcome All Without Bias.

The Mission of Manitoba Interfaith Immigration Council is to welcome and provide settlement services for refugees and immigrants living in Manitoba. We support equitable treatment of all persons and embrace cross-cultural differences.

Refugee Resettlement Program (Becoming Canadian)
Serving Refugees for Over 70 Years
Settlement ServicesThe refugee’s first home in Canada as they transition to permanent housing is Welcome Place Residence. We offer hope at the end of their long journey.
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Sponsorship Services The Private Sponsorship Program is designed to work directly with community groups and refugee claimant clients to reunite families through Private Sponsorships.
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“Our Vision and hope for the future is to be the leader in Manitoba in providing settlement services for refugees and immigrants.” – Rita Chahal, Executive Director
Syrian family of 6 eager to start new life in Winnipeg read more »
Roseau River band councillor to welcome Syrian refugees
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Syrian refugees arrive to warm welcome on wintry Winnipeg day. read more »
  • Mafata wrote her name for the very first time, with emotion and happiness tears in her eyes and the wish to share this magnificent moment with her daughter, also a student of the same program.

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  • Gibril fled from Sierra Leone to Guinea in 1998 due to political persecution. The persecution came due to his paintings which exposed the underbelly of government powers. He was granted resettlement to Canada in Feb 2014.

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Your donation gives us the flexibility to rapidly respond in the most effective way to needs of the refugees and their families.

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