Live in Manitoba

The Canadian province of Manitoba is a land of natural beauty, with clean, safe and friendly cities and towns that offer a relaxed and enriching lifestyle for you and your family.

Manitoba has one of Canada's strongest and most diversified economies, with a low of cost of living and plenty of opportunities for quality careers, for education or to start a business.

Manitoba is affordable. For example, in Winnipeg, housing costs $189,000 less than the Canadian median, and the average monthly apartment rental cost is $1,030.

Manitoba is known for the high quality of our free public health care and school systems.


Manitoba's capital city of Winnipeg, with a population of about 750,000, is a world-class city with lots of employment, entertainment and education options. House prices are among the lowest in Canada. Winnipeg is a top choice for immigrants to Canada (after Toronto, Calgary and Vancouver). Winnipeg is more affordable and offers a better work-life balance than other Canadian cities.

Manitoba has been welcoming immigrants for well over a century. Manitoba is a place where people of many cultures live together in harmony. There are over 200 languages spoken throughout the province.

There are variety of settlement supports available in Manitoba for newcomers and their families. See the Settle in Manitoba section of our website for more information. Wherever you settle in Manitoba you will find a community that welcomes you.