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Office of the Manitoba Fairness Commissioner



Work In Your Profession

  • List of regulated professions including licensing steps

Work in Your Trade

  • List of regulated trades
  • Information on how to become a tradesperson in Manitoba

Manitoba START

  • The first step for new immigrants in Manitoba. This government-sponsored agency provides personalized information and referrals to immigrant services that will help you adjust to life, improve your English and find a job.


  • Details on financial support for internationally educated immigrants working toward registration in their profession

ENTRY Program

  • Free orientation program for immigrants
  • Explains all aspects of Canadian life, including work

Winnipeg English Language Assessment and Referral Centre (WELARC)

  • Free language assessment for immigrants
  • Referrals to free English classes
  • Referrals to free employment services

Working in Manitoba Tool

  • Online tool to help prospective immigrants prepare for employment in Canada before and after arrival
  • Reports tailored to individual needs, including job descriptions, wages, skills, language training and job opportunities

  • Profiles of trades in Canada
  • Information on job skills, wages, training options, job postings and more

 Health Employment Manitoba

  • This provincial site is for doctors interested in learning more about job opportunities and the requirements to practice medicine in Manitoba.

Canada Information Centre for International Credentials

  • Directory of Canadian universities, colleges and schools
  • Detailed fact sheets on professions and trades in Canada
  • Information on the assessment of foreign credentials, qualifications recognition, prior learning assessment and recognition, and credential evaluation services in Canada

Citizenship and Immigration Canada

  • Details on all aspects of Canadian immigration, including legal and procedural information, news and statistics, and publications and forms

Foreign Credentials Referral Office

  • Information, path-finding and referral services to help immigrants quickly put their skills to work in Canada
  • Workbook to help immigrants gather information about living and working in Canada

Canada Immigration Integration Project

  • For immigrants from China, India and the Philippines immigrating to Canada under the Federal Skilled Workers Program
  • Advice and guidance to help prepare immigrants for employment


Regulators Subject to the Act

Report to the Minister

Download the Report to the Minister 2013-2014

OMFC Presentations

Download the latest OMFC Powerpoint presentations


Learn about upcoming events

Registration Reviews & Action Plans

Read regulators’ Registration Review Reports and Action Plans

Journeys to Recognition

Internationally educated professionals tell their stories