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Photo of the Day: Reaching out to newcomers

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Manitoba Injury Prevention Coordinator Jennifer Montebruno (at front) facilitates a SMARTSTART workshop with students in the Adult EAL Program at Winnipeg Technical College. The program, which is geared to newcomers to Canada, educates participants on how to prevent injuries in a Canadian environment, covering such topics as hot and cold weather emergencies, home and road safety, and the importance of creating a first aid kit and emergency preparedness kit for the home. Seventy-five people attended this workshop. By month’s end, SMARTSTART educators will have delivered the training to 400 newcomers across  Manitoba.

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