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The door to opportunity in Manitoba


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Smart City Downtown Stefano Grande Bold Ideas Dorothy Dobbie What's Good, Winnipeg? News Briefs


Our urban neighbourhood Culture Days


Smart Work Good Work Lisa Cefali


Think Shift Chris Bachinski Urban Growth Marina James


The Corporate Climb Laura Wittig


Smart Location Young people finding it all


Smart Entrepreneurs Hubcap Man


Portray Advertising Kindoma Pricerazzi


Crik Nutrition


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17 Grant's Old Mill


Smart Schools Passion and talent drive young car enthusiast


U of M students, alumni in spotlight for Rainbow Stage's Sister Act.


Impressive finish at RoboCup


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Smart Life Space to Dwell Brenlee Coates Rogue Wood Vanessa Kunderman Vote with your wallet


Financial Literacy Janice Desautels In Vogue Ally Champagne Find your destiny this fall Unpredictability in the CFL


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Smart Detour Cuthbert Grant's Mill was one of a kind Puzzles


Career Horoscope In the loop


Puzzle answers Foodies Ian Leatt


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T hree for the money Hot job markets to watch in Manitoba this month 1 Grocery Stores


In an ever-changing economy, with demand varying at different times for


different things, one thing will always be in constant demand: food. Unless human beings can suddenly figure out a way to go without sustenance, grocery stores will need employees and chains such as Loblaw’s and Sobey’s are currently hiring for fall as summer help returns to school. Stores are always at their busiest around holidays like Thanksgiving and Christmas, and will want to do their hiring ahead of time.


www.smartbizwpg.com 2 Shoppers Drug Mart


If you can’t find what you’re looking for in Shoppers Drug Mart at 3 in the morning, you


probably don’t actually need it. Some locations are open 24 hours a day, but not all and there are a number of positions available, including beauty boutique expert, photo lab technician and post office clerk. There are also some jobs in the pharmacy, including pharmacist and pharmacy assistant.


3 Tutors


Learning occurs at different rates at all levels, from young children to adults. Sometimes a little extra guidance is required before the lightbulb comes on. An alterna- tive explanation or method of teaching can make all the difference, and tutors can


provide an individualized approach that may not otherwise be available to struggling learners. With the school year starting up, parents will be looking to get their child’s grades on track quickly.


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