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SMART BIZ


The door to opportunity in Manitoba


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Smart Work The Corporate Climb Laura Wittig Think Shift Alex Varricchio


Smart Entrepreneurs Blind Tiger


Caked With Love Inc. Feast Cafe Bistro LiveRight Spa


Downtown Stefano Grande and Sachit Mehra Winnipeg Chamber Dave Angus


Smart City Brian Pallister, the Coach Dorothy Dobbie Bold Ideas Dorothy Dobbie


Information on Absentee voting Smart Biz salutes Winnipeg


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Smart Schools School Zone


Smart Life Be the change Michael Silicz In Vogue Ally Champagne Gaming Drew Nordman Sports Marc Lagace


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Smart Detour Puzzles


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In the loop


Puzzle answers Foodies Ian Leatt


What's the story, Dorie? Lindsey Dorie


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It's all about the cash flow Fred Petrie


7 Homeownership for the single girl 10


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T hree for the money Hot job markets to watch in Manitoba this month 1 Home and Garden Sure, there's snow everywhere


and winter si in full swing, but home and garden centres are already look- ing at hiring for spring, which si their biggest and busiest season. You can also consider applying for fertilizing and lawn mowing jobs. Because


under all that white stuff is a garden waiting to be planted.


Brace yourselves: spring is coming. www.smartbizwpg.com 2 Health Care


One thing that will never decrease in demand is healthcare, especially with


the baby boomers reaching retirement age. There are many places actively


looking for doctors, nurses, pharmacists, home health aids, electronic records


specialists, technicians and more, all of which come wth a variety of education and experience requirements.


3 Tax Preparation


The dreaded 'T' word (Taxes) is a source fo dread for many, but can be


a source of employment for you. Many of the tax preparation companies out there hire staff at this time in order


to be ready for when tax season hits full swing and it's all hands on deck


to make sure everybody's returns get filed. Temp jobs can easily become full-time with good work.


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