News & Press

  • EIA-CERB Online Workshop

    Posted October 16th 2020

    Have you or someone you know collected CERB and has been cut off of EIA, is at risk of being cut off, or facing reduced budgets due to overpayments?

    Community Unemployed Help Centre and SEED Winnipeg are hosting a workshop on what to do if you or someone you know is in this situation.

    Please register on the link below:

    Wednesday, October 28 – 6-7:30 pm:

  • SEED’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Posted October 14th 2020

    SEED’s programs and services are currently being offered over the phone, online, or through pre-booked appointments.

  • Recognition Counts Webinar - October 27

    Posted October 8th 2020

    If you are an internationally-trained professional and plan to work in the same, similar, or alternative profession in Manitoba, you’ll want to register for this webinar on October 27.

    During this webinar, you’ll have an opportunity to learn about Recognition Counts loans for skilled immigrants, hear about newcomers who have been successful in getting back to their careers, learn about valuable resources on Canadian workplace culture and integration, and learn tips to achieve financial stability as a skilled newcomer.

    To register, go to or call 204-927-9937.

  • Community Financial Helpline

    Posted October 5th 2020

    The Community Financial Helpline has been launched to answer questions from community members living on low incomes.

    The helpline can be reached by calling or texting 431-813-4357 (431-813-HELP) or toll free 1-855-955-4234 (1-855-955-4CFH).

    The helpline can assist with issues such as:

    • Tax filing
    • Obtaining identification
    • Income supports (such as CERB, EIA, EI, OAS, CPP, and CPP-D)
    • Benefits and credits such as the Canada Child Benefit
    • Debt management and credit counselling.

    Information provided by the Community Financial Helpline is free.

    The Community Financial Helpline is operated by Community Financial Counselling Services (CFCS), Community Unemployed Help Centre, and SEED Winnipeg Inc., with support from United Way Winnipeg, the Government of Canada, Prosper Canada, and the Province of Manitoba.

  • Workshop: SEED Online Business Training Program

    Posted October 1st 2020

    Interested in starting or expanding a business?

    Join an information session in October about SEED’s online small business training program. Topics include:

    • Business Feasibility
    • Doing Business in Canada

    Free for people living on a low income.

    Online information session dates:
    October 6, 19, 22, 2020

    Register by clicking “Visit link” below or call 204-927-9944.

    You will receive a Zoom link by email three business days before the information session you register for.