Niigaanwewidam James Sinclair is Anishinaabe (St. Peter’s/Little Peguis) and an Associate Professor at the University of Manitoba. He is an award-winning writer, editor and activist who was named one of Monocle Magazine‘s “Canada’s Top 20 Most Influential People” and he won the 2018 Canadian columnist of the year at the National Newspaper Awards for his […]
Participants in the rebooted Siloam Sleepout got a closer look at the reality of homelessness and the efforts to make it a thing of the past in Winnipeg. The Siloam Sleepout was held September 26 this year at Siloam Mission and around downtown Winnipeg, raising funds and awareness to help support those experiencing homelessness. It […]
Building on the success of the inaugural Canada Learning Bond Open House event earlier this year, a North End Winnipeg school played host once again to help local families gain access to post-secondary education funding for their children. On October 11, the Winnipeg School Division ID Clinic and Canada Learning Bond Sign-up Event was held […]
Celebrating Small Business Week 2018 With almost 38,000 small businesses in Manitoba, the province is filled with creative and innovative entrepreneurs who provide a wide range of products and services. To celebrate Small Business Week, our Assiniboine Credit Union employees decided to surprise a few of our small business members with a sweet treat. With […]
Local chapter of national CED organization shows how community-driven economics can lead to success. Community economic development (CED) is a movement that’s all about grassroots initiatives intended to create resilient and sustainable local economies. But often those working to build better communities need a little help making connections or finding their footing. That’s where […]
With a carnival-like atmosphere, a recent event in central Winnipeg offered up a warm welcome to our city’s newest Canadians while connecting them with important resources to help them settle and thrive in their new hometown.
It was Winnipeg’s first-ever one-stop-shop event to help connect the city’s homeless population to essential services most of us take for granted, such as proper identification and personal care products. With service providers, volunteers and attendees working together, this event moved one step forward to end homelessness in the city. Organized by End Homelessness […]
The sold-out crowd was buzzing in anticipation of a powerful day of inspiring guest speakers and networking with fellow business pros. SHEday 2018, presented by the Women’s Enterprise Centre of Manitoba was held on January 26 at the RBC Convention Centre — and the 1,500 women and men in attendance were not disappointed. Since 1994, […]