By Armande Martine on June 21, 2017
Canada Games torchbearer Jonathan Niemczak looks forward to upcoming torch relay and to a future dedicated to advocating for LGBTQ2* rights.
By Stacy Cardigan Smith on June 19, 2017
Posted in Arts & Entertainment, Charitable Organizations, Education, Health & Safety, Local Heroes, Religion & Spirituality, Sports | Tagged 60s Scoop, art, competition, education, Elders, Indigenous, Manito Ahbee, pow wow, reconciliation, Seven Sacred Teachings, sports | Leave a response
For 16-year-old superstar athlete Aiyana Hart, Manito Ahbee Festival is a way of life.
By Julien Cooper on May 25, 2017
Women recognized for their courage, determination and hard work in making our community better.
By Heather Emberley / Gracie Sweetstory on May 3, 2017
Remembering the retired teacher who lived her commitment to social justice when she pioneered the concept of a food bank in Winnipeg.
By Stacy Cardigan Smith on April 25, 2017
“Her goal in life was to help make people aware of the power of music and to awaken their souls to its beauty and in turn bring out excellence in all she inspired.”
By Stacy Cardigan Smith on March 21, 2017
Posted in Downtown, Education, Health & Safety, History, Local Heroes, Stories of Giving | Tagged Broadway, donors, downtown, Dr. Gordon Chown, Great-West Life, history, Kelekis, language, Manitoba Stroke Recovery Association, Margaret Morse, Masters in Speech Language Pathology and Audiology, Scholarships, skating, speech pathology, The Winnipeg Foundation, university of manitoba, Winnipeg, Winnipeg Children's Hospital, Winnipeg General Hospital | Leave a response
Through her hard work and perseverance, Margaret Morse has changed the lives of many.
By Fred Morris on March 16, 2017
Former city councillor was a dedicated, accessible politician, known for his pursuit of social justice.
By Stacy Cardigan Smith on March 6, 2017
Posted in Charitable Organizations, Education, Health & Safety, Local Heroes, Our City, Our Neighbourhoods | Tagged Charitable organization, mental health, Nobb Nash, suicide, tattoo, youth | Leave a response
Musician helps youth conquer mental health challenges, shows them it’s okay to ask for help.
By Rob Mahon on February 7, 2017
Community rallies to raise awareness on mental health and addiction issues.
By Cathy Auld on November 21, 2016
This year’s Manitoba Philanthropy Awards honoured the Mauro Family, whose aim in giving is to reach those in most need and to foster social justice.