By Jessica Ollinik on August 3, 2017
A week in the life of a Winnipeg Pet Rescue Shelter intern reveals a rewarding job that entails a huge variety of tasks.
By Judy Slivinski on August 2, 2017
Posted in Arts & Entertainment, Charitable Organizations, Education, Environment, Health & Safety, Southwest | Tagged Angel Kalneck, concert, Gerry Atwell, Hillbilly Burlesque, Lyric Bandshell, Peace Days | Leave a response
Concert highlights performers who have prevailed, despite disabilities.
By Nolan Bicknell on July 18, 2017
Sport is helping immigrants adapt to their new life in Canada, thanks to a grant to True Sport from the Community Fund for Canada’s 150th.
By Nolan Bicknell on July 14, 2017
Posted in Charitable Organizations, Education, History, Politics | Tagged fonds, historical documents, history, Metis, Société historique de Saint-Boniface, Union nationale métisse Saint-Joseph du Manitoba | Leave a response
Société historique de Saint-Boniface makes it easier to access troves of historical information, including scores of Indigenous documents previously hidden away.
By Grace Minsky on July 13, 2017
Youth in Philanthropy Committee at Murdoch MacKay Collegiate discovers a community in need and those willing to help.
By Nolan Bicknell on July 12, 2017
Posted in Charitable Organizations, Education, History, Northwest | Tagged Battle of Seven Oaks, Chief Peguis, David Chartrand, Hudson's Bay, Main Street, Manitoba Historical Society, Manitoba Metis Federation, Metis, North West Company, reconciliation, Robert Semple, Rupertsland Boulevard, Selkirk Settlers | Leave a response
However the tragic events are described – a battle, a massacre, an incident – the monument helps us understand the painful process of building a nation.
By Stacy Cardigan Smith on July 10, 2017
Posted in Charitable Organizations, Downtown, Education, Health & Safety, Local Heroes, Stories of Giving | Tagged Access Downtown, big books, early years, education, Janet Simpson Books for Kids Fund, literacy, Point Douglas. Moe the Mouse, reading, Speech-Language Pathologist, Very READ-y, Winnipeg Regional Health Authority | Leave a response
Janet Simpson aims to empower parents by giving them ownership over their family’s literacy.
By Anne Martin on July 10, 2017
Amazing talent performs for vibrant audiences all weekend long.
By Anne Martin on July 9, 2017
Colourful sights and sounds make first ever Folk Festival experience a real treat.
By Larysa Musick on July 5, 2017
Sarasvàti Productions celebrates 15 years of FemFest with award-winning LGBTQ+ advocate.