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  • May 22 2015

    Train of Thought

    All Aboard! Train of Thought will pull into the VIA Rail Canada Winnipeg Train Station on May 21, bringing artists and youth from across Canada to participate in ACI Manitoba’s Artists + Community Symposium along their cross-country journey. 


    Everyone is welcome! Talk about today’s issues, like what Winnipeg artists are doing to address racism, crime, poverty and generational differences through the power of the arts; or how newcomers, settlers and Indigenous people get along in Canada. Explore hidden pasts and imagine our collective future. Understand why community-engaged arts propels transformation.

     Celebrate and share knowledge with artistic directors, actors, film makers, writers, dancers, visual artists, puppeteers, musicians, photographers, painters, sculptors, Indigenous artists, youth and elders, environmental activists, peace makers, poets, community developers, farmers, fine crafters, storytellers, and extraordinary arts organizations who are leading the way in community-engaged arts.

    The event poster is attached, please feel free to share it with your contacts!

  • May 24 2015

    1919 STRIKE TOUR

    Sunday May 24th, 3-5 pm - Two hour bus tour

    Cost: $10 for employed adults - no charge for students, seniors, or those who are unemployed.


    To reserve and assure a seat - or 204 793 3289.

    MayWorks is a multi-disciplinary arts festival held every May to celebrate working class achievements and social justice. Founded in 1994 on the 75th Anniversary of the 1919 Winnipeg General Strike, MayWorks is now an annual opportunity to recognize, reflect on and renew our support for what the working class has done for Winnipeg.


    Please share the attached poster widely!!!



  • May 25 2015

    Domestic Violence, Mediation, First Choice and the Law

    Manitoba Women’s Advisory Council (Manitoba Status of Women) invites you to a Lunch & Learn.

    Monday, May 25, 2015
    Doors open: 11:45 a.m. Formal presentation: 12:05 – 1:00 p.m.
    Auditorium - Norquay Building, 401 York Avenue

    Presented by:
    Lorraine Mocarski
    Clinical Supervisor –
    Family Conciliation,
    Manitoba Family Services
    Greg Evans
    Principal Lawyer – Evans Family Law
    Sessional Instructor – Faculty of Law, University of Manitoba

    The poster is attached, please share with your contacts!!!

    RSVP: (204) 945-6281, toll-free: 1-800-263-0234 e-mail:

  • May 29 2015

    A City Coming Together

    Bridging the Racial Gap

    Monday May 29th  9:00am to 4:00pm

    Thunder Bird House  715 Main Street

    The Sweat Lodge ceremony is limited to the first 20 participants.

    Cost is $75.00 please share the attached poster with your contacts for further information please contact Carolyn Peters at New Directions



  • Jun 3 2015

    Getting progressive values on the public agenda

    As part of CCPA Manitoba Supporter Drive Week June 1-7, please join us for Trish Hennessy, the founding director of CCPA
    Ontario and former journalist.


    Trish Hennessy, founding director of CCPA-Ontario will speak at a special event organized to highlight CCPA-MB’s annual membership drive.  She’s a compelling speaker who will talk to the challenges of the federal election campaign, a topic much in our minds these days.  I hope you will take this opportunity to hear her speak at our new (year-old!) location at the Social Enterprise Center:


    June 3rd

    4 - 6 pm (program 4:30)

    Social Enterprise Centre

    765 Main St.

    (Between Sutherland and the tracks)

    Bus # 15,16,18 20, and 45

    (Sutherland stop)

    Parking on Sutherland or Austin St.

    Poster attached, please share widely with your networks~~~~

  • Jun 3 2015

    A Restorative Justice Association in Manitoba: A Stakeholders’ Meeting

    9:30am – 2:00pm
    (lunch and refreshments will be provided)
    RSVP: by April 7, 2015


    Last November, an inaugural meeting was held to begin the process of forming a restorative justice association for Manitoba. Represented at the meeting were community, faith and social justice organizations, the Winnipeg Police Service, RCMP, Manitoba Justice and many unaffiliated community members all of whom are aware of the transformative potential of restorative justice and so have a vested interest in promoting it.

    A pilot committee was formed to ensure the next steps identified at that meeting were followed up on. Two of these were to do more outreach as everyone recognized that key stakeholders were not present at that meeting and to set up a larger meeting at a later date.

    This larger meeting will allow the pilot committee to report back on it activities but the goals will be:
    Envision what this association would look like
    Determine next steps

    Please circulate this to anyone you think may be interested. The pdf poster is attached.

  • May 2 2015

    Conversation Circles
    Free English Conversation Circles for people who are learning English and want to improve their speaking and listening skills.
    This program is for both men and women.

    Please contact Damien to register- 204-774-8975 ext 225 or or just come join us!!

    The poster is attached, we would appreciate it if you would share widely with your contacts!

  • May 25 2015

    Building A Culture of Safety for All

    May 25  to June 22nd @ locations throughout the city

    What does community safety mean to you? What will help you build a safer community?


    Social Planning Council of Winnipeg is coordinating the facilitation of consultations for the Winnipeg Police Board to help them bring out diverse perspectives on community safety in Winnipeg. Come have your say and join us at one six meetings being held across Winnipeg.

    Millennium Library
    Carol Shields, Auditorium
    251 Donald Street, Winnipeg
    May 25 from 6:30 – 9:00 p.m.

    Westdale Community Centre
    550 Dale Blvd, Winnipeg
    May 28 from 6:30 - 9:00p.m.

    Garden City Community Centre
    725 Kingsbury Avenue, Winnipeg
    June 1 from 6:30 - 9:00p.m.

    Park City West Community Centre
    115 Sanford Fleming Road, Winnipeg
    June 10 from 6:30 - 9:00p.m.

    Newcomer Community Meeting NEEDS Inc.
    251-A Notre Dame Avenue
    June 16 from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.

    Indigenous Community Meeting
    Indian & Metis Friendship Centre
    45 Robinson Street
    June 22 from 6:00- 9:00 p.m.


    The Winnipeg Police Board is conducting public meetings to provide an opportunity for you to receive information on progress toward implementation of the strategic plan, and to provide input on changes to policing priorities, objectives, programs and strategies that reflect evolving community needs and values.
    Councillor Scott Gillingham, Chair of the Winnipeg Police Board and Chief Devon Clunis of the Winnipeg Police Service invite you to join the discussion groups to provide your input and ideas.


    Please share the attached poster broadly with your networks and post in areas you think will help get the word out about building a culture of safety for all Winnipeggers!


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