There are very few official options for the families and communities of people shot by the police. While those who knew the deceased may seek justice through official channels, there is a lot of work that often happens outside of governmental bureaucracies.
The Manitoba Ombudsman released their investigation report on the City of Winnipeg’s Handi-Transit Service, now called Transit Plus, on Jan. 8. The Independent Living Resource Centre (ILRC) filed the initiating complaint against Handi-Transit three years ago in collaboration with the Public Interest Law Centre.
Sandy-Saulteaux Spiritual Centre will run Indigenous Farming on the Prairies: Stew & Stories on March 23.
The Pallister government will cut $108 million to Child and Family Services (CFS) for the 2019/20 fiscal year, according to a press release from the Manitoba Liberal Caucus.
On March 12, Dr. David Suzuki will give a lecture on business and the environment at the Fort Garry Hotel, hosted by the Aboriginal Chamber of Commerce (ACC).
Ojibwe language speakers gather at the Manitoba Indigenous Cultural Education Centre (MICIC) for Ojibwemowin Adoopowining, an Ojibwe Language Table, to have some soup, bannock and to practice Ojibwe conversationally every Friday.
The sixth-annual LoveLocalMB event, which showcases local Manitoban food and beverages, will take place on March 2.
Cynthia Boehm is leading the second session in her three-part moccasin-making teaching series at the Manitoba Museum on March 3.
Winnipeg’s large and diverse African diaspora community includes fashion designers, makeup artists and models, such as designer Ali Opemipo for Aplus African Fashion.
Eadha Bread will host a Valentine’s Sourdough for Queers workshop on Feb. 14.
Some musicians join bands in high school and stay together for decades, but Brett Keating and Joshua Neufeld are among the many who are currently looking to Kijiji and Bandmix.ca to find their future music partners.
Thom Bargen will host the fifth Local Brews + Global Views event, which gives members of the public an opportunity to discuss and ask questions about global development projects with Nuala Nazarko, regional manager for development with MATCH International Women’s Fund, and Kristie Pearson, the chair of the Winnipeg Fund in support of MATCH.
The upcoming ArtsJunktion ArtHive encourages people to show a little more love, care and creativity toward their underwear drawer.
The Historical Building and Resources Committee (HBRC) met for the first time on July 19, 2014, providing municipal support for heritage sites in the city that had previously been given status and support through the provincial government, or through groups like the Manitoba Historical Society and Heritage Winnipeg.
Quebec-based architecture firm Daoust Lestage’s “New Market Square” was announced as the winning design of the Market Lands Design Competition on Dec. 31, 2018.
A new grant program from the City of Winnipeg is aimed at making downtown building owners reconsider lighting as a design element.
The Manitoba Museum is hosting a public family sleepover this weekend.
From 1 to 4:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays, the Legal Help Centre (LHC) runs a drop-in clinic for those who need legal assistance but can’t afford a lawyer.
1. Vote to open Portage and Main
2. Election debate
3. More moments from civic election: Jenny Motkaluk losing, Ed Ackerman calling to dam the Panama Canal
1. Annie Beach
2. Sadie-Phoenix Lavoie
3. Uzoma Asagwara