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Governor General’s Award in Commemoration of the Persons Case

Oct 20, 2016 @ 16:31|

Governor General's Award in Commemoration of the Persons Case In 1929, after two years of legal debate, Canada's highest court of appeal declared that the word "person" included both women and men. The decision was made by the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council of Great Britain and made it possible for women to serve in [...]

With 63 First Nations on the books, time for a new chapter

Sep 26, 2016 @ 15:10|

Winnipeg Free Press: WINNIPEG – Karyn Davis told the Free Press in 2009 her dream was to put the Dolly Parton Imagination Library into every First Nation in Manitoba. Mission accomplished. Peguis and Nelson House First Nations signed up in July to become the program’s 62nd and 63rd indigenous communities. SUBMITTED PHOTOHailee Desjarlais, with mom Erin, and [...]

Peace Days #3: Reconciliation in Action

Sep 12, 2016 @ 21:51|

Peace Days was inspired by Rotary World Peace Partners in 2010. Peace Days grew out of a desire to celebrate the United Nations’ International Day of Peace, designated as September 21steach year. In 2010, Winnipeg celebrated with a Concert for Peace, where music was the medium to communicate the importance of working toward a more [...]

Peace Days #2: Caring for Families the “Ma Mawi Way”

Sep 12, 2016 @ 21:50|

Peace Days was inspired by Rotary World Peace Partners in 2010. Peace Days grew out of a desire to celebrate the United Nations’ International Day of Peace, designated as September 21steach year. In 2010, Winnipeg celebrated with a Concert for Peace, where music was the medium to communicate the importance of working toward a more [...]

Peace Days #1: Learning from Our Youth

Sep 12, 2016 @ 21:49|

Peace Days was inspired by Rotary World Peace Partners in 2010. Peace Days grew out of a desire to celebrate the United Nations’ International Day of Peace, designated as September 21steach year. In 2010, Winnipeg celebrated with a Concert for Peace, where music was the medium to communicate the importance of working toward a more [...]

Family members of missing and murdered women and girls react to inquiry

Aug 3, 2016 @ 15:15|

APTN National News: WINNIPEG – It’s an emotional day for family members of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls. Details of the national inquiry set to begin in September were announced Wednesday morning. Bernadette Smith, who’s sister Claudette Osborne went missing in 2008, said she’s feeling positive. “I want to have faith in these five [...]

Team Tuesday – Cory Gregorashuk

Jul 26, 2016 @ 15:57|

Cory Gregorashuk Resource Facilitator 445 King Street Cory Gregorashuk has just celebrated her 14th anniversary with Ma Mawi this past June. Currently she is working as a Resource Facilitator with CLOUT and Eagle Horse Foster Care Programs. Her job is always changing in this role as the needs of the programs grow. She sees herself [...]

Wellness Wednesday: Tip #4

Jul 13, 2016 @ 9:00|

Are you bored of eating apples and bananas all the time? Are you in the market for an exciting and tasty new fruit in your diet? Look no further! With the help of the avocado you can add excitement back into your diet! Not only will it add great colour in that decorative bowl on your counter [...]

Team Tuesday – Fay McCorrister

Jul 12, 2016 @ 7:00|

Team Tuesday Fay McCorrister, Student Support Helper 445 King Street Fay has been with Ma Mawi for over 10 years and has recently switched positions internally. Currently her job is within the Yellow Shawl Program where she works closely with youth by providing budgeting assistance, grocery shopping, promoting regular school and work attendance, and everyday life skills. [...]

Annual Youth Assembly

Jun 17, 2016 @ 19:09|

The Annual Youth Assembly is an event for youth aged 13-21 who would like to be the voice for the youth in the community. All of the youth from our programs are invited to participate as we host a fun and educational round table discussions about important youth Issues. The Assembly is run by youth [...]