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Accepted or Denied – Coveted words of closure

In All Posts, Citizenship, Politics by Luke Delaney2 Comments

Merriam-Webster defines limbo as “a transitional place or state and a state of uncertainty” – this is never a good state to be in. For many refugees, unfortunately, limbo is a state that they are constantly in, facing varying degrees of uncertainty and security. For the lucky few that make it to a relatively safer country and stake a claim, waiting …

Warm Up to Winnipeg: Grandmothers Group Keeps Newcomers Warm

In All Posts, Citizenship by Christie McLeod0 Comments

Check out this update from Grands ‘n’ More Winnipeg’s Warm Up to Winnipeg Campaign!  By: Jean Altemeyer We continue to be blessed with folks who knit and crochet scarves for us to pass along to the newcomers and asylum seekers at Welcome Place. We’ve also been blessed by the donations that continue to support the Grandmothers to Grandmothers Campaign. Warm Up to …

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Winnipeg’s Local Inclusion Summit #OURSUMMITWPG

In All Posts, Citizenship by Christie McLeod0 Comments

On September 17th and 18th, 2015, Winnipeg Mayor Brian Bowman will be hosting the “Mayors National Summit on Racial Inclusion”. This is a good idea. Earlier this year, Macleans magazine wrote an article “Welcome to Winnipeg, where Canada’s racism problem is at its worst”. This article was written based on the experience that Indigenous people in this city face. The …