Category: Information and Orientation Resources

Beyond 94: Truth and Reconciliation in Canada

The Truth and Reconciliation Commission was formed as a means of reckoning with the devastating legacy of forced assimilation and abuse left by the residential school system. From 2008 to 2014, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission heard stories from thousands of residential school survivors. In 2015, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission released its final report,…

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IPW – Report “Fostering Safe Spaces for Dialogue and Relationship-Building Between Newcomers and Indigenous Peoples”

“Fostering Safe Spaces for Dialogue and Relationship-Building Between Newcomers and Indigenous Peoples” report, by the Immigration Partnership Winnipeg (IPW), has been launched. The main recommendation is to provide an orientation tool kit that contains information about Indigenous history and culture, and treaties, while facilitating discussions about stereotypes, telling positive stories about Indigenous communities and listing…

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ISSofBC – Welcome to our Homelands (Multilingual videos & Study guides)

“Welcome to our Homelands” is an Indigenous welcome to newcomers video and study guide produced by Immigrant Services Society of BC (ISSofBC) in partnership with Indigenous organizations in Vancouver and elsewhere. Thanks to indigenous filmmaker Kamala Todd, study guide author Kory Wilson, and Indigenous Advisory Committee members for their work on this project. In 2020,…

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Treaty Relations Commission of Manitoba – Treaty Education Initiative (TEI)

The Treaty Relations Commission of Manitoba (TRCM) has updated new resource of the Treaty Education Initiative (TEI) on its website. TEI is s a public education initiative that promotes teaching about treaties from kindergarten to grade 12. Included is the Teacher’s Manual, as well as resources from the Treaties Education Kit. Together, these resources complement…

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“Get Your Benefits” Booklet- understanding government benefits that are available to Manitobans

Get Your Benefits! is a plain language booklet listing many federal, provincial and regional benefits and programs individuals and families living in Manitoba may be eligible for. Available in English and French. https://umanitoba.ca/faculties/health_sciences/medicine/units/chs/benefits/ To order paper copies free of charge: All government agencies/departments – please contact the Ministry of Health, Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living. Other organizations…

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Being Safe at Work – Plain Language Booklet

This resource, shared in COPIAN’s library of adult education resources, was developed by Literacy Partners of Manitoba with SAFE Workers of Tomorrow. Please note, some of the information about young workers under 18 is out of date.  Please refer to this Employment Standards FactSheet for up-to-date information.

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