Report: Friendly Manitoba – Community Experiences with Islamophobia

This report presents the results of a pilot project to examine the experiences of Muslims in Manitoba with Islamophobia. Data was collected through an online survey and through interviews with 9 Muslim community leaders. The findings reveal that Islamophobia in Manitoba is experienced in a variety of forms and contexts, ranging from workplace discrimination to…

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,…

Black, Indigenous and Persons of Colour (BIPOC) Mental Health Resources – Manitoba

The BIPOC Mental Health Workers Resource List is a Winnipeg resource for Black, Indigenous, and Persons of Colour identifying counsellors, therapists, and peer workers! Many intersecting identities of professionals, varying or no cost, and city-wide locations available. This is an open resource for the community and professionals alike so feel free to share! A little…

Where to buy Newcomer Traditional Foods in Winnipeg?

Sometimes, it can be hard to find traditional food in Winnipeg. These foods are important for good health, cultural traditions, and building community. Our friend, Food Matters Manitoba, has created this food map to guide and help all community members find healthy foods from around the world!

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…

CERI: Youth Engagement in Ethnocultural Organizations in Winnipeg

This report supplements a previous report, “Ethnocultural Community Organizations in Winnipeg: A Legacy Document“, that was written in 2018. Collectively, the two documents explore the role of ethnocultural community groups and organizations in providing services and supports for newcomers, and particularly refugees, in Winnipeg. The legacy document was written first to serve the immediate knowledge…