Chamber of Commerce Truth and Reconciliation Roadmap

The Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce has created the Truth & Reconciliation Roadmap (TRR)  resource that will reinforce the Chamber and the business community’s commitment to The Truth & Reconciliation Commission’s (TRC) 94 Calls to Action (CTA) in 2015.  . The TRR serves as a pathfinder to provide businesses with the focus and resources to achieve…

Compile list of resources during COVID-19

Staff at Social Planning Council Winnipeg and the City of Winnipeg has compiled a list of available resources and supports during COVID-19. This is by no means an exhaustive list but it gives an indication of the many programs taking place at the moment. Disclaimer: This is for information purpose only. We cannot guarantee the…

Parent Tip sheet – Aggression in preschoolers (3-5 years of age)

Noticing aggressive behaviour in children can be distressing for parents, but it is important to know that even young children can be aggressive and that this aggression can lead to problems at home and in school. This document provides parents, especially those with preschoolers, with tips and prevention methods. Parents play an influential and important…

Manitoba Non-EIA Rent Assist program

On January 30, 2020, MANSO and our Housing committee (with the support of New Journey Housing) hosted a Non-EIA Rent Assist Webinar session. Below is the list of resources and contact information. *Please note that the Rent Assist program will be updated every July 1st on the Province of Manitoba website, so please make sure…

Interim Federal Health Program (IFHP) – List of providers

The Interim Federal Health Program (IFHP) provides limited, temporary coverage of health-care benefits to people in the following groups who aren’t eligible for provincial or territorial health insurance protected persons, including resettled refugees; refugee claimants; and certain other groups. This list of IFHP providers, compiled by the Medavie Blue Cross, will be a useful resource…

RIF Manitoba: Francophone service pathway – Resource for English-speaking sector staff

Réseau en Immigration Francophone (RIF) Manitoba has shared with our sector the new resource to help English-speaking sector staff when making referrals to Francophone services. This will ensure that clients will receive consistent information throughout the sector. Please feel free to share this resource with your friends or colleagues! Resource for English speaking sector staff…

Canadian Council for Refugees (CCR): Information on Pilot for Excluded Family Members

Pilot for Excluded Family Members: Practical Information: This document provides basic information for newcomers and those who support them about a pilot project that allows some people to sponsor family members who were not originally declared to immigration authorities (and who are therefore Excluded Family Members). https://ccrweb.ca/en/pilot-excluded-family-members-practical-information ———————– Projet pilote pour les membres de la famille…

AMSSA: Migrant Worker Hub

The Migrant Worker Hub is a digital resource centre with tools and information to strengthen the knowledge and capacity of individuals, employers, unions, professional associations and organizations supporting Migrant Workers in British Columbia. Some of the content is specific to British Columbia, but some is relevant to those in all provinces (eg: webinar on ‘Recognizing…