EAL Curriculum – Gawiin Bimikawesiwin: Assimilative Policies

MANSO and Immigration Partnership Winnipeg are pleased to share the Gawiin Bimikawesiwin: Assimilative Policies EAL (English as an Additional Language) Curriculum for adults.  The curriculum is for use in LINC (Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada) programs as well as more informal contexts like conversation classes and one-on-one tutoring. Gawiin bimikawesiwin means ‘she/he leaves no footprints’…

Indigenous Orientation Toolkit for Newcomers to Canada

The Indigenous Orientation Toolkit (IOTK), initiated by Immigration Partnership Winnipeg, is designed to be a tool to enhance bridges between the Indigenous and newcomer communities and to educate them about Indigenous history, culture and contemporary realities. The IOTK also aims to combat oppressive beliefs and stereotypes about Indigenous peoples by seeking to build awareness, debunk…

The World Is Bright Discussion & Lesson Guide for English Language Learners

This educational guide offers a variety of activities for teachers of English language learners to use with students to accompany a screening of the film The World Is Bright. The combined audio-visual nature of film provides an access point for students to become familiar with English-language stories and media in an immersive and engaging format….

“Welcome to Canada and Your New School” – The Newcomer’s Guide to the Canadian School System

This guide, developed by the Prairie and Northern Territories (PNT) Settlement Worker in School (SWIS) Coordinator who is part of the Saskatchewan Settlement Umbrella – SAISIA, will present newcomer families and students with important information about the public school system in Canada. The information will provide parents/guardians with a better understanding of what to expect during…

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,…

The Survivors’ Flag

During summer 2021, discoveries of massive unmarked graves found on the grounds of former residential schools sparked heartfelt responses of mourning throughout Canada and from across the globe. As members of the public inquired about how they could show respect, many Survivors discussed remembrance and the creation of a Survivors’s flag as a salient and…

First Nations Colouring Book

Treaty One Territory, Manitoba – In partnership with the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC), the Canadian Red Cross produced the First Nations Health and Wellness Colouring Book as part of a continuing conversation with First Nations to support health and wellness. The colouring book is a collection of art produced by Manitoba First Nations artists invited to create pieces from a First Nation’s perspective.