Winnipeg Library – Health resources

When it comes to questions about health, reliable resources are critical. Start your health information search with this webpage by the Winnipeg Public Library. Being informed about health topics can help you play an active role in your own health care or help you support someone else. These resources can be helpful for you to:…

WRHA: Tips for working with trained interpreters

The role of an interpreter is to facilitate communication between people who do not share a common language. Interpreting involves converting and delivering, as accurately and as faithfully as possible, a message from one language into an equivalent message in another language. The following document provides tips for effectively working with language interpreters in a…

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!

City of Winnipeg (Manitoba) – Newcomer Welcome and Inclusion Policy

The Newcomer Welcome and Inclusion Policy was adopted by the City Council of Winnipeg on February 27, 2020. Part I of the Stakeholder Engagement Summary provides an overview of feedback collected for the Policy. Part II of the Stakeholder Engagement Summary is the overview of how feedback was considered in the Policy. The City will…

CCPA – State of the Inner City Report 2019

The State of the Inner City Report 2019 “Forest For The Trees: Reducing Drug and Mental Health Harms in the Inner City of Winnipeg”  has been launched. This report is available free of charge from the CCPA website www.policyalternatives.ca. Printed copies may be ordered through the Manitoba office for a $10 fee. For general inquiries and publication orders, contact…

CCPA: “They Can Live a Life Here” – Current and Past Tenants’ Experiences with IRCOM’s Model of Housing and Wrap-Around Supports

Finding affordable, secure, good quality housing is an essential and immediate part of the early settlement process for immigrants and refugees. Yet, obtaining appropriate housing can be daunting and often impossible in housing markets with a dearth of affordable housing and low vacancy rates. Newcomers are often unfamiliar with the particularities of local practices, lack…