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Ethnocultural media channel established with the objective of serving the diverse communities and contributing to the dynamic multicultural identity of Canada by offering an accessible multi-ethnic television service that offers information programming and other high-quality programming focused on ethnocultural communities of Canada.

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NEWS AND UPDATES

INDIGENOUS LANGUAGES SERIES

Learn about our indigenous peoples'
language, culture, and worldview in the indigenous languages series

The Indigenous Languages Series is a unique project presented by U Multicultural, focused on education for the indigenous languages of Cree, Ojibwe and Inuktitut, through stories, culture and traditions. The episodes created with six Indigenous speakers – Michael Kusugak, Robert Maytwayashing, Isabel Scribe, Lisa Muswagon, Henry Pitawanakwat, Cameron Robertson –  will be featured on U Multicultural’s online platforms, Inuit Broadcasting Corporation, First Peoples Radio Inc., and Shaw Spotlight. The project is funded by The Government of Canada through the Department of Canadian Heritage and distributed across Canada with help from the Inuit Broadcasting Corporation and First Peoples Radio Inc.

 

Press Release

PRESENTS

ENJOY WORLD AND ETHNIC MUSIC LIVE

U Multicultural is producing Ethnic Music Concert Series through Safe at Home Manitoba and streaming ten mini-concerts through our web-platform, social media, U Radio, cable TV in Manitoba and across Canada.

LISTEN TO U RADIO's
U TALK on 101.5 FM

U Multicultural partnered with UMFM, and U Radio’s U Talk have a one hour segment on UMFM 101.5. 

Tune in each Tuesday with host Ryan Funk and other hosts from U Multicultural with content highlighting diversity here in Canada.

MEET OUR VIDEO JOURNALIst MARK AARON

U Multicultural is appointed by The Canadian Association of Community Television Users and Stations (CACTUS) to implement the Local Journalism Initiative on behalf of the Department of Canadian Heritage. Contact Mark Aaron, our video journalist, to share your story, explore and discuss civic issues by email: markaaron@u-channel.ca

The initiative is funded by the Government of Canada and administered by CACTUS

COVID-19
INFO SERIES

COVID-19 Info Series is a project by U Multicultural with support of Canadian Red Cross and Government of Canada (Employment and Social Development Canada). Fifteen episodes cover a range of topics including general information on COVID-19, risks, prevention, and much more! New episodes are released every Wednesday and Friday. 

U STORIES

Read and learn with U

A Stand Against Asian Hate

Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of U Multicultural. With the ongoing pandemic, we’ve seen an increase in racism and hate crimes against Asians. On March 27, a Stop Asian Hate Rally tookContinue Reading

The Musical Journey of Kelly Bado

Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of U Multicultural. Music has always been a part of is a bilingual singer-songwriter Kelly Bado’s life. She combines various aspects of her life to create aContinue Reading

The Plautdietsch Code: Knacking the Mystery of Mennonites

Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of U Multicultural. What is a Mennonite? For Andrew Unger, creator of the Daily Bonnet, that is the perfect question. As a Mennonite himself, Andrew felt breakingContinue Reading

Creating A New Life and Maintaining Your Career

Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the authors and do not  necessarily reflect the official policy or position of U Multicultural. Manitoba has a flourishing Filipino Community of approximately 83,000. A region that has seen significant growth in that community is the Pembina Valley,Continue Reading

History of Jewish Culture in Winnipeg and Manitoba

Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of U Multicultural. Immigrants founded modern Canada. On the prairies, people of all backgrounds and cultures searched for a new life and cultivated the land. One ofContinue Reading

Passion for Teaching and Media

Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of U Multicultural. How do you succeed in the media industry? Well, Spanish immigrant, Miguel Hernandez seems to have cracked that code. Miguel has been heavily involvedContinue Reading

EVENTS

U Multicultural media platform launched Ethno Fest 2020 – The First Digital Ethnocultural Festival this summer. The Festival will be launched both at www.u-channel.ca and at cable TV networks on August 15, 2020. Everyone interested is welcome to experience media stories, interviews with the most influential community members of various ethnic communities, watch performances 24/7 and much more.

SPONSORS AND PARTNERS

ETHNO FEST 2020 GIVE AWAY

Congratulations to the winners of Ethno Fest 2020 contest-give away!

U VOICES

We have to share our voices

U Multicultural helps any interested ethnic group to produce original content that is broadcast on local cable TV stations in Manitoba, Alberta and British Columbia.

Multicultural television unites communities

"I offered a pilot program to Shaw Winnipeg, and have produced shows since 2015," Rtichsheva said. "We use a studio at Shaw, as part of their community TV option."

The idea of Ethno Fest 2020

Paulo Bergantim discussing the idea of Ethno Fest 2020, the concept of U Multicultural as an ethnocultural media platform in Canada.

Many communities involved in Ethno Fest 2020

Taya Rtichsheva, Founder of U Multicultural, speaks about all the different communities involved in Ethno Fest 2020.

U Multicultural vital to getting information out

Maggie Demarchi explains how of U Multicultural has helped Brazilian Association of Winnipeg get information out.

Sponsorship opportunities available at Ethno Fest

Kylie Wright the sponsorship and partnership opportunities with Ethno Fest 2020 and U Multicultural.

Creating content for display on U Multicultural

Sharan Tappia from Asian Women of Winnipeg on her experience with creating content for use on U Multicultural.

New digital festival aims to help multicultural groups tell stories in their own voices

Ethno Fest 2020, an initiative of non-profit media platform U Multicultural, launched Saturday

Giving a voice to multicultural groups

CityNews about Ethno Fest 2020

A new digital festival to provide a multicultural voice in Manitoba

Ethno Fest 2020 is the initiative of the non-profit media platform U Multicultural. It aims to bring an understanding of cultural groups beyond food sharing and performances.

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