Reconciliation Thunder and Circles for Reconciliation are partnering to spread awareness about the 94 calls to action released by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in 2015. Jimmy Thunder started reconciliation Thunder. In an interview with U Multicultural, he shared that “at one point in my life I had to recognize
Cameron Robertson is a Cree speaker and writer who grew up near Norway House with his grandfather before moving to Winnipeg. Robertson now writes books inspired by Indigenous history and perspective, such as his new novel “The Forgotten Soldier.” The book is colour-coded and uses software that teaches you how
Studies show immigrants and refugees have less access to mental health services than non-immigrants. Reports by the Canadian Government also found newcomers are less likely to tell of their mental health struggles. In the last decade, refugees have become a major point of discussion for governments around the world. Sparked
Born and raised in the Netherlands, Dr. Femke Holwerda is a Paleontologist at the Royal Tyrrell Museum in Drumheller, Alberta. Dr. Holwerda got her master’s in bio-geology in university back home as a stepping stone into the science world and worked in research for a couple of years after that.
This upcoming Monday, Canadians will be heading to the polls to pick who they believe will best represent them. U Multicultural had the chance to speak with Marie-France Kenny, regional media advisor for Elections Canada. “It’s a special election because of the pandemic so we’ve taken every security measure, safety
Clean drinking water is still a major problem in many First Nations communities. Communities like the Kitigan Zibi in Quebec have had no clean drinking water since 1999. Other communities have had boil advisories and do-not-consume orders for over ten years. Unsafe drinking water is determined by a few factors,
https://youtu.be/1U1ZwCGWheM Finally unveiled to the public – the sculpture “What can we do to respect each other” is now on display at the Forks. Created by Indigenous artist KC Adams and commissioned by the Winnipeg Foundation – the piece tells the story of reconciliation. “I really wanted to talk about
Thirty-nine businesses and organizations have placed their signatures, joining others in the Indigenous Accord Partnership, September 9. The Accord is a tool for Indigenous and non-Indigenous communities to come together and explore reconciliation, with Thursday’s event the fourth annual signing ceremony. The Accord was unanimously adopted by City Council on