This November, the Latin Roots Dance Group and Association orchestrated a vibrant and culturally enriching event, Expo Moda Arte 2023. It was not just a showcase of fashion and art—the celebration aimed to spotlight the vibrant Latino communities in Winnipeg. The event was a testament to the Latino communities’Continue Reading To support Winnipeg’s diverse communities, Healthy Muslim Families (HMF) held an event of critical importance, a family law clinic. This invaluable initiative was tailored to provide legal guidance and support for newcomers and immigrants seeking legal advice. Humaira Jaleel, executive director at Healthy Muslim Families, explained that many womenContinue Reading Healthy Muslim Families (HMF) proactively addressed a pressing health concern by organizing the Diabetes Awareness Workshop. This pivotal event aimed to shine a spotlight on diabetes, an issue of paramount importance in Winnipeg and served as an educational platform, providing vital information, support, and strategies to combat and manageContinue Reading The Canadian Muslim Women’s Institute (CMWI) organized a poignant and crucial event: the Family Violence Awareness Session. This gathering was pivotal in raising awareness about an issue affecting countless lives in Winnipeg. This event stands as a testament to the proactive efforts of CMWI in addressing sensitive topics andContinue Reading A transformative event that impacts lives in Winnipeg is the Food Rescue FUN-raiser, hosted at Trans Canada Brewing by the Leftovers Foundation. This evening is not about enjoying food and drinks but about rallying the community around a vital cause directly impacting Winnipeggers’ lives. At this event, Civic JournalistContinue Reading In early November, at Winnipeg’s The Leaf in Assiniboine Park, Recreation Manitoba organized the Therapeutic Recreation Conference, a beacon for anyone supporting others through recreational pursuits. Tailored for caregivers, programmers, and aides, the Therapeutic Recreation Conference presented diverse sessions to provide those dedicated to tending to others with newContinue Reading A festive experience at “All I Want for Christmas,” hosted at Garden City Collegiate by Trinity Events, was more than just a seasonal celebration. It aims to help Winnipeg residents build connections, make friends, and support local businesses. Jennie Lee Paraiso, an event planner, said inflation is a major concern forContinue Reading In an effort to bridge communities and combat social isolation, the Manitoba Islamic Association (MIA), in collaboration with Islamic Relief’s Charity Week, hosted Gaming Night. Tailored for youth ages 14 to 18, Game Night was a dynamic platform for connection and camaraderie. Zain Ansari, the organizer of Gaming Night,Continue Reading Winnipeg embarked on a cultural journey in late October that holds special significance for the Winnipeg Muslim community. The 3rd Annual Islamic Art Gala, held at the Winnipeg Art Gallery, organized by Healthy Muslim Families in collaboration with WAG-Qaumajuq, is a unique venue for cultural expression and community engagement.Continue Reading