Salvadoran Voices of Manitoba
Our goal is to better understand how these stories are talked about within families and how they are transferred from generation to generation, the role this plays in the integration into Canadian society, and how society responds to refugees.
Fitness Classes for Newcomer Women
In partnership with UWinnipeg and the Axworthy Health & RecPlex, the Newcomer Soccer and Multi-Sport Academy is working with local refugee families to provide opportunities to participate in sport and other recreational activities that will help them adapt to their new life in Canada.
Support Canadian Writers
Internationally acclaimed author Carol Shields was a prominent figure at The University of Winnipeg as a Writer-In-Residence (1988) and Chancellor (1996-2000). Although her career reached astounding heights, she understood what it was like to be a struggling writer.
Revive The Library Space
The University of Winnipeg Library is a place of engagement, learning, and sanctuary. Many students remember our Library as not just somewhere to borrow books or study but as a source of great memories from their time at university.
Support Innovative Wildlife Research
UWinnipeg Professor and Researcher Dr. Susan Lingle is making major breakthroughs in the research of animal behaviour.
Lindor Reynolds Youth-in-Care Tuition Waiver Bursary
Lindor led with her heart, in print and in her activity in the community where she spoke often and ardently of the need to protect the rights of the most vulnerable among us.
Support New Open Forum for Social Justice and Public Good
This Lectureship is an exciting new initiative at The University of Winnipeg intended to provoke dialogues about social justice in an accessible, open forum and named in honour of former UWinnipeg President, Dr. Lloyd Axworthy.