Stories of Decolonization – Documentary Premiere Screening

All are welcome to attend the premiere screening of the MRA-supported documentary Stories of Decolonization: Land Dispossession and Settlement. Directed and produced by Gladys Rowe, Teddy Zegeye-Gebrehiwot, Sarah Story and Liz Carlson. Please see poster for details,...

It’s Time to Give Back to Manitoba’s North

A new Errol Black Chair report by Lynne Fernandez examines how events are unfolding in Churchill and The Pas. It puts these events in the context of the entire Northern region and urges government to consider the needs and aspirations of Manitoba’s Northerners...

Winnipeg’s rooming house challenge: What we can learn from Toronto

One year after a rooming house fire in Winnipeg’s St. Boniface neighbourhood killed an elderly man and injured several other tenants, what can the city and province do to ensure rooming houses remain safe, affordable places to live? One year after a rooming house fire...

You Don’t Have to Live Like a Refugee

By: Ray Silvius, University of Winnipeg Published in: Winnipeg Free Press   Having fled their home countries to escape violence and war, refugees in Canada find their full inclusion in society delayed, threatened or obstructed. With all due respect to Tom Petty for...

Community-Campus Partnerships for Health Conference

MRA co-investigators Shauna MacKinnon (Urban and Inner City Studies, UW) and Diane Roussin (The Boldness Project) attended the CCPH conference in May 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. Their presentation entitled “It’s All About Relationships” outlines the...

“Indians Wear Red” wins Manitoba Book Award!

“Indians Wear Red”: Colonialism, Resistance and Aboriginal Street Gangs won in the non-fiction category on April 27, 2014 at the Manitoba Book Awards! Elizabeth Comack, Lawrence Deane, Larry Morrisette and Jim Silver wrote this book based on research done through the...