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Forgotten: The Métis Residential School Experience

This post and the exhibit discussed contains subject matter that may be disturbing to some visitors, especially to Survivors of the Residential School System. The National Indian Residential School Crisis Line for former Residential School students is available at 1-866-925-4419. Immediate emotional support is available 24/7 to all Indigenous people across Canada. Call the Hope …

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The A-team: All She Creates

Anja Pearson knew from a young age that she was meant to be an artist, a passing thought that became a concrete inevitability, her first a-ha moment, when she received an easel for one of her childhood birthdays.  “It just kind of stuck,” said Anja. While appreciative and curious about a variety of artistic mediums, …

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New web accessibility requirements on the way

On April 22, 2022, the Manitoba government published a new regulation under the Accessibility for Manitobans Act, or AMA. Known as the Accessible Information and Communication Standard Regulation, it requires Manitoba businesses and organizations’ websites meet web accessibility standards. As a business owner or someone responsible for your organization’s web presence, it’s important to understand …

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How to start something new

It’s Groundhog Day today, and while the tradition of consulting a rodent for a sign of an early spring or a late winter is unscientific and a little bit strange, there is something to be said for planning for what’s next. Earlier on our social media channels Instagram, Facebook and Twitter, we kicked off Six …