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December 6-National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women in Canada

December 4th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Manitoba Moon Voices Inc. recognizes the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. Every year on December 6, Canada marks the anniversary of the murders in 1989 of 14 women at L’Ecole Polytechnique de Montréal: Geneviève Bergeron Hélène Colgan Nathalie Croteau Barbara Daigneault Anne-Marie Edward Maud Haviernick Maryse Laganière Maryse Leclair Anne-Marie [...]

Domestic Violence Resources in Manitoba

November 24th, 2020|Community Resources, News|

If you are in an emergency situation, you should contact police by calling 911 (Available in the following Manitoba municipalities) Other resources include: Winnipeg Police Non-Emergency – 204-986-6222 Toll-Free Province-Wide Domestic Abuse Crisis Line (24 hours) – 1-877-977-0007 Victim Services – 204-945-6851 Klinic Crisis Line – 204-786-8686 Klinic Sexual Assault Line – 204-786-8631 Mobile Crisis [...]

Flu Shots in Manitoba

November 6th, 2020|Community Resources, News|

Manitoba Residents over 6 months of age are eligible for the flu vaccine at no charge. Getting the flu vaccine is important for those at increased risk of serious illness from the flu, their caregivers, close family and others in the community. According to this medical study, Indigenous people were 6.5 times more likely to [...]

Indigenous Skills and Employment Training Program (ISET) Applications

November 3rd, 2020|Employment, News|

If you are planning to return to school or just need a little extra support, the Indigenous Skills and Employment Training (ISET) Program is here to help. The ISET program helps Indigenous women and gender-diverse individuals to fully participate in economic opportunities. Eligible clients are Indigenous women, trans-gender, two-spirited and gender diverse (First Nation, Inuit [...]

Renew your Membership

October 28th, 2020|News|

On behalf of Manitoba Moon Voices Inc., I would like to thank you for your continued membership and support. Though the COVID-19 pandemic has prevented us from having in person programming, we have been able to raise awareness of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls through our October 4th Honouring Project photo series and [...]

Urban Circle Training Centre Programming

October 26th, 2020|News|

MMVI-Fraudulent Emails

October 14th, 2020|News|

Manitoba Moon Voices Inc. has been made aware of fraudulent emails and meeting requests in the community supposedly coming from our acting Executive Director Shannon Hoskie. In the email it is asking people to go out and buy gift cards, scratch a section, take a picture, and send it back to the sender of the [...]

MMVI COVID Update October 8, 2020

October 8th, 2020|News|

Effective immediately, the staff of Manitoba Moon Voices Inc will be working remotely. Email will be the best way to reach staff. We will be checking phone messages daily and will respond as quickly as possible.  Staff can be contacted at the emails located here.  The Winnipeg Metropolitan Region is in the restricted level of [...]

School Resources-COVID

September 4th, 2020|News|

Our friends at the First Nations Family Advocate have created two handy resources regarding returning to school during COVID. For children returning to public/private school, this resource will help you to understand how your child might feel and to help prepare them for new changes. For families that may want to home school, this resource offers [...]

Return to School COVID-19 Guidelines

August 28th, 2020|News|

For the most up-to-date information regarding COVID-19, please visit the Government of Manitoba website at https://www.gov.mb.ca/covid19/ General Information  If the public health situation changes or guidelines are not sufficient, current measures will be paused or other measures may be introduced or reintroduced.  In-class learning will resume on Sept. 8, 2020, for all students in public [...]