The Blog

Follow along as we work towards systems change and help create better outcomes for kids in our community.

Boldness Story of Computer Donations

July 29, 2021

  Fifteen inner-city families and organizations were the recipients of refurbished desktop computers from the Wii Chiiwaakanak Learning Centre.   Before the pandemic, the Centre – located at the Helen Betty Osborne Building – opened its computer lab (with 17 computer stations) five days a week to provide free internet access and technology support to […]

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Meet Lisa – Our Research Coordinator of Six Years!

January 11, 2021

For someone that has been with The Winnipeg Boldness Project (Boldness) as long as she has, it’s way overdue that we highlight Lisa Wlasichuk, our Research Coordinator.   Not everyone can say they did a field placement for their masters in Finland, but Lisa can!   Let’s back up a little bit though.   Originally […]

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The Mask Project with The Royal Winnipeg Ballet

November 30, 2020

  Back in June, we highlighted the Royal Winnipeg Ballet (RWB) through a blog post about a new initiative that was sparked by the COVID-19 pandemic, The Mask Project.   To date, the RWB has donated approx. 2,900 masks to organizations and partners in Winnipeg’s North End community. For many, this project has provided a […]

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Gwekaanimad – “The Wind Changes Direction”

November 10, 2020

  Gwekaanimad means “the wind changes direction” in Anishinaabe. In addition, it’s a partnership of organizations with two different initiatives that support families in Winnipeg’s North End community; Granny’s House and Community Helpers Initiative. Gwekaanimad’s five partners are working toward the same goal, keeping families together. The partnership includes Blue Thunderbird Family Care, Andrews Street […]

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Community Profile – Tunngasugit

October 30, 2020

Tunngasugit, also known as the Inuit resource centre, is located on Sargent Avenue in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Although it only opened in May 2019, it has been years in the making.   Outreach Worker, Maxine Anguk, has been in Winnipeg for about 10 years and knows first-hand what some of the challenges Inuit moving to and […]

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