Our Stories Heard Around the World

You’re invited!

CCPA-MB is having a community celebration to mark a new partnership with Universitas: a global information-sharing initiative that will connect Winnipeg inner-city stories with stories from around the world.

Dancers, drummers, food and dignitaries will all be present.

Framework Agreement Signing Ceremony
with KIP International School and Winnipeg Partners

March 20, 2013, 2:30pm
Circle of Life Thunderbird House
715 Main Street, Winnipeg

Order of Event
2:30 Doors open – coffee/tea/snacks
3:00 Opening Prayer (Johanna Hurde)
3:05 Welcome, introductions and overview of the Manitoba Research Alliance and the International Laboratory
Initiative, (John Loxley, Principal Investigator, Manitoba Research Alliance)
3:15 Introduction of Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Pow Wow Club (Diane Roussin)
3:20 Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre Pow Wow Club
3:35 Introduction of panel (John Loxley)

  • Kerri Irvin Ross, Minister of Housing and Community Development, Province of Manitoba
  • Diane Roussin, Executive Director, Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre
  • Kathy Mallett, Executive Director, Community Education Development Association
  • Brendan Reimer, Regional Coordinator, Canadian Community Economic Development Network
  • Lloyd Axworthy, President, University of Winnipeg
  • Digvir Jayas, Vice President (Research & International), University of Manitoba
  • Shauna MacKinnon, Director, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives Manitoba
  • Luciano Carrino, President, KIP International School
  • Sara Swartz, Director, Universitas Programme

4:20 Official signing
4:30 Closing comments (John Loxley)