Provincial Goverment, Universities and Community Groups sign new agreement

May 3, 2013

The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, together with community partners is holding 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. 

This relationship will promote the knowledge, innovations, policies, actions, research and training coherent with the objectives and values of the United Nations Millennium Platform.

Framework Agreement Signing Ceremony
KIP International School and Winnipeg Partners

May 6, 2013
Circle of Life Thunderbird House
715 Main Street, Winnipeg

2:30     Doors open  - coffee/tea/snacks
3:00     Opening Prayer (Aboriginal Elder)
3:05    Welcome, introductions and overview of the Manitoba Research Alliance and the
           International Laboratory , (John Loxley, PI, 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)
•    Greg Selinger, Premier, Government of Manitoba
•    Sara Swartz, Director, Universitas Programme
•    Shauna MacKinnon, Director, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives Manitoba
•    Brendan Reimer, Provincial Coordinator, Canadian Community Economic        Development  Network
•    Kathy Mallett, Executive Director, Community Education Development Association
•    Diane Roussin, Executive Director, Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre
•    David Barnard, President, University of Manitoba
•    Lloyd Axworthy, President, University of Winnipeg
4:20    Official signing
4:21    Video:  Breaking barriers, building bridges
4:40    Closing comments (John Loxley)

Contact CCPA-MB Director Shauna MacKinnon @ 204-296-2091 for more information