Personality of the week – Dr. Olubukola Olatosi

Dr. Olubukola Olatosi is an Associate Professor of Paediatric Dentistry. She is currently a PhD Candidate at the University of Manitoba. She has published over 40 scientific papers and has received several awards for her contributions to improving the oral health of children. Her current research is on improving the oral health of Indigenous children in Manitoba by using the recently developed novel Canadian Caries Risk Assessment tool. She received the prestigious People’s Choice Award during the University of Manitoba 3 MT Competition.

Congratulations Dr Olubukola! We are proud of you!

NAMI General Meeting

NAMI Inc. is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: NAMI General Meeting
Time: Apr 29, 2023 03:00 PM Winnipeg

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 884 3198 8863
Passcode: 790861

NAMI‘s Mother’s Day Event

Mother’s Day is around the corner!

Join us in celebrating the most important woman in your life with NAMI’s special Mother’s Day event. Calling all mothers in Manitoba to a day of relaxation and appreciation, featuring delicious food, fabulous entertainment, games, and lots of love.

We’ll have music, dance performances, talks, and other delightful surprises throughout the day.

Spaces are limited, so make sure to book your free tickets early.

Get tickets here

Let’s make this Mother’s Day a day to remember!

Happy Mother’s Day!

Let’s Continue To Support Nami Scholarship Fund, Thank You!

NAMI appreciates a model that guarantees funds to the scholarship for our youth in perpetuity. We sincerely thank those who have donated, and we also encourage others to do the same. All year round, we encourage people in our community to visit The Winnipeg Foundation website to donate with a minimum of $10 to NAMI Scholarship Fund at the link here to support our community youth education which was inaugurated last year. “Make this donation in celebration, honour or memory of someone.” Thank you!

Use this link

Congratulations to Dorothy Ogunlana

Congratulations to Dorothy Ogunlana on the grand opening of Fort Richmond Medical Clinic located in Pembina.

NAMI celebrates you


ACOMI receives a recent grant award of $99835 from the Manitoba Government (Art, Culture and Heritage).Congratulations to ACOMI on this great feat.

Unemployed Youth Africa

Unemployed Youth Africa: 6 months training workshop on writing Business grants and Business negotiation soft skills acquisition.

Unemployed Youth Africa Inc. is seeking a youth who is interested in the above Non- governmental organization( NGO) hosting a six (6) months training workshop on writing Business grants and Business negotiation soft skills acquisition.

The program is held every Saturday, 9 am- 12 pm at the ACOMI Resource center on 301 Nassau Avenue. This training is free of charge and there is another valued incentive added to it, which is free website development for all the participants. Seasoned professionals are lectures during these Training sessions.

Please, identify or call 2045997115 ASAP if interested as we have limited space left.

Racism and Discrimination Workshop

African Communities of Manitoba Inc. (ACOMI) is organising Racism and Discrimination Workshop. The dates again are as follows:

  1. Workshop 1 : (General Participants) Wednesday, April 5th- 5 to 7 pm
  2. Workshop 2 (General Participants): Thursday, April 6th- 5 to 7 pm
  3. Workshop 3 (Youth Participants): Friday,April 14th- 5 to 7 pm
  4. Workshop 4 (Muslim Men Participants): Sunday, April 16th- 10.30 am to 12.30 pm
  5. Workshop 5 (Women Participants): Monday,April 17th- 5 to 7 pm

Snacks and drinks are provided at the workshops, as well as a surprise goodie envelope is to be given to each participant after attending the workshop.

Please see poster on more information on registration.

Priceless Fun

City of Winnipeg’s Priceless Fun brochure organizes free activities by neighbourhood. Flip through the Winter & Spring edition to see what might be happening at your local recreation centre. Registration isn’t required and you can just drop in to take part in activities like various sports, crafts, and video games.


Opportunities for free swim

New president of the Egba Descendants Association, Manitioba Inc.

Gbolahan Oduntan is now the president of The Egba Descendants Association, Manitoba Inc., a cultural association of the Egba people in Manitoba from the South Western part of Nigeria. He was sworn in on March 18, 2023 as the 2nd President of this great Association. Congratulations Gbolahan Oduntan

Our culture, our pride!

Lisabi a gbe wa oooo

IRCC announces expansion of Canada’s Economic Mobility Pathways Pilot (EMPP)

This summer, Canada’s Economic Mobility Pathways Pilot (EMPP) is expanding! We’ll be launching a new EMPP immigration pathway to bring skilled refugees and other qualified displaced people from abroad to fill in-demand jobs.

The benefits of Canada’s Economic Mobility Pathways

Pilot include:

  • helping employers find new talent and fill labour market needs
  • supporting economic growth
  • providing skilled refugees and other qualified displaced people and their families with a safe and permanent home

Employers can use this pathway to fill a wide range of in-demand jobs, from nurse aides to software engineers and truck drivers. More information on the new EMPP federal pathway, including eligibility criteria, will be here

WRHA 2023-2028-strategic plan

WRHA’s plan was birth from a thorough engagement process with the community as stakeholders. It represents her commitment to finding as many ways as possible to work together for each other and Winnipeg community.

The plan was designed to meet Winnipegger’s needs, and was informed by key demographic and health indicators that reflect what those needs are and what they will be over the next five years. For more information on the vision, the mission, values, goals and the plans/intended actions, please visit


This October, Manitoba minimum wage earners will be making $3.35 per hour more than they were in September 2022 following iterative increases that position Manitoba as one of the top minimum wage provinces in Canada. The increases started with a $1.55 increase to $13.50 on Oct. 1, 2022, to be followed by a 65 cent increase to $14.15 on April 1 and now a further $1.15 annual increase on Oct. 1 to $15.30. These increases project Manitoba to be top three in provincial minimum wages. Details are available here


As part of Budget 2023, Historic Help for Manitobans, and the Manitoba government’s focused efforts on economic opportunities, an additional $50 million is now available to help Manitoba businesses access capital at all stages of business growth through the Manitoba First Fund (MFF). Details are here

Elmwood Youth Employment Experience Program

Elmwood Community Resouces Centre (ECRC) is organising Elmwood Youth Employment Experience Program

ECRC is organising a youth development experience program. It is a 17 weeks of paid programming resume and cover letter writing, job serarch, interview skills connections to resources, counselling and basic training for success.

Target ages – youth aged 18-29

See poster information on how to register.

City of Winnipeg: Get creative- Anti-Racism Art Contest

Our popular Anti-Racism Art Contest is back. This is an opportunity for children and youth to be creative and share their knowledge and feelings about how to be inclusive and create welcoming spaces for their peers.

It is open to anyone in Kindergarten to Grade 12. The selected artwork will appear on the cover of the Priceless Fun brochure. Make sure to review the rules before entering. The deadline to submit artwork is April 14, 2023, so spring break is a great opportunity to get your child’s entry ready.

For more information, please visit here


Folklorama is currently looking for a team of dynamic and energetic individuals to fill our current Seasonal Job Postings. All current job postings can also be found via our website

SEED Winnipeg Inc Business Development Services

Business Enterprise Support & Training Program

Business Enterprise Support & Training Program is a 6-week business training and consulting program available to all Manitoba residents living on a low income who have a business idea.

The training will be presented virtually on Zoom. Classes are 3 days per week(Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays 10:00 am -12:00 pm) from February 22 to March 24, 2023.

Contact the Business Development Service Department via:


Phone number: 204-927-9944

Y Mind YMCA Winnipeg: Techniques to support youths with feelings of stress and anxiety (Free program)

See details on the flyer

WRHA Uncertified Home Care Attendant Training

The Uncertified Home Care Attendant training program offered by the WRHA is an enterprising opportunity to equip a whole new generation of health care workers. By covering the costs of education and paying a competitive wage, there is a real hope of returning stability to Home Care in Winnipeg. Home care attendants are expected to provide a number of different tasks to support clients’ day-to-day living, ranging from assisting with medication, meal preparation, helping with bathing and getting clients from their bed to wheelchairs through the use of a mechanical lift as well as in-home respite care. Read the full story: ➡ To register for the WRHA Home Care Attendant training program or for more information, visit 

More info here

3rd Annual New Yam Festival in Winnipeg


If food security is an issue, “Food for all Program” is a Food supply for all season. An initiative of C.A.C Rehoboth Christain Centre in partnership with Peace Wholeness Centre. See poster for details and more contact information or visit websites below. Thank you!

Lola‘s Beauty Gallery & Supplies

Lola‘s Beauty Gallery & Supplies is your One Stop shop for all your hair care needs. Lola’s specializes in all kinds of hair services such as braids, dreads, curls and extension services. We also carry many varieties of hair care and beauty supplies.

Lola’s offers Western Union and Ria money transfer services.

Stop by Lola’s today and take advantage of the many sales running on wigs and hair extensions.
Students with a valid student ID card can receive a student discount on their purchases.


Book a new patient exam and cleaning and receive a $50 Tim Horton’s gift card, an electric toothbrush or teeth whitening kit*
We are growing, and we are so excited to add amazing patients to our family dental practice

Give us a call today at 204-663-5000, email at or visit us at

Looking forward to meeting you

*while supplies last


Your vision benefits with great deals on premium frames, lenses and contacts. We direct bill most insurance plans, plus get rewarded with Air Miles Reward Miles on every purchase.

Book your eye exam or visit us in store today! Send us  email: Call us: 204-421-8080. Visit our website:

Our locations:

  1. Unit #9 – 1500, Regent Avenue West, Winnipeg.
  2. 1866 Pembina Hwy, Unit 2, Winnipeg, MB R3T6J1

Follow us on Facebook and Instagram @cresteyecare.  Book your eye exam or visit us in store today!


Gemini Medical Clinic is a new family oriented medical clinic located at 735 Pembina Highway Winnipeg. Our primary objective is to help patients achieve their health goals by providing quality medical care. We are a team of 4 family physicians with immediate plans to include specialist care. Our providers include Drs’ Ify Osagie, Ral Koko, Alastair Sequeira and Taiwo Sonoiki. We provide a range of services including general/family practice, women’s health, child health, whole health and wellness, addictions medicine, minor surgical procedures etc.
We also provide non-insured services like filling out forms, disability applications, medical notes and many more.

We are open to the public July 4, 2022 and accepting new patients.

Shop at Gifted Fingers International Limited

Gifted fingers international limited – Your African Caribbean community food store.

Specializing in all ethnic foods and beauty supplies Butchering, meats, chicken, fish, goat with skin on, so many seafood.

Shop at gifted fingers today for African, Caribbean, Asian, East Indian, groceries, all types of human hair extensions, all types of braids, cosmetic products, Diverse African Caribbean inspired ready made fabrics, african wedding accessories, Italian gold accessories, bags, shoes, bridal makeovers and many more at affordable and reasonable prices for all nationalities,

Walk into the ”one-shop-stop” today and experience great discounts on all grocery, fabric, hair, beauty products and many more.

Location 1:

1006 Nairn avenue Winnipeg Manitoba

Location 2:

Unit 4 – 955 saint Mary’s road, Winnipeg, Manitoba and we’re open 9am to 8pm from Monday to Saturday;

Phone number: 2043060101

”Great customer service experience

Where your satisfaction is guaranteed”!

For more details, visit www.giftedfingers or follow us on Instagram and Facebook at giftedfingersinternational

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Have a nice week!