One-On-One Personal Interaction with the NAMI

This summer our President is open to One-On-One personal interaction and community feedback with anyone who feels the urge to share their personal thoughts for the progress of our community.

Topic: Zoom One-On-One with NAMI President

Time: Jul 10, 2023 04:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)

Meeting ID: 852 9255 6151

Passcode: 235746

Any individual who might be having some concern related to our community effort and want those issues resolved or addressed by NAMI can contact our President for feedback at 204-998-4239 or email him at president@nami-mb.ca

Thank you!

Eid Mubarak 2023

Eid Mubarak is a time for celebration, reflection, and gratitude. It marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan, during which you have demonstrated tremendous devotion, self-discipline, and compassion. Your dedication to fasting, prayers, and acts of charity is truly inspiring.

As we come together to celebrate Eid, let us remember the importance of unity, love, and understanding. Let us cherish the bonds that connect us as a community and as fellow Nigerians living in Manitoba. This is a time to embrace diversity, foster harmony, and support one another in our collective journey.

During this festive occasion, may your homes be filled with joy and laughter. May your hearts be content, and your spirits be uplifted. May the blessings of Allah continue to shower upon you and your loved ones, bringing you peace, happiness, and success in all your endeavors.

As we rejoice in the spirit of Eid, let us not forget those who are less fortunate. Extend your generosity and kindness to those in need, as giving to others is an integral part of our faith. Let us embody the values of compassion and empathy, reaching out to our fellow Nigerians and supporting one another in times of difficulty.

Once again, Eid Mubarak! May this auspicious day bring you and your loved ones immense joy, peace, and prosperity. May it strengthen the bonds of friendship, unity, and brotherhood within the Nigerian community in Manitoba.

Personality of the Week

Know a trailblazer within our community?

Do you know Nigerians excelling and doing well in their careers in our community, please let us know and send us email at publicitysecretarynami@gmail.com

PAY YOUR DUES

Members are encouraged to pay their 2022 annual dues promptly.

  • Family $70
  • Single $40
  • Student and seniors $20

Interac can be sent to nami.manitoba@gmail.com

Please, add your email address to the narration so we can send you an acknowledgement.

Canada Day Celebration in Manitoba

The President and the executive members of NAMI wish everyone a happy Canada day celebration.

On this special day, let’s celebrate the beautiful country of Canada and the values it represents. May the maple leaf always shine bright, symbolizing unity, diversity, and the spirit of freedom. Enjoy the festivities, embrace the Canadian culture, and cherish the remarkable heritage. Wishing you a joyful and memorable Canada Day filled with love, laughter, and national pride.

You can’t reason with a stroke

You can’t reason with a stroke. The instant you recognize any of the signs, call 9-1-1.

Do not drive to the hospital. Learn the signs. Act FAST. Lifesaving treatment begins the second you call 9-1-1.

Learn more here:

Uzoma Asagwara (MLA Union Station)

Support our community members in your riding.

Be the change you want to see!

The Nigerian Association of Manitoba Inc. is calling on community members to celebrate and support our own en masse irrespective of their political affiliations.

Support Uzoma Asagwara.

Representation matters. Together, let’s change the narrative!

Navigating the Current Economic Realities: Strategies for Business Survival

Don’t miss this opportunity to gain valuable knowledge and guidance from an industry expert. Register now to secure your spot and join us for this engaging session.

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

Meet your Realtor

Buying or selling a house doesn’t need to be an intimidating decision. Whether buying, selling or investing, Idunnu Tokurah is committed to providing honest and transparent support that goes the extra mile in helping you achieve your real estate goals.

Idunnu is passionate about the Nigerian community and helping you navigate the real estate market in Manitoba. She is committed to providing authentic real estate services that leverage expert knowledge of current market trends and effective negotiation techniques.

She will work tirelessly with you until you find the right choice that suits your needs.

Reach out to her for all your real estate needs:

204.296.6474

Idunnutokurah@gmail.com

Idunnutokurah.com

You can also follow her on Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn @idunnutokurah to stay updated on current market trends.

School Tax Rebate

Up to 600,000 property tax owners will get a 50 per cent rebate on the education portion of their property taxes this year. For more info, visit here

Support our community members in your riding.

Be the change you want to see!

The Nigerian Association of Manitoba Inc. is calling on community members to celebrate and support our own en masse irrespective of their political affiliations.

Support Titi Tijani as Transcona  PC candidate and Uche Nwankwo as MLA for Waverly under the Liberal Party.

Representation matters. Together, let’s change the narrative!

NPIM EVENING OF WELLNESS

We cordially invite you all to an evening of wellness. See attached flyers for your reference and sharing.

Theme: CAREER TRANSITIONING: IT’S TIME TO BLOOM!

Date: Thursday, June 29, 2023

Time: 6:30-8:30pm (Doors are open at 6pm for Career & Professional Networking)

Venue: ACOMI Cultural Centre, 301 Nassau St N Suite #200, Winnipeg, MB R3L 2J5

Topic: Building Mental Wellness and Resilience Through Transition

Speaker: Joyce Odidison, MA. MCC. CTDP.CEO, Interpersonal Wellness Services Inc.

Topic: Buying an Existing Business: A Transitioning Experience.

Speaker: Olumide Ale CEO, Queen of all Heart Limited (Queen Bake)

Feel free to email us with any questions.

Invitation to SWFIC Annual General Meeting & Volunteer appreciation day.

Recognition Counts Information Sessions

Join Recognition Counts information sessions to learn about our character-based loan and how it can help you complete your qualification recognition process.

To register click here https://seedwinnipeg.ca/register/zoom/1355. The session will include information about:

  1. Recognition Counts loans
  2. Your eligibility
  3. Acceptable usage of the loan
  4. Statistics and share stories of newcomers who have been successful in getting back to their careers

Recognition Counts partners with Assiniboine Credit Union (ACU) to deliver the loans. The program is funded in part by the Government of Canada’s Foreign Credential Recognition Program and the Province of Manitoba.

To find out if your child (ren) are protected against vaccine preventable diseases, speak to your child’s health care provider or contact your local public health office: Link here

3rd Annual New Yam Festival in Winnipeg

On Thursday, July 6, 2023, at 6 p.m. CST, Africa Centre cordially invites you to join the government and 100 other businesses/entrepreneurs at the Manitoba Museum’s networking gala event.

Please see attached poster for more information.

Are you looking for work? We’ll be at the Career Fair Canada event on Thursday, June 29, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Stop by to discuss our available job opportunities.

Get more info here:

Don’t miss your opportunity to hear from industry experts from across the province. Register now to save your spot at here

If you are an internationally educated nurse and are living in Manitoba, join the Zoom event on June 28 to get an in-depth look at how to get licensed to work in Manitoba.

Mosaic is hiring Family program HIPPY

Mosaic is hiring Family program HIPPY (Home Instructions for Parents of Preschool Youngsters) Home Visitor (3-year term)(2 positions)

Mosaic – Newcomer Family Resource Network is a not-for-profit agency assisting in the settlement of newcomers to Winnipeg by providing community-based English as a Second Language and family programmes that include childcare for pre-school aged children

Job Details

  1. Location: Knox Church 406 Edmonton St. and surrounding community
  2. Schedule: Monday to Friday, 25 hours per week.
  3. Mosaic’s business hours are 8:30am to 4:00pm, however, each Home Visitor’s schedule is to be discussed with the HIPPY Co-ordinator
  4. HIPPY follows the public-school schedule with three unpaid breaks: Winter break (approx. 3 weeks), spring break (1 week), and summer break (approx. 2 months)
  5. Job type: 3-year term
  6. Salary: $16.61 per hour plus 4% vacation and access to Mosaic’s group benefits after successful completion of the six-month probation period

How to Apply

Please email or send your resume and cover letter by June 30 to FKhawar@mosaicnet.ca

Virtual Feeding Baby Solid Foods workshop

The Public Health Dietitians are still running the virtual Feeding Baby Solid Foods workshop 1-2 times per month. This workshop is free to attend, and is great for families with babies 4-6 months old who are getting ready to start solid foods. Please see the attached schedule for the year, with information on registration.  Dates can also be found on the Healthy Parenting Winnipeg

Website Here:

Become an Instructor Guard.

The City of Winnipeg is offering a FREE 16-week certification program to become an Instructor Guard.

For more information on how to apply, visit

Celebration of Anglophone Cameroon Culture in Manitoba

You are cordially invited to the Celebration of Anglophone Cameroon Culture in Manitoba through arts, culture, fashion, food and dance.

Date: Saturday, July 29, 2023
Venue: Nor-Villa Hotel, 1763 Henderson Hwy, , Winnipeg, MB R2G 1P3
Time: 6 PM – 1:00 AM

Tickets are $25 each. Your goodwill support will directly impact our community members, especially in initiating its youths program.

For tickets and more information see attached flyer or contact us at info@acaminc.ca or by phone 204-293-2241.

Family Dynamics KidsZone Summer Camp

Family Dynamic’s Summer Children’s Camp for newcomers.  There will be two available program sites – one in St. James-Assiniboia and one in Fort Garry.

Please be reminded that the camp is available to families who are Permanent Residents and/or families who have fled the war in Ukraine. Registration is required and space is limited.

Stand Out From The Crowd

GET THE ATTENTION YOU NEED TO PROMOTE YOUR BUSINESS, PRODUCTS AND SERVICES IN OUR COMMUNITY & BEYOND. OUR ADVERT RATES ARE VERY LOW AND CONSIDERABLE.

Please click here to advertise with us with good rates and fantastic offers to promote your business, products, and services on our website and social media platforms. For more information please contact us via email: publicitysecretarynami@gmail.com

Advertisement Rates 

    • Website Advert Rate: $300/annually
    • Monthly Advert Rate: $40/monthly
    • Weekly Community Update Promos: $25/week
    • Weekly Newsletter: $25/week

Please follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for all events and weekly community updates. As always, thanks to everyone for continuing to help build community unity and prosperity.

Have a nice week!

FOOD FOR ALL PROGRAM

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! www.peacewholenesscentre.com

https://rccwinnersarena.com/

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.

NEW PATIENT PROMO

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 hello@kilconadental.ca or visit us at  www.kilconadental.ca

Looking forward to meeting you

*while supplies last

CREST EYECARE

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: info@cresteyecare.com Call us: 204-421-8080. Visit our website: www.cresteyecare.com

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

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.