Covid-19 Rapid Testing Kits

NAMI is pleased to announce that members of our community can now request for the Covid-19 rapid testing kits for their household or local organization.

Do contact Taiwo Aromasodu (NAMI Program Director) at program@nami-mb.ca for pick up arrangement.

Let’s Continue To Support Nami Scholarhip 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! https://www.mycharitytools.com/gift/wpgfdn/donate?fund=1077

PERSONALITY OF THE WEEK – Celebrating Hamilton Ajiamah

Hamilton is a Change Architect, Planner, Project Management and Construction professional. Very passionate about personal and process improvement. He is Goal oriented, a dreamer and believer in “making tomorrow happen today”.

Hamilton currently works as project manager with Iris Construction Management Inc. Winnipeg
As a Project Manager, He believes Planning is key to project success.

Sitting as NAMI’s financial secretary, Mr. Ajiamah has been instrumental to several of the community’s development projects notable among them is the Passport Intervention Project.

Immigrant and Newcomer Women Exploring Small Business Information Sessions

 SEED Winnipeg is offering a free, eight-week program for immigrant women who are interested in starting a business.

Training runs from May 4th– June 24th, 2022 on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 6-8pm and to apply, you must attend one of these information sessions https://seedwinnipeg.ca/news/entry/upcoming-immigrant-women-exploring-business-information-sessions

Registration required

Manitoba Budget 2022

Watch the provincial budget live at http://manitoba.ca/budget2022 on April 12

MB Budget 2022 is for all Manitobans. It’s about strengthening health care, focusing on affordability and investing in our communities.

Tax information for Newcomers to Canada

The tax-filing deadline for most individuals is April 30, 2022.

The following information will introduce you to the Canadian tax system and help you to complete your first income tax and benefit return as a resident of Canada.

Information to educate you about the Canadian tax system can be found here https://www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency/services/tax/international-non-residents/individuals-leaving-entering-canada-non-residents/newcomers-canada-immigrants.html.

Manitoba Accessibility Fund

Applications for the Manitoba Accessibility Fund are open until April 15, 2022. Grants of up to $50,000 are available to municipalities, organizations, or businesses.

Manitoba has laws to improve accessibility.  These laws affect all organizations that employ at least one person. Businesses include shops, restaurants, hotels, legal, healthcare and other professional services etc.

Non-profit organizations include charities, unions, places of worship, community organizations and member associations etc.

Visit https://accessibilitymb.ca/ for more information

Rent Assist

If you are a low-income Manitoban, you may be eligible for Rent Assist.

To learn more and find out if you’re eligible, visit https://bit.ly/3uUeg3l.

Rent Assist is a financial benefit for people who receive Employment and Income Assistance (EIA)  and have housing costs to cover. It is also available to other low-income private renters.

Get more information and find out if you’re eligible: https://residents.gov.mb.ca/reference.html?d=details&program_id=35

Edge Career Program

Edge Career Program is accepting participants for their free full-time customized employment preparation and job skills training program Free Job training and pre-employment program starting in April, 2022

The program operates Monday-Thursday from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. offering life skills, employability skills and computer training

For more information, please go to:  https://www.edgeinc.ca/edge_carrier.html

New to Canada and looking for work? Under Employed or working a Survival Job?

Elmwood Community Resource Centre is looking to partner with the Mex Y Can Association of Manitoba to provide your community with a FREE 5-week virtual program to assist permanent residents, work permit holders and naturalized Canadian Citizens find meaningful and rewarding employment in Manitoba.

Flexible online sessions developed to assist you in navigating:

  • The Canadian Workplace,
  • Canadian Employment Standards,
  • How to interview,
  • Creating a winning resume and cover letter
  • and much, much, more.

What we can offer:

  • Small, individual-focused class sizes
  • Individual, one on one attention to your specific employment needs.
  • A guarantee that you ARE NOT just another number, you are unique and important.
  • Access to selected employer partners.

Our team brings over 20 years of teaching experience as well as over 30 years of Human Resources and Recruitment experience to help your community members build the foundation of their careers in Manitoba.

Contact our Building Futures Program TODAY for our upcoming sessions in April

Dan – labourmarket@elmwoodcrc.ca

Carol – teacher@elmwoodcrc.ca

VACANCY

Oxygen is seeking a self-motivated, detail oriented professional to join our team as Printer/Copier Technician to install, service, and repair a variety of printers, copiers, and scanners.

Oxygen Technical Services is an innovative technology firm providing IT and print services and products to customers across Canada from its offices in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and British Columbia.

For responsibilities, requirements and more information, contact lana@oxygentechnical.com

Volunteering Opportunities

Volunteers opportunities for non-medical professionals, regular citizens, other professionals are currently open in the Ministry of Health

Volunteers must be able to commit to at least 1 full-day meeting per month.

Such boards include:

  • Association of Optometrists
  • Association of Registered Respiratory Therapists
  • CancerCare Manitoba
  • Chiropractors Association
  • College of Audiologists and Speech Pathologists of Manitoba
  • College of Dental Hygienists of Manitoba
  • College of Dietitians of Manitoba
  • College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Manitoba
  • College of Medical Laboratory Technologists of Manitoba
  • College of Occupational Therapists of Manitoba
  • College of Pharmacists of Manitoba
  • College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba
  • College of Physiotherapists of Manitoba
  • College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba
  • College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of Manitoba
  • Dental Association
  • Denturist Association of Manitoba – Board of Directors
  • Health Appeal Board
  • Health Professions Advisory Council
  • Hearing Aid Board
  • Rehabilitation Centre for Children
  • Sanatorium Board of Manitoba
  • Seven Oaks General Hospital
  • Interlake-Eastern Regional Health Authority
  • Northern Regional Health Authority
  • Prairie Mountain Health
  • Southern Health-Santé Sud

Public representatives on boards and colleges under the Ministry of Health cannot be medical professionals, rather must be dedicated Manitobans of various professions that are willing to represent the interests of the public – Healthcare Aides, Accountants, Lawyers, DSP, Social workers, business analysts, project Mgrs, financial advisors, Engineers, etc.

Contact Bunmi Aregbesola for more details and clarification at aregbesolaolubunmi@gmail.com

Nigerian Storytelling Night March 27 At 6PM

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/

OLUWADARE LAW OFFICE

OLUWADARE LAW OFFICE – 625 Marion Street, Winnipeg, MB. Tel: +1-204-963-0768. Email: foluwadare@gmail.com

See poster for more details.

CAM’S LAW OFFICE

Looking for a lawyer for your real estate closing? Look no further, we are here to help you. You’d be glad you did!

You can email us: info@camslawoffice.com

Website: www.camslawoffice.com

Call: +1 (431) 588-2702.

We will be looking forward to receiving your messages. Thank you!

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 location: Unit #9 – 1500, Regent Avenue West, Winnipeg. Follow us on Facebook and Instagram @cresteyecare.  Book your eye exam or visit us in store today!

 

Project Management Professional Live Webinar March 31 at 6 pm (CST)

The Ethnocultural Council is inviting all Nigerians to participate in a night of fun and wisdom. Details in poster above.

Arab Members Chapter of Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba is pleased to invite you to the virtual webinar on project management. Successful and efficient project management is the need of every organization. This presentation will assist you in knowing – How to become successful certified project managers, which is recognized globally. PMP® is adjudged to be a highly rated project management certification. Join us to know WHY PMP? and HOW to become a PMP?

Attendance is free, registration is required. More information available here:

https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/why-pmp-why-now-project-management-professional-live-webinar-tickets-289928412687

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at:

Contact@amc-egm.ca  or: 204-557-4366

ACOMI Newsletter – 10th Edition

For online access to the newsletter, please click here. In this edition you will find information on:

  • Lush Hair and Skin Product Giveaway
  • Free Income Tax Clinic
  • Volunteer and job opportunities
  • Opportunities for youth and women
  • Upcoming events in the community

Acomi Secretariat
African Communities of Manitoba Inc. (ACOMI)
Acomi Resource Centre 101-421 Kennedy Street, Winnipeg, MB. R3B 2N2
Phone: 204-221-6696 Email: info@acomi.ca

Networking Dinner April 6, 2022

Do you have a business or product to promote?

Now is the time to get out of the Covid pandemic mood and meet and mingle with other people. Why Not, If Not?   Please, plan to attend and join Kenny Daodu at this amazing dinner event coming up on Wednesday, April 6, 2022. You will be glad you came!!

Contact Kenny Daodu at 204-995-4464 and book for your space now. Eventbrite link:  https://bit.ly/36bwa7w

Printer Technician Job Posting

Oxygen technical services is seeking detail-oriented professional to join as a Printer/Copier Technician to install, service and to repair a variety of printers, copiers and scanners

Please see attached document

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 call us on 204-998-4239/204-583-2143 or contact us via email: publicitysecretarynami@gmail.com

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 weekend!

Your Team at NAMI