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  • PROVINCE OF MANITOBA NEWS RELEASE: ANNOUNCES STRATEGY TO DEEPEN COMMITMENT TO SYRIAN REFUGEES

    Released on September 17th 2015

    1.4 Million in Humanitarian Aid, Along with Settlement and Integration Supports, Will Help Meet Needs of Syrian Refugees Locally, Globally: Premier Selinger

    The Manitoba government is increasing its commitment to humanitarian relief and supports for refugees caught up in Syria’s civil war, Premier Greg Selinger announced on September 17, 2015.

    “I can say with confidence, the people of Manitoba want to be part of addressing this humanitarian crisis and do whatever possible to help the ever-growing number of refugees from Syria,” Premier Selinger said. “Now is a time for investment and action as part of our continued commitment to assist innocent victims of war.”

    Together with community advocates, the Syrian community and refugee serving agencies, the premier released a multi-pronged strategy including an immediate pledge of $200,000 in front-line humanitarian assistance for Syrian refugee families. (read more)

  • Winnipeg Educator Receives Global Citizenship Award

    Released on June 23rd 2015

    Winnipeg, MB – The Manitoba Council for International Cooperation (MCIC) recognized Annette Greene, of Maples Collegiate, with its Global Citizenship Award.

    For the fourth year, MCIC has given the Global Citizenship Award for Educators to Manitoba teachers and administrators, nominated by their peers and students, who are leaders in promoting and supporting active global citizenship. These educators have gone the extra mile to educate young Manitobans about global issues and empower them to take action to improve the lives of children, youth, people with disabilities and those living in poverty within and beyond our borders.

    Annette Greene, a Resource Teacher at Maples Collegiate, is this year’s winner. (read more)

  • Young Manitoba Global Citizens Receive Award: Tianna Philippot

    Released on June 23rd 2015

    Winnipeg, MB – The Manitoba Council for International Cooperation (MCIC) presented three graduating Grade 12 students with its Global Citizenship Award.

    These three students were selected from applications from all over the province to be honoured for taking action as global citizens. Through their local and global actions, these students are changing and improving the lives of hundreds including children, youth, people with disabilities and those living in poverty beyond our borders.

    Tianna Philippot from Teulon Collegiate Institute is one of this year’s winners. (read more)

  • Young Manitoba Global Citizens Receive Award: Catherine Bergs

    Released on June 23rd 2015

    Winnipeg, MB – The Manitoba Council for International Cooperation (MCIC) presented three graduating Grade 12 students with its Global Citizenship Award.

    These three students were selected from all over the province to be honoured for taking action as global citizens. Through their local and global actions, these students are changing and improving the lives of hundreds including children, youth, people with disabilities and those living in poverty beyond our borders. (read more)

  • Young Manitoba Global Citizens Receive Award: Monelle Benjamin

    Released on June 23rd 2015

    Young Manitoba Global Citizens Receive Award

    Winnipeg, MB – The Manitoba Council for International Cooperation (MCIC) presented three graduating Grade 12 students with its Global Citizenship Award.

    These three students were selected from all over the province to be honoured for taking action as global citizens. Through their local and global actions, these students are changing and improving the lives of hundreds including children, youth, people with disabilities and those living in poverty beyond our borders. (read more)