Press Releases

  • Students Make Their Voice Heard

    Released on November 8th 2011

    The Interlake School Division, in collaboration with the Manitoba Council for International Cooperation, is hosting the Generating Momentum for Our World: Student Voice Workshop in Stonewall on Wednesday, November 9. Seventy-one students from Warren Collegiate, Stonewall Collegiate and Teulon Collegiate will be getting together at the Oak Hammock Marsh Centre to learn how they can make their schools and communities more inclusive though active citizenship. (read more)

  • Eastman Students “Go Fair Trade”

    Released on October 31st 2011

    As more Fair Trade products are available throughout the province, the Manitoba Council for International Cooperation is kicking off its annual Generating Momentum for Our World: Go Fair Trade Middle Years Conference in Beausejour on Wednesday, November 2. Sixty-one students from ten schools in the Hanover, Seine River, Sunrise and Whiteshell school divisions will be getting together at the Sun Gro Centre to learn about the benefits of Fair Trade for the producers in our world. (read more)

  • Film Festival Hopes for a Just World

    Released on October 28th 2011

    Winnipeg’s annual Global Justice Film Festival returns for its ninth year, bringing films and documentaries, all focused on the theme of Hope For a Just World, to Manitoban audiences.

    This year’s program kicks off on Friday, November 4 at 7:00pm at the Winnipeg Art Gallery with Qapirangajuq: Inuit Knowledge and Climate Change, a profound and unforgettable documentary which premiered at Toronto’s imagineNATIVE Film Festival in October 2010. Dr. Ian Mauro, one of the directors and a former Manitoban, will join the audience after the showing via Skype for a Question and Answer session. Saturday, November 5, starting at 9:00am, more Canadian and international films will be shown at the University of Winnipeg. (read more)

  • Kaleidoscope Video Winners Announced at Gala

    Released on June 14th 2011

    Winnipeg – Tonight two talented groups of students will find out that they have won $500 and a chance to attend a national Gala in Ottawa for their winning entries in the Kaleidoscope Real World Video Challenge. Prizes will be presented in two age categories: 13 and under and 14-18. (read more)

  • Making the Grade: Girls and Boys in the Global Classroom

    Released on March 8th 2011

    Fifty-one middle years students will be at the Strathclair Municipal Hall on Wednesday March 9, 2011 to learn about gender equality in education around the world. The Manitoba Council for International Cooperation (MCIC) is organizing its annual Generating Momentum Middle Years Conference in Strathclair - the final conference in a series of six throughout Manitoba.

    The purpose of the Generating Momentum for Our World – Making the Grade: Girls and Boys in the Global Classroom conferences is to get youth informed and encourage them to take action when they return to their schools and communities. (read more)