Ka Ni Kanichihk News

Capital Expansion Update – March 2024

If you happen to drive by and see all the construction site activity at 455 McDermot Ave., you are witnessing the uprising of the building expansion project at the home of Ka Ni Kanichihk Inc.

Construction got underway in the summer/fall of 2023 with a lot of people coming together to ensure the project’s success. The warm winter weather in January/February 2024 was also a big help in keeping our build project schedule moving forward through traditionally cold winter months…

New SA & IPV Crisis Response Program Launches in Manitoba

JANUARY 16, 2024 – Together, Ka Ni Kanichihk, Klinic Community Health, and the Province of Manitoba have launched the Sexual Assault & Intimate Partner Violence Crisis Response Program.

Manitobans aged 14 and older can now access medical care from a trauma-informed forensic nurse following an experience of sexual assault or intimate partner violence at Ka Ni Kanichihk (18 and older) and Klinic, in addition to the organizations’ wrap-around care and support services…

St. John’s High School Students Make Generous Donation to Medicine Bear Counselling

We would like to give a BIG thank you to Amy Wilkinson’s Grade 10 Geography Class from St. John’s High School!

The students planned, organized, promoted, and operated a second-hand holiday store in their school called ‘Frosty Finds’. Their goal was providing a sustainable, affordable holiday shopping option for students while highlighting problems with the consumption and disposal of products made from natural resources…

23rd Annual Keeping the Fires Burning

Ka Ni Kanichihk is excited to invite you to join us at the RBC Convention Centre Winnipeg on Thursday, June 20, 2024, to mark 23 years of celebrating Indigenous resilience, relationship and reconciliation.

Funds raised through Keeping the Fires Burning provide transformative, culturally safe services and programs. They also support research and the integration of best practices in Indigenous-led community leadership. These are all critical elements in the restoration and reclamation of our positive and powerful cultural identity…

SICD Program prepares for Grad Ceremony in June

Program Spotlight & Impact Story SICD students participate in Indigenous cultural teachings and activities like rattle making, pictured here. Our Social Innovation & Community Development (SICD) program is a 10-month program delivered on-site, providing accreditation from Red River College in partnership with the Centre for Aboriginal Human Resources (Neeginan Institute of Technology). Participants study various courses such as Indigenous Ways of Knowing, Indigenous Perspectives on...

Please Consider Supporting Ka Ni Kanichihk Programs Today.

As we embrace the spirit of renewal in this blossoming season, the team here at Ka Ni Kanichihk extends our warmest regards to you. Your generosity and support have always been the cornerstone of our mission to empower women, youth, and families in our community.

Your contribution can truly make a difference in the lives of those we serve. With your help, we can provide access to vital resources and programs that foster meaningful changes and create lasting impacts…

Winter Solstice Break – Office Hours

Our staff will be out of office on winter break from Friday, December 22 to Tuesday, January 9. If you're a community member and require immediate assistance, please email admin@kanikanichihk.ca or call 204-953-5820. We wish everyone a wonderful holiday season. See you in the new year!

Ka Ni Kanichihk Community Solstice Dinner – Thursday, December 21, 2023 (4PM to 6PM)

We would like to cordially invite everyone to Ka Ni Kanichihk's Community Solstice Dinner! On Thursday, December 21 from 4PM to 6PM join us at 34 Higgins Avenue for a community feast. This is a free event open to everyone. There will be treat bags for children, and a chance for everyone to get together and experience the warmth of our community before the holidays. We're proud to host this event, and we hope to see you there!

MMIWG2S License Plates Available Now

MMIWG2S License Plates Available Now

On Friday, December 8, Ka Ni Kanichihk and MPI announced the launch of MMIWG2S license plates, a project with the goal of raising awareness and supporting families of missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls and two-spirit people…