MSBA Annual Convention

The Manitoba School Boards Association’s Annual Convention will held March 16 – 17, 2023 at the Delta Winnipeg. One day will be devoted exclusively to professional development, and one day will be dedicated to the business of the Association. Presentation of recognition awards will be showcased throughout the program. The President’s Banquet will wrap up the event on Friday evening.

International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

Guided by the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination, the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination recognizes that the injustices and prejudices fueled by racial discrimination take place every day. Observed annually on March 21, it commemorates the day police in Sharpeville, South Africa, opened fire and killed 69 people at a peaceful demonstration ... Read More

National Congress on Rural Education in Canada

The Congress is shifting to a one-day symposium format to be held on Sunday, March 26th at the University of Saskatchewan. The theme of this year’s event is “Teaching, Leading and Learning: Lessons from the Field”. Participants will be able to join NCREC in person or virtually in a hybrid format.    

World Creativity and Innovation Day

The United Nations designated April 21 as World Creativity and Innovation Day to raise awareness of the role of creativity and innovation in all aspects of human development.

Earth Day

EARTHDAY.ORG (EDO), the global organizer of Earth Day and the largest recruiter of environmental movements worldwide, announced today the theme for Earth Day 2023 – “Invest in Our Planet.” Acting as a continuation of this year’s well-received campaign, the theme is focused on engaging governments, institutions, businesses, and the more than 1 billion citizens who participate annually in Earth Day to ... Read More

Mental Health Week (May 1-7)

May 1 to 7 is Mental Health Week in Canada, and the theme this year is My Story. This Mental Health Week, The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) will shine a spotlight on community-based mental health care champions, programs and communities while showcasing the importance of securing universal mental health care, what it can look like and how mental health care ... Read More

Lighting the Fire 2023 / May 10 – 13

Victoria Inn 1808 Wellington Avenue, Winnipeg

The Manitoba First Nations Education Resource Centre is pleased to announce the Lighting the Fire Conference 2023 will be held at the Victoria Inn, Winnipeg, from May 10th to 13th.  This year’s theme, Break Through to Excellence in First Nation Education, will be the focus of the workshops and presentations that make up much of the gathering. Lighting the Fire presentations ... Read More

Moose Hide Campaign Day

The Moose Hide Campaign is a movement of Indigenous and non-Indigenous men and boys working together to end gender-based violence. The campaign has been brought into the lives of over 400, 000 youth through the K-12 education system and continues to grow each year!

International Day of Families

This day provides an opportunity to promote awareness of issues relating to families and to increase the knowledge of the social, economic and demographic processes affecting families.

Annual Aboriginal Education Research Forum – “Shawane Dagosiwin”

Victoria Inn 1808 Wellington Avenue, Winnipeg

“Shawane Dagosiwin” (as translated from the Anishinaabe language) reflects the values of, and embraces integrity and respect for family and community in educational research. This year we are pleased to co-host this event organized through a planning committee that includes educators from Manitoba's universities, the provincial departments of education, First Nations and Métis governments and various representative organizations. Forum Theme: ... Read More