Urban Partnerships Increasing Inuit Participation in Urban Economies - Phase 1

July 27, 2015 to July 28, 2015

Winnipeg Engagement Session
United Way of Winnipeg
580 Main Street
Winnipeg, MB

Are you Inuk?

Are you interested in telling Tungasuvvingat Inuit (TI) about the challenges you face living in Winnipeg? And more importantly, are you willing to talk about the solutions to those challenges and what you can do to make things better for your fellow Inuit living in Winnipeg?

Please join us for the “Increasing Inuit Participation in the Urban Economies” Winnipeg Engagement Session.

Winnipeg Inuit Engagement Session

July 27 - 28, 2015
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 a.m.

United Way of Winnipeg
Learning Centre Room
580 Main Street
Winnipeg, MB

Inuit living in Winnipeg

Project Background

Winnipeg Engagement Session Draft Agenda

Please contact Sharon Visitor at or at 1-866-778-4610, ext. 13 to register for the Session and to receive more information. We will also be serving a light breakfast and lunch on both days and simultaneous interpretation (Inuktitut and English) will be available.

Can’t participate July 27 - 28, 2015, but would still like to be involved?

Please complete the following questions and submit to before the Session begins on July 27, 2015 to be included in the discussions taking place on Day 1. And/or, we can also include your input in the summary report that will be done after the Session. 

  1. Why did I first come to this city? What makes me stay in this city? What brings Inuit to this city?
  2. What was is it like for me when I first arrived in this city?
  3. What kinds of programs and services did I need and use when I first arrived in this city?
  4. What kinds of support services and programs do I need and use now?
  5. What kinds of support services and programs currently exist for Inuit in this city?
  6. Do we know how many Inuit live in the city? (What is your source of information?)
  7. Do Inuit in the city have an opportunity to gather socially? Do you take the opportunity to gather socially with your fellow Inuit in the city? Why or why not?
  8. Are Inuit able to find jobs in the city? What are some challenges Inuit face in gaining employment in the city?
  9. How do service providers get information to make sure the Inuit population is properly served?

Thank you!

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