Turning Trauma to Motivation

Building Strength, Confidence, and Community: The Journey of Olympian Waneek Horn-Miller

On Feb. 11, The Winnipeg Foundation, in partnership with the Manitoba Aboriginal Sports and Recreation Council and the Winnipeg Aboriginal Sports Achievement Centre, presented a Vital Conversation with keynote speaker, Waneek Horn-Miller, Indigenous advocate and Olympic athlete from the Kahnawake Mohawk territory.

Check back later for resources from the evening.

Winnipeg’s Vital Signs® 2017 is a snapshot of life in Winnipeg. It measures the vitality of our community, identifying significant needs and trends by combining research with the results of community surveys and conversations.

From the report emerged four key themes:

RECONCILIATION

LONG-TIME WINNIPEGGERS

ARE MORE LIKELY TO THINK OUR CITY IS DOING ENOUGH TO ADDRESS RECONCILIATION.

BELONGING

ONE
OUT OF FOUR

WINNIPEGGERS HAVE FELT UNCOMFORTABLE BECAUSE OF DISCRIMINATION.

WELL-BEING

64%

OF WINNIPEGGERS FEEL STRESS ABOUT PERSONAL FINANCES.

THE LINES THAT DIVIDE

60%

OF WINNIPEGGERS KNOW THEIR NEIGHBOURS WELL ENOUGH TO ASK FOR HELP.