Category Archive: News

Apr 04

Thank you to the Aspers

Winnipeg is home to some very special families who have the vision to make profound, impactful changes in our community.   Artists in Healthcare would like to thank The Asper Foundation and The Gail Asper Family Foundation for their ongoing support of our live music and visual arts patient support programs .. we are sincerely grateful.

Feb 22

MCO and AIHM to promote quality of life for thousands more Manitoban healthcare patients

“One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain,” sang Bob Marley. Songwriters may take poetic licence, especially where descriptions of their own powers are concerned, but there’s more than a little truth to Marley’s statement. Contemporary studies demonstrate music’s potential to ward off depression and lower stress-related hormones such as …

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Sep 12

2018 Annual Report

After much work and number crunching, we are proud to release the 2017-2018 Artists in Healthcare Manitoba Annual Report.    

Jan 09

AIHM Annual Report 2016-2017

A message from the Board Chair “On behalf of Artists in Healthcare Manitoba, I am pleased to provide you with our Annual Report for 2016/2017 In the past year, we were delighted to see the work we have done at Selkirk Mental Health Centre culminate in a Sarasvati production held at the Asper Centre for …

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Nov 12

Art Donation Program

ARTISTS IN HEALTHCARE MANITOBA LAUNCHES ART DONATION PROGRAM Please join us on November 28 at 10:30 am in the Grace Hospital Cafeteria for a launch event and refreshments. Artists in Healthcare Manitoba today announced the launch of a program that will see artwork collected for display in various health care facilities across the province. “The …

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May 30

Canada Summer Jobs 2015

May 20, 2015 Today, Joy Smith, Member of Parliament for Kildonan – St. Paul, announced an investment of $194,032 through the Canada Summer Jobs Program for student jobs in Kildonan – St. Paul. In total, 20 organizations will be able to hire 43 students for the summer. Canada Summer Jobs helps students gain the skills …

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May 29

An Odd Choir

“Yesterday at Boundary Trails Health Center I had an exceptional time singing with 3 people of varying seniority. One was a woman in her late eighties, one in her mid seventies and one was a gentleman who’s age I couldn’t tell in the thin yellow pj’s provided. We sat around in a hall that joins …

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May 04

Mental Health Week May 2015

“I am pleased to attach the Province of Manitoba’s proclamation of Mental Health Week 2015 signed by Minister Crothers.  Please post as you see fit. For those of you undertaking specific events in honor of this week, I wish you all the best!” Donna Kadeshuk Mental Health & Spiritual Health Care Manitoba Health, Healthy Living …

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Mar 26

Bringing Music to Patients at HSC

“Art encompasses the breadth of human experience; it takes our joys and burdens and sorrows and transforms them into something beautiful,” says Dr. Ann Loewen. “Healing, medicine, and the arts all work together to contribute to the wellness of the whole person.”

Dec 02

Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday is finally here!!! Artists in Healthcare have published a campaign to raise funds for music at Health Sciences Centre. Please visit Canada Helps or our website and donate, so we can build a major program at HSC. Every $30 donation brings an hour of live music to a patient. HSC has participated in …

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