Category Archive: News

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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May 11

Over 200 Artists tackle the Illness Experience

Posted on March 31, 2014 by Zal Press in Patient Commando Blog ““Mira, Mira on the wall” was the refrain that came to mind when young Mira Berlin (MFA) presented her idea 3 years ago for an art show representing the personal illness experiences of artists. After she left my office, I thought about whether the refrain’s connection to the …

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Apr 21

News from Vanessa Kuzina

Spring Reflections Welcome to my newsletter. I appreciate you taking a few moments to read about what I have coming up in my musical life. I hope my musings find you well and leave you feeling a little warmer. Please don’t fret if you’d like to unsubscribe, I understand.With the many months of Winnipeg winter …

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Apr 10

News from St Boniface

Well I’m still getting over yesterday’s visits to the units with Sierra, it was truly an uplifting experience for me!    And to end off by visiting CR4, with the lovely husband who serenaded to his wife while strumming with Sierra’s guitar  and Sierra playing the fiddle…unbelievable, we were all moved by it. I must say …

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Feb 05

Manitobans for the Arts

Arts and culture are essential to Manitoba’s Prosperity and Quality of Life. Find out more about this vibrant new organization! http://manitobaartsandculturalalliance.com

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