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Indigenous Relations Division

Current Indigenous City Initiatives

Oshki Annishinabe Nigaaniwak

The City of Winnipeg’s Indigenous Youth Strategy is mandated to give Indigenous youth positive opportunities in the community and civic system by bridging and providing culturally appropriate programs and supports related to employment, literacy and recreation to increase resiliency, self-sustainability, pride and future opportunities.

WPS Indigenous Cadet Assistance

The Winnipeg Police Service has established an agreement with Indigenous Youth Strategy to receive and process financial requests from Indigenous applicants. Contact OshkiAnnishinabeNigaaniwak@winnipeg.ca for more information.

WPS Diversity Relations Section

The Diversity Relations Section is a five-member team bases out of the Community Relations Unit located at 300-211 Bannatyne Avenue.

Winnipeg Public Library – First Nations, Metis, and Inuit Peoples services

Winnipeg Public Library has thousands of items about First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples: their cultures, histories, accomplishments, literature and languages.

Winnipeg Public Library — Readers' Salon Blog

Documents to Change Hearts & Minds: Reading the Findings of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada

Winnipeg Police Board's Indigenous Council on Policing and Crime Prevention

In December 2014, the Board passed a resolution committing itself to establish a council that would provide advice and recommendations for how it could better engage with Indigenous people in Winnipeg. The mandate of the council is to provide information, knowledge and advice to the Board related to Indigenous people’s safety concerns and the priorities, objectives and policies the Board sets for the Winnipeg Police Service.

Last update: November 29, 2017