Winnipeg is an interesting place, full of interesting people.
Located beside the longitudinal centre of North America, and founded on the intersection of the Red and Assiniboine rivers, Winnipeg has drawn a mix of people for thousands of years, beginning with First Nations groups long before the city’s naming and incorporation in 1873.
This space is dedicated to celebrating the complicated and inspiring lives of some of its more recent arrivals.
Their experiences, contributions and globalized perspectives – along with those of thousands of others from all over the world that have adopted this city as their home – play a part in making Winnipeg the unique and special place it is today.
Prabhjot – The Photojournalist
For newcomers to Winnipeg, their perspectives and insights, both critical and celebratory, help better shape our collective view of ourselves and our communities. One of those newcomers who is committed to exploring Winnipeg through their own lens is critically-acclaimed photojournalist Prabhjot Singh. Continue reading Prabhjot – The Photojournalist
Kathy – The Grocery Store Worker
A silver lining of the coronavirus pandemic has been to illuminate the ways that unsung workers in various sectors make vital contributions to our economy and society. One of those workers who has spent her career serving others in the food retail industry, first in England and now Winnipeg, is Kathryn Lunt. Continue reading Kathy – The Grocery Store Worker
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