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2017 Multifaith Leadership Breakfast with NIIGAAN SINCLAIR: "BIRTHDAYS AND...
Tue, 28 February 2017, 7:30 AM – 9:00 AM CST
The Manitoba Multifaith Council (MMC) invites you to its 4th Annual Multifaith Leadership Breakfast. Please join us on Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at the University of Winnipeg's Convocation Hall for our annual "For the Sake of the City" discussion and dialogue series. This year's featured speaker is Niigaanwewidam James Sinclair, Professor and Native Studies Department Head – University of Mantioba, engaging this year’s theme, focus and title: "Birthdays and Genocides – Reconciling Canada's 150 Years."
Bringing together civic and faith leaders, youth and adults, any and all who have a vision for the city.
Tickets for this Continental Breakfast are $25/each or $175/table of 8 (of which a portion will be considered a donation for which you will receive an charitable donation receipt).
Doors open at 7:00 am. Breakfast served at 7:30 am.
With support from the University of Winnipeg's Global College and the University of Winnipeg's United Centre for Theological Studies.
Continuing the tradition of past Multifaith Leadership Breakfasts:
2016 - Nahanni Fontaine: Special Advisor on Aboriginal Women's Issues (Aboriginal Issues Committee of Cabinet, Province of Manitoba): "Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women And Girls (MMIWG), Racism and The Way Forward."
2015 - Rabbi Shaul Osadchey of Calgary’s Beth Tzedec Congregation, talking about their innovative 5-year study & experiential program to learn about other faith traditions. Each year a scholar from a selected religious tradition will be on the synagogue staff to teach and create programs to foster understanding and to build bridges of respect and cooperation between that religious community and the Jewish community.
2014 - Winnipeg Police Chief Devon Clunis, as someone passionately concerned for our city, willing to listen and speak on its behalf.