Category Archives: Winnipeg

Second time round for the Canadian Mennonite University and Project of Heart

This past term students at the Canadian Mennonite University in Winnipeg teamed up  with Peace It Together to take part in Project of Heart for a second time.  This meant that the CMU students were joined by High School youth from Mennonite churches across Canada, who completed the POH exercise in a drop-in style so that learners could come, learn, and contribute on their own time. Continue reading Second time round for the Canadian Mennonite University and Project of Heart

The Canadian Mennonite University commemorates children of Poplar Hill IRS

In June of 2010 a Peace and Social Awareness committee member of the Canadian Mennonite University  was inspired by Project of Heart’s presence at the First National Event of the TRC in Winnipeg, and contacted us so that the PSAC committe and the wider student body might learn more about their own community’s role in the history of the Indian Residential Schools. Continue reading The Canadian Mennonite University commemorates children of Poplar Hill IRS

Truth and Reconciliation Commission features Project of Heart in First National Eventevents

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Winnipeg’s Forks district was the scene of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s first national event in June, held in conjunction with historic public hearings into the residential school era. Continue reading Truth and Reconciliation Commission features Project of Heart in First National Eventevents

“If the truth about residential schools was taught…

..mainstream Canadians wouldn’t profess such ignorance”

So says Winnipeg educator Angela Busch in this special report filed earlier this week by CBC reporter Karen Paul for the Stolen Children series on Radio One; it’s an interview with students from Project of Heart partner school Southeast Collegiate in Winnipeg and was recorded with teacher Angela’s history class. Continue reading “If the truth about residential schools was taught…