Friday, May 23, 2014

Deaf Resource Centre (DRC) office closed for three days!

Deaf Resource Centre (DRC) will be closed on Monday, May 26th to Wednesday, May 28th due to construction work.

We will re-open on Thursday, May 29th at 9:30 a.m.

Thank you for your patience:)

Sheila Montney
Executive Director

Deaf Centre Manitoba Inc

City of Winnipeg-Corydon-Osborne Area Plan

Open House Display Boards 

The eight display boards presenting content from the draft plan at the open house have now been added to the project website:  They can be found under the What's New sidebar. 

The consultant is continuing to seek comments over the next two weeks. The questionnaire at the open house asked:
  1. What are the elements that you like best about the draft plan?
  2. What elements of the plan do you disagree with, if any, and why?
Send your responses to  Thank-you.

Thursday, May 22, 2014

IWGS and KLINIC Sexual Assault Crisis Program

IWGS and KLINIC Sexual Assault Crisis Program present

PIECEWORK: An afternoon of collage-making for survivors of sexual assault

Saturday, May 31, 2014, 1:00-4:00 p.m. at Klinic, 870 Portage Ave. (room B10)

We invite survivors of sexual assault to come together in a safe(r) and supportive environment, to work through being a survivor via the creative, accessible cut-and-paste art form of collage. 

The goal of this event is to empower survivors of sexual assault to engage with the possibilities of healing through creativity, art and  self-expression, while helping to ease the painful isolation of survivorhood by gathering in a community space.

-Refreshments served
-Wheelchair accessible
-ASL-English interpretation provided
-Childminding provided
-Bus tickets available
-No fee to attend
-All genders welcome

Questions? Email or call Mandy: (204) 784-4005

Public Consultation on Proposed Customer Service Standard

AVLIC 2014 Film shoot available for all leading men, Hollywood starlets, child stars and thespians!

Calling all leading men, Hollywood starlets, child stars and thespians,

After the tremendous success of the MAVLI AVLIC 2014 Conference bid video that was filmed here in Winnipeg, MAVLI is currently planning another film shoot for the AVLIC 2014 Conference trailer, and we are looking for actors and extras to don costumes star in our video. Filming will take place on May 29, 2014 at 8:00pm at the Hotel Fort Garry.

 If you are interested in volunteering, please email before May 27th 2014.

 Thank-you and we’ll see you there,

Christina Morden and Scotty Duré
AVLIC 2014 Volunteer Co-chairs

World Federation of the Deaf (WFD) Job Opportunity- Development Officer

Attention for Deaf Artist as this invitation letter is for you!!

The AVLIC 2014 planning committee would like to invite Deaf artists throughout Manitoba to participate in a Deaf Art Show during the AVLIC 2014 conference being hosted in Winnipeg.

Please click on the link to watch "Invitation to Manitoba Deaf Artists"

Here are some of the details:

AVLIC 2014 Conference Dates: July 8 – 12, 2014 DEAF ART SHOW: July 10th & 11th

Location: Hotel Fort Garry
222 Broadway, Winnipeg

Cost: FREE
*Artist also have the option of selling their work on the premises.

If you are a Deaf artists living in Manitoba and are interested in displaying your work on July 10th and 11th, please contact Elaine Fong at
Skype: elainefong333

 We hope to see you all there!

Elaine Fong & Dianna Rasing
Special Events Co-Chairs

AVLIC 2014 Planning Committee

Wednesday, May 21, 2014


Hi All,

Here's another chance to show your art!

AVLIC is having their world conference here in Manitoba the week of July 8th.

They support Deaf Artists to show and sell their art work.

Conference dates for AVLIC 2014: July 8 – 12

WHO: Manitoba Deaf artists
WHEN: Deaf Art Show: JULY 10th & 11th
WHERE: Hotel Fort Garry (Deaf Art Show in the lobby and hallways in a high traffic area)


WHAT: Show some of their artwork. Artists can also sell their work.

Here is the link to the Youtube:
Please pass the word to other Deaf artists, that includes photographers!
Alice Crawford



Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Deaf Walk Club (DWC) news!

Hello everyone!!

I would like to announce that I am now organizing Deaf Walk Club (DWC) every Tuesdays evening.  I will make new schedule events starting from June to September, 2014.  You will receive the new schedule on Tuesday, May 27th.

Hike: Little Mountain trail - 3.5 km approx 45 minutes to 1 hour.  Meet us at parking lot on Farmer Avenue off 90 Route turn West for 6:30 pm.

 Hope to see you there.  If you have any questions, please contact me by phone - 204-770-9881 (text only) or email

Thank you,
Charlene Arnold

Deaf Walk Club Leader 

Calvary Temple Deaf Fellowship (CTDF) special event!!

Friday, May 16, 2014

Deaf Resource Centre (DRC) office closing for May Long Weekend


Deaf Resource Centre (DRC) will be closed on Monday, May 19th due to Statutory holiday- Victoria Day.

We will re-open on Tuesday, May 20th at 9:30 a.m.

Have a good long weekend!

Sheila Montney
Executive Director
Deaf Centre Manitoba Inc

Manitoba Deaf Golf Club (MDGC) news about Golf league every Weds!


Manitoba Deaf Golf Club (MDGC) is hosting Golf league every Wednesdays until September. You can check MDGC's leaderboard-

Devin Stocki

Girl Rising film fundraising event by AVLIC 2014-June 19th!

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

R-eaching Equality Employment Services (REES) on CTV news!

Hello everyone,

I just received the word that Sue Tebows from R-eaching Equality Employment Services (REES) was on the news today. The news explain about the REES services. 

Please see the link- I am not sure if it will show again tonight but keep eye on it.

Sheila Montney
Executive Director

Deaf Centre Manitoba Inc

Free English Classes for Deaf Adults

Hi friends, 

Please find attached the ad of our upcoming English for Deaf Adults' program. Candidates can contact Walter directly by email to set up an appointment for a language assessment before registration. 

Beginners will meet on Mondays
Intermediate/Advanced will meet on Wednesdays 
No Saturday classes this term

Feel free to forward this email and attachment to those you may consider interested in taking this program. 

Thank you for your support!

Walter Luzzi
Access English Centre
Program Manager
Immigrant Centre

204.943.9969 ext. 234

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Reminder about REES Awards Gala for June 5th!

Reminder about REES Awards Gala for June 5th!

Reminder- Public Open House for Corydon-Osborne Area Plan for May 15th

Reminder: Public Open House This Week 

Thursday, May 15, 2014
Gladstone School Gymnasium (2nd floor, elevator available)
500 Gertrude Avenue
4:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

You are invited to an open house to review and discuss the Corydon-Osborne Area Plan.  The draft has been revised to reflect the comments received since the February public meeting. The complete draft will be available for review along with display panels highlighting key elements of the plan. The consultant will be seeking community input on the revised content and will be available to answer questions.

The open house will be facilitated by peter j. smith & company, inc., the urban planning and design consultants that have been retained to coordinate the completion of the plan.  For more information on the project, please visit:
Facebook users can also receive project updates in their news feed and participate in on-line discussion about the project:

Parking Pass and Parking location map for W3 and W4

Please print out both paper in order to get free parking for AEIP BBQ Appreciation Night on May 21st!

Revised email information for Canadian Deaf Dart Association fundraising event for June 18th!

Hello everyone!

The Canadian Deaf Dart Association (CCDA)  is hosting a fundraiser on June 18, 2014!!

There'll be mini darts games to win prizes as well as pool table games..

Please come out and support us!

To get tickets please email one of us

Gordon Wiebe

Lorne Propkochuk

Robert Phillips

Leanne Grenier

Hope to see you all there!!

Thanks from CDDA

Friday, May 9, 2014

Mother's Day message for all Mothers in Deaf Community!


It is for all Mothers in the Deaf Community. I hope you all will have an enjoyable special weekend for Mother's Day.

Please click or copy/paste the link -

Happy Mother's Day

Sheila Montney
Executive Director

Deaf Centre Manitoba Inc

Important notice about wedding social for Brenda Stanley & Joseph Comte- May 24th

If you would like to purchase tickets at the door,  please contact Brenda and/or Joseph at / to secure your names on the list.   

Thursday, May 8, 2014

UPDATE- AEIP BBQ Night with ASL Video

Please see Rick Zimmer's vlog-

Deaf Mental Health Workshop -CANCELLED


Deaf Mental Health Workshop
Saturday, May 10th, 2014

CANCELLED due to low number of registrations.
We hope you will register with us for the October workshop!

Thank you!
Mental Health Planning Committee

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Cribbage Tournament for May 22nd

9th Annual Winnipeg International Storytelling Festival!!

Be advised that Saturday, May 10th at 1 p.m- David Burke is one of the group storyteller that will be there.  It is good for the family!! An interpreter will be provided!

Saturday, May 10th at 7 pm- Adult only for Night Storytelling with David Burke along with other presenters. An interpreter will be provided !

Wedding Social for Adam Momotiuk & Stacy Radchenka-June 14th

Wedding Social for Adam Momotiuk and Stacey Radchenka
Saturday, June 14, 2014,  8:00 pm – 2:00 am.
Holy Cross Gymnasium Hall
300 Dubuc Street
Winnipeg, MB.

Admission: $10.00 per person

Please see Ticket Sellers:
Doug Momotiuk (, Wesley Momotiuk, Lionel Momotiuk, Patrick Momotiuk and Connie Momotiuk

The Grand Prizes’ List will include 50” LG HDTV, Ground Pool & 5 piece Umbrella Patio Set, BBQ Package and over 20 regular prizes and 50/50 draw.

Come out and Vegas style party with us.

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Manitoba School for the Deaf (MSD) news!

Manitoba School for the Deaf is looking for enthusiastic, outgoing families who will welcome a Deaf student into their home for the 2014/2015 school year.
Homestay is rewarding for both the family and the students who participate.
We would welcome you to talk with us if you:
·       Can communicate in ASL
·       Have a private bedroom for the student
·       Will include the student in your day to day family life
·       Be willing to take the student on outings

HOST FAMILIES WILL BE COMPENSATED $600.00/month (for 10 months).
The compensation is NON TAXABLE.

Homestay families must provide a safe and supportive environment for our Deaf student. All families will be screened and visited before a decision can be made to have a student in the home.

All family members 18 years of age and over must undergo a Winnipeg Police Service “Personal Request for Criminal Record Search” and a Province of Manitoba “Child Abuse Registry Access Application” to ensure safety of the student.

Students are placed in the home during the school year. Students typically go home on weekends, and all school holiday breaks.

If you are interested to be host parent or for further information please contact:
Len Mitchell                                 Phone:   945-8934     email

Marion Bremner                        Phone:  945-4650       email

Winnipeg Police Services (WPS) 's announcement about Osborne area

Hello everyone,

Winnipeg Police Service is advising drivers to avoid Osborne area due both direction are closed due to motor vehicle accident investigation.

Please see this message announcement-

Sheila Montney
Executive Director
Deaf Centre Manitoba Inc

ASL Video message from Deaf Centre Manitoba Inc (DCM Inc) Executive Director

Hello everyone,

Please see the link to see my video message about May workshop this coming Saturday. Here is the link -

If you are interested to go, please RSVP me by email- by this Thursday, May 8th.

Thank you,
Sheila Montney
Executive Director
Deaf Centre Manitoba Inc

St. Francis de Sales Manitoba Catholic Church of the Deaf (MCCD) news!

St. Francis de Sales
Manitoba Catholic Church of the Deaf

FIL-UKRAINIAN Lunch Fundraising, May 4, 2014
Congratulations!  Rainbow Auction Winners
 # 1     Lionel Berard
    # 2     Patricia Galicia
    # 3     Helen Perozuk
# 4     Darrin Dunn
# 5     K. D. Nelson
Another success because of your continued support,                              tickets were sold out!

Our sincere apology for those people we did not accommodate, next year we will be more prepared J
From our hearts to yours,  “THANK YOU!”

                           “DC CAFE, thank you!”

Friday, May 2, 2014

Reminder- St. Francis de Sales Manitoba Catholic Church of the Deaf (MCCD) Lunch Fundraising - May 4th

Manitoba Cultural Society of the Deaf (MCSD) news!

Hello everyone

Manitoba Cultural Society of the Deaf (MCSD) would like to inform you all that they had an interview with Dame Glennie (Deaf percussionist from Scotland). They had special invitation with 15 Deaf people to join along with her on the stage.

Please see the media on the television:

Global TV-On Focus Manitoba on Saturday May 9th and Sunday, May 10th at 6:30 p.m.

It was shown on yesterday news under CBC so you can see the link -

For more information about Spring for Music live stream to watch Glennie's performance from Carnegie Hall with the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra for this performance:

Sheila Montney
Executive Director

Deaf Centre Manitoba Inc

Reminder-Camp Kakepitay BBQ Burger Supper- TOMORROW (Saturday, May 3rd)

Camp Kakepitay Walk/Run for Fun & BBQ Lunch- June 7th!

Camp Kakepitay Garage Sale for June 7th!