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Nominate an MKO Youth by May 14 to Present to the Senate

May 3, 2021|

On June 28, 2021, an event called “Youth Indigenize the Senate Virtual Round Table” will take place. This event is part of Youth Indigenize the Senate, an initiative that brings together Indigenous youth and senators from across Canada to ensure young Indigenous voices are heard and represented in the Senate. Youth bring unique insight into what is happening in their communities and offer a fresh perspective on what needs be done to make life better in their community. This year, they are invited to share stories and experiences of the pandemic with senators in small group discussions held virtually on Read More...

Safety Tips for Using Off-Road Vehicles

May 3, 2021|

Getting outside and enjoying Manitoba’s beautiful outdoors is long-awaited and eagerly anticipated. There are so many ways to spend your time outside, and one of those is riding off-road vehicles (ORVs). While great fun, and a great way to explore Manitoba, it is important for riders to know the laws governing ORV use for everyone’s safety as well as everyone’s outdoor enjoyment. Most of the laws around ORVs fall under the Off Road Vehicles Act. For details, please refer to the Act, but here are some general rules to keep in mind when riding an ORV: Anyone under the age Read More...

  • Shorty's Upcycling Workshop for Adults

Shorty’s Upcycling Workshop for Grownups on May 5, 2021

April 23, 2021|

Shorty of Shorty’s Upcycling Studio makes functional art out of whatever he finds lying around. Old doors, scrap metal, pallets, milk jugs, tin cans… anything that used to be something and could still be something else. On Wednesday, May 5, 2021, you are invited to join Shorty on Zoom from 6 to 8 pm with your cloth shopping bags (Giant Tiger, etc.) to see what you might make out of the things you thought were used up. This workshop is ideal for people ages 18 and older but anyone is welcome! Recommended workshop supplies include: cloth shopping bags and/or plastic shopping Read More...

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