May

30

2024

Reconciliation Gathering

Join us in our continuing journey towards reconciliACTION with Indigenous Peoples as a community.   Our second annual Reconciliation Gathering will once again be an opportunity to learn how we can approach Reconciliation, and put it into action, in our Christian context. We see it as our response-ability as a Christian organization to acknowledge the realities […]

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May

30

2024

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February

15

2024

Opening of Na a way Ishkode Brings More Opportunity for Healing

Siloam Mission takes a step further into ReconciliACTION Siloam Mission ended the year on a healing note, with construction completed on two Indigenous-designed spaces built to offer First Nations, Inuit and Métis community members an opportunity to restore their dignity and reconnect to Indigenous practices. In February 2024, Na a way Ishkode (Centre Fire in […]

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February

15

2024

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February

12

2024

Na a way Ishkode Opens at Siloam Mission

    NEWS RELEASE   Na a way Ishkode Opens at Siloam Mission Space brings more opportunities for healing for Indigenous community   Winnipeg, Manitoba, 9 February 2024 – A new Indigenous-designed space at Siloam Mission is opening today. It will offer First Nations, Inuit, and Métis community members opportunities to restore their dignity and […]

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February

12

2024

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February

28

2022

Siloam Mission Announces New Indigenous Relations Director

Siloam Mission Announces New Indigenous Relations Director Newly-created position to help better engage with Indigenous community Winnipeg, MB (February 28, 2022) – Siloam Mission is announcing a new Indigenous Relations Director, as part of its commitment to improving Indigenous relations following community consultations last year. The newly-created role is being filled by Christine Vanagas, who […]

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February

28

2022

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January

20

2021

Safe at Home Manitoba

As a recipient of the Safe at Home Manitoba grant, we are putting together 219 Boredom Buster Boxes for community members! The boxes vary in theme from art (72), wellness (67), and games (80). These boxes are for people that have been recently housed so that they can stay home, stay safe, and stay connected. […]

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January

20

2021

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November

24

2020

Waiting is sometimes the hardest part

By Jim Bell, CEO, Siloam Mission ** This column first appeared in the Winnipeg Free Press ** You’ve probably heard of the long waiting list to get into addictions treatment programs in Manitoba. People who are desperate for help often have to wait weeks, if not months, to be admitted into a program. But did […]

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November

24

2020

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November

04

2020

Home is a feeling, not just a place

By Jim Bell, CEO, Siloam Mission ** This column first appeared in the Winnipeg Free Press ** The small girl at the back of the room raised her hand. “When you say it that way, maybe I’m homeless too.” The room fell silent. When it was still safe to do so, Siloam Mission would often host […]

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November

04

2020

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September

28

2020

Working Toward a New Kind of Normal

By Jim Bell, CEO, Siloam Mission ** This column first appeared in the Winnipeg Free Press ** Schools are back in session. Stores are open. Families and friends are enjoying each other’s company. And for many of us, our days are business as usual — with certain inconveniences like wearing a mask. On the surface, […]

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September

28

2020

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July

15

2020

Health is the Real Treasure

By Jim Bell, CEO, Siloam Mission ** This column first appeared in the Winnipeg Free Press ** Would you rather be wealthy or healthy? One thing the coronavirus pandemic has made clear is that no earthly treasure can compare to having a clean bill of health. Most people with white collar jobs and sit very […]

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July

15

2020

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June

05

2020

Coronavirus Brings Out the Best in Us

By Jim Bell, CEO, Siloam Mission ** This column first appeared in the Winnipeg Free Press ** It’s been almost three months since most of us went into lockdown. Months of anxiously waiting for the daily announcement of new COVID-19 cases. Months of wall-to-wall news coverage about how the coronavirus has disrupted the lives of […]

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June

05

2020

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