News from the CentrePort Community

United Way

TAKE THE 150 CHALLENGE – The global pandemic means the needs in our community are greater than ever—mental health, addictions, family stress, and job loss. As a community, when we are up against it, we come together. We cannot leave fellow Winnipeggers behind. This year, new $150 donations to United Way will be matched 100% by Johnston Group, doubling your impact. Donate here:

Keith LaBossiere

TOP 25 MOST INFLUENTIAL LAWYER 2020 – Keith LaBossiere was recently featured in Canadian Lawyer Magazine as one of the Top 25 Most Influential Lawyers of 2020. Managing partner of Thompson Dorfman Sweatman, he is the only Manitoba-based lawyer in the Top 25. Read more about his work and leadership here:

Fred Meier

RED RIVER COLLEGE’S NEW PRESIDENT – Fred Meier, RRC’s new president, has taken the reins of the 82-year old College during a time of global upheaval and transformation, making it all the more important to make every moment count. Learn more about his first few weeks in the role, touring the campuses, and building momentum towards a fall academic term unlike any other.

Black Owned Manitoba

HOW TO SUPPORT DIVERSITY & INCLUSION – Businesses worldwide have released official statements against the discrimination and inequalities of BIPOC communities. November 15, join Francine Bahati and Odette Bahati Bueckert, two of three cofounders of Black Owned Manitoba, as they share the positive impact of hiring and practicing, diversity, equity, and inclusion. Registration is free for this Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce event!

Planning Virtual Events

PLANNING A VIRTUAL EVENT? – Inland Audio Visual points out there is a lot to consider before you start planning. Will the event be live or archived? Where are you filming the event? How many guests will be attending? How will they register? Do you want to set up interactive options? Have you considered your Internet speed? Before planning, visit their site to see how they can help.

Winnipeg Outlet Collection for Ivanhoe Cambridge Fall 2017

HTFC ADDS NEW LOCATION – To increase service capacity in Saskatchewan and Alberta, HTFC is excited to announce their new permanent office in Saskatoon. As a firm of land use planners and landscape architects, their work focuses on the prairie, boreal and tundra regions of Canada. Learn what they can offer your industrial, commercial, and institutional projects, in CentrePort and beyond. Image provided by Ivanhoé Cambridge.