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Learn about the issue of MMIWG2S+. Access National Inquiry and National Action Plan documents. Find other reports and research. Learn about stories from Manitoba.

National, toll-free 24/7 crisis line for individuals who need support as a result of learning about and from the Inquiry, its reports and related information.  Service is available in English, French, Cree, Anishinaabemowin(Ojibway) and Inuktitut.
​Phone: 1-844-413-6649. 

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The 20 branches of Winnipeg Public Library are located on Treaty No. 1 territory and the Homeland of the Métis Nation. The drinking water in Library buildings comes from Shoal Lake 40 First Nation in Treaty No. 3 territory.

October 4 is Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Honouring and Awareness Day in Manitoba

Helen Betty Osborne

November 13 is the anniversary of the murder of Helen Betty Osborne, whose life was taken in The Pas, Manitoba, 1971.

City of Winnipeg initiatives

Red Dresses at Winnipeg Public Library October 4-18, 2023

Red Dresses at St. John's Library May 2023At Winnipeg Public Library
Red Dresses will be placed in all Winnipeg Public Library branches the morning of October 4 and will remain until October 18. Members of the public are encouraged and welcome to visit the Red Dresses and pause to honour and reflect on their presence and meaning. Awareness information as well as information about supports for those who made need, will also be on hand.

Image: St. John's Library, May, 2023 (for May 5, Red Dress Day).




Winnipeg Public Library thanks our co-workers at the City of Winnipeg Indigenous Relations Division for their support and guidance of this initiative. We acknowledge their tremendous heart-work, generosity, and life experiences, along with that of the members of Giganawenimaanaanig (the Manitoba MMIWG2S+ Implementation Committee) and all families and survivors.