SUMMARY: Learn more about City of Winnipeg initiatives related to Rooster Town.
"The City of Winnipeg, through the Journey of Reconciliation is committed to raising awareness of the Rooster Town story and changing the narrative by sharing the families’ experiences to address myths and stereotypes related to the community, and the City’s past role and future response to their forced displacement. The City will commit to working with families, Accord Partners and various departments to change the narrative through; Acknowledgment, Commemoration, and Education."
SOURCE: City of Winnipeg and HTFC Planning and Design. October, 2017
SUMMARY: A study and plan commissioned by the City of Winnipeg about public amenities in the Grant Park area, specifically near Grant Avenue and Cambridge Street (where the Bill and Helen Norrie Library opened in March, 2021). The study includes mention of a new public library on the site. The document mentions Rooster Town several times in the context of heritage and the need to consult Rooster Town families.
Installations and information panels at the Bill & Helen Norrie Library
The images on this page are of installations or exhibit panels found at the Bill and Helen Norrie Library. We have not shared images of all the exhibit panels found at the Library due to their file size; however, you can find PDF documents of each panel linked to further down this page.