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Winnipeg’s Indigenous Accord
Updates to the Accord
To show our commitment to and progress on the MMIWG Calls for Justice and to enhance the opportunities for our Accord partners to further participate in reconciliation, the City of Winnipeg is now including the MMIWG Calls for Justice in the Accord commitment and reporting process. It is our hope that including the MMIWG Calls for Justice within the Accord framework will provide an opportunity for other organizations to become Accord partners. The change is meant to show our commitment to and progress on the MMIWG Calls for Justice and to enhance the opportunities for our Accord partners to further participate in reconciliation.
Should Accord partners choose to expand their current actions to include MMIWG Calls for Justice, they can update their goal statements to include the related Calls for Justice and begin sharing any progress when they are ready.
For more information on how the City of Winnipeg is responding to the MMIWG Calls for Justice, visit winnipeg.ca/Indigenous/MMIWG.
What is the Accord?
Winnipeg’s Indigenous Accord is a tool in which Indigenous and non-Indigenous Winnipeggers can come together and explore reconciliation. The Accord was unanimously adopted by City Council on March 22, 2017, marking an important step forward in the City of Winnipeg’s Journey of Reconciliation.
The City of Winnipeg continues to explore and learn more about reconciliation. As an organization, we have committed to learning, growing and doing things differently. One of our key actions in supporting reconciliation was creating the Accord, so that organizations and individuals can come together while learning and sharing in reconciliation. This has become our mission while we develop and grow together as a City.
The Mayor’s Indigenous Advisory Circle, in consultation and collaboration with numerous community leaders and organizations, developed the Indigenous Accord document:
We invite you to become a partner to Winnipeg’s Indigenous Accord and share your organization’s Journey of Reconciliation with others.
Take the #2PartnerChallenge!
Think you can find 2 partners to join Winnipeg’s Indigenous Accord? Take the #2PartnerChallenge and help to advance reconciliation in our city. Interested individuals and organizations can download the Partner Information Guide below to learn more or complete the Online Application form below to become a Partner to Winnipeg’s Indigenous Accord.
How do I Take Action on Reconciliation?
How are Partners getting involved?
Download the Partner Information Guide to learn more about:
- Getting involved as a Partner;
- Opportunities to build knowledge with friends and colleagues; and,
- Links to resources to build understanding.
We hope to make our city a better place to live based on mutual respect, equal opportunity, and hope by creating partnership-based initiatives that bring Winnipeggers together.
Complete the online application form to become a Partner to Winnipeg’s Indigenous Accord.