Niigaanwewidam James Sinclair

Niigaanwewidam James Sinclair is Anishinaabe (St. Peter’s/Little Peguis) and an Associate Professor at the University of Manitoba. He is an award-winning writer, editor and activist who was named one of Monocle Magazine‘s “Canada’s Top 20 Most Influential People” and he won the 2018 Canadian columnist of the year at the National Newspaper Awards for his bi-weekly columns in The Winnipeg Free Press. In 2019 he won Peace Educator of the Year from the Peace and Justice Studies Association based at Georgetown University in Washington, DC. He is an international media commentator as a part of the "Power Panel" on CBC's Power & Politics and National Affairs panel on CBC's The Current. He is also a former secondary school teacher who has trained educators and students across Canada.
Orange Shirt Day

How the Orange Shirt Day movement impacts everyone, everyday

Niigaanwewidam James Sinclair is Anishinaabe (St. Peter’s/Little Peguis) and an Associate Professor at the University of Manitoba. He is an award-winning writer, editor and activist who was named one of…

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Financial literacy programming through SEED Winnipeg

SEED Winnipeg and ACU: Building community and financial literacy

It can be challenging for low-income individuals to get ahead financially, especially when they don’t have access to basics like personal identification or a bank account. The partnership between SEED Winnipeg…

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SEED Winnipeg’s Asset Building Programs are changing lives

In part one of this story, we explained the benefits of programming delivered through SEED Winnipeg and ACU that helps lower-income families boost their finances. The organization’s Asset Building Programs…

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How to use a mortgage calculator to budget better

Learn how to use ACU’s mortgage calculator to figure out how much mortgage you can afford, and what budget you should set before you start house hunting. A mortgage lender…

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