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  • COVID-19 in Community Residential Program

  • September 25, 2020
  • We have become aware that someone we support residentially within the Community Residential Program has tested positive for COVID-19. If this affected your family member, you would have already received a phone call from the program staff. The person who is ill is moving temporarily to another home while they recover and to minimize the spread of infection within their […]


  • COVID-19 Positive at 440 River Road

  • September 24, 2020
  • We have recently become aware of a volunteer who worked within the main building at 440 River Road (area of the building that uses the main entrance doors) who has tested positive for COVID-19. The volunteer was not in direct contact with people we support and wore a mask at all times while in the building. The volunteer last worked […]


  • Update to Health & Transition Services Families re: COVID-19 Positive Case

  • September 15, 2020
  • Good evening, It’s been a busy couple of days, but I wanted to take a minute to share a few updates related to the positive COVID-19 case within Health & Transition Services. Today, we completed the contact tracing and I’m happy to say that there was only one additional staff person identified as a potential close contact. That person is not […]


  • Response to COVID-19 Positive Employee

  • We have recently become aware of a health-care worker in Health & Transition Services who has tested positive for COVID-19.  The employee works nights within Adult Services (first floor) and last worked on September 10. All of St.Amant’s Program and Service areas have pandemic response plans and are prepared to act immediately should a positive case be identified in staff […]


  • CTV Morning Live Highlights Free the Spirit Festival – Virtual Edition Participants

  • September 14, 2020
  • CTV Morning Live promoted the Free the Spirit Festival with interviews throughout the morning with people participating in this year’s virtual edition. Interview with Marda Bone, supported by Community Residential Program Interview with Kevin Betzold, son-in-law of long-time Foundation supporter Gil Robert Interview with Juliette Mucha, Director, St.Amant Foundation Interview with John Leggat, President & CEO There’s still time to […]


  • Update to Health & Transition Services Families: September 11, 2020

  • September 11, 2020
  • Dear Health & Transition Services Families: Staff and people supported are healthy and doing well. We continue as a team to practice and solidify our COVID-19 response plans. Last week, we shared highlights of our response plans; one of the top priorities is family communication. Please make sure we have your current contact information, including an email address. Contact Ruth Tailleur […]


  • Rachele Rides in Style!

  • Rachele has a renewed love of cycling after attending the 2019 iCan Shine Winnipeg Bike Camp, hosted by St.Amant Foundation. “She enjoyed herself so much and met so many people while she was there!” says support staff Pamela. It soon became obvious that these new skills meant she needed a new, bigger bike. Donations to St.Amant Foundation funded the purchase […]


  • Update for Health & Transitions Services Families: September 4, 2020

  • September 4, 2020
  • Good afternoon families, We know that with the rising number of cases of Covid-19 in Manitoba and especially with cases in a few personal care homes, everyone is feeling more nervous and anxious about the potential spread of illness. I want to take this opportunity to share the highlights of our comprehensive plan to mitigate risk and to manage illness, […]


  • Message to Health & Transition Services Families – August 28, 2020

  • August 28, 2020
  • Dear Health & Transition Services Families: Another month comes to a close and all people supported and staff are doing well. The Artists in Healthcare program which brings artist and musicians to healthcare facilities in Winnipeg wrapped up this week. I want to thank our summer artist, Erika Einarson for all the fantastic work she has done over the past […]


  • St.Amant Announces New Mandatory Mask Use At All Sites

  • August 27, 2020
  • On behalf of Shirley Labossiere, A/President & CEO: Mandatory Mask Use: As more and more businesses and other facilities across Manitoba are instituting mandatory mask use for visitors and staff along with many businesses in our community, St.Amant also wants to take a proactive approach to reducing the potential spread of illness with COVID-19 and the onset of cold and […]