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  • Message to St.Amant Families – June 24, 2022

  • June 24, 2022
  • Dear St.Amant Families, This is the first full week in my new role as President and CEO and it’s been really interesting and inspiring. I’m looking forward to keeping in touch with regular updates (although we may take a little break through some summer holidays). The Covid-19 updates are not as frequent and certainly we’ll keep in touch about Covid […]


  • Message to St.Amant Families – June 17, 2022

  • June 17, 2022
  • Dear St.Amant Families, Although my last official day as President & CEO is June 30, Ben Adaman officially starts in the role on Monday. I will be around to support in any way I can until the end of the month however this is my last official weekly update. I started my career as a Direct Support Professional when I […]


  • Unexpected Generosity from Top Canadian Athlete

  • In 2018, Leanne Taylor was in a bike accident that left her paralyzed from the waist down. Throughout her recovery, she dreamed of completing a Para-triathlon. In four short years, she has transformed the Manitoban Triathlon landscape and is currently ranked top 10 in the world as a para-athlete. She knows first-hand how important, and difficult it can be, to […]


  • What’s On Your Summer Bucket List?

  • June 13, 2022
  • Summer is here FINALLY!   There are many rumblings of summer plans brewing for the people we support. Manitoba summers can sometimes feel exciting and overwhelming- so many things we want to squeeze into two to three months! Our staff in our residential programs are helping to organize all the fun ideas with a bucket list. Buckets lists are a […]


  • Message to St.Amant Families – June 10, 2022

  • June 10, 2022
  • Dear St.Amant Families, Thanks to everyone who was able to make it to the virtual family town hall. If you weren’t able to attend, we encourage you to hear the latest updates by visiting this link to the recording (https://youtu.be/5jHv4WjS5B8). There is not a lot to report on the Covid-19 front, fewer people we support and fewer staff are sick. […]


  • Update to H&TS Families – June 10, 2022

  • Dear Health & Transition Services Families,    There has been a lot of action at St.Amant this week! We have rolled out a new food service at H&TS, we have announced our new CEO, Ben Adaman, and we have formally announced our designation change to the public. While these are all good news items, it may be a lot to […]


  • Growing advocacy group building a better tomorrow

  • The Family Advocacy Network of Manitoba (FAN) only started with a handful of people advocating for a loved one with an intellectual/developmental disability but six years later membership now reaches nearly 800 families across Manitoba. “FAN believes that families who are involved, informed, and confident are the most effective advocates for their loved ones,” said Laura Schnellert, a member of […]


  • Winnipeg Pride, Freeing the Spirit!

  • June 9, 2022
  • On June 5, Winnipeg celebrated the power of love at their 34th annual Pride Day Parade.   “I was thinking about things, and what I wanted to share about Pride, and it was important to me to share the importance of THIS Pride,” said Bre Brown, Supervisor Leisure and Opportunities.  This year marks the first Pride season since the launch […]


  • St.Amant announces new President & CEO

  • June 3, 2022
  • The St.Amant Board of Directors, is pleased to announce that Ben Adaman has accepted the position as incoming President & CEO for St.Amant succeeding John Leggat upon his retirement. Ben joined St.Amant in 2014 as the Senior Manager of Clinical Services and has been in the role of Director of Clinical Services and member of the St.Amant Executive Team since […]


  • St.Amant No Longer A Developmental Centre

  • June 1, 2022
  • After decades of serving people with developmental/intellectual disabilities in a long-term, institutional care setting St.Amant announces their designation as a developmental centre has officially changed within Manitoba legislation to be in line with their current practice. St.Amant was designated as a developmental centre under the “Vulnerable Persons Living with a Mental Disability Act” in 1993 by the Province of Manitoba. […]