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  • St.Amant Hosts Sacred Fire Ceremony for National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

  • September 22, 2021
  • To help us prepare our hearts, minds and spirits for The National Day for Truth and Reconciliation next week, the people St.Amant supports, staff and volunteers are invited to a sacred fire at the Spirit Cottage on Wednesday, September 29.     The day will begin with a ceremony at approximately 7:30am on the 29th. The fire will remain lit until 4:30pm. We are each invited to the […]


  • You helped raise over $90,000 – WOW!

  • September 17, 2021
  • Your contribution will go towards the renovation of the St.Amant Stabilization Unit, which will help countless families who are at immediate risk and near-total family breakdown. Thanks to you, more families in crisis will have access to immediate stabilization care.   Here are a few photos taken on the course – CLICK HERE to view. Congratulations to the St. Boniface/St. Vital […]


  • The Green Team’s Shortage of Paint Results in More Artwork

  • September 15, 2021
  • The 2021 Green Team transformed the cafeteria at 440 River Rd and outdoor spaces at Actionmarguerite into beautiful artwork. It started with a shortage of paint. Usually, the Green Team paints on the sidewalks surrounding 440 River Road with matte finish exterior paint. However, this year, their supplier didn’t have the paint they required. This gave the team more time to […]


  • First Forest School A Success

  • Throughout the week of August 9th, the children of River Road Child Care (RRCC) spent the daytime in the forest behind St.Amant and built a relationship with the land and with each other. This adventurous program is called Forest School and is a child-centered educational practice. It takes place in nature where children have the freedom to explore. Their curiosity […]


  • Update to St.Amant Families – September 10, 2021

  • September 10, 2021
  •   Dear St.Amant Families, Today we shared a new policy with staff that requires all staff, volunteers, contractors, and students to be vaccinated for COVID-19 by October 31, 2021, with an ability to consider accommodations. We added this policy based on the population we serve (children who cannot be vaccinated & vulnerable adults) and due to the kind of work […]


  • St.Amant Hosts Drive-Thru Vaccine Clinics & Drop-In Appointments

  • St.Amant is hosting two half-day drive-thru vaccine clinics for all eligible Manitobans next week. Plus, making drop-in appointments available later in the week for staff and volunteers. Pfizer Drive-Thru Vaccine Clinics ALL ELIGIBLE MANITOBANS Monday, September 13 & Tuesday, September 14 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Outside St.Amant Spirit Cottage Book appointment: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090a4ba5a62ca0f58-stamant14 Pfizer & Moderna Drop-In Appointments at Occupational Health Services (OHS) STAFF & […]


  • Update to St.Amant Families – September 3, 2021

  • September 3, 2021
  • Dear St.Amant Families, September always feels like a new year – kids start a new school year, new routines are created after summer holidays and everyone seems excited and newly focused on priorities. This year along with the anticipated new-year feeling, there are also a lot of feelings of uncertainty and division. Some are feeling nervous about getting back to […]


  • Orange Shirt Day Apparel Available for Order

  • August 27, 2021
  • St.Amant is working together with Dream Catchers Promotions, an Indigenous led company to offer staff, families and volunteers orange shirts in time for Orange Shirt Day on September 30. Orange Shirt Day began in 2013 as a result of residential school survivor Phyllis Jack Webstad discussing her experience when she arrived at a residential school. Webstad shared her story at […]


  • Update to St.Amant Families – August 27, 2021

  • Dear St.Amant Families, This week, many of the people we support are looking forward to heading out to the Unite 150 concert at Shaw Park and cheering on the Bombers on Sunday evening! It feels really good to be able to plan some fun activities. There’s also free concerts at Assiniboine Park and lots of people getting out to do […]


  • Update to Health & Transition Services Families – August 24, 2021

  • August 24, 2021
  • I am pleased to share updates regarding the Leadership Team at Health & Transition Services. Last week, Jennifer Busch began her role as Senior Manager, Programs & Services, H&TS. Jennifer previously worked at St.Amant for over a decade in Speech Language Pathology, and spent the past seven years at Victoria General Hospital leading the Therapeutic Services Team where she managed […]