Media advisory: Ka Ni Kanichihk Inc. and the Government of Canada to announce support for an Indigenous-led 24/7 safe space

Press Release

From: Indigenous Services Canada

Media advisory

Winnipeg, Manitoba — Please be advised that the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Indigenous Services; the Honourable Marci Ien, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth; the Honourable Dan Vandal, Minister of Northern Affairs, Minister responsible for CanNor, Minister responsible for PrairiesCan, and Member of Parliament for Saint Boniface—Saint Vital; and Yvonne (Dodie) Jordaan, Executive Director of Ka Ni Kanichihk, will announce support for Velma’s House, an Indigenous-led emergency shelter and transition home in Winnipeg.

A media availability will be held following the announcement.

Date: Monday, October 17, 2022

Time: 9:45 a.m. (CT)

New Velma’s House location
566 Bannatyne Ave.
Winnipeg, MB  R3A 0G7


For more information (media only):

Alison Murphy
Press Secretary
Office of the Honourable Patty Hajdu
Minister of Indigenous Services

ISC Media Relations


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