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Connecting and Learning Together (CALT)

Who is funding the project?

Connecting and Learning Together (CALT) is funded through the New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP), Government of Canada. BAW members and others can register up to a total of 40 participants.

Who can participate?

Participants can be seniors and non-seniors who will pre register ASAP to attend 8 sessions to be held at at the Winnipeg Winter Club, 9:30-2:30 pm primarily on the last Saturday of each month. except November and December as follows :


  • April 30
  • May 28
  • June 25
  • July 30
  • August 27
  • September 24
  • October 29
  • December 3 ( First Sat)

Note: Please register by April 20th, 2022.


A presentation and activity related to the topic of the day and complimentary lunch are included.

BAW has confirmed a team of Project Coordinator, Val Williams, and two Project Assistants , Rawle Squires ( senior) and Michelle Friesen ( youth). The Videographer is Frank Indome. The Webmaster is Kevin Toney. Oversight Group (OG)meetings will be held as needed and will include Project team, BAW Executive and at least two BAW volunteers.

Main objective

The main objective is “supporting social participation and inclusion of seniors”. Seniors need a project like this to assist in arranging and hosting monthly interactional sessions on topics of mutual concern to seniors and non-seniors alike. It will help to celebrate diversity, promote inclusion, support learning, being with others, and community living.

Topics will include:

Growing herbs, Art in everyday life and repurposing items in the home, housing, travel,
Insurance, legal matters: wills, power of attorney, health care directives, after retirement activities coping with stress and colonialism.

Barbados Association of Winnipeg

Future Outcomes 4 Us

What is it?

Future Outcomes 4 Us is an organizational sustainability project which was submitted in 2021 by BAW and has been approved by Black Business Initiative (BBI) to be completed no later than March 31, 2023.

We need 15 volunteers

BAW is seeking 15 volunteers to meet over the next year for in person meetings where a meal will be provided, along with presentations by the Consultant (Mandela Kuet of Mark-1T Consulting) facilitated through the BAW( Antoinette Zloty) and evaluated (Charlotte Lwanga) .


Times ( 9:30AM- 3PM). Dates booked at the Winnipeg Winter Club are these Saturdays: April 23, May 7, May 14, June 11 and June 18, (June 3oth – 5-8 pm). Other times in the fall and winter will be determined based on the outcome of discussions.


If you are interested in participating, please register by April 7, 2022. BAW aims to increase organizational sustainability and increase awareness of and access to funding sources to better deliver programs.

Funded by

The is supported by the Government of Canada’s Supporting Black Canadian Communities Initiative and the Black Business Initiative. Please use the following in social media:
@BlackBusinessNS @ESDC_GC