We Day Articles

We Day Inspires, Empowers Thousands of Manitoba Children

We Day Inspires, Empowers Thousands of Manitoba Children

By Michelle Bailey WINNIPEG -- Over 16,000 Manitoba students and educators from as far north as Churchill celebrated We Day at MTS Centre on Monday. Pumping their fists in the air and loudly parroting words of inspiration, speakers and performers encouraged them to...

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We Day Inspires Thousands of Manitoba Students

We Day Inspires Thousands of Manitoba Students

WINNIPEG -- An exuberant crowd of about 16,000 students from more than 450 schools across Manitoba packed Winnipeg's MTS Centre on Wednesday for We Day. The annual event of positivity brings in notable guest speakers, social advocates and musicians for a day of...

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Students from The Pas to Attend We Day

Students forced out of their school after a devastating fire in The Pas will get to attend We Day in Winnipeg. A fire destroyed much of Mary Duncan School in the northern Manitoba community in September. Since then, students and staff have been displaced while...

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Former Irish President to Headline We Day Manitoba

Former Irish President to Headline We Day Manitoba

By Tyler Sutherland Former Irish president Mary Robinson will headline We Day Manitoba when it returns to MTS Centre on Wednesday, October 29. Robinson joins an extensive list of speakers, musicians, and other performers for the Free the Children event. Also appearing...

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Big Names on Deck for ‘We Day’ at MTS Centre

Big Names on Deck for ‘We Day’ at MTS Centre

By Sarah Klein A one-day youth empowerment event in Winnipeg will feature a roster of big name celebrities to help deliver the message. We Day Manitoba is returning to the city October 30, where 16,000 local youth will pack MTS Centre for a day of inspiration, music,...

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‘We Day’ Empowers Thousands of Manitoba Youth

‘We Day’ Empowers Thousands of Manitoba Youth

About 18,000 students from 380 schools across the province packed MTS Centre on Tuesday for Free the Children's popular We Day event. Some rural school buses departed their local areas as early as 5 a.m. to reach the city. World-renowned speakers and leaders delivered...

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Gorbachev, West Awarded Keys to the City

Winnipeg Mayor Sam Katz handed out two keys to the city on Monday evening ahead of We Day. Mikhail Gorbachev, former president of the Soviet Union and Nobel Peace Laureate, and Spencer West, Free The Children ambassador and Me to We speaker, were awarded the honours...

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We Day-Inspired Pledge Wall Going Up at U of M

By Tyler Sutherland We Day is today in Winnipeg and the University of Manitoba is bringing the event's spirit to campus. A pledge wall will be erected in University Centre today and Wednesday, where students and staff can engage with We Day by posting a pledge on the...

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Manitoba Youth Prepare for Return of ‘We Day’

Manitoba Youth Prepare for Return of ‘We Day’

We Day Manitoba is just over 24 hours away and crews are making sure the Free the Children event at MTS Centre goes off without a hitch. On Sunday, the arena was a buzz of activity as the giant stage was starting to take shape. The day-long event on Tuesday will aim...

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‘We Day’ Returning to MTS Centre on October 30

‘We Day’ Returning to MTS Centre on October 30

Free the Children's "We Day" is returning to Winnipeg's MTS Centre on October 30. The lineup of attendees was announced Tuesday, with Mikhail Gorbachev, former President of the Soviet Union and Nobel Peace Laureate, as the staple. The day-long event will inspire and...

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