Finding Rainbows Summit

  • Tuesday, November 7, 2017
  • 8:30am – 4:30pm
  • Canad Inns Destination Centre Polo Park
  • 1405 St Matthews Avenue, Winnipeg
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Finding Rainbows Summit

Addressing Social Isolation in the LGBT2SQ+ community


Tuesday, November 7, 2017
8:30am-4:30pm (social events will follow)

Canad Inns Destination Centre Polo Park
1405 St. Matthews Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Keynote Speaker: BILL RICHARDSON

Author and Broadcaster

Bill Richardson was born in 1955 in Winnipeg, Manitoba. He received his BA from the University of Winnipeg and his Master of Library Sciences from the University of British Columbia. Richardson worked as a children's librarian before joining CBC Radio, where he has hosted many shows, including: regular contributor and guest host on Vicki Gabereau's show, host of As You Like ItRichardson's Roundup and Canada Reads. Books include: Queen of all the dustballs: and other epics of everyday lifeBachelor Brothers' Bed and BreakfastOld Father William's Well-Ordered Universe and many others.

Sessions, Workshops, Resources & Networking

The Finding Rainbows Summit committee is working on providing sessions, workshops, resources and networking opportunities to address issues specific to the LGBT2SQ+ aging process including:

  • Community Health Services
  • Housing Options
  • Personal Safety
  • Accessible and Gender Inclusive Facilities
  • Social Isolation and Community Engagement in the LGBT2SQ+ Community of Manitoba

Social Events


HAPPY HOUR, DINNER & DANCE TYC Event Centre, Canada Inns Destination Centre Polo Park 1405 St. Matthews Ave., Winnipeg, MB

5:00 PM: Happy Hour Cash Bar
5:30 - 8:00 PM: Bud and Spud Dinner (chicken or vegetarian). $20
6:30 - 11:30 PM: Entertainment/Dance. Music by Deborah Romeyn (6:30) and Trial By Fire (7:30). $5
(If you attend the Finding Rainbows Summit, your ticket includes free admission to the Dance.)

Tickets available at:
Rainbow Resource Centre, 170 Scott Street
McNally Robinson Booksellers, Grant Park Shopping Centre


Phone: (204) 474-0212 ext. 255


Wheelchair-accessible, gender-inclusive washrooms.