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Historic Sites of Manitoba: All People’s Mission (119 Sutherland Avenue, Winnipeg)

The All Peoples Mission was established in 1889 and moved to this location in 1908. J. S. Woodsworth, who was involved in the 1919 General Strike and would later be a founder of the Cooperative Commonwealth Federation (forerunner of today’s New Democratic Party), was an active leader of the Mission prior to the First World War. Until 1978, the Mission assisted thousands of immigrants adapt to their new lives in Winnipeg. After it closed, the building was transferred by the United Church of Canada to the Manitoba Indigenous Cultural Education Centre for use as a community resource centre. In 2010, the building (now a municipally-designated historic site) underwent extensive renovations that, in 2011, were recognized with a Heritage Winnipeg Preservation Award.

Manitoba Indigenous Cultural Education Centre

Manitoba Indigenous Cultural Education Centre (April 2015)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.90592, W97.12746
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: All People’s Mission (470 Stella Avenue, Winnipeg)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Municipally Designated Historic Sites

Manitoba Indigenous Cultural Education Centre

Sources:

Walking Tour of North Point Douglas

Former All People's Sutherland Mission (119 Sutherland Avenue), City of Winnipeg Historical Buildings and Resources Committee, May 2004.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 17 January 2020

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