Supports for Students

Transportation

If you need support getting around, there are organizations that will help you with discounts/free transportation, and transportation services for people with disabilities or other transportation for special circumstances.

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Disability Transportation

Government of Canada

Supporting Inuit Children

The Inuit Child First Initiative ensures Inuit children have access to the essential government funded health, social and educational products, services and supports they need, when they need them. Each child’s situation is unique. Please contact your regional focal point to discuss what coverage is available based on the child’s needs. Examples of what could be funded include: wheelchair ramps, addiction services, cultural services from Elders, mental health counseling, assessments and screenings, medical supplies and equipment, therapeutic services, land-based activities, specialized summer camps, respite care programs based on cultural beliefs and practices, tutoring services, transportation, and specialized school transportation.

Academic Tutoring / Peer Support Community Elder Services / Cultural Events / Circle Meetings Health Disability Services Elder Services / Traditional Healing / Language Interpretation Mental Health Transportation Disability Transportation

Brandon Transit

Brandon Access Transit

Brandon Access Transit Service is for passengers with disabilities who cannot use the regular Transit service.

Transportation Disability Transportation Transit Programs Transportation Resources / Assistance

Selkirk Transit

Selkirk Transit – Selkirk Mobility

Selkirk Mobility will provide door to door, assisted transportation service to eligible clients living within the City of Selkirk. Trips must be pre-booked and will be delivered in a “best fit”, as available, priority basis. Transportation is provided for the following: Medical, Employment, Education, Shopping, and Recreation.

Transportation Disability Transportation Transit Programs Transportation Resources / Assistance

VIA Rail Canada Inc.

VIA Rail Accessibility

P: 1-888-VIA-RAIL (1-888-842-7245)
E: Online Contact Form

https://www.viarail.ca/en/plan/accessibility

We offer an environment where everyone can travel autonomously and confidently. To ensure the greatest ease and comfort of travel, we also provide special assistance services. Do you have a disability or reduced mobility? Here’s a section listing what we can do for you.

Transportation Disability Transportation Transportation Resources / Assistance

Winnipeg Transit

Winnipeg Transit Accessible Transit

Winnipeg Transit continues to work towards improving accessibility for all passengers. The following features are currently in place: Low floor easy access buses, Automated external announcements, Next stop announcer and visual stop display, Priority and Courtesy Seating, Adjustable seating options, Operator assistance provided upon request, Wheelchair and scooter securement systems, and the Travel Training program.

Transportation Disability Transportation

Winnipeg Transit

Winnipeg Transit Plus

Winnipeg Transit Plus is a service of Winnipeg’s public transit system that provides door-to-door transportation for people who are unable to regularly use the City’s fixed route transit system because of a physical disability in accordance with the established criteria. Winnipeg Transit Plus operates within Winnipeg, transporting individuals who are ambulatory or who travel in a wheelchair. Other mobility aides, such as scooters, canes and walkers, are accommodated (some restrictions apply). Drivers physically assist passengers from the ground floor outermost doorway of the pick-up location, to and from the vehicle, to the ground floor outermost doorway of the destination.

Transportation Disability Transportation Transit Programs

Medical / Medical Appointment Transportation

Southeast Resource Development Council Member First Nations

Baaskaandibewi-ziibiing – Brokenhead Ojibway Nation – Treaty Territory 1

Brokenhead Ojibway Nation is a proud Nation that is working towards building a healthy, independent, self-sustaining, evolving community, that strives to meet the needs of its citizens by making economic development and our Ojibway identity priorities in every aspect of our planning.

Academic Education & Training Post-Secondary Preparation Advocacy Health Advocacy Housing Advocacy Community Elder Services / Cultural Events / Circle Meetings Emergency Services Police / Fire / Ambulance Family Accessing Supports / Services Daycare Parenting Senior Services Youth Activities Financial Employment Income Assistance Funding Health Local Health Care Housing Housing Resources Transportation Medical / Medical Appointment Transportation

Cree Nation Tribal Health Centre

Cree Nation Tribal Health Centre Info

P: 204-627-1500 / 1-800-665-8539
E: [email protected]


PO Box 2760
The Pas, Manitoba Canada
R9A 1M5

https://mb.211.ca/detail/44805518/

Cree Nation Tribal Health Centre delivers health services to the following First Nation communities: Chemawawin Cree Nation, Grand Rapids First Nation, Marcel Colomb First Nation, Mathias Colomb First Nation, Mosakahiken Cree Nation, Opaskwayak Cree Nation, Sapotaweyak Cree Nation, and Wuskwi Sipihk First Nation. Services include: Brighter Futures, Initiative/Building Healthy Communities, client services, dental services & preventative dental health programs, environmental health, FASD prevention program, health education, home & community care, nursing, prevention program, referral – medical transportation, Wichiwaywin program, and provides crisis intervention mental health counselling.

Health Local Health Care Mental Health Workshops Transportation Medical / Medical Appointment Transportation

West Region Tribal Council Member Nations

Ishkwaawinaaning – Skownan First Nation – Treaty 2 Territory

Skownan is a Cree and Ojibway name meaning “to turn around the point or turning point. Our people respect the lands and waters. We work to ensure that the land and water are clean and healthy for our children and the animals. Our people strive for higher education. We complete high school, excel at our jobs, achieve our goals, and bring meaningful employment requiring skills and education back to Skownan First Nation. Our children are educated in our traditional values, and we have the skills, knowledge and respect needed to survive on the land. Our people speak Ojibway.

Academic Education & Training Community Elder Services / Cultural Events / Circle Meetings Family Accessing Supports / Services Daycare Parenting Senior Services Youth Activities Financial Employment Income Assistance Funding Health Elder Services / Traditional Healing / Language Interpretation Local Health Care Housing House Maintenance Housing Resources Transportation Medical / Medical Appointment Transportation

Kinosawi Sipi - Norway House Cree Nation - Treaty 5 Territory

Kinosawi Sipi – Norway House Cree Nation

P: 204-732-2490

https://nhcn.ca/

NHCN is one of the largest Indigenous communities in Manitoba with a growing population of 7,500 community members and an additional 500 community council members. NHCN has long been recognized as a progressive and vibrant community, boasting a large number of amenities as its serves as a gateway to Northern and Eastern communities of Manitoba.

Academic Certifications / Licenses / Degrees Education & Training Post-Secondary Preparation Community Elder Services / Cultural Events / Circle Meetings Family Accessing Supports / Services Daycare Parenting Senior Services Youth Activities Financial Cost of Living Employment Income Assistance Funding Health Elder Services / Traditional Healing / Language Interpretation Exercise Facilities Local Health Care Housing Housing Resources Transportation Medical / Medical Appointment Transportation

Island Lake Tribal Council Member Nations

Kistiganwacheeng – Garden Hill First Nation – Treaty 5 Territory

The community of Garden Hill is located on the North Shore of Island Lake .Garden Hill First Nation is located 610 kilometers northeast of Winnipeg and 350 air kilometers southeast of Thompson. Until 1969, Garden Hill, Wasagamack, St. Theresa Point, and Red Sucker Lake all comprised the single Lake First Nation. The First Nation is signatory to the 1909 adhesion to Treaty 5. The native language is the Island Lake dialect, Oji-Cree.

Community Elder Services / Cultural Events / Circle Meetings Emergency Services Police / Fire / Ambulance Family Accessing Supports / Services Youth Activities Financial Funding Health Local Health Care Transportation Medical / Medical Appointment Transportation

Keewatin Tribal Council (KTC) Referral Service & Medical Transportation Program

KTC Referral Service & Medical Transportation Program

P: 1-800-665-6212


301 - 1440 Jack Blick Ave / 23 Nickel Road
Winnipeg / Thompson, Manitoba Canada
R3G 0L4 / R8N 0Y4

http://www.ktc.ca/how-to-enter/medical-and-referral-transportation/

The Keewatin Tribal Council (KTC) Referral Service provides the most efficient and cost effective movement/retention of those registered First Nations people who must be sent to a center away from their home community to acquire appropriate health services by arranging for air and/or ground transportation, accommodations, escorting, interpreting services and to report to the respective nursing stations in the communities. The service is available and provided to the KTC membership communities and other communities affiliated where eligible First Nation person(s) may reside. The Keewatin Tribal Council (KTC) Medical Transportation Program operates with the objective to provide transportation services to those eligible to access medically required health services from the appropriate facilities in Thompson in accordance with Non Insured Health Benefits (NIHB) medical transportation directives and other First Nations and Inuit Health (FNIH) Manitoba regional guidelines. The transportation program in conjunction with the KTC Referral Unit transports those eligible to the Thompson health facilities for the purposes of fulfilling their medical needs.

Health Local Health Care Transportation Medical / Medical Appointment Transportation

Keewatin Tribal Council Member First Nations

Makaso Sakikan – Fox Lake (Bird) – Treaty 5 Territory

P: Home Office: (204) 486-2463 / Toll free: (866) 498-2746 / Winnipeg Office: (204) 953-2760 / Gillam Office: (204) 652-5423
E: Online Contact Form

https://foxlakecreenation.com/

Fox Lake Cree Nation is located 750 kilometres (1200kms by road) North East of Winnipeg, Manitoba. There are approximately 1300 members, of which approximately 200 live on the Fox Lake reserve land in Bird, as well as on a small piece of reserve land in Gillam. Approximately 1000 members live off reserve, including about 300 in the Town of Gillam, with the remaining living primarily in Winnipeg, Thompson, and Churchill, Manitoba.

Career Pathways Job Banks / Resource Centre / Resume Writing Community Elder Services / Cultural Events / Circle Meetings Financial Funding Health Disability Services Local Health Care Mental Health Housing Housing Resources Transportation Medical / Medical Appointment Transportation

Island Lake Tribal Council Member Nations

Minithayinikam – St. Theresa Point First Nation – Treaty 5 Territory

St. Theresa Point is located 610 kilometers Northeast of Winnipeg. The community is accessible by plane and boat in the summer and by winter road in the winter. Council consists of one Chief and eight (8) Councillors, elected according to band custom. Political affiliations are with the Island Lake Tribal Council (ILTC), Manitoba Keewatinohk Okimahkanak (MKO), Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) and Indian and Northern Affairs (INAC). The St.Theresa Point First Nation administers the following programs: social assistance, housing, capital projects, operations and maintenance, water and sewage services, sanitation services, television and radio broadcasting, the community outreach program, justice, policing, recreation, airport project, aboriginal healing foundation, economic development and youth services.

Advocacy Human Rights Legal Advocacy Career Pathways Job Banks / Resource Centre / Resume Writing Emergency Services Police / Fire / Ambulance Family Accessing Supports / Services Youth Activities Financial Funding Health Elder Services / Traditional Healing / Language Interpretation Local Health Care Transportation Medical / Medical Appointment Transportation

Swampy Cree Tribal Council Member Nations

Misipawastik Cree Nation – Grand Rapids – Treaty 5 Territory

P: (204) 639-2219 / Toll Free: 1 (866) 281 9873
E: Online Contact Form

https://misipawistik.com/

Most programs and administration delivered with funding from Indigenous Services Canada. MCN manages reserve lands under the MCN Land Code, effective June 1, 2017. Cree people have occupied the territory for thousands of years, most recently since the retreat of the last glaciers from the area. Cree culture and language reveal the relationships between our people, our territory, and our world, and are the foundations of our nationhood.

Academic Education & Training Career Pathways Job Banks / Resource Centre / Resume Writing Community Elder Services / Cultural Events / Circle Meetings Financial Employment Income Assistance Funding Health Local Health Care Transportation Medical / Medical Appointment Transportation

Southeast Resource Development Council Member First Nations

Misko-ziibiing – Bloodvein First Nation – Treaty Territory 5

Bloodvein First Nation is 210 kilometres north of Winnipeg on the east shore of Lake Winnipeg, directly north of the Bloodvein River. The community is situated along three kilometres of shoreline at the mouth of the river. There is a 3,000 foot gravel airstrip maintained in the community. A ferry/ barge service (39 passenger vehicle) is operated by the Marine Division of the Department of Highways. The ferry/ barge is used during the summer months.

Community Elder Services / Cultural Events / Circle Meetings Family Youth Activities Financial Funding Health Local Health Care Transportation Medical / Medical Appointment Transportation

Island Lake Tribal Council Member Nations

Mithkwamepin Thaakkahikan – Red Sucker Lake First Nation – Treaty 5 Territory

Red Sucker Lake Reserve No. 1976 is located on a peninsula on the northeast shore of Red Sucker Lake close to the Ontario border, approximately 709 kilometres northeast of Winnipeg. The First Nation is signatory to the 1909 adhesion to Treaty 5. The native language is the Island Lake dialect Oji-Cree.

Community Elder Services / Cultural Events / Circle Meetings Emergency Services Police / Fire / Ambulance Family Youth Activities Financial Funding Health Local Health Care Transportation Medical / Medical Appointment Transportation

Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation - Nelson House - Treaty 5 Territory

Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation – Nelson House

Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation is a vibrant and thriving First Nation based in Nelson House, Manitoba, about 800 kilometres north of Winnipeg and 80 kilometres west of Thompson. We’re focused on providing education and opportunities that can help assure a positive tomorrow for our youth, our families and our Elders.

Academic Education & Training Career Pathways Job Banks / Resource Centre / Resume Writing Community Elder Services / Cultural Events / Circle Meetings Family Youth Activities Financial Funding Health Elder Services / Traditional Healing / Language Interpretation Local Health Care Transportation Medical / Medical Appointment Transportation Urgent Services Basic Needs Personal Safety / Violence Prevention

Shared Health Manitoba

Northern Health Region – Northern Patient Transportation Program (NPTP)

P: Flin Flon Office: Telephone: (204) 687-9638 or 1-800-290-1098 / The Pas Office: Telephone: (204) 623—9212 or 1-800-290-1098 / Thompson Office: Telephone: (204) 677-5337 or 1-800-290-1098
E: [email protected]

https://northernhealthregion.com/programs-and-services/northern-patient-transportation-program-nptp/

NPTP is the Northern Patient Transportation Program. It is a provincial government program of Manitoba Health and administered by the Northern Health Region (“NHR”) which subsidizes the travel costs of Northern residents to attend required medical appointments.

Transportation Medical / Medical Appointment Transportation

Ochekwi Sipi - Fisher River Cree Nation - Treaty 5 Territory

Ochekwi Sipi – Fisher River Cree Nation

Fisher River Cree Nation is a community in which our history, language, traditions, and culture are paramount to who we are as a people. We will protect and maintain the spirit and intent of the treaties and our inherent rights. Fisher River will be a self-sustaining progressive community with a strong and accountable government. We will provide an environment where all people are healthy, safe, and respected.

Academic Education & Training Advocacy Health Advocacy Career Pathways Job Banks / Resource Centre / Resume Writing Community Elder Services / Cultural Events / Circle Meetings Emergency Services Police / Fire / Ambulance Family Accessing Supports / Services Daycare Senior Services Youth Activities Financial Employment Income Assistance Funding Health Elder Services / Traditional Healing / Language Interpretation Local Health Care Housing Housing Resources Transportation Medical / Medical Appointment Transportation

Swampy Cree Tribal Council Member Nations

Opaskwayak Cree Nation – Treaty 5 Territory

Opaskwayak Cree Nation is over 6,000 people strong, more than 1/2 of whom live on the 15,002 acres of Opaskwayak Cree Nation land. In our culture, Living the Good Life includes wellness, strong relationships and respect for all of creation. It means living in all the ways that are right with your soul. We exist to heal and strengthen our community, deepening our culture and advancing our independence, so each person can walk their own path. We see a strong, united, self-governing, self-sustaining Opaskwayak Cree Nation of Mino Pimâtisiwin, living our rich culture and beliefs, protecting our land and our language. We are on a mission to improve the lives of the Opaskwayak Ininew, every day.

Academic Certifications / Licenses / Degrees Education & Training Post-Secondary Preparation Work-integrated Learning Career Pathways Job Banks / Resource Centre / Resume Writing Mentorship / Networking Work Placement Emergency Services Mental Health Physical Health Police / Fire / Ambulance Family Accessing Supports / Services Clothing Resources Daycare Parenting Senior Services Youth Activities Financial Funding Health Elder Services / Traditional Healing / Language Interpretation Local Health Care Mental Health Transportation Medical / Medical Appointment Transportation Urgent Services Personal Safety / Violence Prevention

Interlake Reserves Tribal Council IRTC Member Nations

Oshki-ishkonigan – Peguis First Nation – Treaty 1 Territory

Peguis First Nation is a Treaty 1 First Nation, located in Manitoba, Canada. With a population of approximately 10,246 members of Ojibway and Cree descent, it is the largest First Nation community in Manitoba. The main community of Peguis First Nation, Peguis 1B, is located approximately 196 kilometres north of Winnipeg, MB. Peguis First Nation has a rich culture, strong traditions and a significant history within Canada. The community is named after Chief Peguis. Peguis led the band of Saultaux people from present day Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario to a settlement at Netley Creek, Manitoba, and later to St.Peter’s (present day East Selkirk, Manitoba). After an illegal land transfer in 1907, Peguis First Nation was moved to its present location at Peguis 1B. Severe flooding in Manitoba in 2011 caused serious damage to housing and infrastructure and led to people evacuating from 18 First Nations communities. Peguis First Nation was one of the First Nations affected by this flooding.

Community Elder Services / Cultural Events / Circle Meetings Family Accessing Supports / Services Financial Employment Income Assistance Funding Health Local Health Care Mental Health Housing Housing Resources Transportation Medical / Medical Appointment Transportation

Pimicikamak Cree Nation - Cross Lake Band - Treaty 5 Territory

Pimicikamak Cree Nation – Cross Lake Band

P: 204-646-2218
E: Online Contact Form

https://crosslakeband.ca/

The Cross Lake Indian Reserve consists of Reserve No. 19, 19A, 19B, 19C, 19D, and 19E. All are adjacent to each other and located approximately 190 air kilometers (118.5 miles) south of Thompson and 520 air kilometers (325 miles) north of Winnipeg along the shore of the Nelson River, where it enters into Cross Lake. According to the regional population statistics as of August 2016; the Band has an on-reserve population is 6,047 and an off-reserve population of 2,399. The total Band population is 8,446.There are individuals of non-aborginal origin, as well as a number of Metis residing on-reserve. The majority of the population is treaty status.

Academic Education & Training Post-Secondary Preparation Study Space / Computer Usage Career Pathways Job Banks / Resource Centre / Resume Writing Mentorship / Networking Work Placement Community Elder Services / Cultural Events / Circle Meetings Family Accessing Supports / Services Parenting Senior Services Financial Funding Health Disability Services Local Health Care Mental Health Housing House Maintenance Housing Resources Transportation Medical / Medical Appointment Transportation Urgent Services Personal Safety / Violence Prevention

Island Lake Tribal Council Member Nations

Wasagamack First Nation – Treaty 5 Territory

The Wasagamack First Nation is located on the western shore of Island Lake, about 12 kilometres to the north of St. Theresa Point, 281 kilometres southeast of Thompson, and 607 kilometres northeast of Winnipeg. The First Nation is a signatory of the 1909 adhesion to Treaty 5. The native language is the Island Lake dialect of Oji-Cree.

Community Elder Services / Cultural Events / Circle Meetings Emergency Services Police / Fire / Ambulance Family Accessing Supports / Services Youth Activities Financial Funding Health Local Health Care Transportation Medical / Medical Appointment Transportation

Winnipeg Regional Health Authority

WRHA Indigenous Health – Medical Transportation

Medical Transportation coverages in Manitoba for Indigenous Individuals. Emergent Travel by Air/Ground , Ambulance, Non-Emergent Travel to City (Requires prior approval), Specialist Appointments, Dental Appointments, Related Expenses (Requires prior approval), Accommodations & Meals for Patient & Escort, additional information on Northern Patient Transportation Program (NPTP) and First Nation & Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB) Non-Insured Health Benefits (FNIHB).

Transportation Medical / Medical Appointment Transportation

Parking

P: 204-474-9483
E: [email protected]


Office of Parking & Transportation, Welcome Centre, 423 University Crescent
University of Manitoba (Fort Garry Campus)
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
R3T 2N2

https://www.umanitoba.ca/parking

We’re committed to providing environmentally sustainable, innovative and professionally-managed parking & transportation options for our students, faculty, staff and visitors.

Transportation Parking

Transit Programs

Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre

Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Programs

Community Care – Natural gathering places for Winnipeg’s urban Indigenous community that are community driven, culturally relevant prevention and support based programs that include drop-in, emergency services, workshops, training and volunteer opportunities. Caring for Our Relatives – Protect children and honour the sacred bond of families with their children by ensuring Indigenous children remain connected to their family and community. Youth Development – Honours youth as the current and future generation of leaders through culture, education, recreation, empowerment, training, employment and leadership development opportunities. Indigenous Knowledge – Returning to our Indigenous values and practices of caring for one another. Specialized programs to lead truth and reconciliation initiatives and our leadership role to support a strong sister organization network.

Academic Study Space / Computer Usage Advocacy Legal Advocacy Community Friendship Centres Family Senior Services Youth Activities Financial Financial Workshops / Skill Development Health Mental Health Workshops Transportation Transit Programs Urgent Services Basic Needs Food Banks / Subsidized Grocery Services

Brandon Transit

Brandon Access Transit

Brandon Access Transit Service is for passengers with disabilities who cannot use the regular Transit service.

Transportation Disability Transportation Transit Programs Transportation Resources / Assistance

Brandon Transit

Brandon Transit Post Secondary Smart Card Pass

Brandon Transit has a reduced cost for a post secondary pass on the Smart Card system.

Financial Cost of Living Transportation Transit Programs Transportation Resources / Assistance

Brandon Transit

Brandon Transit UPass (Brandon University and Assiniboine Community College only)

This is a further reduced or included with tuition pass available by using your student card (with an attached UPass sticker) at Brandon University or Assiniboine Community College during participating years in the program. Using your U-Pass is a as simple as getting on the bus and tapping your student card on the console in-front of the driver. Whether you ride everyday, or just need it as a backup for when your car doesn’t start, this service is both an affordable and eco-friendly option for students. The UPass is a sticker applied to your valid student ID card that gives you unlimited access to Brandon Transit during the school year. Contact your student association for more details!

Financial Cost of Living Transportation Transit Programs Transportation Resources / Assistance

Selkirk Transit

Selkirk Transit – Information

The City of Selkirk is served by a fixed-route public transit system. MySTA.ca is operated by the Selkirk Transit Authority, a non-profit community organization created to deliver transit services to our community.

Transportation Transit Programs Transportation Resources / Assistance

Selkirk Transit

Selkirk Transit – Selkirk Mobility

Selkirk Mobility will provide door to door, assisted transportation service to eligible clients living within the City of Selkirk. Trips must be pre-booked and will be delivered in a “best fit”, as available, priority basis. Transportation is provided for the following: Medical, Employment, Education, Shopping, and Recreation.

Transportation Disability Transportation Transit Programs Transportation Resources / Assistance

Thompson Transit

Thompson Transit – Fares, Rates, Routes & Schedules

*CITY OF THOMPSON TRANSIT SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE as of May 3, 2024*

Transportation Transit Programs Transportation Resources / Assistance

University of Winnipeg

UWSA U-Pass Bus Pass or Post-Secondary Semester Passes

The U-Pass is a discounted universal bus pass program. Students pay a fee at the beginning of each term and receive a bus pass that is valid for the entire academic year (September – April), for use anytime, anywhere across the city. The original U-Pass was discontinued for the 2021-22 academic year. The UWSA recognizes that some students need to access transit. Therefore, in the absence of the UWSA U-Pass, students will be able to buy the Post-Secondary Semester Passes at the UWSA Info Booth, Shoppers Drug Mart, and 7-Eleven at the rate of $283/semester.

Transportation Transit Programs

Winnipeg Transit

P: Automated Service Line 204-986-5711

https://winnipegtransit.com/

Winnipeg’s Bus Service. Winnipeg Transit currently operates 84 fixed routes throughout the city. Depending on demand, the scheduled service may include main line routes, express routes or suburban feeders.

Transportation Transit Programs

Winnipeg Transit

Winnipeg Transit Plus

Winnipeg Transit Plus is a service of Winnipeg’s public transit system that provides door-to-door transportation for people who are unable to regularly use the City’s fixed route transit system because of a physical disability in accordance with the established criteria. Winnipeg Transit Plus operates within Winnipeg, transporting individuals who are ambulatory or who travel in a wheelchair. Other mobility aides, such as scooters, canes and walkers, are accommodated (some restrictions apply). Drivers physically assist passengers from the ground floor outermost doorway of the pick-up location, to and from the vehicle, to the ground floor outermost doorway of the destination.

Transportation Disability Transportation Transit Programs

Winnipeg Transit

Winnipeg Transit Post Secondary Pass

Save 20% with a Post-Secondary Student Pass. A post-secondary Student peggo card must be purchased at the educational institution where you are enrolled. After your initial purchase you are free to load your card online, at one of our retail sales agents, or by calling 311. Students will be required to show their valid university student ID to the bus operator when tapping your peggo card. A validation sticker for the school year will be affixed to your student ID by the staff at your post-secondary school or the student association staff, depending on who is sponsoring and managing the post-secondary program at your school. The validation sticker on your student ID is required for all post-secondary users.

Financial Cost of Living Transportation Transit Programs

Winnipeg Transit

Winnipeg Transit Travel Training

Winnipeg Transit’s Travel Training program provides information and practical training sessions on Transit services (e.g. Conventional Transit, including On Request service, and Transit Plus). Sessions are designed to meet the specific needs such as: Updates on transit services, Trip planning, New technology for customer information, Travel tips and strategies, Accessibility features on conventional transit, and Traveling on Transit with mobility aids or devices. Travel training may be beneficial for many residents who are: Persons who are unfamiliar with Winnipeg Transit services, Persons who are new to Winnipeg, Persons who are wanting to learn information about traveling with their mobility aid or would benefit from the opportunity to practice this skill, and Persons who may benefit from individualized one on one training about a particular Transit service or tool. If you are interested in placing a training request or looking for further information about Travel Training opportunities, please contact 311.

Community Urban Transition Transportation Transit Programs

Winnipeg Transit

Winnipeg Transit U-Pass (University of Winnipeg/Manitoba only)

This is a further reduced pass or included with tuition pass included for University of Manitoba and University of Winnipeg students. Students will be required to show their valid student ID to the bus operator when boarding. Transit ID validation stickers for 2022-2023 are available from your Student Association. U-Pass peggo card eligibility is determined by the institution you attend. If your post secondary institution determines that you are no longer eligible, your peggo card will be cancelled.

Financial Cost of Living Transportation Transit Programs

Winnipeg Transit

Winnipeg Transit WINNpass

The WINNpass program provides individuals with low income the opportunity to purchase adult monthly transit passes at a 50 per cent discount. If you are a Winnipeg resident between the ages of 18 and 64, you may qualify for the WINNpass program if you meet one of the following criteria: You are receiving Employment and Income Assistance and do not qualify for transportation allowance in the equivalent amount of a bus pass. You are a new permanent resident or a refugee who has been in Canada for less than a year and have not yet filed a tax return. You are a part of a household with income less than the Low Income Cut Off (amounts listed on the website).

Financial Cost of Living Transportation Transit Programs

Transportation Options

Mahihkan Bus Lines

Mahihkan Bus Lines Tickets and Routes

P: The Pas(204) 623-2161 / Winnipeg (204) 783-9154 / Thompson / (204) 677-4181
E: [email protected]

https://mahihkanbuslines.com/bus-tickets/

Mahihkan Bus Lines is First Nation owned and operated bus company servicing passengers and parcel shipments all over Manitoba. We offer charter services throughout North America. We became established April 1, 2019 and were previously known as Kelsey Bus Lines 2014, a Division of Aseneskak Casino.

Community Connection to Home Community Transportation Transportation Options

P: Toll Free: 1-800-839-2256
E: Online Contact Form

https://www.calmair.com/

Calm Air has service to over twenty-two communities in Manitoba and the Kivalliq region of Nunavut – with service to Arviat, Baker Lake, Chesterfield Inlet, Churchill, Coral Harbour, Flin Flon, Gillam, Naujaat, Rankin Inlet, Sanikiluaq, The Pas, Thompson, Winnipeg and Whale Cove.

Transportation Transportation Options

Lakeside Aviation (Aircraft Charter Service)

Lakeside Aviation (Aircraft Charter Service) Info

Lakeside Aviation Services offers a choice of planes to match your needs. Our Cessna 206 floatplane is ideally positioned in Central Manitoba to shuttle up to 5 passengers or haul 1000 lbs of cargo to and from Northern communities. We also have the twin engine Beech 95 and the 95 can take 3 passengers or up to 800 lbs of cargo. Lakeside Aviation Services provides aircraft charter to places like Berens River, Poplar River, Little Grand Rapids, Island Lake, Norway House and Winnipeg.

Transportation Transportation Options

Westman Shuttle

Westman Shuttle Info

Westman Shuttle was born from the need for daily trips for Brandon and Westman residents to Winnipeg to attend medical appointments and for shopping to locations like CF Polo Park, The Outlet Collection, and Costco. Customer service and safety are the cornerstones of our business. Passengers traveling to Winnipeg will be picked up between 7:15-7:50 am from an address to be specified at the time of booking, leaving Brandon by approximately 8:00 am. Upon arrival in Winnipeg, drops will be made at our four drop off locations: CF Polo Park – 1485 Portage Ave #233, Costco – 1315 St James St, Health Sciences Centre – 820 Sherbrook St, and the Outlet Collection – 555 Sterling Lyon Pkwy.

Transportation Transportation Options

Transportation Resources / Assistance

Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs AMC

AMC Jordan’s Principle

P: 204-956-0610 (main line) /1-888-324-5483 (toll free)
E: [email protected]

https://manitobachiefs.com/policy-sectors/jordans-principle/

Jordan’s Principle is a child-first and needs-based principle that applies equally to all First Nations children resident on or off reserve. It ensures there is no denial or delay for First Nations children in receiving essential public services that are available to all other children by having the government department of first contact pay for the service.

Academic Disability Accommodations Advocacy Health Advocacy Family Accessing Supports / Services Youth Activities Health Disability Services Mental Health Transportation Transportation Resources / Assistance

Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs AMC

AMC Patient Advocate Unit

P: 204-956-0610 (main line) /1-888-324-5483 (toll free)
E: [email protected]

https://manitobachiefs.com/policy-sectors/health/

The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC)/Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA) Patient Advocate Unit supports our people by advocating, developing partnerships and bridging services through effective service coordination to ensure quality services for all First Nations people. This partnership with AMC and WRHA is imperative to ensure the medical needs of First Nation people are met and their medical issues are addressed in a timely and meaningful way as each year the number of clients continues to grow.

Advocacy Health Advocacy Legal Advocacy Transportation Transportation Resources / Assistance

Government of Canada

Inuit Post-Secondary Education Strategy

Financial assistance to support Inuit students pursuing postsecondary education.Eligible expenses that can be applied for include: transcript and application fees, tuition and other students fees,initial professional certification and examination fees, books and supplies, supplemental Tutoring, guidance and counseling services, living expenses including for dependents, if applicable, transportation supports when needed, expenses associated with travel home including for dependents, as applicable, child care as needed. Funding is also allocated for activities based on local needs assessments to promote students’ pursuit of post-secondary education and the attainment of a credential. These include:information technology and remote location access to allow students the opportunity to complete distance education or online courses from their home communities.

Academic Tutoring / Peer Support Community Connection to Home Community Elder Services / Cultural Events / Circle Meetings Family Daycare Financial Cost of Living Funding Health Mental Health Transportation Transportation Resources / Assistance

Manitoba First Nations School System

Manitoba First Nations School System Info

MFNSS provides a quality, holistic, and culturally relevant education for First Nations students by nurturing each child’s growth and encouraging their development as lifelong learners. MFNSS manages Nursery to Grade 12 education, the Private Home Placement Program (PHP), and tuition for high school students attending schools off-reserve. MFNSS also administers school transportation, facilities, and operations.

Academic Post-Secondary Preparation Community Connection to Home Community Transportation Transportation Resources / Assistance

Government of Canada

Métis Nation Post-Secondary Education Strategy

Financial assistance to support Métis Nation students pursuing post-secondary education. Funding is allocated annually for direct financial support for Métis Nation post-secondary students. Eligible expenses include: transcript and application fees, tuition and other students fees, initial professional certification and examination fees, books and supplies, supplemental tutorial, guidance and counseling services, living expenses including for dependents, if applicable, transportation supports when needed, expenses associated with travel home including for dependents, as applicable, and child care as needed. Programs and services available include: academic readiness and support, wraparound services to students and their families such as; student-peer mentorship, career counselling, clinical and mental health services, Elder guidance, Knowledge-keeper, student cultural support, outreach and navigation services, cultural education and life-skills development, including fostering awareness and cultural belongings as a citizen of the historic Métis Nation, and information technology and remote locations access to allow students the opportunity to complete distance education or online courses from their home communities.

Academic Tutoring / Peer Support Community Connection to Home Community Elder Services / Cultural Events / Circle Meetings Family Daycare Financial Cost of Living Funding Health Mental Health Transportation Transportation Resources / Assistance

P: Toll Free 1-800-442-0488
E: Online Contact Form

https://mkonation.com/

Incorporated in 1981 as the Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak (MKO), MKO is a non-profit, political advocacy organization that provides a collective voice on issues of inherent, Treaty, Aboriginal and human rights for the citizens of the sovereign First Nations we represent. The MKO First Nations are signatory to Treaties 4, 5, 6 and 10. Mission Statement: to maintain, strengthen, enhance, lobby for and defend the interests and rights of First Nation people within its jurisdiction and to promote, develop and secure a standard quality of life deemed desirable and acceptable by its First Nations without limiting the generality of the foregoing and the objectives of MKO.

Advocacy Health Advocacy Housing Advocacy Emergency Services Mental Health Health Elder Services / Traditional Healing / Language Interpretation Local Health Care Mental Health Transportation Transportation Resources / Assistance

VIA Rail Canada Inc.

VIA Rail Indigenous Engagement – Fare Discount

P: 1-888-VIA-RAIL (1-888-842-7245)
E: Online Contact Form

https://www.viarail.ca/en/offers/indigenous-communities#toggle-answer-01

VIA Rail is offering a 33% discount for Indigenous people —a comfortable way to travel for less in Economy, Business, Touring or Sleeper Plus class! Please read the Conditions Section on their site.

Transportation Transportation Resources / Assistance

Winnipeg Regional Health Authority

WRHA Indigenous Health

WRHA Indigenous Health works with Regional programs and facilities in helping identify, develop and implement culturally safe environments, practices and services. WRHA Indigenous Health also provides a range of services for staff, community members, patients and patients’ families through its Patient Services, Workforce Development and Cultural Initiatives programs.

Academic Education & Training Advocacy Health Advocacy Family Accessing Supports / Services Health Elder Services / Traditional Healing / Language Interpretation Transportation Transportation Resources / Assistance

Assiniboine Community College

ACC Students’ Association

P: 204-725-8710
E: [email protected]


ACCSA Office, Room 413 - 1430 Victoria Avenue East
Victoria Avenue East Campus
Brandon, Manitoba Canada
R7A 2A9

https://assiniboine.net/student-life/resources-students/students-association

The Students’ Association exists to serve you. Our council works hard to ensure we voice relevant student perspectives, provide for college committees and engage with student projects. We strive to deliver quality services that speak to the specific needs of students and to host events that create a social atmosphere and offer stress relief. We’re the voice of students at Assiniboine; we work hard to encourage student success and help enhance the college experience. We are run by a team of elected Executive and General Council members and professional staff who work together to bring services, events and support to the Assiniboine student body. Our council members meet on a biweekly basis and work with college representatives on important college initiatives that matter to you, all while earning an honorarium and getting real, workplace experience. We offer: Student council, Student health and dental insurance, U-Pass, student discount program, Advocacy and appeal support, Student clubs, Representation on college committees and student initiatives, Events and activities including: recreational activities, multicultural events, orientation, mental health and wellness initiatives, and professional development activities.

Advocacy Student Rights Community Community Groups / Community on Campus Health Insurance / Health Coverage Transportation Transportation Resources / Assistance

P: Bearskin Call Centre: 1-800-465-2327
E: [email protected]

https://www.bearskinairlines.com/

Although technically Bearskin Airlines (the legal business entity) no longer exists, a decision was also made by Exchange Income Corporation to continue operating the Bearskin Brand of service within the new larger (Perimeter Aviation) airline. Bearskin Airlines offers the fastest most direct linkages between NW and NE Ontario. No other airline offers nonstop and same aircraft service between Northern Ontario’s 5 largest cities, saving you up to 8 hours or more on round trip travel as compared to connecting via Toronto.

Transportation Transportation Resources / Assistance

Brandon Transit

Brandon Access Transit

Brandon Access Transit Service is for passengers with disabilities who cannot use the regular Transit service.

Transportation Disability Transportation Transit Programs Transportation Resources / Assistance

Brandon Transit

Brandon Transit Post Secondary Smart Card Pass

Brandon Transit has a reduced cost for a post secondary pass on the Smart Card system.

Financial Cost of Living Transportation Transit Programs Transportation Resources / Assistance

Brandon Transit

Brandon Transit Rider Guide

Brandon Transit

Brandon Transit UPass (Brandon University and Assiniboine Community College only)

This is a further reduced or included with tuition pass available by using your student card (with an attached UPass sticker) at Brandon University or Assiniboine Community College during participating years in the program. Using your U-Pass is a as simple as getting on the bus and tapping your student card on the console in-front of the driver. Whether you ride everyday, or just need it as a backup for when your car doesn’t start, this service is both an affordable and eco-friendly option for students. The UPass is a sticker applied to your valid student ID card that gives you unlimited access to Brandon Transit during the school year. Contact your student association for more details!

Financial Cost of Living Transportation Transit Programs Transportation Resources / Assistance

City of Flin Flon

Flin Flon Residents Services

On this page you will find information for Flin Flon residents about the following services: Utilities, Property Taxes, Property For Sale, Animal Control, Garbage and Recycling, Transportation, Lottery Licenses, Education, Employment, Cemeteries, and E-Service Requests.

Academic Education & Training Family Accessing Supports / Services Transportation Transportation Resources / Assistance

Flin Flon Transit

Flin Flon Transit Information

Perimeter Aviation (& Bearskin Airlines)

Hope Air – Bearskin Airlines Partnership

Hope Air is Canada’s only national charity providing Canadians in financial need with free travel to medical care far from home, for all ages and medical needs. Since its inception in 1986, Hope Air has provided more than 144,000 travel arrangements to patients in need. Since 1988 Bearskin Airlines has been a valuable Hope Air partner by getting thousands of Canadians to the medical care they need.

Transportation Transportation Resources / Assistance

Manitoba Possible

Manitoba Possible Central Regional Office (Morden)

P: (204) 822-7412 or Toll-Free 1-800-269-5451

https://www.manitobapossible.ca/morden

Manitoba Possible; formerly Society for Manitobans with Disabilities. We believe an inclusive and accessible society is possible. Manitoba Possible provides programs and services throughout the province – explore the site to see what’s available in your community. Services Offered: Children Service Coordination for Families, Vocational Rehabilitation for Adults, Wheelchair Services & Parking Permits, American Sign Language (ASL) Classes, Outreach Therapy for Children, and Disability awareness training.

Academic Disability Accommodations Education & Training Family Accessing Supports / Services Health Disability Services Transportation Transportation Resources / Assistance

Manitoba Possible

Manitoba Possible Eastman Regional Office (Steinbach)

P: (204) 326-5336 or Toll-Free 1-800-497-8196

https://www.manitobapossible.ca/steinbach

Manitoba Possible; formerly Society for Manitobans with Disabilities. We believe an inclusive and accessible society is possible. Manitoba Possible provides programs and services throughout the province – explore the site to see what’s available in your community. Services offered: Children Service Coordination for Families, Vocational Rehabilitation for Adults, Wheelchair Services & Parking Permits, Transition Supports for Clients 18+, American Sign Language (ASL) Classes , Outreach Therapy for Children, and Disability awareness training.

Academic Disability Accommodations Education & Training Family Accessing Supports / Services Health Disability Services Transportation Transportation Resources / Assistance

Manitoba Possible

Manitoba Possible Interlake Regional Office (Selkirk)

P: (204) 785-9338 or Toll-Free 1-888-831-4213

https://www.manitobapossible.ca/selkirk

Manitoba Possible; formerly Society for Manitobans with Disabilities. We believe an inclusive and accessible society is possible. Manitoba Possible provides programs and services throughout the province – explore the site to see what’s available in your community. Services offered: Children Service Coordination for Families, Vocational Rehabilitation for Adults, Wheelchair Services & Parking Permits, American Sign Language (ASL) Classes , Outreach Therapy for Children, Disability awareness training, Communication Centre for Children and Provincial Outreach Therapy for Children.

Academic Disability Accommodations Education & Training Family Accessing Supports / Services Health Disability Services Transportation Transportation Resources / Assistance

Manitoba Possible

Manitoba Possible Northern Regional Office (Thompson)

P: (204) 778-4277 or Toll-Free 1-888-367-0268

https://www.manitobapossible.ca/thompson

Manitoba Possible; formerly Society for Manitobans with Disabilities. We believe an inclusive and accessible society is possible. Manitoba Possible provides programs and services throughout the province – explore the site to see what’s available in your community. Services Offered: TSEP – Employment Services and Supports, Vocational Rehabilitation for Adults, Wheelchair Services & Parking Permits, Intake for Northern Children’s Therapy , Children Service Coordination for Families, American Sign Language (ASL) Classes , Outreach Therapy for Children, and Disability awareness training.

Academic Disability Accommodations Education & Training Career Pathways Job Banks / Resource Centre / Resume Writing Family Accessing Supports / Services Health Disability Services Transportation Transportation Resources / Assistance

Manitoba Possible

Manitoba Possible Parkland Regional Office (Dauphin)

P: (204) 622-2293 or Toll-Free 1-800-844-2307

https://www.manitobapossible.ca/dauphin

Manitoba Possible; formerly Society for Manitobans with Disabilities. We believe an inclusive and accessible society is possible. Manitoba Possible provides programs and services throughout the province – explore the site to see what’s available in your community. Services offered: Children Service Coordination for Families, Vocational Rehabilitation for Adults, Wheelchair Services & Parking Permits, American Sign Language (ASL) Classes , Outreach Therapy for Children, and Disability awareness training.

Academic Disability Accommodations Education & Training Family Accessing Supports / Services Health Disability Services Transportation Transportation Resources / Assistance

Manitoba Possible

Manitoba Possible Westman Regional Office (Brandon)

P: (204) 726-6157 or Toll-Free 1-800-813-3325

https://www.manitobapossible.ca/brandon

Manitoba Possible; formerly Society for Manitobans with Disabilities. We believe an inclusive and accessible society is possible. Manitoba Possible provides programs and services throughout the province – explore the site to see what’s available in your community. Services Offered: Children Service Coordination for Families, Vocational Rehabilitation for Adults, Wheelchair Services & Parking Permits, Recreation and Leisure: Children and Adult, American Sign Language (ASL) Classes , Outreach Therapy for Children and Disability awareness training.

Academic Disability Accommodations Education & Training Family Accessing Supports / Services Health Disability Services Transportation Transportation Resources / Assistance

Government of Manitoba

Manitoba Public Insurance

The Manitoba Public Insurance website with information on licensing & ID, registration, insurance, claims and road safety.

Transportation Transportation Resources / Assistance

Perimeter Aviation (& Bearskin Airlines)

Perimeter & Bearskin Airport Stations

Scroll Down to Contact Numbers and Hours to find info for all airports with service in Manitoba

Transportation Transportation Resources / Assistance

Selkirk Transit

Selkirk Transit – Information

The City of Selkirk is served by a fixed-route public transit system. MySTA.ca is operated by the Selkirk Transit Authority, a non-profit community organization created to deliver transit services to our community.

Transportation Transit Programs Transportation Resources / Assistance

Selkirk Transit

Selkirk Transit – Selkirk Mobility

Selkirk Mobility will provide door to door, assisted transportation service to eligible clients living within the City of Selkirk. Trips must be pre-booked and will be delivered in a “best fit”, as available, priority basis. Transportation is provided for the following: Medical, Employment, Education, Shopping, and Recreation.

Transportation Disability Transportation Transit Programs Transportation Resources / Assistance

Thompson Transit

Thompson Transit – Fares, Rates, Routes & Schedules

*CITY OF THOMPSON TRANSIT SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE as of May 3, 2024*

Transportation Transit Programs Transportation Resources / Assistance

University of Winnipeg

UW Adjacent Muse Flats

P: 204-262-1038
E: Online Contact Form


290 Colony St
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
R3C 1B5

https://www.museflatswinnipeg.ca/

Located a block south of the University of Winnipeg Campus, and adjacent to the Winnipeg Art Gallery and Plug-In Institute of Contemporary Art, the building features a range of unit types, including studios, one-bedroom, two-bedroom, and three bedroom apartments. Consisting of premium, market and affordable units, the building appeals to a wide range of incomes and tenants seeking an inspired, high-quality, sustainable, urban living experience. This building advertises a student discount. Muse Flats residents enjoy a waived membership fee ($500) for the Peg City Car Co-op. The car-sharing program offers over 40 vehicles in Winnipeg. You can find a Peg City car less than a block away on Colony Street.

Housing Student Housing Transportation Transportation Resources / Assistance

VIA Rail Canada Inc.

VIA Rail Accessibility

P: 1-888-VIA-RAIL (1-888-842-7245)
E: Online Contact Form

https://www.viarail.ca/en/plan/accessibility

We offer an environment where everyone can travel autonomously and confidently. To ensure the greatest ease and comfort of travel, we also provide special assistance services. Do you have a disability or reduced mobility? Here’s a section listing what we can do for you.

Transportation Disability Transportation Transportation Resources / Assistance

VIA Rail Canada Inc.

VIA Rail Stations Listings in Manitoba

P: 1-888-VIA-RAIL (1-888-842-7245)
E: Online Contact Form

https://www.viarail.ca/en/explore-our-destinations/find-a-train-station

Click on Manitoba to find the train station you need.

Transportation Transportation Resources / Assistance

Winnipeg Transit

Winnipeg Transit Navigo Trip Planner

Navigo is an app where you can plug in your starting point and destination to get times and routes easily and find your way in Winnipeg on the bus transit system.

Transportation Transportation Resources / Assistance
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