Projet Compassion Project
The Grey Nuns
In 1844 the first four Grey Nuns arrived in St. Boniface, Manitoba and started treating sick people. Three years later they opened their first hospital ward in a room of their convent and by 1871 opened a four-bed hospital, the humble beginnings of St. Boniface General Hospital.
CHCM’s Mission Today
There is still a need to help others in today’s world. The religious orders have left CHCM with a mission to continue to listen, be present and meet the unmet needs of the community.
Slow medicine: two public lectures with Dr. Victoria Sweet
April 18, discover Slow medicine and the inefficiency of efficiency with Dr. Victoria Sweet, author of “God’s Hotel: A Hospital and a Pilgrimage to the Heart of Medicine”.
Free admission / no registration required. Information: Suzanne 204-258-1053 or click on poster.