The government of Iceland has named Ambassador Guðmundur Árni Stefánsson as the new Consul General in Winnipeg. We look forward to welcoming Ambassador Stefánsson and his wife Jóna Dóra Karlsdóttir when they arrive in Winnipeg.
On April 26, 1920 in Antwerp, Belgium, the Winnipeg Falcons hockey team won the first ever Olympic Gold medal in hockey, making Canada the first country to take home that honour. April 26, 2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the historic win that began the long tradition of Canadian Olympic hockey success. The story of … Continue reading Winnipeg Falcons Win Olympic Gold!
Photo by Karolina Grabowska on Pexels.com The Icelandic Canadian Frón would like to wish everyone a safe, healthy and Happy Easter. Let's all take care of each other during these uncertain times!
The INLNA board has made the decision to cancel the 2020 convention in Gimli. Please see the letter below for more details. March 14, 20202020 INLNA Convention and COVID-19 PandemicThe INLNA is committed to protecting our members and looking out for the wellbeingof our communities. In light of the recent advisories from provincial and federal … Continue reading INLNA Convention Cancelled
The Icelandic Canadian Fron Board has suspended all its club events for the near future, in keeping with the Coronavirus health directive, “to maintain social distance” in order to slow the spread. March 17 -- Language classesMarch 22 – BrunchApril 4 – ICELANDIC SOCIALApril 5 – Icelandic Canadian Youth group We will monitor the situation and resume our … Continue reading Important Communication to Icelandic Canadian Fron membership
This year's Spring Fling fundraising luncheon will take place on Friday, March 27th at Riverwood Square Retirement Living on Pembina Hwy. Guest speaker is Rev. Stefan Jonasson. His topic is Icelanders and the Making of Manitoba. It's sure to be an interesting and informative lecture. Get your tickets by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org