Welcome to the official website of the Ghanaian Union of Manitoba Inc. (GUM).

Ghana, is a west African country, bounded on the north by Burkina Faso, on the east by Togo, on the south by the Atlantic Ocean, and on the west by Côte d'Ivoire. Formerly a British colony known as the Gold Coast, it was led to independence by Dr. Kwame Nkrumah on the 6th of March, 1957. Ghana became the first black nation in sub-Saharan Africa to achieve independence from colonial rule. The country is named after the ancient empire of Ghana, from which the ancestors of the inhabitants of the present country are thought to have migrated.

The Ghanaian Union of Manitoba Inc. is a non-profit organization that brings together Ghanaians residing in the province of Manitoba, Canada.

We hope you enjoy your visit.

Help Support Recent Refugees Crossing from USA into Manitoba

A fund rasing campaign has been initiated to support recent refugees crossing into Canada from the USA. Your support is greated appreciated.

CBC article on 2 Ghanaian refugees:

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    2017 Canada Day Meet-Me-There Picnic  

On behalf of the executive of the Ghanaian Union of Manitoba we wish to invite you to the 
celebration of Canada Day (Canada 150) and Ghana's Republic Day (Ghana@60) on
Saturday 1st July, 2017. 

Please find details below:

Date: Saturday 1st. July 2017
Place: Crescent Drive Park, Winnipeg.
Crescent Drive (please click for map)
Time: 10:00am - 10:00pm

Lunch (1:00pm)
Games (All Day)
Fireworks (8:00pm)
Maggie Yeboah: 204-294-6160
Frank Indome  : 204-227-2086
Come enjoy great Ghanaian dishes - jollof rice, kenkey & shito + more;
Great cultural music and dance. Fun Games for all age groups!

This is a pot-luck style picnic. Families and individuals are expected to bring snacks, food or drinks to share.

Early comers get a surprise prize. Best dressed for the occasion also gets a prize!

More Info: Meet-Me-There Picnic (click on link)


2017 Ghana@60 Independence Day Celebration in Pictures


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   2016 Canada Day Meet-Me-There Picnic  

On behalf of the executive of the Ghanaian Union of Manitoba we wish to thank you all for your participation in this year's Picnic. 

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Our Goals

  • To promote unity among Ghanaians in Manitoba, to help one another, protect our common interests and to pursue activities of mutual interest and benefit.

  • To encourage goodwill and understanding between Ghanaians and Manitobans by participating in cultural, social and educational programs.

  • To co-operate with other groups and organizations having similar aims and objectives.

  • To keep Ghanaians informed about events of national interest by keeping in touch with the Ghana High Commission in Ottawa as well as other Ghanaian organizations in Canada.

  • To mediate internal differences among community members (when approached by individuals concerned, whenever possible) so as to prevent unnecessary litigation.

  • To help finance and support community projects in Ghana and in the Manitoba community.

Executive Committee 2014-Present

Meet the current Executive.