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Manitoba leads the way in community economic development

Manitoba leads the way in Community Economic Development

Local chapter of national CED organization shows how community-driven economics can lead to success. Community economic development (CED) is a movement that’s all about grassroots initiatives intended to create resilient and sustainable local economies.   But often those working to build better communities need a little help making connections or finding their footing. That’s where […]

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Pulford Community Living Services makes social impact a top priority

Pulford Community Living Services makes social impact a top priority

Providing support for people living with intellectual and developmental disabilities, Winnipeg-based Pulford Community Living Services looks ahead to the future — expanding programs, day services and partnerships with fellow community-minded organizations.  Read part one: Winnipeg organization is building independence and a place to call home  “An equal and inclusive world.” The vision of Pulford Community […]

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Winnipeg organization Pulford Community Living Services

Winnipeg organization is building independence and a place to call home

Pulford Community Living Services provides residential services for those living with intellectual and physical disabilities. Established in 1986, Winnipeg-based Pulford Community Living Services had a vision that would expand over three decades to make a lasting impact on people’s quality of life. This not-for-profit community-focused organization provides support for people living with intellectual and developmental […]

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Opportunities for Employment: A new approach to matching job seekers with local businesses

Opportunities for Employment: A new approach to matching job seekers with local businesses

This Winnipeg organization is not your average employment agency. The motto for Winnipeg employment agency Opportunities for Employment is “Get Ready, Get Hired” — and this is accomplished with the process of “Assess, Equip and Connect.” It’s this last word in the phrase that truly sets the organization apart. Founded over 20 years ago by […]

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Mother Earth Recycling renews community spirit

Mother Earth Recycling renews community spirit

This Winnipeg organization recycles your old electronics and mattresses — driven by their environmentally sustainable and people-based initiatives. Related Posts: Urban Circle Training Centre: The wellness of one is the wellness of all. North End rising: Merchants Corner opens Winnipeg organization is building independence and a place to call home

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Diversity Food Services lives up to its name

Diversity Food Services lives up to its name

Diversity Food Services has more than lived up to its name over its nine years in business as the University of Winnipeg’s food service provider. Launched with the goal of becoming Canada’s only fully independent post-secondary food service provider, Diversity has thrived on its principles of hiring a diverse staff and sourcing local supplies wherever […]

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Warm welcome to Winnipeg at Newcomer Fair

Warm welcome to Winnipeg at Newcomer Fair

With a carnival-like atmosphere, a recent event in central Winnipeg offered up a warm welcome to our city’s newest Canadians while connecting them with important resources to help them settle and thrive in their new hometown. Related Posts: One step closer to end homelessness in Winnipeg 6 Tips for First-Time Folkies Mother Earth Recycling renews […]

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From Nigeria to Winnipeg: Building a lasting local business

Perseverance pays off for this local entrepreneur

When she emigrated from her native Nigeria to Canada in 1986, Elizabeth Lawal had to overcome adversity and life’s most difficult and unexpected challenges to establish this remarkable business. Related Posts: Make it, grow it, bake it: St. Norbert Farmers’ Market celebrates 30 years Diversity Food Services lives up to its name Southeast Collegiate: It’s […]

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