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Point of Sale system to improve the way The WRENCH sell bikes

The WRENCH Promotes Pedal Power

Tucked away under the Animal Services Building on Logan, The WRENCH (Winnipeg Repair Education & Cycling Hub) is a veritable treasure trove of bikes and bike parts. The organization works to make cycling more accessible through workshops, sales of bikes and parts and numerous education programs. They even retrieve bikes from the Brady landfill and […]

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So you're thinking of starting a small business

Resources for starting a small business

So you’re thinking of starting a small business. No doubt you have plenty of questions running through your mind. Many of you will turn to “Small Business for Dummies” or similar publications for some sense of direction. No problem with that as you should explore all avenues of information and discovery if contemplating taking such […]

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Starting a small business?

Starting a small business?

Every week, I receive several inquiries from Manitobans looking to start a business. Most of the questions are the same; “How do I apply for a small business loan?” and “What documents do I need?” If you’re wondering about starting a business, and have questions, here are a few tips to think about.   Develop […]

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Urban Circle Training Centre: The wellness of one is the wellness of all.

Urban Circle Training Centre: The wellness of one is the wellness of all.

In 1990, a small group of women from Winnipeg’s North End were volunteering at a secondhand clothing outlet and wanted to get training that would lead to full-time employment. Together with the help of the volunteer coordinator, they put together a proposal for funding and the first 6-month training program for 12 women was launched. […]

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It’s not about a high school education. It’s about the future of people.

Southeast Collegiate: It’s not about a high school education. It’s about the future of people.

On the surface, Southeast Collegiate (SEC) is a place of learning that provides an excellent high school education for Indigenous students from all over Manitoba who choose SEC for its programming. But upon closer inspection, you quickly discover it is so much more.   “Students increase their self-esteem and develop the courage to do what […]

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Manitoba Green Retrofit - Stability leads to change for the better.

Manitoba Green Retrofit: Stability leads to change for the better.

In 2011, Lucas Stewart started a movement in Winnipeg’s North End; a movement that is not only still alive, but is now stronger than ever. That year, he started Manitoba Green Retrofit, a not for profit social enterprise that, on the surface, renovates and repairs where people live, but actually helps repair and build people’s […]

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