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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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Reconciliation Lives Here

Reconciliation Lives Here

When Maclean’s magazine dubbed Winnipeg “Canada’s Most Racist City” in 2015, Winnipeggers were shocked. But rather than acting defensively, the community took action to tackle the huge issue of healing and reconciling Canada’s relationship with Indigenous peoples. Mayor Brian Bowman declared 2016 the “Year of Reconciliation”, and institutions and community-based organizations alike increased their efforts […]

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Assiniboine Credit Union (ACU) congratulates BUILD, the winner of the 2016 Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce Spirit Award for Social Enterprise!

BUILD—Winner of the 2016 Spirit of Winnipeg Award for Social Enterprise!

Assiniboine Credit Union congratulates BUILD, the winner of the 2016 Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce — Spirit of Winnipeg Award for Social Enterprise! The 2016 winners were announced on March 4, 2016 at the 7th Annual Spirit of Winnipeg Awards Gala. The awards are focused on honoring, recognizing and bringing together the local Winnipeg business community […]

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Fools and Horses Coffee Company — Good from the Ground up

Fools and Horses Coffee Company — good from the ground up

Winnipeg’s coffee culture has seen some remarkably positive changes over the last few years. Numerous new independent coffee shops have brought colour and vibrancy to what was a dull landscape dominated by large coffee chains.   In many ways, the evolution is perfectly exemplified by Fools and Horses Coffee. Besides offering well-prepared, high quality coffees […]

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LITE Photo Exhibit

LITE-ing Up Our City: Travelling Photo Exhibit Comes to Assiniboine Credit Union

Throughout the year, Local Investment Toward Employment (LITE) supports inner-city organizations with grants for programs that focus on job training. This summer, LITE is featuring several of the organizations they help fund with a travelling photo exhibit, which was stationed at Assiniboine’s 200 Main Street branch the week of July 13, 2015. The exhibit, titled […]

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