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This inclusive Winnipeg organization lets the sunshine in

Sunshine House takes pride in not being easily defined. The community drop-in and resource centre at the corner of Logan Avenue and Sherbrook Street is there for anyone — especially those pushed to the margins — who feels they need anything, whether it’s harm-reduction supplies, camaraderie or just unconditional acceptance. Former Executive Director Margaret Ormond, […]

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Tickets, please! On track & expanding the adventure with Prairie Dog Central

Tickets, please! On track & expanding the adventure with Prairie Dog Central

The history and future of Canada’s oldest operating steam engine, featuring the Prairie Dog Central Railway. It’s full steam ahead as the Prairie Dog Central Railway rolls past a half-century of operations. As Manitoba’s only vintage railway, this organization overcame unexpected impasses to develop a creative business operation that delights passengers young and old. Here’s […]

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Old Grace Co-op a great fit for this Winnipeg neighbourhood

Old Grace Housing Co-op a great fit for this Winnipeg neighbourhood

Old Grace Housing Co-operative has brought affordable, accessible housing to the heart of the Wolseley neighbourhood. Phase 1 of the project, on the site of the former Grace Hospital at Arlington Street and Preston Avenue, is made up of 60 one to four-bedroom suites, including 30 affordable units — seven of which are fully accessible. […]

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Rising together with Tall Grass Prairie Bread Company

Rising together with Tall Grass Prairie Bread Company

This locally famous bakery is all about grassroots, gives a better economic share to farmers and provides a living wage to employees. Most Manitobans have seen the jaw-dropping displays of prairie tall grasses —showing roots that grow even deeper than the grasses reach high. This plant is almost the perfect analogy for the Winnipeg bakery […]

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Tec Voc thinks globally & locally with fair trade program

Tec Voc thinks globally & locally with fair trade program

Tec Voc High School celebrated its connections to global fair trade and Manitoba producers with its Farm & Fair event on November 28, 2018. With a student population of over 1,300, this Winnipeg high school was officially declared a Fair Trade School by Fairtrade Canada at a recent event hosted by the school’s Fair Trade […]

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The Children's Museum: Raising funds for accessibility at this iconic Manitoba kids destination

Raising funds for accessibility at this iconic Manitoba kids destination

Part 2: Discover what the Children’s Museum offers beyond their famous fun-filled exhibits. Ask kids or adults of a certain age, what comes to mind when they think of the Children’s Museum, and you’ll likely get an enthusiastic “fun” as the response. What they might not initially realize is the significant depth of learning that […]

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The Children’s Museum: Breaking down barriers to learning

The Children’s Museum: Breaking down barriers to learning

Part 1: This community institution offers accessible, fun learning experiences for kids in the province. Play, learn, grow — that’s the mission of the Children’s Museum. For almost 30 years, they’ve lived up to that motto by giving all kids the chance to learn creatively in a fun environment, regardless of physical or financial barriers. […]

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The Chalmers Neighbourhood Renewal Corporation: Building a stronger community

The Chalmers Neighbourhood Renewal Corporation: Building a stronger community

Part 1: This local group is strengthening their neighbourhood by offering homeownership assistance. A Winnipeg neighbourhood organization is helping families overcome financial obstacles to homeownership, all while adding value to their community. The Chalmers Home Buyer Assistance Program, offered by the Chalmers Neighbourhood Renewal Corporation (CNRC), assists families with the initial purchasing costs of homes […]

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