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For this North End organization, affordable housing is where the heart is

For this North End organization, affordable housing is where the heart is

North End Housing Project (NEHP) has evolved as an organization over its 20+ years of work, but one thing hasn’t changed —their commitment to providing quality, affordable housing to Winnipeggers in the North End.   Helping families gain a home NEHP was founded in 1996 out of the need for decent, affordable housing and the […]

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Sleepout reboot serves as a wake-up call

Sleepout reboot serves as a wake-up call

Participants in the rebooted Siloam Sleepout got a closer look at the reality of homelessness and the efforts to make it a thing of the past in Winnipeg. The Siloam Sleepout was held September 26 this year at Siloam Mission and around downtown Winnipeg, raising funds and awareness to help support those experiencing homelessness. It […]

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Renovating Village Canadien: New buildings & a better mortgage

Manitoba’s largest housing co-operative is wrapping up a major upgrade and credits its relationship with Assiniboine Credit Union for realizing the project. Village Canadien Cooperative is completing an impressive project that will benefit its residents for years to come. Several million dollars worth of renovations have been done to 137 out of 150 units at […]

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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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