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Pollocks Hardware

How Pollock’s Hardware Co-op turned nuts & bolts into a lasting legacy

Since 1922, homeowners, contractors and craftspeople of all levels have frequented a North End hardware store with unmistakable signage in Winnipeg’s Luxton neighbourhood. The Main Street store had become a staple of the community — pun intended. But 10 years ago, the owners were ready to retire and sell the property — and without any […]

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U of M Building Community Garden

University of Manitoba Students Build a Sustainable Community

School was in this summer for 25 University of Manitoba students taking an innovative two-week course “Building a Community Commons” in partnership with the Sustainable South Osborne Community Co-op. I was a student on the course, taking a break from my day job at Assiniboine’s Member Communication Centre. Starting from the Ground Up In the […]

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Help Urban Eatin' Win $25,000 to Create More Edible Landscapes

Urban Eatin’ Needs Your Vote for the National Co-op Challenge!

Congratulations to Assiniboine Credit Union member Urban Eatin’ Gardeners Co-op for being selected as a finalist in the National Co-op Challenge sponsored by the Co-operators Group. There are eight regional prizes of $25,000 to help co-ops develop their services. Urban Eatin’ transforms underused spaces such as balconies, school grounds and community spaces into beautiful food-producing systems […]

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Housing co-op living

Ever Wonder What it Would be like to Live in a Housing Co-op?

Are you interested in affordable housing that doesn’t include landlords? Want to have a say in your home and your community? You can learn more about housing co-ops on Saturday, March 1.  Breaking the Mold – New Look Housing Co-ops A public panel discussion on the co-operative model for affordable housing is being held on Saturday, March 1, […]

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Neechi Commons Restaurant - Come n’ Eat

Neechi Commons Restaurant — Come n’ Eat — Recognized as one of Winnipeg’s Best Breakfast Places

Come n’ Eat, Neechi Commons’ signature restaurant, has been chosen by PegCity Grub as one of the top 5 restaurants in Winnipeg for serving what we all know is the most important meal of the day — breakfast. With all-day breakfast and lunch options, their diverse menu boasts local ingredients and homestyle cooking. The restaurant is bright and spacious […]

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Urban Eatin' - Edible Landscaping Grows Community

Urban Eatin’ – Community Economic Development in Action

Urban Eatin’ Garderners Worker Coop is a group of young gardeners that responded to increased interest in local food production and environmentally sustainable yard care. They came together in 2008 to launch a service to build and maintain vegetable and culinary gardens for private residences and public spaces. Urban Eatin’ offers consultation and design services, installation […]

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6th Floor, 200 Main Street
Winnipeg, MB R3C 1A8

204.958.8588