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 […]
Providing support for people living with intellectual and developmental disabilities, Winnipeg-based Pulford Community Living Services looks ahead to the future — expanding programs, day services and partnerships with fellow community-minded organizations. Read part one: Winnipeg organization is building independence and a place to call home “An equal and inclusive world.” The vision of Pulford Community […]
Pulford Community Living Services provides residential services for those living with intellectual and physical disabilities. Established in 1986, Winnipeg-based Pulford Community Living Services had a vision that would expand over three decades to make a lasting impact on people’s quality of life. This not-for-profit community-focused organization provides support for people living with intellectual and developmental […]
This Winnipeg organization is not your average employment agency. The motto for Winnipeg employment agency Opportunities for Employment is “Get Ready, Get Hired” — and this is accomplished with the process of “Assess, Equip and Connect.” It’s this last word in the phrase that truly sets the organization apart. Founded over 20 years ago by […]
This Winnipeg organization recycles your old electronics and mattresses — driven by their environmentally sustainable and people-based initiatives.
Formerly a hotspot in the community for all the wrong reasons, the Merchants Hotel was officially reborn on April 28, 2018 as “Merchants Corner.” Now, this educational, residential and neighbourhood hub for the North End brings an entirely new positive impact — imagined and built by the community, for the community. Hundreds gathered on the […]
In its 19-year history, this made in Manitoba investment fund has leveraged more than $21 million in financing for not-for-profit organizations, co-operatives and social enterprises. Here is who they are and how you can get involved. Unique in Manitoba, the Jubilee Fund is a local non-profit charity that is devoted to making a positive social […]
The West Broadway Community Organization is breathing new life into one of the neighbourhood’s landmark properties — the historic Wilson House in Winnipeg, with its wraparound porch and defining turn-of-the-century turret.