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.
Over 129,000 Manitoban children are eligible for a program that can provide them up to $2,000 per year towards their education. But only 23% of families are taking advantage of the opportunity. Why aren’t more Manitobans using the Canada Learning Bond? The Canada Learning Bond Open House, held on January 17, 2018 at David Livingstone […]
How do you address poverty and homelessness in our community? By empowering people with the skills to navigate the world and the confidence to flourish against all odds. But this doesn’t happen by accident, and it’s programs like Just TV at the Broadway Neighbourhood Centre that are leading the charge. The Just TV program, which […]
Tucked away under the Animal Services Building on Logan, The WRENCH (Winnipeg Repair Education & Cycling Hub) is a veritable treasure trove of bikes and bike parts. The organization works to make cycling more accessible through workshops, sales of bikes and parts and numerous education programs. They even retrieve bikes from the Brady landfill and […]
In 1990, a small group of women from Winnipeg’s North End were volunteering at a secondhand clothing outlet and wanted to get training that would lead to full-time employment. Together with the help of the volunteer coordinator, they put together a proposal for funding and the first 6-month training program for 12 women was launched. […]
On the surface, Southeast Collegiate (SEC) is a place of learning that provides an excellent high school education for Indigenous students from all over Manitoba who choose SEC for its programming. But upon closer inspection, you quickly discover it is so much more. “Students increase their self-esteem and develop the courage to do what […]