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Everyone deserves a “book mate” early in life

Book Mates Helps Connect Children with Reading

Everyone deserves a “book mate” early in life and with the help of Book Mates Inc, families can enhance their reading abilities through a variety of family literacy programs. An Idea in the Making Almost three decades ago, education professor Beverley Zakaluk had a very simple idea. She would partner her Faculty of Education students with […]

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Social Purchasing Power

Co-operating through the Social Purchasing Portal

Co-operatives are shifting the way entrepreneurs think, not only about business, but about environmental sustainability and social justice, too. They are the product of the realization that it is possible to be profitable while addressing systemic environmental and social issues through purchasing habits and the way in which labour is organized. As this awareness spreads, […]

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ICR building community — literally

Inner City Renovations Builds Opportunity for Inner City

Inner City Renovations (ICR) is an award-winning social enterprise founded in 2002 with the goal of providing quality, full-time, permanent jobs for people living in Winnipeg’s inner city and facing barriers to employment.   Assiniboine Credit Union’s McGregor Branch was the first time ICR has been Assiniboine’s general contractor, but they have worked on two other Assiniboine branches—Main Street […]

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

204.958.8588