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 […]
Building on the success of the inaugural Canada Learning Bond Open House event earlier this year, a North End Winnipeg school played host once again to help local families gain access to post-secondary education funding for their children. On October 11, the Winnipeg School Division ID Clinic and Canada Learning Bond Sign-up Event was held […]
Celebrating Small Business Week 2018 With almost 38,000 small businesses in Manitoba, the province is filled with creative and innovative entrepreneurs who provide a wide range of products and services. To celebrate Small Business Week, our Assiniboine Credit Union employees decided to surprise a few of our small business members with a sweet treat. With […]
Local chapter of national CED organization shows how community-driven economics can lead to success. Community economic development (CED) is a movement that’s all about grassroots initiatives intended to create resilient and sustainable local economies. But often those working to build better communities need a little help making connections or finding their footing. That’s where […]
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.