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After thousands of Canadians cast their votes, Urban Eatin’ won a $25,000 prize

Urban Eatin’ Wins National Prize!

After thousands of Canadians cast their votes, Assiniboine Credit Union member Urban Eatin’ won a $25,000 prize in the National Co-op Challenge to help develop their co-op. Urban Eatin’ Gardeners Worker Co-op is group of young gardeners whose passion is transforming underused spaces such as yards, balconies, school grounds, building exteriors — you name it — […]

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LITE’s 20th Anniversary Winter Gala

Happy 20th birthday LITE! (That’s Local Investment Toward Employment) To celebrate two decades of supporting jobs in the inner city, LITE is throwing a birthday party and you’re invited! Please join us Saturday, February 22, 2014 at the Inn at the Forks for a fantastic evening of dinner, dancing (with Music by The Solutions), and silent auction to […]

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LITE - Alternative Christmas Hamper

LITE’s Alternative Christmas Hamper Program

LITE (Local Investment Toward Employment) is holding their 20th annual Alternative Christmas Hamper campaign, and Assiniboine is partnering with them once again, taking donations in our branches. LITE began as a response to a dramatic decline in sales at an inner-city co-operative grocery store at Christmas time. Nobody would deny local families the welcome gift […]

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LITE's Annual Wild Blueberry Pancake Breakfast

LITE’s Annual Wild Blueberry Pancake Breakfast

Mark your calendars for LITE’s (that’s Local Investment Toward Employment) 17th annual Wild Blueberry Pancake Breakfast, on Friday, November 22 from 7 – 10 am at the Indian and Metis Friendship Centre (45 Robinson at Dufferin). The breakfast is one of the events organized to raise funds for LITE’s Alternative Christmas Hamper Initiative, which provides hampers to families […]

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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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