top-left

Tag Listing | inner-city

Reconciliation Lives Here

Reconciliation Lives Here

When Maclean’s magazine dubbed Winnipeg “Canada’s Most Racist City” in 2015, Winnipeggers were shocked. But rather than acting defensively, the community took action to tackle the huge issue of healing and reconciling Canada’s relationship with Indigenous peoples. Mayor Brian Bowman declared 2016 the “Year of Reconciliation”, and institutions and community-based organizations alike increased their efforts […]

Continue Reading
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 […]

Continue Reading
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 […]

Continue Reading
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 […]

Continue Reading

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

204.958.8588