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Kids preparing food at Rossbrook House.

“Thank you” x 208!

Winnipeggers are fiercely proud of our city and no one likes the fact that we are often portrayed as the child poverty capital of Canada. To say the least, the situation is very challenging. How can we as individuals have an impact?

Sistema Winnipeg inspires

Sistema Winnipeg inspires

Sistema Winnipeg held its first holiday concert at Crescent Fort Rouge United Church. More than 80 youngsters from grades one to four took part in this unique and valuable program.

NHL lockout hurts the little guys, not the millionaires

NHL lockout hurts the little guys, not the millionaires

The millionaires are not the ones suffering as this ridiculous standoff continues. It’s thousands of folks who work for minimum wage selling popcorn and beer at rinks like Winnipeg’s MTS Centre.

The charitable donation right under our nose

The charitable donation right under our nose

The retail market is full of all kinds of giveaways and incentives to make us purchase merchandise. Maybe we should turn these ‘deals’ into acts of kindness towards those less fortunate.

Brandon policeman Dave Scott encouraged Murray to participate in Torch Run.

Life is good In the Company of Friends

Murray Couling is one of the first employers to be involved in the self-directed, independent living model, “In the Company of Friends”, available to people living with a developmental disability.

First Nation families gain wealth and security as housing program improves quality of life

First Nation families gain wealth and security as housing program improves quality of life

First Nations families that bought their first homes recently have seen their investment increase an average $25,000 in just three years thanks to a new housing program.

Weighing a balanced budget against better health care

Weighing a balanced budget against better health care

What do we value more? Is it the comfort of a balanced budget, or better management of health care?

World class Culinary Institute set to open its doors downtown

World class Culinary Institute set to open its doors downtown

Red River College held a sneak peek of its soon-to-be opened Paterson GlobalFoods Institute earlier this week — and what a peek it was!

Community breakfast feeds hundreds in West End

Community breakfast feeds hundreds in West End

Lutheran Church of the Cross shares some holiday spirit by serving up its second Annual Community Christmas Breakfast.

Knight Foundation applauds CNC and its partnerships

Knight Foundation applauds CNC and its partnerships

Knight Foundation’s most recent blog looks at Community News Commons as a prime example of how partnerships are working well in the world of public media projects.