Stella Blackbird is not only a visionary; she also has the rare ability to make her visions a reality. After devoting her life to the service of others, Blackbird was recognized with a Caring Canadian Award.
A grant exploring environmental initiatives at The Winnipeg Folk Festival focused on “Inspiring Folk to Leave No Trace at the Festival”.
Jonathan Stevens always felt “that pull to try farming.” So he started his own CSA, Community Shared Agriculture, a food distribution model where people hire a farmer to grow vegetables for them.
There are not many musical acts that can fill a large stadium these days, especially with folks who are in their 60’s and 70’s. Then there is Sir Paul McCartney who played Winnipeg on Monday.
Every Wednesday, a group of people gather at Memorial Park to voice their concerns about what they call the government’s “reckless stewardship of water resources” in Canada.
Finding food in a desert: After three grocery stores in downtown Winnipeg shut their doors, Food Matters Manitoba embarked on a community food assessment.
Beggars on the street are an easy target. If you’re worried about them, and don’t want to drop coins in the hat, maybe think about giving to your local food bank instead.
While most university students are thinking about whether they can afford a beer, Erin Ward was figuring out how she could give back to her community.
It started with one little library in Todd Bol’s front yard made from old lumber and has evolved to over 6000 little free libraries in 36 countries. Many are popping up across Winnipeg.
It was once a great big field, but now part of the city-owned land close to the corner of Grant and Stafford hosts 36 garden plots – and some common infrastructure complaints.