Thanks to the generosity of its donors, The Winnipeg Foundation announced it was able to grant more than $21.3 million to 803 charities in 2013.
In the city’s 2014 budget discussion, a property tax hike is proposed. Mayor Sam Katz defends the increase, saying taxpayers want better roads and will pay more to have them. This begs the question: what are we paying for now?
Julian Kirchmann is one of seven Artbeat Studio alumni participating in the 24-Hour Art-a-thon, an event to raise money for Artbeat Studio, an organization that supports artists living with mental illness.
Because of two bye-elections taking place in rural Manitoba later this month, the government is refusing to release the report of a major public inquiry into the death of 5-year-old Phoenix Sinclair.
Youth at risk in Winnipeg will get a fighting chance to improve their lives thanks to a new endowment fund created by the Winnipeg Police Service through The Winnipeg Foundation.
In the midst of a Winnipeg heat wave, runners gathered again this weekend for yet another evening of winter fun — a scenic race along Winnipeg’s groomed footpaths.
Building on local strengths is the key to cooling medical hot spots, which are areas where just a handful of citizens cost the health care system millions of dollars per year.
Hey! We live in Canada and we have a long and frequently nasty winter. It very much defines who we are as Canadians, but the deep freeze reminded us that the definition is not the same everywhere.
This could be considered a new year’s resolution. Or, some advice from the front lines of the ‘people helping people’ industry. Or, perhaps it’s a wake up call reminding us to be mindful of who we choose as our friends.
Whether it’s sharing natural resources or helping out during nasty weather, taking care of each other is what a country like Canada is all about.