Funny thing happened to US project management expert Mike Clynes on his way to building the new stadium — he discovered the ‘gem’ he now calls home: Winnipeg.
Despite government efforts to eradicate poverty, the number of poor in Manitoba has been gradually increasing.
Make Poverty History Manitoba rallied at the Manitoba Legislature Friday to demand that the provincial government increase the rental allowance that is provided to recipients of provincial Employment and Income Assistance.
A new documentary — “The Healing of Heather Garden” — nearly a decade in the making, has a couple of local connections. But its theme of hope in the face of adversity is universal.
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 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.
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 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.
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 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.