Few realize our city boasts the largest collection of contemporary Inuit artwork in the world. A new exhibit featuring some of the gallery’s permanent collection is part of WAG’s centennial celebrations.
University of Manitoba students are among the many volunteers supporting The Salvation Army’s 6th annual Safe NIght Off Winnipeg streets event for women working in the sex trade.
Linda Funk’s life looked pretty good. She had a small circle of friends, dedicated supporters, helpful staff, an active social calendar and occasional trips. But something was missing…Linda’s past.
For anyone fleeing domestic abuse, having a shelter like Osborne House to escape to is a welcome sanctuary. Now, this difficult experience will be made easier with the gift of hot soup.
Community News Commons held a special ‘Looking Forward’ event on Wednesday evening, January 30, at the Winnipeg Free Press Cafe, and there were many good suggestions for CNC’s year ahead.
What is a compassionate city? A delegation of Winnipeggers travelled to Louisville, Kentucky to find out why Louisville was named International Compassionate City of the Year in 2012.
Winnipeg author, Wendy Erlanger, wrote a soup recipe book so she could donate the proceeds to Cancer Care Manitoba. Now, her efforts have exceeded expectations.
Violence, scandal, and gossip tend to dominate Winnipeg’s major dailies and evening news. More often than not, the good being done in our community often gets lost in the media mix.
This month, CNC explores the subject of compassion through a series of articles and a unique CNC Town Hall Forum that asks how we can be more giving and caring to our fellow citizens.
The opportunity to be compassionate comes in all shapes and sizes. For one CNC journalist, it presented itself as an over-burdened mom on a bus who had a child and a cat in tow.