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.
For graphic designer Ty Johnston, Winnipeg is a vibrant city, full of heart. And that’s why he’s drawn it that way.
Spirit’s Call Choir, a mixed non-audition community choir, enters its second decade in 2013 of singing for pleasure and staging two benefit performances every year.
Richard J. Scott will soon retire from his post as Chief Justice of Manitoba, which he’s held since 1990. For those wishing to celebrate his years of service, the Chief Justice Richard J. Scott Tribute Fund has been established.
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 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.