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Workplace of the Week: Community spirit growing at Manitoba Harvest Hemp Foods.

Manitoba Harvest Hemp Food’s United Way campaign is growing! We’re profiling this enthusiastic company for their passion and their strong growth. We talked to the good folks at Manitoba Harvest about how seriously they take giving back to their community. Just … Continue reading

Poverty is not a game.

If you don’t understand a problem, how can you be part of the solution? We host a poverty simulation called Living on the Edge, where people are given roles—single parent, senior with dementia, person experiencing homelessness, teen mother—and they try to make life … Continue reading

Youth United challenge you to 50 not-so-random acts of positivity.

Youth United invited over 100 students from across the city to get to know other passionate young activists at this year’s Student Leadership Conference. Among the inspirations of the day was a list of ’50 Challenges’ (PDF)—fifty ideas celebrating everyday positivity, environmental … Continue reading

Calls to end homelessness in Canada are growing.

As the new, homelessness-focused nonprofit described in the Winnipeg Poverty Reduction Council’s (WPRC) Plan To End Homelessness in Winnipeg takes shape, calls to confront homelessness in Canada are growing. “What is needed now is momentum to deal with homelessness in a … Continue reading

Workplace of the Week: Canadian Blood Services. It’s in them to give!

How many chili recipes does it take to cook up a better community? At least six! Canadian Blood Services‘s spicy cookoff raised over $400 towards their $8000 goal, with 28 people cooking (or eating!) for a cause. The Red Hot … Continue reading

“They’re always here when you need them.”

Neighbourhood resource centres, like the one in North Point Douglas, provide a meeting place for people to get together, make friends, and build a community that knows each other. People might work on job searches, strengthen parenting skills, or access … Continue reading