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Mary has seen how poverty’s shadow can be lifted. In 2010, her 25-year marriage ended, leaving her a single mother of six. She had just started college when she began experiencing debilitating pain in her jaw. Her doctor told her she had a tooth infection—one that proved later to be life-threatening, but that she could
A report issued in June by the Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness estimates over 200,000 people in Canada experience homelessness each year. In response, cities from Vancouver, to Edmonton, to St. John’s have developed 10-year plans to end homelessness. Now Winnipeggers have taken up the challenge through a new initiative spearheaded by United Way. Winnipeg’s
As people and organizations around the world mark Human Rights Day 2012, we’d like to highlight several local groups and individuals who were honoured recently for their contributions to human rights.
The door to Yohannes Yemane’s modest apartment in downtown Winnipeg is always open.
A refugee earns financial freedom in Canada
It took a one-year sentence at Milner Ridge Correctional Centre to make Trenton Smith, 26, see he was headed down the wrong path.
It started with three simple words from dozens of different people: “Welcome to Canada.”