A new Peg report shows poverty triples the chances of dying in Winnipeg before 75, while the life-expectancy gap between highest and lowest incomes is almost 20 years.
A United Way Day of Caring can take many forms, including a special day of pampering! Hosted at the NorWest Co-op Community Health Centre by the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority, the March 11 Day of Caring brightened up the lives of 39 low-income women. Pampering took the form of a new hair style and manicures,
A little bit of nailpolish and a lot of caring. That’s what makes the Women’s Day of Caring, a partnership of the WRHA and NorWest Coop Community Health, something that women in their neighbourhood look forward to for the whole year. On April 4, the women were given a day where they could be treated
Just about everyone in Winnipeg was celebrating when the lockout ended and the Jets came back. But the team at the Winnipeg Regional Heath Authority did more than just celebrate, they saw an opportunity! Knowing just how much everyone loved their Jets, Jersey Day plans immediately got rolling! By buying a $2 “I’m Dressed
Sheila Bachyrsky lives on a tight budget. For her, even a haircut is a luxury she can’t afford.