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Six Suspension Stories

“My first child, my darling”- Brunel.

Six Suspension Stories on the eve of the bridge’s 150th birthday: 223 more words

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Community, Research and Social Change: 10th annual State of the Inner City Report

The State of the Inner City Report is an annual research collaboration between the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives Manitoba and community organizations based in the inner city of Winnipeg. 678 more words

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Meeting the housing needs of Aboriginal people moving to Winnipeg

Winnipeg is home to Canada’s largest Aboriginal population. Aboriginal people, however, are among the most likely to experience homelessness and are also over-represented in housing that is unaffordable, overcrowded or in poor condition. 768 more words

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Can a Housing First Initiative Work?

By Matt Stock and Evelyn Peters

Homelessness is a major problem in Winnipeg. In 2014 the Winnipeg Poverty Reduction Council estimated that at any time approximately 350 individuals stayed in one of Winnipeg’s homeless shelters, 700-1,000 individuals were in single room occupancy hotels, and 1,400 stayed with friends or family in order to avoid living on the streets or in homeless shelters. 913 more words

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Federal withdrawal results in loss of social housing

by Sarah Cooper

Manitoba is losing subsidized rental housing units—a delayed result of the federal government’s withdrawal from funding social housing in the 1990s. As operating agreements between the federal government and housing providers expire, the subsidies expire with them. 1,065 more words

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