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Volunteers Needed for Just a Warm Sleep!

In All Posts, Uncategorized by Christie McLeod

By: 1JustCity We’re back for our second year of Just a Warm Sleep and looking for volunteers! Many in our city are struggling with basic necessities, at 1JustCity we seek to provide folks with supports from socks, to meals, to advocacy and a lot of hugs! You could say that we serve lots of love with a side of food and programming.  You make that possible – your compassion keeps our doors open, your energy makes the spaces inside warm and welcoming. …

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The Last Installment of Winnipeg Human Rights News: December 3rd-9th 2017

In All Posts, Our City This Week by Christie McLeodLeave a Comment

Happy International Human Rights Day! In our last installment of Our City this Week, good deeds and outreach initiatives abound! Also in this week’s news, a $5 million dollar donation is put towards making Winnipeg a human rights research hub, a federal agreement is made with Manitoba chiefs, a new Senator from Manitoba is named, and much more.

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5 Ways to Fight the Winnipeg Transit Fare Hike

In All Posts, Politics by Christie McLeod

You may have heard the news… the City of Winnipeg’s preliminary 2018 budget is calling for an increase in fare prices by 25 cents while cutting service to 22 routes. Typically, Winnipeg Transit’s prices are raised by 5 cents/year. For some Winnipeggers, this small increase poses challenges. As such, the proposed raise of 25 cents would put a much larger strain on some peoples’ wallets. For Nicolette Jones, who moved to Winnipeg last year and budgeted her and husband’s year down …