Winnipeg’s rooming house challenge: What we can learn from Toronto

One year after a rooming house fire in Winnipeg’s St. Boniface neighbourhood killed an elderly man and injured several other tenants, what can the city and province do to ensure rooming houses remain safe, affordable places to live? One year after a rooming house fire...

Winnipeg’s Inner City Reversing Decades of Decline, Report Says

By: Jacques Marcoux, CBC News After nearly five decades of gradual decline, Winnipeg’s inner city is showing signs of a newfound vitality. The area has reversed a trending decline in population, home ownership is up 10 per cent and income levels are rising...

You Don’t Have to Live Like a Refugee

By: Ray Silvius, University of Winnipeg Published in: Winnipeg Free Press   Having fled their home countries to escape violence and war, refugees in Canada find their full inclusion in society delayed, threatened or obstructed. With all due respect to Tom Petty...