By: Carol Sanders, Winnipeg Free Press

The fast-growing newcomer and indigenous youth population Manitoba is relying on for economic growth needs help removing the barriers of racism and poverty, a researcher says.

Their experiences are written about by Keely Ten Fingers in State of the Inner City Report 2015: Drawing on Our Strengths. The graduate student conducted research with young indigenous and newcomer adults in the inner city for the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives’ annual report released today.

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