Jim Silver

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Sep 29, 2016
Screenshot from Culture and Oppression video via YouTube

Larry Morrissette: Honouring a quiet warrior

Jim Silver
Elizabeth Comack
The death of Larry Morrissette is a major loss, not only to his family and friends but also to the many people he worked with to re-build Winnipeg's inner city and revitalize Indigenous cultures.
Blog
Oct 14, 2015
Photo: AJ Batac/flickr

Poverty: Not present this election campaign

Jim Silver
If you're following the federal election campaign you would think that poverty in Canada has been eliminated. Yet poverty continues to be a major problem in Canada.
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May 13, 2015
Photo: marc falardeau/flickr

Winnipeg shows how we can make homelessness history

Jim Silver
Carolyn Young
We don't have to have homelessness in Winnipeg or anywhere else in Canada. We can solve this problem, and the Lord Selkirk Park housing complex in Winnipeg's North End shows how.
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Jul 14, 2014
Photo: North End Community Renewal Corporation

Beer bottles to books: Remaking Merchants Corner

Jim Silver
Young North End activists hailed it as the latest example of "North End Rising." At the heart of what will be called Merchants Corner is an innovative educational strategy.

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