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David Suzuki | Working with others for the betterment of your neighbourhood, town, city, province, country or world contributes to well-being and happiness.
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Claudia Pedrero, Pro Bono | An alternative model of land ownership is growing in Canada, as communities grapple with increasingly unaffordable housing prices and commercial development changes neighbourhoods.
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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.
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Andrée Lévesque | Activist Madeleine Parent has been honoured with a new park thanks to the determination of the citizens of a working-class district where, in 1943, she started her career as a union organizer.
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Rick Salutin | Why would people who are reeling from the near obliteration of their community be better off going somewhere that lacks even the shards of community left them?
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Molly McCracken, Greg Macpherson | We hope all of Manitoba's political parties this provincial election will see the wisdom in long-term investments for community-led renewal for a more inclusive and sustainable future.
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Lynne Fernandez | A new Errol Black Chair paper explains how a combination of governmental policies and initiatives in Manitoba allows social enterprises to reduce carbon emissions while employing inner city workers.
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Carole O'Brien | The Mothering Project is an innovative community-based program providing services to vulnerable mothers impacted by substance use.
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Jen Erdmann | Supportive housing is an important model on the housing continuum and a positive choice for many people living with mental illness.
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Jim Silver | The CCPA's State of the Inner City Report 2015 shows that important poverty-related indicators are improving and public investment in community-led initiatives is making a difference.
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Liz Sutherland, Heather Laird | Social procurement means taking the opportunity that comes with every purchase to leverage spending for further investments in communities, which can create ripple effects with our public dollars.
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Shauna MacKinnon | Alleviating poverty is a long-term proposition that requires multiple interventions. Community-based organizations are one part of the solution and they should be adequately funded to do their work.