Winnipeg’s Morberg House may be forced to close without stable funding, says founder

A Winnipeg organization helping recovering addicts get back on their feet is struggling to keep its doors open.Morberg House works with men overcoming addiction, homeless, and mental health challenges, but without stable funding, the non-profit’s founder says it could be...

Work underway on dedicated stroke unit in Winnipeg

Work has begun on a new specialized stroke unit at Health Sciences Centre.The 28-bed acute stroke unit will open in space recently vacated at the Women’s Pavilion on Notre Dame Avenue with the opening of the new women’s hospital late...

St. Boniface Radiothon of Hope and Healing: Dawn’s story

Dawn Beirnes found out she had bipolar affective disorder more than three decades ago. Since then, she says the support she has received from St. Boniface Hospital’s Mental Health Program has been invaluable.“I was diagnosed at 27. It was hell...

Winnipeg Harvest expanding weekend school breakfast program

Winnipeg Harvest is expanding a unique school breakfast program working to make sure students have access to nutritious foods, even when they leave class for the weekend.On Thursday Harvest announced plans to launch its Breakfast2Go program at Pinkham School in...

World Diabetes Day

November 14 2019 12:37pm Diabetes Canada discusses the shocking number of people in Manitoba living with or affected by diabetes, and breaks down their push to raise awareness. ' }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+""; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id]...

Drug-resistant ‘superbugs’ could take a heavy toll on Canadians if not tackled head-on: Winnipeg researcher

Up to 400,000 Canadians could die over the next three decades if the country’s top doctors don’t work on combating drug-resistant ‘superbugs’, says a new report.The study, produced by the Council of Canadian Academies and commissioned by Canada’s Public Health...

Winnipeg fundraiser is trading songs for socks

November 13 2019 11:15am An upcoming fundraising concert is gathering socks for some of Winnipeg’s most vulnerable people. ' }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+""; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != "object" ) { var resp = jQuery.parseJSON( jQuery.ajax({ url:...

Get Fit: Stretching

November 13 2019 11:10am In this episode of Get Fit, we learn about the importance of stretching and how to stretch properly. ' }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+""; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != "object" ) { var resp...

CheckStop changes coming to Winnipeg

November 13 2019 8:50am Local activists say a reduction in the CheckStop program will lead to more impaired drivers on the road. ' }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+""; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != "object" ) { var resp...

Healthy Living Report Nov. 12

November 12 2019 12:07pm Body Measure’s Erica Henderson explains how people can figure out how many calories they should be taking in every day, and why all calories aren’t equal. ' }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+""; if(...
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