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Archive for August 2017

Letting Kids be Kids

Dripping sweat, pink cheeks, and lots of laughter were sure signs that kids were healthy, active, and having fun in Robertson last week.

On July 27, more than 800 children aged six to 12 years old, participants of Boys and Girls Club of Winnipeg...

Province Gives Students a Head Start on the School Year

The Manitoba government said thousands of kids are getting a head start on the new school year thanks to learning enrichment programs.

The province said thanks to a $400,000 investment in five programs, students in grades one to 12 have received...

Youth Donates $500 to Gilbert Park Club

Sobeys Inc. is teaching Winnipeg’s inner city kids a valuable lesson about gratitude and the Boys and Girls Clubs of Winnipeg’s Gilbert Park Club is benefiting.

As part of their Canada 150 celebration, the supermarket retailer is empowering youth...

Athletes Donate Shoes to Provide Kids With Sound Footing

They waited like runners at the starting line with their eyes on the prize, which in this case was a row of boxes, heaping with shoes.

When the kids got the go-ahead, they raced over to pick up pairs they’d been eyeing during the news conference,...

Summer Job More Than Just a Paycheque

IN the past seven weeks, I have felt my daily routine take on a new purpose: I wake up every morning excited to head to my summer job.

I’m one of the lucky ones. For thousands of youth across Canada, finding a summer job is a stressful and...