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Siloam Mission Closing In on Reaching $19M Campaign Goal

Siloam Mission Closing In on Reaching $19M Campaign Goal

Siloam Mission, 300 Princess Street (HANDOUT)

WINNIPEG — Siloam Mission is making strides on a $19 million expansion that will see the homeless shelter add 50 new beds, a women’s only shelter area, and more mental health supports.

Donors to the Make Room Capital Campaign received a sneak peek of the work on Thursday.

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Officers Cleared After Man Found Injured Following Arrest Outside Siloam Mission

Officers Cleared After Man Found Injured Following Arrest Outside Siloam Mission

Independent Investigation Unit of Manitoba - IIU

Two Winnipeg police officers won’t be charged in relation to an arrest of a man outside Siloam Mission last summer, the province’s police watchdog has concluded.

The Independent Investigation Unit says their findings have determined while police did use force, it was necessary and not excessive given the situation.

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Siloam Mission Reaches Goal to Save Housing Facility Kitchen

Siloam Mission Reaches Goal to Save Housing Facility Kitchen

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The Madison, 210 Evanson Street (HANDOUT)

Siloam Mission is celebrating the generosity of Manitobans after donors stepped up to save the kitchen in its supportive housing facility, The Madison.

On August 1st, Siloam Mission put out a call for donations to help repair an aging kitchen that risked closure sooner than expected. Siloam Mission appealed to its donors and generous neighbours across Manitoba to raise the $150,000 in estimated costs – and as of August 31st, just 30 days later, has reached that goal.

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Potty Moves: Downtown Pop-Up Toilet in New Location

Potty Moves: Downtown Pop-Up Toilet in New Location

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Two pop-up toilets are part of a pilot project being led by the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ. (@DOWNTOWNWPGBIZ / TWITTER)

A pop-up porta-potty in downtown Winnipeg has a new home on Portage Avenue.

The Downtown Winnipeg BIZ project takes a big orange shipping container and repurposes it into a functional public washroom. It first launched in June outside of Holy Trinity Anglican Church on Smith Street.

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Pop-Up Toilets to Move Around Downtown Winnipeg in Pilot Project

Pop-Up Toilets to Move Around Downtown Winnipeg in Pilot Project

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Two pop-up toilets are part of a pilot project being led by the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ. (@DOWNTOWNWPGBIZ / TWITTER)

Temporary pop-up toilets have been set up in Winnipeg’s downtown to provide clean and accessible facilities for when you’ve gotta go.

The pilot project, a combined effort of the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ and Siloam Mission, features a brightly-coloured structure outside Holy Trinity Church on Graham Avenue at Smith Street.

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