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Siloam Mission Reaches Goal to Save Housing Facility Kitchen

Siloam Mission Reaches Goal to Save Housing Facility Kitchen

The Madison
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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Police Watchdog Investigating Man’s Arrest at Siloam Mission

Police Watchdog Investigating Man’s Arrest at Siloam Mission

Winnipeg Police CrestManitoba’s Independent Investigation Unit is looking into the injuries of a man who was arrested by Winnipeg police on Wednesday at Siloam Mission.

Police were called to the homeless shelter for an agitated male, but say he resisted and refused commands while they were trying to arrest him. Officers used pepper spray and deployed a Taser to eventually subdue him.

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Potty Moves: Downtown Pop-Up Toilet in New Location

Potty Moves: Downtown Pop-Up Toilet in New Location

Pop-Up Toilet
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

Pop-Up Toilet
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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