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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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Former Blue Bombers Executive to Lead Siloam Mission

Former Blue Bombers Executive to Lead Siloam Mission

Jim Bell
Jim Bell (CHRISD.CA FILE)

A former senior executive with the Winnipeg Football Club is the new CEO of Siloam Mission.

Jim Bell will assume his duties immediately after taking over for outgoing CEO Dr. Garry Corbett, who is retiring.

The Winnipeg homeless shelter’s board conducted a nationwide search to fill the role.

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Sunova Collecting Personal Hygiene Items for Siloam Mission

Sunova Collecting Personal Hygiene Items for Siloam Mission

By David Klassen

Sunova Credit UnionAll Sunova Credit Union branches will be accepting personal hygiene items and tea for Siloam Mission until July 8.

The supply drive has an emphasis on toothpaste, tea, and tampons, all personal hygiene items and cash donations.

“After touring the mission, we were inspired to get involved in a larger way,” said Vanessa Foster, director of marketing for Sunova.

“The staff at Siloam told us that they’re always struggling for donations of feminine hygiene products. This supply drive is our way of bringing a bit of awareness to that need, as well as helping to collect items to keep the mission’s clients healthy and comfortable this summer.”

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Siloam Mission Chosen as Sunova Golf Classic Funding Recipient

Siloam Mission Chosen as Sunova Golf Classic Funding Recipient

Siloam MissionSiloam Mission has been chosen as the recipient of funds raised at the 2016 Sunova Golf Classic.

The tournament will take place Friday, June 12 at the Selkirk Golf and Country Club.

“Siloam Mission is an incredible organization, and we’re thrilled to be able to support them in their work,” said Ed Bergen, president and CEO of Sunova Credit Union.

“Their commitment to caring for Winnipeg’s less fortunate is inspiring and really resonates with Sunova’s desire to help build strong communities.

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