Christine Wong

Christine Wong has been covering business and technology since 1995, when Mark Zuckerberg was in sixth grade. A former associate producer at Business News Network and Slice TV, Wong freelances while chasing after the biggest story of her life — Ben, who is 10.
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Building sustainable university projects for community inclusion

The University of Winnipeg Community Renewal Corporation (UWCRC) has no interest in building ivory towers. Instead, UWCRC helps build sustainable projects like Winnipeg’s Downtown Commons, which welcomes “a wide cross-section…

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CEDA: Raymond Ngarboui, Community Organizer of Rainbow Community Gardens, coordinates food security initiatives with refugee and newcomer families.

CEDA gives Winnipeg youth a new lease on life

Winnipeg residents have already seen the makeover of the Merchants Hotel from the outside, but the next transformation is going on inside. Originally built as a hardware store in 1914…

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Celebrating 30 years of DASCH Foundation

Celebrating three decades of DASCH Foundation

Thirtieth anniversaries are traditionally celebrated with pearls, which are valued for their iridescent glow, timelessness and resilience.  Marking its own 30-year milestone in 2022, the DASCH (Direct Action in Support…

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Indigenous traditions

Oshki-Giizhig provides FASD support rooted in Indigenous traditions

Eric Friesen’s job is to take a chance on people. He’s the Executive Director of Oshki-Giizhig Inc., an Assiniboine Credit Union member supported by the credit union’s Community Financial Centre…

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Habitat for Humanity Volunteers

35 years of raising walls and spirits

Habitat for Humanity Manitoba was founded in 1987, and this year marks the Affiliate’s 35th anniversary in Manitoba and Northwestern Ontario.  Habitat for Humanity International, which was founded in 1976…

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Inflation explained

What is inflation and what does it mean for your budget?

Inflation is dominating the news in the latter half of 2022, and for good reason. In June it reached 8.1% — its highest level in 39 years — and remained…

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