2019 Hygiene Drive

2019 Hygiene Drive

West Central Women’s Resource Centre (WCWRC) is an essential resource for women in Winnipeg. WCWRC offers a weekly give-away of hygiene products, where women receive essential items, including soap, shampoo, conditioner, toothpaste and more. WCWRC also provides...
Minimum wage is a poverty wage

Minimum wage is a poverty wage

Manitoba’s current minimum wage is a poverty-level wage. This is unacceptable. Women are disproportionately represented in low-wage jobs: fully 1/3 of women earn less than $15/hr, compared to only 22% of men. And the stats are worse for Indigenous and newcomer...
Questions to mayoral candidates

Questions to mayoral candidates

Connecting the Circle: A Gender-Based Strategy to End Homelessness in Winnipeg asked all the mayoral candidates tell us what they would do as mayor to address issues identified in our research project. We received responses from only one candidate. Thank you to Don...
Employment Opportunity:  ECE II

Employment Opportunity: ECE II

The West Central Women’s Resource Centre (WCWRC) provides services and programming to women and families in the West Central neighbourhood of Winnipeg. Through our social enterprise, Happy Sprouts Childminding Services, we train and employ women facing barriers to...