WINNIPEG — The Bear Clan Patrol is set to receive $228,000 in support of their weekly food deliveries to Winnipeg’s most vulnerable. Dan Vandal, Canada’s Minister of Northern Affairs, announced the support on Monday. “This is part of $305 million that went out to Indigenous communities across Canada, Metis and First Nation and Inuit as well as some dollars for Urban Centers,” Vandal said. “We know that Winnipeg has one
WINNIPEG — The co-founder of the Bear Can Patrol is heading to Abu Dhabi to speak at a United Nations forum. James Favel is presenting at a roundtable on Feb. 12 at the World Urban Forum. He said the event is 2.5 hours and each speaker is allotted five minutes to present, with the rest of the time set aside for discussion. “It’s the biggest thing that I’ve been asked to
WINNIPEG – When James Favel re-started the Winnipeg Bear Clan Patrol in 2015 – he said he had no idea what it would become. Roughly four years later, the community watch group has expanded nation-wide with thousands of volunteers walking the streets helping the community. Now, the group has been recognized as an outstanding social enterprise. On Friday evening, the Manitoba Chambers of Commerce held its annual Manitoba Business Awards.