Tag: homelessness

As we lay down to sleep…..

https://www.ispeech.org/text.to.speechOur weather over the next while is expected to be "normal" for a Winnipeg winter. In other words, cold. During a December cold snap (translated as cold, cold, cold) a Winnipeg resident died from exposure. As we climb into our warm bed in our warm home, our thoughts turn...

Homelessness Survey – a striking reality

iSpeechOn the night of October 25, 2015 there were at least 1,727 people experiencing homelessness in Winnipeg.  Over 300 volunteers collected data from 140 km of inner city streets.  Oak Table invited the surveyors in to talk to our guests. The statistics are unsettling.  132 people were unsheltered, staying...