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  • Job Posting - Program Coordinator
    September 21, 2021
    Rossbrook House is hiring a Program Coordinator Program Coordinators are accountable to one of the two Programs and Operations Managers.   Responsibilities...
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  • Citizenship Award
    September 20, 2021
    IODE: Jon Sigurdsson Chapter honoured Rossbrook House staff member Sheila with a Citizenship Award. Sheila received this Citizenship Award for...
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  • Return to regular hours
    August 30, 2021
    Rossbrook House is open every day for children and youth ages 6-24. Open 24 hours weekends and all school holidays. Children...
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  • 50/50 Online Lottery
    August 14, 2021
    50/50 in support of Rossbrook House Draw | September 22 at 9 am (CST) Thank you to all who purchased tickets. Online...
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  • Summer Update
    August 9, 2021
    Summer 2021 is underway. Children and youth are having #summerfun with outings and activities. Summer programming is in full swing at...
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  • 2020-2021 Annual Report
    June 30, 2021
    Our 2020/2021 reports are online and ready for you to view anytime. Rossbrook House is grateful for the generous support...
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  • Foundation 2020-2021 Community Report
    June 30, 2021
    Rossbrook House Foundation Community Report is ready for you to read. The Community Report includes activities from the 20/21 year...
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  • 2021 ACM
    June 29, 2021
    Watch Rossbrook House virtual Annual Community Meeting Click to view Executive Director, Phil Chiappetta, talks about the past year at Rossbrook...
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  • Congratulations to our Graduates
    June 21, 2021
    The Class of 2021! We are pleased to share that there are 12 students graduating grade 12 from Rising Sun...
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  • Grade 6 grads
    June 10, 2021
    Congratulations! Congratulations to Grade 6 graduates Tyrelle, Teegan and Memphis from Wi Wabigooni school. You did it!  Education is the foundation on...
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  • Scholarship Award Applications are open now
    June 1, 2021
      Are you going back to school? Rossbrook House provides scholarships to community members including students, participants, and staff (former and...
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  • GCGC '21
    May 30, 2021
    The Great Canadian Giving Challenge can make a big impact. Every $1* donated in June is a chance for Rossbrook...
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  • Pow Wow Memories
    May 17, 2021
    The annual Rossbrook House Pow Wow is not taking place this month. We have so many great memories from the...
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  • May is Legacy Month
    April 30, 2021
    This year marks two decades since May was proclaimed Leave a LegacyTM Month in Manitoba. Rossbrook House Foundation is grateful...
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  • Spirit Award Nomination
    April 22, 2021
    Rossbrook House is a finalist!   The 12th annual Spirit of Winnipeg Awards gala is Thursday, May 27 from 6-8pm   Rossbrook House is...
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  • Job Posting
    April 22, 2021
          Rossbrook House has an opening for a Kitchen Assistant            The Healthy Kitchen Project has three main roles:  ...
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  • Thank you to our volunteers
    April 21, 2021
        It’s National Volunteer Week. The theme for 2021: The Value of One, The Power of Many, reflects on the awe-inspiring...
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  • New Van Campaign
    March 30, 2021
    Thank you to all who supported this fundraising campaign. Rossbrook House is humbled by the generosity of its supporters. We...
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  • Amazing Women
    March 3, 2021
    March 8 is International Women's Day. It's a day to celebrate women's achievements. It's safe to say that Rossbrook House has...
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  • Making Science Fun
    March 2, 2021
    In 2018 until early 2020, several times each year, children from Rossbrook House were participating in a special after-school...
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  • Winter Fun!
    February 25, 2021
    For the past 4 Februarys, (excluding 2021) Rossbrook House and IRCOM (Immigrant & Refugee Community Organization of Manitoba) have...
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  • More Info
    February 4, 2021
    Since 1976, Rossbrook House has been a safe place for children and youth to belong, play, learn and become… What...
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  • Trailblazer Award
    January 25, 2021
      Sister Geraldine MacNamara (1938-1984)  Rossbrook House is proud to announce that Sister Gerry has been selected to receive recognition as...
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  • Rossbrook House is 45
    January 13, 2021
    For the last 45 years,  Rossbrook House has been a safe place for children and youth to belong, play,...
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  • Thanks Red River Coop
    January 5, 2021
    Thank You to Red River Coop for supporting the Healthy Kitchen program at Rossbrook House.   With your on-going support, Rossbrook...
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  • Open 24 hours every day
    December 14, 2020
    Rossbrook House is open every day 24 hours! Children and youth are welcome to drop-in. Meals are provided twice each day. Video...
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  • Giving Tuesday 2020
    November 17, 2020
    Tuesday December 1 is Giving Tuesday and Rossbrook House is happy to once again be participating in this national...
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  • Scholarship Celebration
    November 5, 2020
      Rossbrook House presents the 2020 Virtual Scholarship Awards Celebration. Please join us as we celebrate the students who are receiving...
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  • Take a virtual tour of Rossbrook House
    November 4, 2020
    For those of who may not have had an opportunity to visit Rossbrook House, please stop by anytime with...
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  • Q&A with Jane Quinton
    October 20, 2020
      “I knew when I walked through the doors that Rossbrook House was a special place!” 10 Questions with Jane Quinton Chair  Rossbrook...
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  • Rossbrook House COVID update
    October 15, 2020
    I hope you are doing well in these stressful times, finding ways to stay healthy and positive. With COVID cases...
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  • Rossbrook House donor awarded for volunteerism
    September 30, 2020
      Written by Sydney Hildebrandt Community Journalist - The Times, Sydney Hildebrandt is the community journalist for The Times. Years ago, Vern...
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  • United Way Winnipeg's virtual tour of Rossbrook House
    September 29, 2020
    Take a virtual tour of Rossbrook House. The United Way of Winnipeg recently toured Rossbrook House with Executive Director, Phil...
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  • Face masks are required at Rossbrook House
    September 29, 2020
      A face mask or face covering is required inside of Rossbrook House, inside the Rossbrook House vans, or while...
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  • Plans for Fall 2020
    August 25, 2020
      Rossbrook House has remained open for children and youth, 24 hours, since the school closures on March 16, 2020.  ...
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  • Welcome to our virtual Annual Community Meeting
    July 29, 2020
    We’d like to invite you to watch our first-ever VIRTUAL annual community meeting. While we're sorry that we couldn't welcome...
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  • Welcome and Farewell
    June 15, 2020
    Welcome Bridget Cabral  Rossbrook House Executive Director Phil Chiappetta is pleased to announce a new member of the Rossbrook House...
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  • Summer Is Not Cancelled
    May 31, 2020
      Summer is not cancelled at Rossbrook House   Throughout the month of June, every $1 donated to Rossbrook House is an...
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  • COVID-19 Pandemic and Rossbrook House
    May 18, 2020
    The COVID-19 Pandemic has compounded the need and the challenge to serve children and youth in our community. We are...
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  • Generations of Pow Wow Dancing
    March 30, 2020
    The annual Rossbrook House Pow Wow will, unfortunately, not be happening this spring as planned. This tradition has been...
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  • A Message from Rossbrook House
    March 15, 2020
      As a supporter of Rossbrook House you are likely interested in our response to keeping participants and staff safe...
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  • Cold City Warm Hearts 2020
    March 3, 2020
        For the fourth year in a row, FortWhyte Alive generously opened their doors for a fun evening in February...
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  • Thank You
    January 16, 2020
    The Sons and Daughter of Italy, Garibaldi Lodge, took over Rossbrook House on December 24. From the early hours,...
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  • Thank you for all that you do
    December 20, 2019
    Happy Holidays! As the song goes, it can be ‘the best time of the year’, when our hearts are open,...
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  • Fun and Games 2019
    August 31, 2019
    The annual Summer Games at Rossbrook House signal the end of the summer break from school. While it's sad...
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  • Summer Adventures 2019
    August 22, 2019
    Summer is coming to a close. I think we can all agree, it went way too fast! The children and...
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  • This is What Summer 2019 Looks Like at Rossbrook House
    July 31, 2019
    Smiling faces! Fun outings! Camp! Getting crafty in the play room. And hanging out with your friends.   Check out what the...
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  • Scholarships
    July 8, 2019
    Each November, Rossbrook House celebrates the students who are pursuing post-secondary education of all kinds. Several scholarships are handed...
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  • This is What Summer Looks Like at Rossbrook House
    June 27, 2019
    From fun outings exploring Manitoba's hot spots, to going away to camp, or enjoying an ice-cream and hanging out...
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  • Annual Community Meeting
    May 14, 2019
    You're invited for breakfast and to hear our annual report to the community. Thursday, June 20, 8am 658 Ross Avenue Corner of...
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  • Farewell Concert
    April 15, 2019
    The Barrel Boys and The O’Pears were in Winnipeg to perform at the West End Cultural Centre. They also...
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  • Goodbye Winter, Hello Spring
    March 19, 2019
    The cold winter months are behind us (barely) and the warmer, longer days are here! In spite of the...
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  • Saying Goodbye is Not Easy
    March 4, 2019
    This spring the Rossbrook House community will be saying farewell to two long-time members. Sister Bernadette O’Reilly and Sister Margaret...
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  • #ColdCityWarmHearts
    February 13, 2019
    For the third year in a row, FortWhyte Alive, Rossbrook House and Immigrant & Refugee Community Organization of Manitoba...
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  • #NoChildAlone2019 dinner
    February 6, 2019
      Thank you to the almost 600 guests who attended the #NoChildAlone2019 dinner January 24. This was only the 2nd time...
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  • Here we go again....
    October 26, 2018
      2016 was the first ever fund-raising dinner gala hosted by Rossbrook House. We celebrated our first 40 years with almost...
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  • It's Christmas Time...
    September 24, 2018
    Every December Rossbrook House (along with sponsors Boston Pizza and Shindico) throw a party for ages 6-11. (The Intermediates,...
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  • Summer 2018- You were a good one!
    September 5, 2018
    Sweltering temps and little rain only made the beach days and splash park visits even better (and necessary)! Many new...
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  • No Child Alone Dinner
    August 27, 2018
    Please join the children and youth of Rossbrook House on our Winnipeg journey of reconciliation… Thursday, January 24, 2019     5:30...
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  • Rossbrook House Scholarships
    August 23, 2018
    Each November, Rossbrook House presents scholarships to former Rossbrook House participants, staff or students who are enrolled in a...
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  • A new program!
    August 20, 2018
        This September, ages 6 to 8 will now have their very own program; Little Bears “Makoonsag”. The program is...
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  • #Mural2018
    July 16, 2018
    First year U of M Education student Tyler Ross has become a regular at Rossbrook. He’s part volunteer, part...
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  • Cold City Warm Hearts 2018
    March 1, 2018
    80 excited school-age participants from Rossbrook House and IRCOM (Immigration and Refugee Organization Committee of Manitoba) were bussed to...
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  • Winter Fun 2018
    February 16, 2018
    The Winter has been a cold one, I think everyone can agree. That didn’t stop the fun from happening at Rossbrook...
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  • Thank You!
    October 5, 2017
    Rossbrook House is very lucky to have the support of many wonderful people! We are grateful for all of...
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  • Fun in the Summer Time!
    August 1, 2017
    Hot Summer. Cool Outings!
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  • Follow us on Instagram
    July 10, 2017
        Follow RBHWPG on the Instagram app to keep in touch and to see photos of activities at Rossbrook House!
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  • Winter was a BLAST!
    April 3, 2017
    There’s always a lot going on at Rossbrook House. In addition to the Cold City Warm Hearts event, the...
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  • More Fun & Games
    March 6, 2017
    The children and youth at Rossbrook House enjoy marking special dates on the calendar with celebrations, feasts and dances.
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  • Cold City Warm Hearts
    February 27, 2017
    A celebration of community, friendship and winter fun! The kids and staff at Rossbrook House and IRCOM (Immigrant and Refugee...
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  • Watch the new video!
    February 23, 2017
    The annual blanket toss is a much anticipated part of the Winter Games at Rossbrook House. And it is almost...
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  • Insert Your Name Here.
    January 5, 2017
    The kids get a big thrill when they enter and see their own name up on the wall! It...
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  • 2016- A Very Good Year!
    December 22, 2016
    We are about to say farewell to our 40th year… It was a busy and wonderful year that started...
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  • Volunteer Christmas Party
    December 13, 2016
    The Annual Volunteer Christmas Party was held at Rossbrook House on December 6th. Staff, board members and other volunteers enjoyed...
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  • Thank You
    December 5, 2016
    Thank you to all of our wonderful, tireless, generous volunteers, donors and supporters.
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  • Giving Thanks on Giving Tuesday
    November 29, 2016
    Rossbrook House is very grateful for all of our hard-working, tireless, selfless volunteers and our very generous donors and...
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  • Thanks for having lunch with us!
    November 21, 2016
    The Rossbrook House Foundation Board hosted a Women’s Lunch on November 18 at Rossbrook House. Foundation Board Members, staff and...
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  • Open House 2016
    November 14, 2016
    oh-4 The annual Fall Open House at Rossbrook House was a wonderful mixture of sights and sounds! The students of the...
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  • Thank You Richardson International
    September 13, 2016
    Wi Wabigooni (Rossbrook House’s elementary school) students were welcomed to their first day of school by generous GenNext members...
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  • A Fabulous Kick Off on the First Day of School!
    September 12, 2016
    web-gc-2 The Grill & Chill Community Barbeque welcomed hundreds of visitors!
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  • And How Was Your Summer?
    September 2, 2016
    July and August at Rossbrook House mean open doors 24 hours a day. It means a safe place for...
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  • Wildest Dreams
    August 22, 2016
    It was a gorgeous August evening, sunny and warm, the perfect setting for a lovely walk through the Assiniboine...
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  • #SummerFun
    July 27, 2016
    Summer Camp is an annual tradition at Rossbrook House. July 2016 two groups of kids and leaders went to...
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  • Pow Wow 2016
    June 10, 2016
    It was a beautiful, warm, sunny day. Attendance was good. And there were community dancers of all ages, including...
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  • 2016 Graduation
    June 10, 2016
    Congratulations to all of the graduates and award winners for the 2015-16 school year from Wi Wabigooni, Eagles’ Circle...
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  • The History of the Rossbrook House Pow Wow
    May 18, 2016
    Rossbrook House has a 35 year history with the traditional pow wow. From the inception of the very first...
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  • Legacy Lunch
    May 10, 2016
    Rossbrook House hosted a lunch, letting the audience of Allied Professionals know all about the good work that is...
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  • Leadership Changes
    March 17, 2016
      After almost three decades of service to Rossbrook House, we say a heartfelt farewell to Maria Vigna. Maria was...
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  • Farewell Maria Vigna
    March 11, 2016
    After teaching for 17 years at Eagles Circle School followed by 10 years as Co-Executive Director at Rossbrook House,...
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  • Still Celebrating our 40th year!
    February 19, 2016
    Here are more pictures from the wonderful evening celebrating Rossbrook House’s 40th Anniversary, the No Child Alone Dinner.
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  • The No Child Alone dinner
    February 2, 2016
    table setting It was a first for Rossbrook House. While holding events for kids of all ages is a pretty...
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  • “We Always Keep You in Our Hearts”
    December 30, 2015
    Kirby and Marie Fontaine reserve a place in their hearts for the children and youth coming to Rossbrook House....
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  • Kids' Christmas Party
    December 23, 2015
    Our thanks to Shindico and Boston Pizza for their support of the Energy Plus Kids' Christmas Party!  Yummy food,...
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  • Rossbrook Receives $25,000 from CN Community Fund
    November 8, 2015
    CN held the eleventh edition of the CN Canadiens Alumni Challenge charity hockey game on Nov. 7, 2015, at...
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  • Rossbrook Rockers perform at United Way Celebration
    February 13, 2015
    The Rossbrook Rockers Helped Reveal The Record Breaking United Way Goal For 2014. Later In The Celebration They...
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  • Education Awards
    February 13, 2015
    WINNIPEG — In the heart of one of Winnipeg’s most challenging neighbourhoods sits
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  • CBC Coverage of Rossbrook’s Open House
    January 8, 2015
    Winnipeg drop-in centre empowers inner city students
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  • Christmas Eve Story
    January 8, 2015
    Rossbrook House junior staff members Ronald Gabriel (right) and Aiden Sizer do a little Christmas wrapping on Monday.
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