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Building Urban Industries for Local Development (BUILD) Inc.

BUILD is an award winning social enterprise (non-profit contractor) and training program that hires individuals with multiple employment barriers and prepares them for long-term, meaningful employment in the trades.

Services we provide:

-Water-saving retrofits:  Enjoy huge long-term savings while preventing water wastage. Provincial payment program available.

-Drain Water Heat Recovery: Use the heat from shower water to heat your hot water tanks. Simple but effective!

Contact
Last Name: 
Sean
First Name: 
Hogan
Job Title: 
Production Manager
Company: 
BUILD Inc.
Email Address: 
reception@buildinc.ca
Website: 
http://buildinc.ca/
Address
Street: 
200-765 Main Street
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal Code: 
R2W3N5
Neighborhood: 
North End
Phone: 
(204) 943-5981
Fax: 
(204) 943-6003
Additional Information
Neighbourhood: 
North End
Ownership Structure: 
Social Enterprise
Product or Service: 
Other Services
Number of Employees: 
25 +
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ForRay Second Chance Shoppe

ForRaY is RaY’s latest youth employment training program and new social enterprise initiative. An abundance of distinctive secondhand furniture and household items are being made available to the community.

All the contents of our store have been donated by wonderful Winnipeggers.

Whether you are working with a limited budget, or looking for that specific piece with a rare personality, forRaY will have something to suit your needs. We cater to the West Broadway area, but encourage all Winnipeggers to add a touch of forRaY into their homes. 

Contact
Last Name: 
Aisaican
First Name: 
Apryl
Job Title: 
Store Manager
Company: 
ForRay Second Chance Shoppe
Email Address: 
forray@rayinc.ca
Website: 
http://rayinc.ca/forray.aspx
Address
Street: 
195 Young Street
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal Code: 
R3C 3S8
Neighborhood: 
West Broadway
Phone: 
(204) 774-1418
Additional Information
Neighbourhood: 
West Broadway
Ownership Structure: 
Social Enterprise
Product or Service: 
Clothing & Wares
Number of Employees: 
0 to 5
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WestEnd Commons

The WestEnd Commons includes a social housing project and a Neighbourhood Resource Centre. The Neighbourhood Resource Centre operates as a social enterprise and provides a rental space service to accomodate meeting and event needs.

Providing  space for your community. Book one of our multiple meeting spaces or rent our commercial kitchen for various professional and social events, training programs, and more! Free wireless on site.

Additional services available: AV Equipment, Beverage Service.

Contact
Last Name: 
Bonnemaison
First Name: 
Emma
Job Title: 
Manager
Company: 
WestEnd Commons Neighbourhood Resource Centre
Email Address: 
office@thewestendcommons.ca
Website: 
http://www.thewestendcommons.ca
Address
Street: 
365 McGee Street
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal Code: 
R3G 0G6
Neighborhood: 
West End
Phone: 
(204) 414-1510
Fax: 
(204) 774-1847
Additional Information
Neighbourhood: 
West End
Ownership Structure: 
Social Enterprise
Product or Service: 
Other Services
Number of Employees: 
0 to 5
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The Scrap Came Back

The Scrap Came Back is an upcycled and repurposed gift store and artist workspace. It was established to provide employment and artistic opportunities to individuals with intellectual disabilities. The individuals learn employment skills as they repurpose items destined for the landfill. The Scrap Came Back provides a store front for Manitoba artists including many of DASCHs own to sell their products.

Contact
Last Name: 
Militere
First Name: 
Candis
Job Title: 
Supervisor of Social Enterprise
Company: 
DASCH Inc.
Email Address: 
cmilitere@dasch.mb.ca
Website: 
http://thescrapcameback.com
Address
Street: 
153-A St. Anne's Road
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal Code: 
R2M 2Z5
Phone: 
(204) 232-3709
Additional Information
Ownership Structure: 
Social Enterprise
Product or Service: 
Clothing & Wares
Number of Employees: 
0 to 5
Alternate Contact
First Name: 
Susanne
Last Name: 
Williams
Phone Number: 
2049871556
Email Address: 
Job Title: 
Director of Development
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Employs and Support Individuals with barriers to employment
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Mother Earth Recycling

Specializing in e-waste recycling and repair services, Mother Earth Recycling is a Social Enterprise of the Aboriginal Centre of Winnipeg providing training and employment for Aboriginal peoples in Winnipeg.

 

Services

E-waste Recycling
Computer & Electronics Repair and Upgrades
Computer & Electronics Refurbishing
Business and Residential Computer & Electronic Recycling Pick-up Service (fee for service)

Movie Prop Rentals (old electronics for period television and movie productions)

 

Hours of Operation:

Contact
Last Name: 
Kruse
First Name: 
Stan
Job Title: 
Board member/Staff
Company: 
Mother Earth Recycling
Email Address: 
stan.kruse@gmail.com
Website: 
http://motherearthrecycling.ca
Address
Street: 
93 Gomez St.
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal Code: 
R3B 0G7
Neighborhood: 
North End
Phone: 
(204) 942-7900
Additional Information
Neighbourhood: 
North End
Ownership Structure: 
Social Enterprise
Product or Service: 
Health & Environment
Number of Employees: 
11 to 20
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Creating training and employment for Aboriginal peoples in Winnipeg.
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As a social enterprise, any profits are reinvested in Mother Earth Recycling and the Aboriginal Centre of Winnipeg, keeping the money local.
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Keeping heavy metals and dangerous e-waste out of our landfills.
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By filling a crucial gap in recycling services in Winnipeg, Mother Earth Recycling can capitalize on this demand and grow the creation of employment and training opportunities for local residents.

Inner City Renovation

Inner City Renovations is a general contractor and social enterprise that provides services to a broad range or clients, primarily in the commericial renovations sector. They aim to provide quality employment for inner city low income residents, and quality general contracting services in Winnipeg. ICR's goal is to be a self-sustaining employee-owned company. They create steady employment and practical training for inner city residents. Their employees are what make ICR different and they are committed to making a difference to Winnipeg's Inner City.
Contact
Last Name: 
John
First Name: 
Baker
Job Title: 
Owner
Company: 
Inner City Renovation
Email Address: 
jbaker@innercityrenovation.ca
Website: 
http://www.innercityrenovation.ca/
Address
Street: 
539 Jarvis Ave
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal Code: 
R2W 3B2
Phone: 
(204) 586-9600
Additional Information
Neighbourhood: 
North End
Ownership Structure: 
Social Enterprise
Product or Service: 
Other Services
Number of Employees: 
20 to 25
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Manitoba Green Retrofit

MGR is a non-profit enterprise that offers energy efficient retrofits, residential renovations and a service for vulnerable persons who cannot prepare their home for bed bug treatments. MGR aims to ensure that their programs and services have a positive impact in the community and address issues such as poverty, adequate housing and meaningful employment.

Contact
Last Name: 
Kate
First Name: 
Paterson
Job Title: 
Office Administrator
Company: 
Manitoba Green Retrofit
Email Address: 
manitobagreenretrofit@gmail.com
Website: 
http://www.mgrinc.ca
Address
Street: 
101-765 Main Street
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal Code: 
R2W 3N5
Neighborhood: 
North End
Phone: 
(204) 586-5755
Additional Information
Neighbourhood: 
North End
Ownership Structure: 
Social Enterprise
Product or Service: 
Other Services
Number of Employees: 
11 to 20
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Resolution Skills Centre

Resolution Skills Centre, a program of Mediation Services, will partner with you to meet your corporate trainning goals and individual professional development needs. Established in 1979, our qualified instructors will braoden your perspective, inspire confidence, and heighten your skills. We support employee and confidence, and heighten your skills. We support employee and leadership development through: Individual courses, Certificate Trainning ( Mediation Skills, Conflict Management, and Resolution Skills) , Customized Trainning.
Contact
Last Name: 
Guenter
First Name: 
Charlene
Job Title: 
Trainning Program Coordinator
Company: 
Resolution Skills Centre-Mediation Services
Email Address: 
cguenter@resolutionskills.ca
Website: 
http://www.resolutionskills.ca
Address
Street: 
302-1200 Portage Avenue
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal Code: 
R3G0T5
Neighborhood: 
Wolseley
Phone: 
(204) 925-3414
Additional Information
Neighbourhood: 
West End
Ownership Structure: 
Social Enterprise
Product or Service: 
Other Services
Number of Employees: 
6 to 10
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L'Arche Cafe

L’Arche Tova Cafe is a social enterprise established in 2012 by L’Arche
Winnipeg Inc. to help combat the isolation and discrimination that often
surrounds those with a disability.

Contact
Last Name: 
Squance
First Name: 
Belinda
Job Title: 
Manager
Company: 
L'Arche Cafe
Email Address: 
larchecafe@larchewinnipeg.org
Website: 
http://www.larchewinnipeg.org
Address
Street: 
119 Regent Avenue West
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal Code: 
R2C 1R1
Neighborhood: 
West Central
Phone: 
(204) 237-0300
Additional Information
Neighbourhood: 
West Central
Ownership Structure: 
Social Enterprise
Product or Service: 
Restaurants, Catering & Food
Number of Employees: 
6 to 10
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Manitoba Conservatory of Music and Arts

The Manitoba Conservatory of Music and Arts is the Province's flagship musical community arts education centre. An independent non-profit school of music, the organization was established in 1984 in reponse to a demonstrated community need for a central facility that offered outstanding music instruction.
Contact
Last Name: 
Harty
First Name: 
Norine
Job Title: 
Managing Director
Company: 
Manitoba Conservatory of Music and Arts
Email Address: 
norine@mcma.ca
Website: 
http://www.mcma.ca
Address
Street: 
201-211 Bannatyne Avenue
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal Code: 
R3B 3P2
Neighborhood: 
Exchange
Phone: 
(204) 943-6090
Additional Information
Neighbourhood: 
Exchange
Ownership Structure: 
Social Enterprise
Product or Service: 
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Number of Employees: 
6 to 10
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