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Architects hope to set record straight on Bruce Oake Recovery Centre
The design renderings sit on placards for all to see, offering a glimpse of what the Bruce Oake Recovery Centre will likely be.
The point of the Tuesday night display at the Sturgeon Heights Community Centre is to show where the controversial project stands and collect feedback from community members.
Many of those St. James residents have...
Screaming matches, passionate pleas dominate Bruce Oake centre information meeting
Tempers flared several times Tuesday as about 100 protesters showed up to an information meeting to speak out against a controversial addictions recovery centre.
The Friends of Sturgeon Creek, a community group who have been against the centre since its inception, showed up in white shirts to vehnemently oppose the project, which was passiona...
Councillors OK sale of Vimy Arena for $1 to create Bruce Oake Recovery Centre
City council voted to sell the Vimy Arena to the province of Manitoba Thursday to help create the Bruce Oake Recovery Centre in St. James.
Winnipeg will sell the unused facility, valued at $1.43 million, to Manitoba Housing for $1. After zoning changes are made, the province will then be able to lease the land to the Bruce Oake Foundation fo...
Paying it forward: Bruce Oake’s memory continues to inspire others
WINNIPEG, January 18, 2018 – A Winnipeg woman says she would likely have died, had Tamarack Recovery Centre not offered her a spot that happened to be available through the financial support of Scott and Anne Oake. The trauma-informed, residential treatment centre was the only organization that was able to provide a treatment spot to Stephanie J...
New statistics from Manitoba's Office of the Chief Medical Examiner show the number of deaths linked to the drug fentanyl has nearly doubled in the last two years. It's expected that number will be even higher this year