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Winnipeg grocery store bucks trend in core neighbourhood

 


An indigenous-owned supermarket is succeeding in one of Winnipeg's poorest neighbourhoods, at a time when other businesses have long left for the suburbs.

Neechi Commons is an aboriginal worker co-op housed in a 35,000-square-foot converted brick warehouse located at 865 Main Street — a strip notorious for its run-down hotels.

http://www.cbc.ca/radio/unreserved/bannock-poutine-indigenous-harvest-the-power-of-food-to-connect-cultures-community-1.3270859/neechi-commons-winnipeg-grocery-store-bucks-trend-in-core-neighbourhood-1.3273109

 

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