NECRC Leadership Transition Announcement:

March 3rd, 2021

It is with mixed emotion that the Board of Directors and staff at the North End Community Renewal Corporation (NECRC) is sharing with you that Dawn Sands has announced her resignation as Executive Director of the North End Community Renewal Corporation and the North End Revitalization Inc.  After five years as Executive Director of both organizations, she will depart on March 12, 2021.

Dawn’s commitment to our organization’s mission, vision and values was instrumental in her effectively leading the implementation of the 5-Year Community Plan, building new relationships while maintaining existing ones with key stakeholders and supporting the completion of Merchants Corner Inc.  Please join us in thanking Dawn for her service and wishing her all the best in in her new role.

The board will launch an executive search process to find a suitable candidate to succeed Dawn as Executive Director.  In the meantime, we are pleased to announce the appointment Jessie Leigh as Acting Executive Director.  Jessie has held several roles with NECRC over her 15-year community development career with the last three years in senior leadership roles.  Jessie will remain in this capacity until a permanent replacement has been selected.


NECRC Response to Code Red Effective November 12/2020

We are still open during the Covid-19 pandemic but some of our services have had to adjust to new safety protocols at all locations. The safety and well-being of staff and the people we serve is a top priority for all NECRC programs. We have adapted our programming throughout the pandemic to ensure safe delivery and intend to continue while following Code Red guidelines. We are taking clients by appointment at all of our buildings. Drop-ins will be assessed on a case by case basis subject to staff availability and using covid-19 screening process. All buildings are locked to ensure proper access and allow for screening process to take place.

509 Selkirk – Tenant Landlord Cooperation (204)-927-2335. Support for evictions, utility disruptions and illegal lock-outs continues. Winnipeg RentNet (204) 417-2110. Not accepting drop-ins, RentSmart class delivery done virtually.
607 Selkirk – Citizens’ Bridge (204) 927-2332. Identification pickup by appointment. Walk-ins subject to space and urgency/need. Appointments are recommended. New clients/referrals are being accepted and provided an appointment time. Outreach is ongoing but limited to the Outreach Coordinator’s discretion. Driver Education classes and in car training cancelled until further notice. BCMP continues to operate.
627 Selkirk – PATH Employability Centre (204) 927-2300. Open for referrals from EIA. Appointment only. Walk-ins on a case by case basis and subject to space and urgency/need. Access to computers by appointment, limited duration when busy. Workshops are available online also. Gateway to Learning- Open but limited class size and duration.
Check out our Facebook page for ongoing info and updates!

North End Community Renewal Corporation Informs Public of Cybersecurity Incident


The North End Community Renewal Corporation (NECRC) confirms that the Organization recently experienced a cybersecurity incident in which an unauthorized third-party encrypted a small amount of NECRC’s data and program files. Upon detection of the incident, NECRC immediately carried out countermeasures to minimize the encryption of its systems. As a result, only a small amount of information has been effected. Learn more…


Manitoba’s Residential Tenancies Branch advises that two measures put in place to help protect tenants during the COVID-19 pandemic will be extended until September 30th.

Come join the North End Youth Council

The North End Youth Council meets on the first Wednesday of the month from 4-6pm. We talk about upcoming events in the community and work on fun projects that benefit our neighbourhood. If you’re interested in taking part, visit for details on the next meeting. #NorthEndYouth... read more

North End businesses meet with the City to discuss upcoming construction on Selkirk Avenue

The Selkirk Avenue business community came together at a meeting, September 3, hosted by the NEBDC and the Selkirk Avenue BIZ to meet with the project team and city representatives concerning the Selkirk Avenue reconstruction. The project which will see the water and sewer lines replaced and a complete roadway and sidewalk redevelopment for the area between Salter and Arlington. The project will be done in 2 phases, Salter to McGregor and then McGregor to Arlington. The first bit of work has commenced and will see the water and sewer lines replaced between now and the end of October. The roadway reconstruction will be undertaken in Spring 2016 and will last until Fall 2016. The business community met to hear of the preliminary schedule and to understand the potential disruptions that will take place on the Avenue. Those in attendance also had the opportunity to provide input into the streetscaping elements that can be built into the plan. There is more information and updates to come especially in the new year when the street replacement contracts are awarded. Should you wish any information you can contact the NEBDC for further updates.  ... read more