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On patrol with the Bear Clan: volunteers keeping Winnipeg's North End safe

CBC Radio

October 13, 2017

Now or Never host Trevor Dineen joined the Winnipeg Bear Clan for a special youth patrol. (CBC)

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Four nights a week, the Bear Clan Patrol walks the streets of their neighbourhood and intervenes when vulnerable citizens need help.  10:46

Four nights a week, the Bear Clan Patrol walks the streets of Winnipeg's North End. 

The volunteer group patrols all year long — even in the depths of the city's bone-chilling winters. They aim to provide people in the neighbourhood with a sense of security, reduce harm, and intervene when vulnerable citizens are put at risk.

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Now or Never host Trevor Dineen joined the Bear Clan on a recent patrol. Here are some of the volunteers he met: