Manitoba

Funding buoys important northern lifeline in The Pas

Staff and volunteers at the only overnight shelter in The Pas will be unloading truckloads of supplies throughout the month after getting a desperately needed cash infusion.
A person seeks shelter in a doorway in this file photo from Ottawa. Oscar's Place shelter in The Pas, Man., has received desperately needed funds. (Andrew Lee/CBC)

Staff and volunteers at the only overnight shelter in The Pas will be unloading truckloads of supplies throughout the month after getting a desperately needed cash infusion.

Boxes containing essentials such as cookware, industrial kitchen appliances and PPE continue to arrive at Oscar's Place, a 10-room shelter that sleeps up to 26 people. It's only open from 8 p.m. to 8 a.m. daily.

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