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In the News

  • 2023-07-26 - 4th Annual Hockey Night In Canada Gala
    This year’s Gala will feature hosts Elliotte Friedman and David Amber with Special Guest interview of Winnipeg Jets Coach Rick Bowness. It is being held on Tuesday, September 12th, 2023, at Canad Inns Metropolitan (The Met) and will have many guests from the NHL world for you to visit with.
  • 2021-08-27 - Winnipeg's Bruce Oake Recovery Centre celebrates grand opening
    The Bruce Oake Recovery Centre opened its doors to the public on Sunday — what would have been the 36th birthday of the treatment centre's namesake. Bruce's family established addictions treatment centre to honour late son who died of overdose in 2011
  • 2021-05-03 - Bruce Oake Recovery Centre weeks away from first residents
    The Bruce Oake Recovery Centre is weeks away from welcoming its first residents. The long-term treatment facility, located at the site of the old Vimy Arena on Hamilton Avenue, is a 43,000-square-foot building, and its co-founder, Scott Oake, says it’s on the verge of opening its doors. The long-term treatment facility, located at the site...
  • 2021-05-03 - Bruce Oake Recovery Centre only weeks away from helping first residents
    After years of planning, the Bruce Oake Recovery Centre is now only weeks away from beginning to help those suffering from drug and alcohol addictions in Manitoba
    Winnipeg - The Bruce Oake Recovery Centre is set to break ground today on what would have been Bruce Oake’s 34th birthday.
  • 2018-11-14 - Bruce Oake Recovery Centre one step closer after marathon public rezoning hearing at city hall
    The Bruce Oake Recovery Centre took another step to becoming a reality early Wednesday morning after a marathon public hearing at city hall lasting for more than six hours. More than 60 people were in the crowd at the Assiniboia Community Committee Meeting. Typically, these meetings are held in a smaller room, but this one was moved to the co...
  • 2018-11-14 - Community committee approves land use plan for Bruce Oake Recovery Centre
    A marathon public meeting at city hall has helped the Bruce Oake Recovery Centre clear its first hurdle.A committee voted 'yes' Tuesday night on a land use plan that could make way for the centre.
  • 2018-08-18 - 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...
  • 2018-01-25 - 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...
  • 2018-01-18 - 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...