Floyds Weekly Column

Celebrating the best that mankind has to offer

Christmas can be a complicated holiday for many. It’s a time of year that sometimes makes people feel lonely; a time of year that sometimes makes parents who can’t provide many gifts Read more

Ask 10 people who work in social services how to end homelessness and you’ll get 10 different answers. The debate often centres around what expectations should be placed on people who receive Read more

If Madison can be duplicated, the “hard-to-house” may not be left out in the cold.

Expiring subsidies will dislodge many By Floyd Perras Nov.27, 2014 Column Published by the Winnipeg Sun < /> /> I often say Winnipeg is experiencing a housing crisis — but I fear Read more

Our city needs difference makers

Growing homelessness and poverty is having an impact on our whole city. It is not invisible. It cannot be ignored. By Floyd Perras Oct. 23, 2014 Column Published by the Winnipeg Sun Read more

What we need in the next mayor

By Floyd Perras Oct. 14, 2014 Column Published by the Winnipeg Sun A week from today, you and I will be able to cast a vote on who we think should lead Read more

Supportive Housing Can Extend Lives

By Floyd Perras Sept 30, 2014 Column Published by the Winnipeg Sun A research paper out of the UK, by Dr. Bethan Thomas, reports that people living in homeless conditions have a Read more

Winter brings challenges to homeless

By Floyd Perras Sept 23, 2014 Column Published by the Winnipeg Sun With the Farmer’s Almanac forecasting yet another cold winter, many of us are already shopping for winter coats. Last winter Read more

Community – a True, Meaningful Goal

Everyone deserves the opportunity to belong to a community By Floyd Perras Published by the Winnipeg Sun on Sept 03, 2014 At times bad things happen. Recently we had an altercation at Read more