One of our six neighbourhood priorities is housing which includes beautification, safety, support for homeowners & landlords, programs, and direct action to prevent discrimination.

Each post related to this topic can be found below:

For more information about the Housing Fix-up Grants click here: chalmersrenewal.org/housing/

  • Chalmers Community Renewal Initiative (CCRI) Annual General Meeting

    Chalmers Community Renewal Initiative (CCRI)
    Annual General Meeting
    November 6, 2017
    7:30 pm – 8:00 pm, 180 Poplar
    RSVP to chalmersrenewal@mymts.net or (204)669-0750

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  • 5th Annual General Meeting: Wednesday, September 27th, 2017 at 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

    CNRC AGM 2017 PDF Poster

    If you live, work or participate in the Chalmers neighbourhood of Elmwood please plan to attend this annual celebration, confirmation of Board of Directors and update of the Annual Action and 5 Year Neighbourhood Plans.

    Please visit our website at chalmersrenewal.org or contact us for more details.

    Chalmers Neighbourhood Renewal Corporation’s Annual General Meeting and Community Celebration is on:

    Wednesday, September 27th, 2017
    at 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
    located at Elmwood EK Active Living Centre 180 Poplar Ave.

    There will be: Door Prizes, Dinner Served, Entertainment & Child Minding Available

    Please fill in the following information and send it back to us via email to chalmersrenewal@icloud.com or call 204-669-0750:

    Number of people attending:

    Street Address:


    Do you require childminding at this event? (Yes/No) (If yes, please list the number of children and their ages.)

    More information about the flower bulbs given out at the AGM:

    At the AGM and Community Celebration there will be packages of flower bulbs for people to take home courtesy of the Winnipeg Bulb Project. Individuals commit to: planting their bulbs in a place the broader community will be able to see them bloom, and to share the photos and/or allow the Winnipeg Bulb Project or Chalmers Neighbourhood Renewal Corporation to take photos of the flowers blooming in the spring. The Winnipeg Bulb Project, through the generous support of its donors, supplies spring-flowering bulbs to charities and homeowners in lower-income neighbourhoods. To donate to the Winnipeg Bulb Project please click here.

    To learn more, check out a previous year’s AGM Video – all about the 6 neighbourhood priorities!


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  • Backlane Numbering – FREE Program!

    Do you live in the Chalmers Neighbourhood?

    Did you know only 23% of us have a back-lane address? These number plates are crucial for directing emergency services such as ambulance, police and fire department and By-Law enforcement when needed. This is one way we can improve safety in Chalmers, one of our five Housing Plan goals. Chalmers Renewal has been approved for City funds to provide back-lane number plates to Chalmers homeowners!
    First make sure you are a Chalmers Neighbourhood Resident by checking out our MAP. Simply fill out the form and send it in!
    or Please download the word document to fill out (and sign the waiver for installation help if applicable):For FREE Backlane numbering
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  • Home Repair Workshops – Presentations Avaialable

    On Monday, April 24, 2017 as part of the 2017 FREE Home Repair Workshops, Chalmers Neighbourhood Renewal Corporation hosted 2 presentations:

    By-Law & Livability by the City of Winnipeg  and Repair Programs by Manitoba Housing

    If you couldn’t make it to the workshop, we’ve got you covered! Simply download the PDF documents of the presentation here:

    City of Winnipeg By-Law Presentation

    Scheduled: Apr 24, 2017, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    Location: 180 Poplar Ave, Winnipeg, MB R2L 2C3, Canada


    “City By-Law and Livability / Manitoba Housing Repair Programs” is part of a series of FREE Home Repair Workshops brought to you by the Chalmers Community Renewal Initiative. To register, contact Liz at 204-333-9867 or chalmershousing@yahoo.ca

    There will be: Door Prizes, Child Minding and Snacks!

    For every workshop you attend, enter a draw for gift certificates to local stores! Chalmers Residents can also enter in a draw for one of eight $300 Gift Certificates toward materials for their 2017 interior or exterior home repair project.

    If you are planning to apply for a Home Fix-up Grant, you must attend at least one workshop to qualify.


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  • Bite Back- Tips on Identifying, Combating, and Preventing Bed Bugs

    Please click on the link below to download a presentation about Bed Begs.

    Bite Back- Tips on Identifying, Combating, and Preventing Bed Bugs:

    Bite Back- Tips on Identifying, Combating, and Preventing Bed Bugs (PDF)

    Bite Back- Tips on Identifying, Combating, and Preventing Bed Bugs (PowerPoint Presentation)


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  • SAFER CLEANER CHALMERS presents Information about Community By-law Enforcement Services

    Anyone can call 311 or email 311@winnipeg.ca to refer By-law infractions anonymously  AND homes with notices from By-law will get a higher rating when  Home Fix-up Grant recipients are selected in the spring.

    By Law Presentation by City of Winnipeg (download the PowerPoint Presentation by clicking on the link OR scroll down).
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  • “Safer Cleaner Chalmers” Information Sessions for Homeowners and Tenants at 180 Poplar Ave.


    Safer Cleaner Chalmers FREE WORKSHOP SERIES – Fall 2016

    Information Sessions for Homeowners and Tenants at 180 Poplar Ave. in the Art Room

    Thursday, October 13, 7-9 PM

    -City of Winnipeg Neighbourhood By-Law and Liveability “Question and Answer”

    -Graffiti Removal Program for paint vouchers, graffiti wipes, and waiver forms

    Thursday, October 20, 7-9 PM

    -Residential Tenancy Branch “Question and Answer” on Repair Issues, House Rules, Bedbug Control, …

    – Poulin’s Pest Control products and information by Taz Stuart

    Tuesday, October 25, 7-9 PM

    -Winnipeg Police Service “Question and Answer” with Community Officer on Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (SPTED)

    -Elmwood EK Neighbourhood Watch Patrol information and volunteer opportunities

    Call, email, or text Liz to register at chalmershousing@yahoo.ca or 204-333-9867


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  • Home Repair Workshops are FILLING UP FAST so sign up today!

    workshop1 workshop2 workshop3How to Find and Hire a Contractor was well attended last night with high ratings on finding resources. This free Home Repair workshop will run once more on April 21 followed by FIXING PLUMBING on April 28. A few seats still left.

    Grant applications for exterior home fix-ups are starting to come in. Make sure to apply before the APRIL 29 DEADLINE to get up to $1000 for homeowners and up to $2500 for landlords. Call Liz Plett with any questions: 204-333-9867.

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  • Apply for Home Fix-up Grants & FREE Workshops today!

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    Chalmers Community Renewal Initiative (CCRI) is now offering Exterior Home Fix-up Grants. The purpose of the Grant is to improve your property’s safety, exterior quality, or appearance and to extend the physical life of your home. Your property must be located in Chalmers. Download the application form by clicking the link below:

    Application Form


    CNRC is also offering the following FREE Home Repair Workshops (all located at Lord Selkirk School, 170 Poplar Avenue on Thursdays 7:00-9:00 PM):
    APRIL 7 How to Find and Hire a Contractor
    APRIL 14 How to Find and Hire a Contractor
    APRIL 21 How to Find and Hire a Contractor
    APRIL 28 How to Repair Plumbing
    MAY 5 How to Do Electrical Repairs
    MAY 12 How to Patch and Paint
    MAY 19 How to Insulate Homes & Fix Foundations
    JUNE 2 How to Maintain Your Home’s Exterior
    and Manitoba Housing grant information

    Contact Liz at 204-333-9867 or chalmershousing@yahoo.ca for more information and to register for child-minding.
    CHII funding is subject to approval of Manitoba Housing

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  • November 16 – Notice of Special Meeting: Amending CNRC By-Laws and Articles of Incorporation

    -Notice of Special Meeting-

    For the purpose of Amending CNRC By-Laws and Articles of Incorporation (http://chalmersrenewal.org/by-laws/) as follows: 

    Please, plan to join us for this brief meeting scheduled:

    Monday, November 16th

    6:00 pm – 6:30 pm

    180 Poplar Ave.

    RSVP to chalmersrenewal@mymts.net

    or contact Dale at 204-669-0750

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  • Draft of the Chalmers Housing Plan – Available Here!

    Take time to review the next to final draft of the Chalmers Housing Plan on our website! Your upcoming opportunity to provide feedback on any aspect of the plan will take place at the CNRC annual general meeting which is scheduled for Wednesday September 23rd, 5:30 -7:30 pm at 180 Poplar. Please RSVP you plan to attend!

    Click on the link below to download the PDF!

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  • Community Celebration and Annual AGM is Fast Approaching! Reserve your spot today (or by Sept.18)

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    If you live, work or participate in the Chalmers neighbourhood of Elmwood please plan to attend for the adoption of By-Laws, confirmation of Board of Directors and update of Annual Action Plan and 5 Year Neighbourhood Plan.

    RSVP – For further information of to confirm attendance (by September 18th), please call Dale at 204-669-0750 or send an email to chalmersrenewal@mymts.net.

    AGM Poster 2015


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  • A Housing Plan for Chalmers: Nourishing the potential of our neighbourhood!

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    We are happy to announce that a DRAFT of the housing plan will be available September 14 on the CNRC website and a hard copy will be posted in the CNRC offices (180 Poplar). Feedback will be collected using a CNRC website link – and a physical comment box will also be provided at 180 Poplar. The DRAFT with feedback will be presented at the Sept. 23 Annual General Meeting of the CNRC at 180 Poplar. The final plan will be presented to the Board by mid- October and posted to the CNRC website.

    What is a housing plan? How will the housing plan be used? How is the plan being developed? When will the plan be complete? To find out the answers to all your questions, check out a preview by clicking on the link below:

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  • Your Chalmers in Pictures… An Instagram contest for youth!

    Join our Instagram Photo Competition for youth!

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  • Neighbourhood Housing Panel Discussion & Info Session: August 25 at 180 Poplar from 6pm-7:30pm


    August 25, 2015

    Neighbourhood Housing Panel Discussion & Info Session

    180 Poplar Ave.

    6pm – 7:30 pm


    Community Opportunities By-Laws and Beautification

    Fix-Up Grants

    Real Estate Trends

    Renting and Owning Property in Chalmers Housing Plan Progress Update

    Light refreshments available

    Submit your questions for the panel and RSVP to: marcella@bridgmancollaborative.ca

    www.chalmersrenewal.org for more info   …… Download our poster here:   Invite: Housing planel august 25 save the date (1)

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  • Participate in Our Housing Survey!

    Please take part in our Housing Survey by filling out the form below or at the following link:


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