A local military outfitter has reached out to Winnipeg’s Bear Clan Patrol, providing a thoughtful but important donation. Urban Tactical posted on Facebook that they donated 100 pairs of Needlestick gloves to the group. “We’re happy to be able to help keep the volunteer Bear Clan Patrol members a little safer,” Urban Tactical wrote. The Bear Clan says they’ve recovered over 30,000 used needles off of Winnipeg streets this year, so far.

growing community support group is getting a space of its own. The Bear Clan Patrol is known for their efforts finding missing youth and working to keep Winnipeg streets safe. For the past four years, the group has worked out of a shared space. That will soon change. The group announced on their Facebook page they will soon move their operations to a dedicated space at 584 Selkirk Ave. in November. The