May 22, 2015


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Red Road Lodge: Shelter in a storm

Al Vincent was not only homeless but even when he could find a a place to stay, most would not allow him to bring with hm his friendly, mixed-breed dog named Hunter.  But at The Red Road lodge he not only has a room to call his own but  they have allowed him to keep his dog. The Lodge used to be a rough main street bar called The New Occidental but was converted a number of years ago into a transitional house for people without homes.
Kevin Anderson has been diagnosed with terminal cancer and enjoys working on his drawings in the art space at the Red Road Lodge.
The Red Road Lodge on Main St.
The Red Road Lodge is distinctive for the murals that face Logan Avenue.
Al Vincent was not only homeless but even when he could find a a place to stay, most would not allow him to bring with hm his friendly, mixed-breed dog named Hunter. But at The Red Road lodge he not only has a room to call his own but they have allowed him to keep his dog. The Lodge used to be a rough main street bar called The New Occidental but was converted a number of years ago into a transitional house for people without homes. - Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press
Kevin Anderson has been diagnosed with terminal cancer and enjoys working on his drawings in the art space at the Red Road Lodge. - Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press
"Everyone Deserves A Home" is written on a sign posted outside the Red Road Lodge, a transitional home for the homeless that once was a rowdy main street bar called The New Occidental Hotel. - RUTH BONNEVILLE / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
The Red Road Lodge on Main St. - Wayne Glowacki / Winnipeg Free Press Archives
The Red Road Lodge is distinctive for the murals that face Logan Avenue. - WAYNE GLOWACKI / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS ARCHIVES

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