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December 12, 2018

"Wilma and Cliff Derksen have spent 34 years living and reliving the murder of their daughter Candace. Now, more than 3 decades later, they are helping other families through the worst times of their lives." 

Focus Manitob...

November 30, 2018

We were thrilled to host an Open House on Tuesday, November 27th, in conjunction with Giving Tuesday- a global movement of giving back.

Together, with over 150 people who came through our doors, we celebrated the comp...

November 28, 2018

After years of dreaming and planning, Candace House is proud to announce that our homelike day refuge has now opened! 

Dedicated to supporting victims and survivors of violent crime, Candace House offers a first of it...

November 21, 2018

Candace House was delighted to have been included in the 2018 Speech from the Throne. This acknowledgement brings with it recognition that continuing to address the rights needs of victims and survivors of crime is critic...

November 20, 2018

Our second annual fundraising gala was a spectacular event! 

The evening was spent enjoying a gourmet 7-course meal with exquisite beverages prepared and selected by individuals exceptional in their fields. 

Thank...

November 13, 2018

Candace House is thrilled to announce that the doors to our day refuge are now open! Thanks to your thoughtful support in countless ways, we are now providing a safe, comforting, home-like space for families impacted by t...

August 29, 2018

The 2018 Candace House AGM will be held on Tuesday, September 18th at 6:00 PM. 

Reports and financial statements can be found here.  

Learn more about becoming a member of Candace House. 

July 3, 2018

This past March, Executive Director for Candace House, Cecilly Hildebrand, took part in The Winnipeg Foundation's Fast Pitch program. As the Showcase Winner, Candace House received a $10,000 grant. 

Watch and read her...

June 27, 2018

A documentary by Refuge 31 Films, “Suspended and The Art of Forgiveness,” was released this year and follows Cliff Derksen and his journey of forgiveness through art.

Watch the trailer below. 

Thank you to Refuge 31 Fi...

May 17, 2018

Take a peak inside the transformation of the first "home" for Candace House- soon to be a safe and comforting day refuge for victims and survivors of crime navigating the court process.

May 17, 2018

Walls are primed, woodwo...

March 22, 2018

After weeks of preparation and practice, Candace House was chosen as the Grand Prize winner at the 2018 Fast Pitch Showcase event on March 14, receiving a $10,000 grant.

Represented by Executive Director, Cecilly Hildebran...

March 13, 2018

We are excited to announce that renovation construction will commence this week on our first physical space. Located one block from the Law Courts building at Suite 1B - 183 Kennedy Street, the anticipated timeline to com...

March 7, 2018

We would like to express our sincere gratitude to the members of 100 Women Who Care Winnipeg for selecting Candace House as the charity of choice to receive a $10,000 donation at their March meeting.

100 Women Who Care bri...

November 14, 2017

Our first annual fundraising gala was a beautiful event! 

The evening was spent enjoying a gourmet 7-course meal prepared by 12 of Winnipeg's top chefs, with carefully selected beverages chosen by Manitoba's top somm...

November 10, 2017

"The family of Candace Derksen are relieved now that crown prosecutors will not appeal the Mark Grant acquittal. They are focusing their energy on building Candace House now as a way to give back to Winnipeg." Courtney Ru...

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