Residents from throughout the city gathered at Winnipeg Harvest on June 27 to learn more about a possible poverty reduction strategy.

The recommendations of the report fall under the categories of reconciliation and Indigenous topics, income and employment, housing, recreation, community and civic engagement, justice and safety, food security, public spaces, child care, health care and accessibility rights.

According to the report draft, the poverty rate in the inner city is 29.8 per cent, and 11.7 per cent in other areas.