History

A frontier going but not yet gone: "Sleeping Island" by P. G. Downes

A frontier going but not yet gone: “Sleeping Island” by P. G. Downes

An insatiable interest in the lore of the North beckons a southern writer to the restless and constantly moving northern wilderness.

A month of sports overload

A month of sports overload

October has always been the craziest month for watching sports on the box, with football, baseball AND hockey.

"Arctic explorer Jens Munk will always be in my heart"

“Arctic explorer Jens Munk will always be in my heart”

Nearly 400 years after those cold, fateful days in northern Manitoba, Danish filmmaker Ole Japp finally finishes film that’s been years in the making.

The day I learned what God tastes like

The day I learned what God tastes like

A Thanksgiving story: Being given the gift of food at the moment of my greatest need taught me how the hand of God is at the end of our arms.

Hockey Night at the Cube

Hockey Night at the Cube

Winnipeggers flock to Old Market Square to help kick off Jets’ home opener.

Don't know what you've got 'til it's gone

Don’t know what you’ve got ’til it’s gone

If newspapers are allowed to die, what will be the foundation of news gathering to take their place?

Provincial governments will bear the burden of legalized marijuana

Provincial governments will bear the burden of legalized marijuana

Feds wholly detached from the reality of implementing the policy, and the real costs associated with it.

Clearing the air ... going on 24 years

Clearing the air … going on 24 years

I extinguished my last cigarette in September 1993 after more than two and a half decades of consuming a pack a day.

"We are explorers... it's our nature."

Astronaut Colonel Chris Hadfield: a very down to earth kind of guy

Talks about his out of this world experiences aboard International Space Station.

Saving CN 2747

Saving CN 2747

Museum aims to restore first steam engine built in Western Canada in the Transcona CNR Shops in 1926.