Outside Winnipeg

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.

"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.

Trudeau misses opportunity at UN

Trudeau misses opportunity at UN

Canadian PM’s address to UN General Assembly focuses on domestic issues, ignores international crises threatening global security.

Harvest Moon Fest generates warmth on weather-challenged weekend

Harvest Moon Fest generates warmth on weather-challenged weekend

Spirits of devoted “Mooners” weren’t dampened by the rain—they just danced even harder.

Hurricanes ravage Caribbean, challenge colonial powers

Hurricanes ravage Caribbean, challenge colonial powers

Extent and timeliness of relief efforts depend on each island’s former colonial master.

Bridging communities through music, agriculture and learning

Bridging communities through music, agriculture and learning

Every September, the tiny town of Clearwater, Manitoba, hosts the wildly popular Harvest Moon Festival, bringing together urban and rural communities.

Creativity flourishes beyond the Perimeter

Creativity flourishes beyond the Perimeter

Another stereotype bit the dust in August when artists living and working in rural Manitoba were highlighted in two successful community events.

Local folk fest attracts out of province fans

Local folk fest attracts out of province fans

Campagne family farm in Saskatchewan marks 10 years of hosting Willow Bunch Farm Fest as Manitobans cross border for celebrations.

Mr. Trump goes to Bismarck

Mr. Trump goes to Bismarck

Not many presidents visit North Dakota, but the Donald is wildly popular with our closest neighbours to the south.