Linda Funk’s life looked pretty good. She had a small circle of friends, dedicated supporters, helpful staff, an active social calendar and occasional trips. But something was missing…Linda’s past.
For anyone fleeing domestic abuse, having a shelter like Osborne House to escape to is a welcome sanctuary. Now, this difficult experience will be made easier with the gift of hot soup.
Community News Commons held a special ‘Looking Forward’ event on Wednesday evening, January 30, at the Winnipeg Free Press Cafe, and there were many good suggestions for CNC’s year ahead.
Idle No More is a global movement aimed to protect the environment and respect Indigenous people’s relationship to the land. In an effort to do some myth busting, activist MIchael Champagne answers ten common questions about INM.
Local performer Angela Senyshyn will share the stage with Tempest Storm, an iconic burlesque performer from the 50s, at The Great Canadian Girlesque EXPO ’13 this weekend in Toronto.
As tough as our winter has been, I remain hugely grateful that I live in the ‘true north strong and free’, and not in the land of conspiracy theorists. They’re known as truthers and one of their most recent campaigns is downright awful.
What is a compassionate city? A delegation of Winnipeggers travelled to Louisville, Kentucky to find out why Louisville was named International Compassionate City of the Year in 2012.
Winnipeg author, Wendy Erlanger, wrote a soup recipe book so she could donate the proceeds to Cancer Care Manitoba. Now, her efforts have exceeded expectations.
Violence, scandal, and gossip tend to dominate Winnipeg’s major dailies and evening news. More often than not, the good being done in our community often gets lost in the media mix.
I’m thinking it might help to take our minds off this brutal winter on the prairies, if we take a moment to remember one of the legendary Boys of Summer: Stan Musial.