Ah the ‘Joy of Christmas’ … and the ‘Sadness of Christmas’. No other time of year manages to invoke both extremes so completely.
What compels our seniors to gamble? Is it the need to seek others for social contact? Or the need to hang around a large, noisy building? Or the chance to win the big one?
What started as two friends going for breakfast a few years ago has grown tenfold into a vibrant group that meets every Friday for support and networking, while sharing the most important meal of the day.
Holiday season allows us to see what poverty really means to those we know as Winnipeg’s poor. “It makes me feel unworthy in the world, like a third class person in my own city, in this rich country.”
Several dozen padlocks are attached to steel mesh on the side of the bridge, most of them engraved with the names or initials of lovers, the keys no doubt tossed into the murky depths of the Assiniboine River fifty feet below.
McNally Robinson, the city’s premier bookstore, is a regular host to a myriad of events, many of which are literary, and still others that are musical and educational.
While trying to get the ketchup out of a bottle the other day, I thought of the not-so-joyous Christmas it will be for employees of the Heinz plant in Leamington, Ontario.
Celebrating a Christmas Festival with classics, carols and cookies, the Winnipeg Pops Orchestra was a hit under the direction of Mary Ann Taylor at the Holy Redeemer Church.
What could you do if you had more willpower? Here are some tips and techniques for strengthening your self-discipline.
About 200 people gathered in Winnipeg to celebrate the UN Declaration of Human Rights and to voice objections to Quebec’s proposed Charter of Values.