This month, CNC explores the subject of compassion through a series of articles and a unique CNC Town Hall Forum that asks how we can be more giving and caring to our fellow citizens.
United Nations has declared 2013 to be “The International Year of Quinoa” but this “grain of the Gods” has now tripled in price making it more difficult to buy for those who grow this staple food.
The opportunity to be compassionate comes in all shapes and sizes. For one CNC journalist, it presented itself as an over-burdened mom on a bus who had a child and a cat in tow.
Manitoba is scheduled to host the Summer Games in 2017, and it looked like Brandon would be the place.But the size of their pool seems to have derailed the Wheat City’s bid.
For graphic designer Ty Johnston, Winnipeg is a vibrant city, full of heart. And that’s why he’s drawn it that way.
It’s fascinating to follow the evolution of this basic food and how it has been valued over the decades, especially here in what many still regard as the breadbasket of much of the world.
So, if we can put a man on the moon as the old saying goes .. why can’t we do something to eliminate the month of January? Most of us would feel so much better if that 31 day endurance test could simply be wiped off the calendar.
Two Winnipeggers who graced the stages of Winnipeg’s Fringe Festival are the latest recipients of Rhodes scholarships and will soon be on their way to study at Oxford University.
Over the next month, the Manitoba Multifaith Council is sponsoring a series of open door events showcasing several different faith traditions thriving in Winnipeg.
While public concern about homelessness continues to be high, that concern depends on your gender, where you live and what experiences you have had with poverty.