It’s one thing to be aware of human rights abuses; it’s another thing to do something about it. A local course helps participants advocate and take action on issues they feel passionate about.
Contrary to what may appear in the media, Winnipeg’s North End is a community full of strong and healthy individuals who are working together to creatively address the challenges faced by families and residents.
Growing up in a home where alcoholism was prevalent and where she was often ridiculed, Kathleen Crosby turned to art. “I went to a place where I wasn’t worried about things that were too hard to think about,” she says.
When you make tea in your grandmother’s china cup and use your mother’s cookbook to find her hand-written recipe for cinnamon buns, you have accessed your most important heritage centre: your private museum, library and archives.
Is there anyone who might be able to grab hold of this kid and wake him up before it’s too late? The really sad part is we see absolutely no evidence of remorse on his part.
The outpouring of support for the cooperatively-run Mondragon Coffeehouse and Bookstore in their last days of being open, has been overwhelming for past and present co-op members.
Maybe there isn’t a problem with snow clearing. Maybe it’s just our expectations of snow clearing that are the problem and if we just expected less, all would be fine.
With this being National Non-Smoking Week, and today being Weedless Wednesday, I am reminded of the intense battle I waged over the years trying to beat this filthy habit.
After 18 years of business, local eatery and bookstore Mondragon is closing its doors for good, marking the loss of a unique social and cultural icon in Winnipeg’s Exchange District.
One thing I do remember about Neil, he always managed to rub people like teachers and principals the wrong way. Nowadays, he is challenging politicians and oil executives, while shaking the rest of us out of our comfort zone.