TV changed 14 years ago when a guy named Tony Soprano appeared. Played by James Gandolfini who died suddenly this week at the age of 51, Tony was a mobster who could have been your neighbour.
The powers that be in St. James Assiniboia have decided to make iPads mandatory for middle school students, with the view that textbooks are obsolete and digital electronics are the way of the future.
Many of us cherish the memories of a simpler time when our daily bread and other essentials could be purchased no more than a block from where we lived.
The Bombers said they had a plan to take care of all the concerns about getting to the game on time. Opening night was quite simply a ‘nightmare’ and it’s unclear what can be done to fix it in a hurry.
While a former PUB chairman questions Manitoba Hydro’s economic viability, one wonders why the province doesn’t sell more hydropower to it’s western neighbours.
Most politicians would rather endure the Senate Scandal any day compared to the nightmare that is the abortion debate. It’s unfortunate because there is much that should be debated.
The Insurance Bureau of Canada says weather disasters are costing more than a billion dollars in claims every year; a number that will rise unless municipalities can improve things like drainage.
Five years ago, before the economic crash, crude oil hit a record high of $150 a barrel. Today it’s more than $50 below that, but gas prices are once again close to the record high that we saw in 2008.
Manitoba is n the process of making a long list of changes to liquor laws, some of which have been in place for 50 years or more.
The question today is do we need role models for our children, and who should they be? Without question, the best bet right now has to be a 53 year old Canadian who became a superstar in space.