A month ago, much of Manitoba was still covered in snow. Then came the magic. The temperature climbed above 20 degrees under bright sunshine. But don’t ever take that scraper brush out of the car because on the prairies, you just never know.
Justin Trudeau has already made a difference since taking over the leadership of the federal Liberals. Now he’s challenging MPs to reject the mean-spirited culture that embodies federal politics.
Deanna Durbin starred in 21 movies, most of them fairly forgettable, but she was hugely popular. In 1947, she was the highest paid star in the business, at more than $300,000.
Shows like Bomb Girls are always destined to be ‘non-recurring events’ it seems. The cost to produce them is high and it’s cheaper to buy American shows off the shelf, as we have always done in this country.
The horrible casualties involving innocent civilians at the Boston Marathon gave us yet another grim reminder of how thankful we should be for the sacrifices made on our behalf by people in uniform.
The anger that followed the release of the budget in Manitoba was nasty, and it’s not about to go away. Next time a politician promises he won’t raise taxes, don’t believe him.
I lost one of my heroes and distant mentors earlier this month when Roger Ebert died at the age of 70. For more than 45 years, he churned out movie reviews in the Chicago Sun-Times, but he was much more than that.
Watching sports events at venues other than the arena in which they are being played is becoming a more attractive option for many fans looking for a more comfortable experience.
Most roads in Saskatchewan and Manitoba are nowhere near the quality of the Trans-Canada, and traveling on any of them seems to be getting more dangerous as time goes by.
Lots of places get April showers, but in much of Canada, we are virtually guaranteed that we have to deal with flooding almost every other year.