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.
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.
The millionaires are not the ones suffering as this ridiculous standoff continues. It’s thousands of folks who work for minimum wage selling popcorn and beer at rinks like Winnipeg’s MTS Centre.
What do we value more? Is it the comfort of a balanced budget, or better management of health care?
You never have to wait for an endless supply of fresh stories about Canada’s justice system that make you shake your head in disbelief.
I think most taxpayers would prefer a more honest bottom line, even if the ink is a bit red, over a picture that belongs more properly inside the Walls of MGM.
Many times I have declared I wish I had a buck for every time I have driven the Trans-Canada highway between Winnipeg and Regina. Once the snow is on the ground, that should be at least two bucks.
This year, Canada’s deficit will be $26 billion, 5 billion higher than earlier estimates. The budget won’t be balanced until sometime after the next election. Ottawa is spending more money servicing the national debt than we do on Canada’s military.
It was a running gag that affected the psyche of the community for many years. While Regina wondered why they can’t have an Olive Garden restaurant, the object of envy in Winnipeg has been IKEA.