Leah McDonald and Chrizza Landicho had a table for three on a date with Louis Riel, celebrating the famous leader on this special made in Manitoba holiday.
The best thing about enduring a frigid prairie winter is knowing that every February the Festival du Voyageur brings thousands of people together for one of the best cultural events this province has to offer.
On a frosty cold Friday night, with a beautiful full moon overhead, true voyageurs and explorers of Winnipeg braved the weather to come together and kick off the 45th edition of Manitoba’s most famous winter festival.
For scholar Niigaanwewidam James Sinclair, treaties are gifts obliging the signatories to accept and value each as equals. They’re embedded in the spiritual beliefs and traditions of aboriginal people.
We lost a couple of people this past week who truly succeeded in making at least part of the world a better place.
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.
One of the biggest international news stories of 2013 was the passing of Nelson Mandela. The former South African leader was honoured last month when many gathered at the Manitoba Legislature for a special memorial service.
Ah the ‘Joy of Christmas’ … and the ‘Sadness of Christmas’. No other time of year manages to invoke both extremes so completely.
Most of us will grumble and accept the new reality without giving it a great deal of thought, but that reality will be a hardship for a lot of people including the disabled and the elderly.
Cliff Chadderton, World War II veteran, journalist, War Amps CEO and documentary producer will be remembered for his great work, dogged determination and fine character.