When Creative Communications student, Larissa Peck, decided to write a book about seniors, she didn’t realize how much she would learn from people more than three times her age.
“Everybody talks about the weather, but nobody does anything about it.” As we labour on through the winter from hell, that quote could also apply to the movement of grain on the prairies.
Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times investigative reporter, Michael Moss, was in town this week to talk about what food companies do to their products in order to hook us, one nacho chip at a time.
This is a book about seniors that encourages us to take a few minutes to slow down, to decaffeinate our lives, to look up from our screens and to be engaged by those around us.
We may be stuck in a deep freeze, but now is the time to plan that summer sea kayaking holiday. While many look to the west coast for this, there’s a hidden gem much closer to home.
One of the most spellbinding artists of our time, Buffy Sainte-Marie performs in Winnipeg on Tuesday, gracefully combining a high energy stage presence with cerebral songs that tell powerful stories.
Aboriginal youth have set out from First Nations communities across the province to convene in Winnipeg for the first-ever Youth Exchange on food security in Manitoba.
Along with the jigging event and going on its 43rd year, the fiddling competition is the longest running contest at the Festival du Voyageur, providing exciting entertainment for throngs of fiddle fans.
For many students, this out of classroom setting was a much better way to learn about the voyageurs than sitting at a desk reading about them.
For 43 of the 45 years Festival du Voyageur has been around, the jigging contest has thrilled and amused audiences, and Saturday’s competition was no exception.