Something is missing in Osborne Village this year. The seasonal street people have largely disappeared. And neither police nor politicians, area businesses or local soup kitchens know why.
This past week marked the 30th anniversary of the Gimli Glider, a jet that was safely landed on an abandoned airstrip in Gimli after the plane ran out of fuel on a flight from Montreal to Edmonton.
If you’ve never visited Manitoba Hydro’s Electrical Museum, you’ve got a treat in store. Excellent interactive exhibits make for a great family outing.
Compassion doesn’t mean buying someone coffee. Acting with compassion means choosing how we face the tough stuff – how we listen to the suffering of others and offer assistance that is meaningful.
Does watching a WASPy woman go to prison for a bad decision she made while taking the lesbian route in her 20s make for great TV? Heck yes!
What made this year’s instalment so extraordinary was the way it embraced its 40th anniversary and showed itself to be North America’s premiere music festival.
Accidents involving alcohol take the lives of thousands of Canadians every year. Forcing drivers to give breath samples before they start their vehicles could dramatically reduce drunk driving.
A few scattered showers have done little to deter the excitement of thousands who have come out to Bird’s Hill Park this week to experience the 40th anniversary of The Winnipeg Folk Festival.
Opening night attracted thousands who not only came to hear great music, but to renew old acquaintances, enjoy some beautiful weather and get a look at a newly redeveloped festival site.
Yesterday, in Bonnycastle Park, I came across two women during lunch hour sitting on a bench talking about sex. I tried not to eavesdrop but it was too interesting not to.