For more than a decade, a Manitoba transportation expert has been the most prominent promoter of using airships fuelled with hydrogen as a more efficient and economic way to move goods.
MP Steven Fletcher says Manitoba should be sending surplus hydro power west to the tar sands region of northern Alberta, rather than selling it at a loss to the Americans
Farmers are working to complete the harvest which is considerably behind this year. Spring was late, reducing that ‘window of opportunity’ to produce a crop before frost damages nature’s bounty.
They call it Sunset Country, and in August it starts to set a lot sooner. After about the middle of the month, lots of the ‘summer people’ as they’re referred to by the locals pull their boats out of the water, and that’s it for the season.
Kelly Frazer wanted to do something that involved helping people access healthy food. So she started working at Soup Bee, a thriving local business with a twist.
Soon to be ex-MP and Transport Committee Chair, Merv Tweed, has been hired by Omnitrax Canada rail company, which may soon ship oil by train to the Port of Churchill.
Beggars on the street are an easy target. If you’re worried about them, and don’t want to drop coins in the hat, maybe think about giving to your local food bank instead.
Winnipeg City Hall is now offering forgivable loans of $10,000 to people buying condos in the area known as The Exchange. If you stay there for at least five years, the loan doesn’t have to be repaid.
I’m betting that our heads are filled with more questions now about the tanker cars that rumble by on those tracks. Questions like, “What are they carrying, and how dangerous is it?”
All banking institutions have tougher capital requirements in the wake of what happened in 2008. The credit unions did not need to be hit with higher taxes.