Winnipeg has hitched its green wagon to Emterra Waste Management, a company that’s garnered many contracts across Canada, but the experience on the prairies has not been glowing.
An historic walking tour of Winnipeg called, “Devour the District Tour” is definitely a feast on foot. This unique outing features excellent cuisine and some fascinating history.
Many of us cherish the memories of a simpler time when our daily bread and other essentials could be purchased no more than a block from where we lived.
The Auxiliary Cadets, an arm of the Winnipeg Police Services, are creating a buzz in our city that is drawing attention from other cities across Canada interested in emulating Winnipeg’s program.
While a former PUB chairman questions Manitoba Hydro’s economic viability, one wonders why the province doesn’t sell more hydropower to it’s western neighbours.
Now that the days are getting warmer, there’s no finer way to see the world go by than from the seat of a bicycle. We’re blessed in River Heights to have one of the finest urban cycling route anywhere.
The Insurance Bureau of Canada says weather disasters are costing more than a billion dollars in claims every year; a number that will rise unless municipalities can improve things like drainage.
A debate over the Manitoba government’s proposed hike in the Provincial Sales Tax heard the measure would have more support if the NDP held a referendum and put the money raised directly into the coffers of local municipalities.
There’s no bigger political story this year in Manitoba than the proposed increase in the Provincial Sales Tax. Tonight, all sides square off in a special CNC / Free Press debate.
Five years ago, before the economic crash, crude oil hit a record high of $150 a barrel. Today it’s more than $50 below that, but gas prices are once again close to the record high that we saw in 2008.