Mike Clynes, project director for Stuart Olson Dominion Construction Ltd., builders of the city’s new stadium, unveiled a list of interesting facts about the project and was candid with the crowd about the experience of building the new facility
Approximately 70 paintings, antiques, soapstone carvings and home décor items donated by local artists, the business community and individuals will be sold at the Jubilee Fund auction.
RE/Max issued a report recently that said farmland in southwest Manitoba was selling for an average $1,350 an acre, a jump of 35% in less than two years, and a 300% jump in a little over 15 years.
The denim jean genius has moved to leather for his fall collection. The fashion show at his 89 Princess space had stunning, custom made male and female clothes.
Since the Winnipeg Free Press gave seven reporters the pink slip last week there has been a large amount of chatter on the future of the Free Press and traditional news sources in general.
Manitoba leads the nation in the volume of pork that’s produced for export. The industry says many producers will go out of business, unless government helps them with a $150 million bailout package.
This is peak season as local growers gather to sell their produce before winter. And with this activity comes the ongoing debate over whether eating locally grown food is best.
It would be a bit of an exaggeration to say that the Sport of Kings is endangered, but it’s certainly not in good shape.
Last week a “Coming Soon” sign was hung from the Weir Hardware building at 666 Main Street next to the Bell Hotel. It is for a new, three-storey commercial building.
Driving across the prairies at this time of year has always been a wonderfully Canadian experience for me.