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.
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.
Eighty-five per cent of Moneca Sinclaire’s first cousins have Type 2 Diabetes. This shocking statistic clinched her decision to pursue a career where she could work with people and healthy food.
Stella Blackbird is not only a visionary; she also has the rare ability to make her visions a reality. After devoting her life to the service of others, Blackbird was recognized with a Caring Canadian Award.
A grant exploring environmental initiatives at The Winnipeg Folk Festival focused on “Inspiring Folk to Leave No Trace at the Festival”.
Jonathan Stevens always felt “that pull to try farming.” So he started his own CSA, Community Shared Agriculture, a food distribution model where people hire a farmer to grow vegetables for them.
Every Wednesday, a group of people gather at Memorial Park to voice their concerns about what they call the government’s “reckless stewardship of water resources” in Canada.
It was once a great big field, but now part of the city-owned land close to the corner of Grant and Stafford hosts 36 garden plots – and some common infrastructure complaints.
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.
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?”