Idle No More is a global movement aimed to protect the environment and respect Indigenous people’s relationship to the land. In an effort to do some myth busting, activist MIchael Champagne answers ten common questions about INM.
What is a compassionate city? A delegation of Winnipeggers travelled to Louisville, Kentucky to find out why Louisville was named International Compassionate City of the Year in 2012.
Violence, scandal, and gossip tend to dominate Winnipeg’s major dailies and evening news. More often than not, the good being done in our community often gets lost in the media mix.
This month, CNC explores the subject of compassion through a series of articles and a unique CNC Town Hall Forum that asks how we can be more giving and caring to our fellow citizens.
The opportunity to be compassionate comes in all shapes and sizes. For one CNC journalist, it presented itself as an over-burdened mom on a bus who had a child and a cat in tow.
It’s fascinating to follow the evolution of this basic food and how it has been valued over the decades, especially here in what many still regard as the breadbasket of much of the world.
While public concern about homelessness continues to be high, that concern depends on your gender, where you live and what experiences you have had with poverty.
A new documentary — “The Healing of Heather Garden” — nearly a decade in the making, has a couple of local connections. But its theme of hope in the face of adversity is universal.
Winnipeggers are fiercely proud of our city and no one likes the fact that we are often portrayed as the child poverty capital of Canada. To say the least, the situation is very challenging. How can we as individuals have an impact?
The retail market is full of all kinds of giveaways and incentives to make us purchase merchandise. Maybe we should turn these ‘deals’ into acts of kindness towards those less fortunate.