Over the time we stayed with my 94-year-old aunt, I realized that her daily habits would benefit many of us who want to reach an advanced age in above average mental and physical health.
A Caring Canadian: Sister Lesley Sacouman does so much good, the word ‘no’ just doesn’t seem to fit.
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.
Compassion doesn’t mean buying someone coffee. Acting with compassion means choosing how we face the tough stuff – how we listen to the suffering of others and offer assistance that is meaningful.
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.
For more than 30 years, Winnipeggers have come together to march for peace. This year, we dedicated the festival to our longtime friend in the struggle for peace and justice, Nick Ternette.
Canada’s non event of the year goes to Stephen Harper’s cabinet shuffle. It was hugely oversold as the biggest shake-up since they became “Canada’s new government” seven and a half years ago.
Accidents involving alcohol take the lives of thousands of Canadians every year. Forcing drivers to give breath samples before they start their vehicles could dramatically reduce drunk driving.
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?”
Opening night attracted thousands who not only came to hear great music, but to renew old acquaintances, enjoy some beautiful weather and get a look at a newly redeveloped festival site.