Winnipeg is considering reducing the speed limit on residential streets from 50 kph to 40. It may just be an idea whose time has come.
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.
While some of our food is grown and processed locally, most of it travels several hundred to several thousand kilometres before it lands on our plates.
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.
Back in the days of Lesage and the Quiet Revolution, before Pierre Trudeau came to power in Ottawa, the question asked most often was What Does Quebec Want ?
The Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) was established in 1912 as the Winnipeg Museum of Fine Arts. Starting later this month the WAG has a number of centennial events that will run through to early 2013.
Just over 160 Canadians have been killed in Afghanistan since our military was first committed to go there more than a decade ago, and it ain’t over yet.
The underlying premise of CHALK 4 Peace might best be summed up in a statement attributed to Mahatma Gandhi in 1937: “There is no way to peace; peace is the way.”
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.
When Lindsay Boyd found out her sister is allergic to cats, she was devastated. Since Boyd couldn’t have a cat of her own, she decided to volunteer her time to help animals that need love.