The anger that followed the release of the budget in Manitoba was nasty, and it’s not about to go away. Next time a politician promises he won’t raise taxes, don’t believe him.
In a wide ranging public forum last month, Winnipeg’s civic government was criticized for lacking vision, accountability and transparency, along with favouring the interests of private developers over those of citizens and communities.
Opponents of HudBay Mineral’s planned copper mine at Reed Lake, Manitoba, held a peaceful demonstration last night at a company information meeting in Winnipeg. Video reports included.
Lots of places get April showers, but in much of Canada, we are virtually guaranteed that we have to deal with flooding almost every other year.
When the governing party’s house leader prevented some Conservative backbench MPs from speaking in the House of Commons, they complained to the Speaker that their privileges were being breached.
Everyone was wondering what would be in the budget. But we were distracted by the news that Finance Minister Jim Flaherty was trying to lean on Canada’s banks and mortgage lenders.
We are constantly lectured about the importance of the ‘global economy’, and reminded that we must live our lives 24/7. If that’s true, what does it matter which clock we follow?
It was on March 15 back in 44 BC when Julius Caesar was killed by his cohorts — not a good day for democracy. Fast forward to present day and the Federal Liberal Party also fails at democracy, missing a genuine opportunity to renew its party.
Because Winkler has no liquor store, residents must drive over 10 kilometers to procure their libations. This is about to change, however, and soon the city’s 17 churches will no longer hold the monopoly as places where locals can renew their spirits.
The Supreme Court has reversed several lower court decisions giving Canada’s Métis an historic victory that found the federal government failed to honour a promise it made to the Métis people 140 years ago.