The upcoming 2014 Winter Olympics in Russia are being compared to the summer games in Berlin in 1936, when Adolf Hitler refused to shake the hand of African American sprinter Jesse Owens.
What compels our seniors to gamble? Is it the need to seek others for social contact? Or the need to hang around a large, noisy building? Or the chance to win the big one?
What started as two friends going for breakfast a few years ago has grown tenfold into a vibrant group that meets every Friday for support and networking, while sharing the most important meal of the day.
Several dozen padlocks are attached to steel mesh on the side of the bridge, most of them engraved with the names or initials of lovers, the keys no doubt tossed into the murky depths of the Assiniboine River fifty feet below.
McNally Robinson, the city’s premier bookstore, is a regular host to a myriad of events, many of which are literary, and still others that are musical and educational.
A Facebook formula drive is mobilizing Winnipeggers to give big, raising $7,000 in just eight days. And things don’t seem to be slowing down.
Most of us will grumble and accept the new reality without giving it a great deal of thought, but that reality will be a hardship for a lot of people including the disabled and the elderly.
While the weather may seem frightful for some, others see being out in the woods on a beautiful winter day as a treat. There is such a peace about the trail and one never knows what one will see.
This special concert event has become a tradition for people who look forward to the Cantata as a break from the hustle and bustle of the commercialized Christmas.
The Fat Ass Full Frosty Beaver Moon Half Marathon is not just a chance to test one’s endurance. It’s also an opportunity to be a part of a community, which for some, can be a life saver.