The more we read and hear about the proposed Charter of Values in Quebec, the less sense it makes out here on the prairies, or anywhere else in Canada, for that matter.
Since mom passed away, I’ve been dropping hints at dad suggesting he move into assisted living. His response was always the same. “No bloody way!” That’s why I was so surprised when he said, “I have just two words to say to you…”
The Wilderness Committee is calling on the Manitoba government to fix an underground mine on the verge of collapse under Bernic Lake in eastern Manitoba.
MP Steven Fletcher says Manitoba should be sending surplus hydro power west to the tar sands region of northern Alberta, rather than selling it at a loss to the Americans
Peace Alliance Winnipeg picketed outside the Hotel Fort Garry on Thursday while former Foreign Affairs Minister Lloyd Axworthy was inside speaking at a Red Cross seminar “Perspectives on International Humanitarian Law.”
Dr. Klaus Hochheim, a respected climatologist and research associate with the Centre for Earth Observation Science at the University of Manitoba, has died tragically in a helicopter accident in the Canadian Arctic.
Farmers are working to complete the harvest which is considerably behind this year. Spring was late, reducing that ‘window of opportunity’ to produce a crop before frost damages nature’s bounty.
On Saturday, Winnipeggers rallied in solidarity with the people of Syria and in opposition to a US led attack. This was the second Winnipeg rally in seven days, and one of ten held across Canada.
The chirping sounds of the crickets, the stutter of the woodpeckers, the fluttering of birds on the water and the faint hum of distant traffic all combine to let me know I am in my happy place.
Every year more than two thousand bus drivers are attacked in Canada and sometimes they are very seriously hurt. It’s a tough job and the people behind those wheels deserve better.