Winnipeg came alive over the past two weeks, as festival goers were treated to world-class cultural entertainment, delicious ethnic dishes, fascinating cultural displays, and all-around warm hospitality.
Soon to be ex-MP and Transport Committee Chair, Merv Tweed, has been hired by Omnitrax Canada rail company, which may soon ship oil by train to the Port of Churchill.
Who knew that a drive in the country 17 years ago would be the catalyst behind the creation of the non-profit Matlock Festival, now in its fourth year on an idyllic 45-acre site in Manitoba’s Interlake.
Can you imagine feeding 185 kids? Inner City Youth Alive’s kitchen manager Brenda Gingell does it every week, and she couldn’t be happier.
Louisville’s Walk for Compassion was organized by those wanting to end violence and demonstrate they are in control of their streets. It was so inspiring to see families and all generations represented.
Stella Blackbird is not only a visionary; she also has the rare ability to make her visions a reality. After devoting her life to the service of others, Blackbird was recognized with a Caring Canadian Award.
Jonathan Stevens always felt “that pull to try farming.” So he started his own CSA, Community Shared Agriculture, a food distribution model where people hire a farmer to grow vegetables for them.
Every Wednesday, a group of people gather at Memorial Park to voice their concerns about what they call the government’s “reckless stewardship of water resources” in Canada.
Finding food in a desert: After three grocery stores in downtown Winnipeg shut their doors, Food Matters Manitoba embarked on a community food assessment.
It started with one little library in Todd Bol’s front yard made from old lumber and has evolved to over 6000 little free libraries in 36 countries. Many are popping up across Winnipeg.