It was once a great big field, but now part of the city-owned land close to the corner of Grant and Stafford hosts 36 garden plots – and some common infrastructure complaints.
There we were – a Ukrainian Catholic and a Lutheran with front row seats at an incredibly rich and significant Hindu ceremony, marking the 150th birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda.
Something is missing in Osborne Village this year. The seasonal street people have largely disappeared. And neither police nor politicians, area businesses or local soup kitchens know why.
Long referred to as an “advocate of humanity” and “father to thousands,” Strini Reddy can now add Caring Canadian Award winner to his list of accolades.
This past week marked the 30th anniversary of the Gimli Glider, a jet that was safely landed on an abandoned airstrip in Gimli after the plane ran out of fuel on a flight from Montreal to Edmonton.
If you’ve never visited Manitoba Hydro’s Electrical Museum, you’ve got a treat in store. Excellent interactive exhibits make for a great family outing.
Winnipeg City Hall is now offering forgivable loans of $10,000 to people buying condos in the area known as The Exchange. If you stay there for at least five years, the loan doesn’t have to be repaid.
Canada’s non event of the year goes to Stephen Harper’s cabinet shuffle. It was hugely oversold as the biggest shake-up since they became “Canada’s new government” seven and a half years ago.
What made this year’s instalment so extraordinary was the way it embraced its 40th anniversary and showed itself to be North America’s premiere music festival.
Yesterday, in Bonnycastle Park, I came across two women during lunch hour sitting on a bench talking about sex. I tried not to eavesdrop but it was too interesting not to.