Monthly Archives: August 2014

Sustaintainable Growth: The Real Issues Facing our Next Mayor (Part 2)

  One of the essential components of having an effective government, at any level, is the ability to create both short and long-term plans that fit into a comprehensive vision for municipalities, the province and the country. The difficulty with … Continue reading

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The Real Issues Facing our Next Mayor (Part 1)

One of the complicated issues relating to running for Mayor in the City of Winnipeg is the expectations of the voters wanting each candidate to explain: 1) What are you going to do? 2) Why should I vote for you? This … Continue reading

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Sunsets

Sunsets are one of the most photographed of nature’s natural wonders. There never seems to be a sunset exactly the same. It comes as no surprise the romance of a sunset whether it be as you stroll down the beach … Continue reading

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Bystanders to Violence and Neglect

In Canada the RCMP (Royal Canadian Mounted Police) recently published a report that focused on Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women. The numbers are staggering for a country that prides itself on equality and issues relating to human rights. What is … Continue reading

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Travel Costa Rica by Photograph

It is always a strange feeling. The moment you step on the plane to fly back home that feeling of didn’t I just get here envelopes you. Prior to leaving people kept telling me how much they loved Costa Rica. … Continue reading

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Leadership: Vision, Action and Integrity

  Leadership whether it be of our country, province, city, business, education or our local communities and families all have something in common. It isn’t easy and in order to be effective it requires some of the same characteristics. Have you had … Continue reading

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Miravalles Volcano “Harnessing the Energy”

A visit to Costa Rica, actually any place that is different from your own, gives you a great opportunity to see and experience a different culture, different ideas, as  well as explore the natural and man-made wonders of the country  When … Continue reading

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