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Blowin’ In the Wind: Changing Culture

Does music shape culture or does culture shape music? Music like other art forms is a powerful way for individuals to find their voice and as with ‘Folk Songs’, bring people together. People like Pete Seeger, Phil Ochs, Bob Dylan and Peter, … Continue reading

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Defining My Canada: Climate Change

I think almost everyone growing up at one time or another watched Sesame Street with or without our children. I use to love watching the “one of these things is not like the other” segment. I am not sure it is … Continue reading

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Lest We Forget: Human Rights

‘Lest We Forget’ is the time to remember and give thanks to all those that have sacrificed and continue to sacrifice so much for Canada as well as the other side of the ‘Lest We Forget’, as a reminder to all of us about how fragile our world, … Continue reading

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Truth, Propaganda, Misinformation or Outright Lies?

Everywhere we turn, our minds are being inundated with information. People, business, government and media are trying to get us to hear what it is they have to say, buy what it is they are selling or offer us their … Continue reading

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Remembering ‘My Canada’

Even countries as multi-cultural as Canada have an identity. ‘My Canada’ is founded on certain cultural beliefs and values that serve as the cornerstone of who we are as people. In a world where social media, international news, broadcasts, movies and television … Continue reading

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A Beacon for Hope: Canadian Human Rights Museum

On Saturday, September 27th I had my first of what will be many visits to the long-awaited opening to the public of the Canadian National Human Rights Museum. The Human Rights Museum is located where people, cultures, history and business all come … Continue reading

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TALK IS CHEAP

Conclusion: The Real Issues Facing the Mayor One of the largest challenges is bringing about substantive changes required is understanding the complex interrelationships between all levels of government, business and society. Bringing about change in one sector without at least … Continue reading

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Canada: What is it We Believe In?

I am a proud Canadian. On July 1st I will once again stand with other Canadians to be part of the ‘Living Flag’. This year it will not be at the Manitoba’s Legislative Building but rather in front of the … Continue reading

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Dystopian novel imagines world of immortality

Press Release James W. Hoddinott describes world without societal ethics in new book ‘The Fates’ WINNIPEG, Manitoba – Author James W. Hoddinott proffers readers a dystopia of devastating immortality in his new novel, “The Fates”(published by Trafford Publishing) “We have … Continue reading

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Dystopian novel imagines world of immortality

Press Release James W. Hoddinott describes world without societal ethics in new book ‘The Fates’ WINNIPEG, Manitoba – Author James W. Hoddinott proffers readers a dystopia of devastating immortality in his new novel, “The Fates”(published by Trafford Publishing) “We have … Continue reading

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