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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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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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You Don’t Get Answers to Questions You Don’t Ask and Even Then…

Well we have three Audits or reviews completed and we don’t have the answers we were looking for. The reason is simple. If you don’t ask the tough questions you won’t get the answers. Even then, there is no guarantee … Continue reading

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Reclaiming our Voice; Our City

Have you heard? Have you been listening? The Mayor and Council have been trying to hide it, but if you have been listening, they have been saying it by each action, each side-deal, each broken process, each time they don’t return … Continue reading

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A City for People

Watching the City Council meeting as they examined the results of the Ernst and Young Audit was interesting to say the least. Before you say ‘Get a Life’, here is why. If there was any more evidence required for the … Continue reading

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City Hall: A Mistake Waiting to Happen

I woke-up to the sound of sirens and I looked outside to see if our City Hall was on fire. I made the mistake of reading the Ernst & Young Real Estate Management Review: Finding and Recommendations prior to going … Continue reading

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What if: People Mattered

    Image from Home for Hope Every society’s greatest resource is its people. Yet it seems when it comes to determining policy; be it government or economic; decisions seem to have little to do about people. In Manitoba Schools … Continue reading

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