Tag Archives: Culture of Canada

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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Humble Beginnings: One Dad’s Story

CHAPTER ONE (A brief excerpt from a work in progress) Being born during the ‘Dirty Thirties’, the Great Depression as it has become to be known and written about certainly has helped determine, shape who I am. In November of … 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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Protecting our Children – Are We Doing Enough?

There is a common expression ‘We Do Not Inherit the Earth from Our Ancestors; We Borrow It from Our Children’ and as we reflect on how we are doing as a society as citizens we must ask ourselves if we … Continue reading

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Wanda Koop – Heart and Soul

  On Tuesday evening, April 15th I had the opportunity to attend Wanda Koop’s book launch at McNally Robinson. In her recent book simply titled ‘Wanda Koop’ she shares a display of striking and thought-provoking images that give everyone a glimpse … Continue reading

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Where in the World is Tommy Douglas?

There is a mendacity (untruthfulness) in politics today that demands a return for politicians like one of Canada’s heroes. Tommy Douglas understood the United Nations Gross National Happiness Index (GNH). He understood the wealth of a nation, of a society, … Continue reading

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A Walk through the Historic Exchange District through Photography

The warmth of the sun on a balmy sunny day seemed like the perfect time to take a Photographic Walk through Winnipeg’s Historic Exchange District. It was only just over 10 years ago that the transformation from old abandoned warehouses … Continue reading

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