Tag Archives: Exchange District

One Month to Go: Ranking the Candidates

The vote for a new Mayor for Winnipeg is in one month. Like many people in Winnipeg I have not made a final decision on who to vote for. None of the candidates have convinced me that they can lead … 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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The Need for A Plan: The Real Issues Facing our Next Mayor (Part 3)

It is disheartening listening to the current Mayoral campaigns. It feels like each of the candidates is trying to reach the voters by offering BAND-AID solutions for the comprehensive challenges facing Winnipeg. The 2011 City of Winnipeg document called A … 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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‘The Fates’ Book Launch

McNally Robinson Booksellers presents James W. Hoddinott launching his second novel The Fates    Wednesday June 4, 7:00 pm Grant Park in the Atrium This book follows society’s search for immortality. The Fates explores a society made up of those that put … Continue reading

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Writing and Photography: Creating the Storyboard

  Every writer creates their novels differently and each of us will go through a slightly different process. I am not sure there is one right way. As I begin work on my third novel, for me it is about an idea … Continue reading

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Hey Mom, Thank-you!!

  Life is filled with so many people who influence us and help to make us who we are. Although many people say it and somehow seem to believe it, there is no such thing as equal opportunity. My brother, … 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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‘The Emperor has No Clothes’

“I thought it would be unfortunate to go that (expropriation) route because it’s going to be a heavy expense,” Katz said, adding the administration says it’s been unable to resolve the issue with Shindico. Winnipeg Free Press print edition February … Continue reading

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The Waterfront: Sometimes we get it right and sometimes we …

Every city should have that place where the hustle and bustle of our busy lives is left behind. We all need a place where carrying our cell phone, texting our friends or instagram our favorite pics just doesn’t see important. … Continue reading

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