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Putting Children First

Children are any society’s most important resource and it is time we started to commit to the policies, practices and supports that recognize this. Being an educator for almost 30 years has allowed me to witness the societal changes that … 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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Judge a Person by Actions Not Words

There is an old adage “How do you tell when a Politician is Lying?” The answer of course is “When they move their lips.” Politicians despite being trusted by less than 10% of the people in Canada continue to make … 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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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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