Tag Archives: Manitoba

Municipal Election: Is it Fall yet?

In looking for people to hire, you look for three qualities: integrity, intelligence, and energy. And if they don’t have the first, the other two will kill you. Warren Buffet  In the fall of this year we will be having … Continue reading

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A Leap of Faith

Update: One factor Residents of the Exchange have been told that the only plan that will work is the 24 storey Tower. Residents want development. Residents felt that through a proper consultation process a variety of designs or proposals could have and … Continue reading

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Have We Lost our Way?

Many societies Canada included have worked and fought hard to have a country and society founded on the basic principles of Democracy. The foundational principles of our government is one where elected representatives are given the mandate to make decisions … Continue reading

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Discipline: It’s About Teaching

On Friday, October 25th in for Manitoba’s Educators it was a day of Professional Learning. Our Special Area Groups of Educators (SAGE) Conference provided a wide-range of learning opportunities designed for educators across the Province of Manitoba. One of the … Continue reading

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Colour Me: Winnipeg

 Winter Blues                                                                             Golden Boy                                                                             Scrabble                                                                 Winnipeg to St. Boniface                                                                      Lazy Day by the River Photos by James W Hoddinott

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Inclusion – We’ve come a long way

It has been almost 15 years since Manitoba’s Special Education Review’s Final Report was published. Taking recommendations and turning them into action is always the difficult part of any review of the way services are offered. Many individuals will cite … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Canada

Happy 146th Birthday Canada. It was a great day to live in the downtown. No need to park your car and you could enjoy the events from the Living Flag. That is me in the far right corner. Being at … Continue reading

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Making a Difference for Youth

Last Sunday I had the opportunity to attend The Rachel Browne Theatre and watch a contemporary dance performance that was created and performed by a couple of students from Knowles Centre.  This production under the direction of Nina Patel founder … Continue reading

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Where do Retired Teachers Go?

If you have never taken in First Fridays in the Exchange you are missing not only a celebration of the Arts in Winnipeg, but a celebration of all that is great in ‘The Exchange District”, from the restaurants to the great … Continue reading

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Jail Baby

There is a play called ‘Jail Baby’ being shown this week at the Asper Centre for Theater and Film at the University of Winnipeg, 440 Colony Street that I was fortunate to be able to attend on Saturday Night.  Jail … Continue reading

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