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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 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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Bystanders to Violence and Neglect

In Canada the RCMP (Royal Canadian Mounted Police) recently published a report that focused on Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women. The numbers are staggering for a country that prides itself on equality and issues relating to human rights. What is … 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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#BringBackOurGirls: Have we found our Voice

When will the world finally stand-up and say ‘Enough’? This is not the kind of world we want. The issue of ‘Human Trafficking’, ‘Modern Slavery’ and ‘Poverty’ are all issues that demand our attention, need action and are interrelated. According to Dr. Melissa … Continue reading

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Let Them in Cake…

Although the claims of Marie-Antoinette saying ‘Let them eat cake’ can be historically described as literary fiction, the symbolic reality of her misquoted statement was accurate. Prior to the French Revolution the King of France Louis XVI and Marie-Antoinette were … Continue reading

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The Price of Poverty

“That this House express its concern for the more than one million Canadian children currently living in poverty and seek to achieve the goal of eliminating poverty among Canadian children by the year 2000.” – House of Commons, unanimous all-party … Continue reading

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