Tag Archives: Residents of the Exchange

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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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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City Hall takes Responsibility?: Not Me

Contractors openly joke they can take on a city project at cost and still make a hefty profit with “change orders” and other upgrades made by the city after contracts have been awarded. Why can’t the specifications be examined and … Continue reading

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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 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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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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James Street Pumping Station

 If after reading this post you would also like to appeal the VARIANCE APPLICATION: DAV 13-170176/B to allow the City of Winnipeg to change the Variance please contact: Andrew Poitras Senior Committee Clerk City Clerk’s Department Telephone: 204-986-6170 E-mail: apoitras@winnipeg.ca … Continue reading

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