Tag Archives: Winnipeg

Old Systems vs New Realities

Making ‘system’ change is one of the most difficult tasks to accomplish. Remove the fact that fear often overwhelms many people as they think about change, doing something differently, even if the old way of doing things is no longer … Continue reading

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Where My Sandals Take Me: Whiteshell Provincial Park, Canada

  The rugged beauty of the Canadian landscape is often found just minutes away from the cities. The western edge of Whiteshell Provincial Park is found a short sixty minute drive northeast of Winnipeg. The Winnipeg River system and its … Continue reading

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Will You Vote to Save My Canada?

Even countries as multi-cultural as Canada have an identity. ‘My Canada’s’ identity is founded on certain cultural beliefs and values that serve as the cornerstone of who we are as people. The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms enshrines these values we … Continue reading

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Election Canada: Democracy at Risk?

The Syrian Refugee Crisis is considered the most devastating refugee crisis since the Second World War. The UN High Commission for Refugees says there are four million registered Syrian refugees, though that number is almost certainly low. We often consider … Continue reading

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Canadian Human Rights Museum More than a Building

A visit to the Canadian Human Rights Museum is a teacher’s dream come true. It will open your eyes to the educational possibilities not only for our students but for everyone. There are no words that can accurately de-scribe the … Continue reading

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Lest We Forget: Human Rights

‘Lest We Forget’ is the time to remember and give thanks to all those that have sacrificed and continue to sacrifice so much for Canada as well as the other side of the ‘Lest We Forget’, as a reminder to all of us about how fragile our world, … Continue reading

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Truth, Propaganda, Misinformation or Outright Lies?

Everywhere we turn, our minds are being inundated with information. People, business, government and media are trying to get us to hear what it is they have to say, buy what it is they are selling or offer us their … Continue reading

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