Tag Archives: Winnipeg

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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One Month to Go: Ranking the Candidates

The vote for a new Mayor for Winnipeg is in one month. Like many people in Winnipeg I have not made a final decision on who to vote for. None of the candidates have convinced me that they can lead … 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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September in ‘The Peg’

We often take for granted the beauty of our home town. When we visit other places as tourists, we will capture our memories in countless photographs of the beauty and uniqueness each destination offers. To walk in your own community as 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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Leadership: Vision, Action and Integrity

  Leadership whether it be of our country, province, city, business, education or our local communities and families all have something in common. It isn’t easy and in order to be effective it requires some of the same characteristics. Have you had … Continue reading

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Reclaiming our Voice; Our City

Have you heard? Have you been listening? The Mayor and Council have been trying to hide it, but if you have been listening, they have been saying it by each action, each side-deal, each broken process, each time they don’t return … Continue reading

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Dystopian novel imagines world of immortality

Press Release James W. Hoddinott describes world without societal ethics in new book ‘The Fates’ WINNIPEG, Manitoba – Author James W. Hoddinott proffers readers a dystopia of devastating immortality in his new novel, “The Fates”(published by Trafford Publishing) “We have … Continue reading

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