This coming Tuesday (May 24) at 9 a.m., community leader and all-around legend Mitch Bourbonniere is hosting a riverbank cleanup at the corner of Macdonald Avenue and Gomez Street, and he’s recruiting ...
Good morning. Here is a review of last night’s Avril Lavigne concert at Canada Life Centre. She didn’t take the stage until 10 p.m. If I had gone, I’d still be sleeping, and you wouldn’t be reading ...
“Just by the merit, the colour of your skin, the opportunities that you have, you’re privileged in ways that you might not even realize because you haven’t been deprived of certain things. ” — Dave ...
Those of you who work an eight-hour day, be honest: how many of those hours are spent doing engaged, focused work? Three hours? Four, maybe? Whatever your answer, I know it is not eight hours. And I ...
There’s no reason to deny I was quietly wishing for different results this past weekend in NHL games involving Canadian-based squads. On Saturday night, I lamented yet another Game 7 defeat for the ...
The disappearance of downtown office workers since the start of the pandemic has caused a ripple effect for a variety of businesses that were forced to jettison employees or simply call it a day as ...
I watched a lot of sport this past weekend. Although I said I wasn’t interested in the NHL playoffs when the Jets failed to qualify, I found myself watching the seventh games of five opening-round ...
All aboard? Not for long. Tim Buzunis, owner/conductor of the Assiniboine Park miniature steam train ride nearing its sixth decade in operation, is almost at his last stop. He wants to sell it and its ...
I’ve been working my way through the Giller Prize winners, attempting to read every book on the list before the end of the year. When I started my reading challenge back in January, I was already five ...
One Friday afternoon in May, a man named Terry Doerksen crossed Highway 8. One Friday afternoon in May, a man named Terry Doerksen crossed Highway 8. That’s not much of a story. Let’s try it again: ...
When people die, sometimes it’s so sudden you don’t have a chance to say goodbye. It’s one of those things about dying that most of us don’t want to think about it.
Four decades after she became a teenage mother, a Sagkeeng woman is urging Sagkeeng First Nation Chief Derrick Henderson to confront his past. Four decades after she became a teenage mother, a ...