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Smart Technology to keep your home (or your parents) secure from a distance

By whatsupwinnipeg |

Joe Borges Techno Joe My 80-year-old mother lived alone in the family home when she had a mild stroke in…

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Tough talk on the race for mayor

By whatsupwinnipeg |

The race for Winnipeg’s new mayor is gaining momentum and all will be decided by press time next month, but…

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A green corridor for downtown Winnipeg

By whatsupwinnipeg |

Dorothy Dobbie We have a dream of a greener downtown, starting with a green corridor on Graham Avenue from Donald…

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My memories of the Queen

By whatsupwinnipeg |

Dwight Macauley Queen Elizabeth’s recent passing has caused many of us to pause and reflect on what she has meant…

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My vision for Winnipeg

By whatsupwinnipeg |

Kevin Klein When I first came to Winnipeg, I knew I had come home.  I have loved this city from…

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The high cost of inertia

By whatsupwinnipeg |

For the past two and a half years, Canadians, indeed people around the globe, have been living in a world…

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It’s another. . .girl!

By whatsupwinnipeg |

Anita Neville named Lieutenant governor of Manitoba Congratulations to our new Lieutenant Governor, Anita Neville. She will be a wonderful…

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Romantic era
of Winnipeg and the joys of Winnipeg Beach

By whatsupwinnipeg |

“On that warm summer evening, the excitement growing on the Railway Street (Main Street) was a stark contrast to the…

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Justice Minister Kelvin Goertzen sees hope for the longer term

By whatsupwinnipeg |

Despite the current concerns about policing, crime was down for the two years of the pandemic, says Justice Minister Kelvin…

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Controlling crime

By whatsupwinnipeg |

Heather Stefanson The Premier’s priorities “I  just want people to be able to feel safe when they go for a…

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Summertime is MP time for summer with constituents

By whatsupwinnipeg |

For most people, summer is a time to kick back and relax. But for politicians, summer is a time to…

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How is the Manitoba government helping people though inflation?

By whatsupwinnipeg |

Here’s a quick look There are no easy answers to the challenges facing people who are hardest hit by first…

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Start thinking about who the next Mayor will be 

By whatsupwinnipeg |

Election date is October 26 Dorothy Dobbie Fourteen citizens have put their names forward for mayor, some of them virtually…

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Two of Canada’s biggest killers of Indigenous people: welfare and promotion of victimhood

By whatsupwinnipeg |

Nothing destroys the psyche faster than dependency and being painted as a victim. Both undermine one’s self esteem and over…

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The world according to Crap (TWAC). The world according to Reason (TWAR)

By whatsupwinnipeg |

There are many over-the-top beliefs being taken as the Gospel right now. Here are some of the common beliefs and…

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Planting companions

By whatsupwinnipeg |

Shauna Dobbie Long before chemical fertilizers and pesticides appeared, there were planting companions where farmers and gardeners knew that certain…

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Arts, Culture and Sport: the things that bring communities together

By whatsupwinnipeg |

Heather Stefanson The Premier’s priorities “As I have travelled across the province over the past eight months, I can’t help…

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Winnipeg’s next Mayor: Kevin Klein, problem solver

By whatsupwinnipeg |

Dorothy Dobbie The city I love and grew up in and took so much pride in is in a bit…

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Stories of Hope: How changes forced on us by the Pandemic can help us change for the better

By whatsupwinnipeg |

There is a lot of negativity about access to services since the pandemic. Media outlets appear to thrive on invoking…

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Amherst Street, Winnipeg’s lane of heroes

By whatsupwinnipeg |

To celebrate the 100th Anniversary of St. James (starting just west of St. James Street to Sturgeon Road) breaking away…

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