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

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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)

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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

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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

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“As I have travelled across the province over the past eight months, I can’t help but notice the crumbling infrastructure…

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Winnipeg’s next Mayor: Kevin Klein, problem solver

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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

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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

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

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The art of negotiation (part 1, reason)

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The important question is always, why? If I find one of my friends is in a physical fight with another…

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Filing your taxes is no easy task 

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Oftentimes, it is confusing and downright difficult.  Many do not have access to or can’t afford the resources they need…

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Saving the first NDP federal budget

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The Jan. 23, 2006, federal election brought Stephen Harper to power as the head of a minority government. His victory…

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Manitoba emblems

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The Province of Manitoba has a variety of different emblems. An emblem is a symbol, object or set of words…

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Get involved in planning your future

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Let Senior’s Minister Scott Johnson know what you want As the inaugural Minister of Seniors and Long-Term Care, I consider…

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The Premier is willing to think outside the box to fix what is broken in Manitoba

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Dorothy Dobbie The first thing the premier said after “hello” this month was how wonderful it was to attend Treaty…

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Climate change: when are we going to start talking about the costs and other implication of abandoning fossil fuels?

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Let us set aside for the moment the issue of whether or not climate change is an existential threat to…

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Winnipeg rocks the arts world!

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Jean Giguere, former chair and chair emeritus of the RWB, was in Ottawa recently to attend the Governor General’s performing…

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Summertime safety in the city

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Winnipeg is a pretty fantastic place to be during the summer months. If you are like me, you love doing…

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Reacting to the needs of Indigenous children with a new approach to healing in a concrete step toward reconciliation

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Recognizing the value of Indigenous healing practices and making them available for Indigenous patients where requested was the Truth and…

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The Toba Centre

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The centre is a game changer in the way abused children are now handled. Currently, each case goes through a…

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Toba centre is helping abused children recover in Assiniboine Park

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Assiniboine Park is truly a jewel in our city, and I am so proud to have represented it both during…

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Premier working at a hectic pace to get us back on the pre-COVID track

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Dorothy Dobbie Sounding refreshed but still a bit exhausted, Premier Heather Stefanson made time when she woke in Brandon, after…

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