NEEPAWA, Man. — Sometimes, I find myself at a bit of a cross-roads in the grocery store aisles. I’m sure I’m not the only one — in rural Manitoba, we are in a unique position of being both suppliers and consumers.
When it comes to buying one of our main necessities, food, we have a lot of options. We have choices within our home communities, we have choices in neighbouring communities and we have choices in larger regional centres. Overall, in Canada, there are lots of choices, especially as non-traditional grocers, like Walmart, continue to enter the market.
WINNIPEG — MTS Centre was alive with glitter and glamour Saturday night as Winnipeggers and celebrities came together to raise funds and bring awareness to the importance of organ donation.
The gala event, inspired by Canadian musician and producer David Foster and the foundation he created in 1988, has been held in major cities throughout Canada. This is the first time it has taken place in Winnipeg.
Money raised at the event goes towards non-medical expenses for those who have children in need of a major organ transplant.
WINNIPEG – Tyler Myers has one regret about undergoing hip surgery in the spring.
“Based on the way it feels now, I wish I would have got it done a couple of years ago,” the Winnipeg Jets defenceman said after the NHL club opened training camp Friday with on-ice testing at the MTS Iceplex.
Gone is the pain and soreness he had “managed” for a few years, especially after practices and games.
These are not the best of times to be a political leader in Canada. It’s not a recession but it kind of feels like it, and it’s hard to see a brighter future right now.
Five months ago, Manitoba went to the polls and gave the job of premier to Brian Pallister and his Progressive Conservatives. It was mainly because the NDP had worn out their welcome after 17 years. We now know that Greg Selinger and company also made a lot of very expensive mistakes when it came to Hydro, which is supposed to be Manitoba’s ace in the hole.
WINNIPEG — Caroline Hunter just can’t keep herself away from the microphone.
The veteran radio broadcaster is coming out of retirement to join the on-air team at 99.9 BOB FM.
Hunter spent 16 years at QX 104 before resigning from the morning show in 2011. Winnipeggers have still been able to hear Hunter’s voice at Winnipeg Blue Bombers games in her role as stadium announcer.