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Canada’s Federal Election: Sifting Through Fact and Fiction

Canada’s Federal Election: Sifting Through Fact and Fiction

As we close in on next month’s federal election, Canadians are looking to better understand the parties, the candidates and the issues. But it’s not quite as simple as it used to be. Today, with everything they read and see, Canadians need to be asking if the information they’re finding is accurate. Is it even true?

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Short Term Pain for Safer Manitoba Roads: Jackman-Atkinson

Short Term Pain for Safer Manitoba Roads: Jackman-Atkinson

This week, we put out one of my favourite features, our National Trucking Week issue (page 21). The transportation industry is vital to our area, not just because it brings everything rural residents, their farms and businesses needs, but also because it’s a significant local employer.

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Making Sport Safe for All: Jackman-Atkinson

Making Sport Safe for All: Jackman-Atkinson

In the wake of the Larry Nassar and USA Gymnastics scandal, the United States Congress created the U.S. Centre for SafeSport. The euphemistically named organization investigates allegations of abuse in sport, though mostly, it focuses on the sexual abuse of minors.

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Looking Beyond Our Shopping Choices: Jackman-Atkinson

Looking Beyond Our Shopping Choices: Jackman-Atkinson

A single consumer has little power, but consumers as a collective wield great power. Each day, individuals spend their money and in doing so, face choices. Sometimes, we don’t have much of a choice — if you want to purchase power, you must do so from Manitoba Hydro. But most of the time, we do.

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What You Know, and What You Don’t: Jackman-Atkinson

What You Know, and What You Don’t: Jackman-Atkinson

In a world that’s increasingly fragmented and siloed, we need newspapers. Or at least the service they provide — a place to get a variety of news and advertising. Today, you can find out anything about anything. But what if you don’t know what you’re looking for? Or that you’re even looking for something?

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