Neepawa Articles

Canadian Farmers: Seeing Green? Or Red?

Canadian Farmers: Seeing Green? Or Red?

If things seem a little tighter on the farm, it’s with good reason. Late last month, Statistics Canada released their report of 2018 farm income and while most people were expecting a drop, the magnitude of that drop came as a big surprise.

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Jackman-Atkinson: ‘I Am Not for Quotation or Attribution’

Jackman-Atkinson: ‘I Am Not for Quotation or Attribution’

If you work in media, you’ve heard this phrase. Maybe a lot. In fact, you’ve probably heard it almost every time you’ve contacted media relations, at the provincial government at least. It is this phrase that translates into the commonly referenced “a department official” or “a government spokesperson.”

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It’s Better to Give: Jackman-Atkinson

It’s Better to Give: Jackman-Atkinson

NEEPAWA, Man. — What would our communities be like without volunteers? It’s a timely question to ask, especially since last week was National Volunteer Week. How would our lives be worse off without the 12.7 million Canadians who give their time?

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New Funding, Old Problem for News Outlets: Jackman-Atkinson

New Funding, Old Problem for News Outlets: Jackman-Atkinson

The newspaper industry is one in flux. While the various components that make up the industry are often lumped together, the reality isn’t nearly such a homogeneous group. There are dailies and weeklies, rural and urban markets, chains and independents. The problems of one aren’t necessarily the problems of all.

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