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Peppers & Pennies: Chocolate Candy Cane Biscotti

Peppers & Pennies: Chocolate Candy Cane Biscotti

By Amanda Cortens (@PeppersPennies)

Chocolate Candy Cane Biscotti

WINNIPEG, Man. — There is a reason that cookie exchanges and swaps are so intertwined with the holiday season! Not only do you leave delicious cookies out for Santa on Christmas Eve and munch on cookies at holiday parties, but they also make a great gift! Last year, I baked a bunch of these Chocolate Candy Cane Biscotti and other cookies. I then packaged and wrapped them up in a simple, yet festive way. I included a handwritten card and the written recipe to one of the cookies, so they could replicate them if they ever wanted. While this was a cheap gift, it wasn’t cheap in the bad sense. You see, while my friends unboxed a tin of delicious biscotti and then returned home to eat them, the thought of me and the time that went into baking and writing a heartfelt note. Isn’t that more meaningful than getting them that gadget or gift card they wanted?

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Architect Calls Out Premier Pallister for Focusing on Her Shoes Instead of Her Work

Architect Calls Out Premier Pallister for Focusing on Her Shoes Instead of Her Work

By The Canadian Press

Brian Pallister
Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister speaks at a news conference at the Manitoba Legislature in Winnipeg on November 7, 2017. Experts say Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister’s quip about an award-winning architect’s fashion choices highlights how women are judged more on their looks than men. Pallister stepped into controversy when he began a speech Thursday by thanking Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce chair Johanna Hurme — for her shoes. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – An award-winning architect says she has dealt with much worse in her professional life than a joke Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister made about her fashion choices.

But Johanna Hurme says Pallister shouldn’t have acknowledged her presence at a Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce event by focusing on her shoes.

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Manitoba Metis Federation Drawing Support to Nominate Cheer Board Boss for Order of Manitoba

Manitoba Metis Federation Drawing Support to Nominate Cheer Board Boss for Order of Manitoba

Kai Madsen
Kai Madsen speaks with ChrisD.ca during an interview on Tuesday, November 5, 2017. (CHRISD.CA FILE)

WINNIPEG — The Manitoba Metis Federation is throwing its support behind the executive director of the Christmas Cheer Board to be nominated for the Order of Manitoba.

Kai Madsen has tirelessly worked with the charity for nearly 50 years, which delivers food and gift hampers to families and individuals in need every Christmas season. Deliveries of some of this year’s estimated 18,000 hampers will begin going out on Saturday.

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Female Manitoba RCMP Officer Accused of Inappropriate Sexual Touching

Female Manitoba RCMP Officer Accused of Inappropriate Sexual Touching

RCMP Logo VehicleThe agency that investigates police officers on and off duty is probing the case of a Manitoba RCMP officer alleged to have carried out lewd conduct at a Winnipeg hotel.

The Independent Investigation Unit was notified on December 5 that a female officer attending a conference on November 30 committed a number of instances of inappropriate sexual touching. The incident is alleged to have occurred during a social gathering at a hotel and lounge.

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