School teaches confidence through fire eating; New patent on the pizza box; 100,000 women offended by prime minister; Rich in oil, not in water
What do you think of companies and other organizations selling naming rights?
Manitoba justice minister Dave Chomiak recently waded into a controversial federal justice debate when he criticized the Senate committee on legal and constitutional affairs for weakening a bill that would have eliminated two-for-one credit for remanded inmates.
Winnipeggers may soon be able to pick up a bike in the Exchange District, ride to Osborne Village and drop it off at The Forks.
University of Manitoba faces budget crisis; Free consumer protection information; New housing units for new Canadians; No more stop sign violation tickets for cyclists; MAWA goes Bollywood
As a 10-year plan to make Canada’s roads the world’s safest nears its end, Canadian officials are still trying to change drivers’ behaviour and reduce injuries and fatalities.
The easier something is, the more likely people are to participate in it. At least, this seems to be the underlying philosophy behind several Internet ventures designed to effect change and save the world, enabling people to make a difference without stepping out their front door.
Homeless man’s bottle collection makes him rich; Cuba prevents honouree from accepting award; French nuclear physicist caught emailing al-Qaeda; Abundance of bunnies useful as biofuel
The Canadian Federation of Students (CFS) is the group in charge of uniting university student unions and organizing campaigns on behalf of post-secondary students. They are paid through student fees. Some, however, see no connection between CFS and their members – the students.
The case of a woman and her seized animals has reopened a controversy between the Winnipeg Humane Society (WHS) and the city’s no-kill animal shelters.
On Saturday, Oct. 24, Winnipeggers will join fellow Canadians in one of over 200 events across the country to ask Stephen Harper to take action on climate change.
What changes do you expect to see from Greg Selinger’s NDP government?
After promising transparency, the provincial government has been largely secretive and unaccountable over the past ten years, a new report states.
SpeakUpWinnipeg.com has had hundreds of thousands of page views since its launch on Apr. 25. Ian Hall, policy and program planner with SpeakUp Winnipeg, said he thinks the website has been successful because urban planning has been raised in public conversation.
A pet owner and dedicated animal shelter volunteer recently had her 12 cats and three dogs seized from her home by the Manitoba government and held, against her wishes, by the Winnipeg Humane Society (WHS).
“Wise Up Winnipeg” raising photo enforcement awareness ; Brandon woman discriminated against by apartment owner; Four Directions Walk ready for round two; Province puts cottage lots up for sale; Google Maps adds Canadian “street views”
Climate change bill to be signed below the ocean; Birth control pill influences natural selection; Zurich allows controversial anti-Islam posters; City offering financial incentive to pick up doggy doo
The United States’ Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) regulation has Manitoba’s hog producers in a difficult situation.
The Brunswickan (University of New Brunswick), FREDERICTON (CUP) – Abousfian Abdelrazik’s journey has not been an easy one.
Do you think the Doer government has been open and transparent since taking office?