- Published on Monday, January 26, 2015
By Alan Gillies
People were shot because they drew cartoons.
It crushed me to learn of the terrorist attack and mass murder at the offices of Charlie Hebdo in France.
Charlie Hebdo is a satirical French magazine, its name taken from the comic strip Charlie Brown and hebdomadaire (“weekly”).
God protect those of us who go into greater descriptive detail.
- Published on Sunday, January 25, 2015
By Rita Friesen
“Education has always been about learning to live a better life”. I wish that quote was one of my own but I found it on an online site. The author embraces many ideals and objectives about education and learning that I also hold dear.
- Published on Friday, January 23, 2015
By Kate Jackman-Atkinson
Red tape, it’s something that anyone who has had to deal with government knows all about. It’s the senseless rules and needless bureaucracy that makes it hard to just get something, anything, done.
- Published on Thursday, January 22, 2015
By Ken Waddell
In a Winnipeg Free Press editorial earlier this week, Ivan Keeper and Robert Spence, who are part of a Tataskweyak Cree Nation group called Traditional Land Users Standing the Line, have called out the NDP government of Manitoba. Their closing line is a very telling statement. “Hydro’s lawyers may have some permits and licences in their office tower filing cabinets, but there is one thing they don’t have -- the moral authority to build Bipole III and damage more of our water and land.”
- Published on Monday, January 19, 2015
By Rita Friesen
As I jot down my musings, it is a frosty Tuesday morning. I have enjoyed a cup of espresso and watched the morning news. I heard some good news, great news actually.