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Community cookbook supports local mission

Community cookbook supports local mission

A new community-created cookbook brings together beloved recipes from Manitobans, in support of The Welcome Home, a mission based in North Point Douglas that feeds under-resourced families. The Pandemic Survival Faithful Favorites Comfort Food Recipes book includes...

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Reminders for a safer spring

Reminders for a safer spring

As our city gets greener and warmer this spring, we’re all reminded of how much we enjoy this time of year when we get back to our favourite activities, be it gardening, kicking a soccer ball, or planning family picnics. As I wrote last month, spring cleanup has...

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Getting ready for spring cleanup

Getting ready for spring cleanup

Each year, as the weather gets warmer, the snow melts, and flowers begin to bloom, more of us spend more time outside. During the pandemic our city’s parks saw a 51 per cent increase in visits. This, of course, makes sense — while we limit contacts and adhere to...

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Nurturing a love of reading

Nurturing a love of reading

In February, we celebrated I Love to Read Month. I enjoyed reading to students by video throughout the Seven Oaks School Division. Like most things, this looked different from past years, but technology provided a fantastic way for us to still connect and share our...

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My role as speaker of council

My role as speaker of council

Ordinarily, I write this column about the matters I’m working on as your city councillor. From roads to parks to cannabis regulation, I always appreciate hearing your perspectives and advocating for thoughtful solutions. This month, I’d like to share with you about...

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Setting priorities for 2021

In a recent article in the Times, I was pleased to share some of my priorities to move our community forward together in the coming year: "Northwest Winnipeg is one of the fastest-growing areas in our city. When planning these new communities my attention has been on...

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Qaumajuq shines brightly

Qaumajuq shines brightly

I’ve often heard former Winnipeg mayor Susan Thompson say that the Winnipeg Art Gallery is our city’s largest community centre. Susan has a long history with WAG and is currently the opening co-ordinator of Qaumajuq, the gallery’s new Inuit art centre. Her statement...

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City launches Winnipeg COVID-19 Economic Support Grant Program

Program offers one-time $1,500 grant to qualified businesses and organizations Released: 10:50 a.m. Winnipeg, MB – The City of Winnipeg has launched the Winnipeg COVID-19 Economic Support Grant Program in order to assist Winnipeg small businesses and not-for-profit...

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The Winnipeg Wellness Fund Now Open for Applications

Released: 10:41 a.m. Winnipeg, MB – Today, the Winnipeg Wellness Fund application process has begun with the launch of an online application on the City’s website. The fund will support community initiatives to help reduce the physical, mental, and emotional distress...

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