Green recovery gains momentum as world confronts multiple crises

Green recovery gains momentum as world confronts multiple crisesBy David Suzuki After the 2008 stock and housing market crash plunged the U.S. and world into economic upheaval, governments came to the rescue, with trillions of dollars in corporate bailouts. Executives at the insurance firm AIG were so happy with their US$152-billion package (more than U.S. and European countries spent in total on developmental…

Zebra mussels continue to spread

Zebra mussels continue to spreadManitoba Agriculture and Resource Development report adult zebra mussels have been found for the first time in Sipiwesk Lake, which is located north of Cross Lake and is part of the Nelson River. Zebra mussels were first discovered in the South Basin of Lake Winnipeg in 2013. It was expected they would move down the…

How British Columbia and Washington state are stopping the spread of Asian giant hornets

How British Columbia and Washington state are stopping the spread of Asian giant hornetsby Spencer K. Monckton PhD Candidate, Biology, York University, Canada Panic-stricken headlines about “murder hornets” are thankfully mostly behind us. The nickname may have staying power, but it is certainly unearned. First spotted in British Columbia in August 2019, the Asian giant hornet (Vespa mandarinia) poses little threat to humans. In its native range in…

MP reacts to the liberals’ ‘fiscal snapshot’

MP reacts to the liberals’ ‘fiscal snapshot’Portage-Lisgar MP Candice Bergen issued the following statement following the liberal "fiscal snapshot" that confirmed the liberals are running a deficit of more than $343 billion a net federal debt of over $1 trillion: "Under the Trudeau liberals, Canada finds itself in the most challenging economic situation since the great depression, with the highest peacetime…

Taxpayers Federation sounding the alarm as federal debt nears $1 trillion 

Taxpayers Federation sounding the alarm as federal debt nears $1 trillion OTTAWA, ON: Canadian Taxpayers Federation Federal Director Aaron Wudrick released the following statement in response to the federal economic and fiscal snapshot: “The federal debt is about to hit $1,000,000,000,000, according to the federal fiscal update, and Canadians should be alarmed. “Unfortunately, Ottawa doesn’t seem to have a plan to manage this deep dive into…

Sunset Palliative Care draws winner for Summer Sunshine Raffle

Sunset Palliative Care draws winner for Summer Sunshine RaffleSunset Palliative Care summer $10,000 cash draw was a runaway success. Drawn June 25 at the Herman Prior Activity Centre by Portage la Prairie’s Mayor Irvine Ferris, Shelby Smith’s name was drawn out of a possible 400 tickets in the draw box. The $50 tickets were sold with the main prize being $10,000 cash. Proceeds…

Fort la Reine Museum offers Sunday family activities

Fort la Reine Museum offers Sunday family activitiesFort la Reine Museum Every Sunday in July and August, the Fort la Reine Museum will be facilitating hands-on heritage activities at the museum (drop in anytime between 1-3 p.m.) Activities are included with regular museum admission, and are free for members! Check out our schedule for this season: July 5 - Ice Cream Making…
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