Opinion

Opinion

Build a bridge, not a dam

City council’s current causeway plan is a mistake that will kill any future our rare jewel of a lake may ever have to offer us.  When the present causeway was built, the lake was cut in two with no way by water to travel from…

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Politics of fear and division questioned

You have some nerve MP (Immigration Minister Ahmed) Hussen (MP York South-Weston) calling Lisa MacLeod (Ontario MPP community and social services minister) un-Canadian. These illegal border crossings are being done by people jumping the queue.  You’re trying to make out they are not is outright…

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PRED ED comments taken to task

I am responding to Vern May’s column in the Herald Leader Press on June 14, 2018, which was truly astounding. Mr. May moved to Portage la Prairie and has been the Economic Development Officer (Executive Director of PRED) for approximately 1.5 years. In that time, he…

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Waiting for museum explanation

To this date, people who love the (Fort La Reine Museum) are still looking for the answers as to why a person who was so instrumental in turning the fortunes of this museum completely around was simply let go with no answer as to why…

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C-75: A direct insult to victims of crime

Since assuming office in 2015, Justin Trudeau and his government have established a disturbing track record on criminal justice and public safety. The number one priority of any government should be putting the safety of all Canadians first. On the contrary, the words and actions…