Writer suggests painting flags for Manitoba’s 150th

Next year the Province of Manitoba will celebrate its 150th anniversary of the founding of the Province.

Writer suggests painting flags for Manitoba’s 150thNext year, 2020, will be celebrated by the Province of Manitoba as the 150th anniversary of the founding of the Province. How will we, in Portage la Prairie, acknowledge this? Check the latest Statistics Canada census results (2016). Portage la Prairie had 12, 949 folks in the reporting boundary of the municipality. Of this total,…

Argentina: a land of seduction, rejection … and promise

Despite having a host of advantages, Argentina is something of an economic backwater. But a new beginning seems possible

Argentina: a land of seduction, rejection … and promiseStrolling along the busy café-filled streets of Buenos Aires, it's hard to image a more desirable place. Argentina has it all: a California-like climate, a multicultural population of well-educated people and almost limitless physical resources. Stroll through the many exotic flower-filled parks in Buenos Aires and you’ll find young families enjoying picnics, lovers holding hands…