Quebec bill shows a deep desire to push people around

Banning the wearing of religious clothing robs public servants of the right to make their own choices

Quebec bill shows a deep desire to push people aroundLegislative hearings on outlawing the wearing of religious clothing or symbols by specific Quebec public servants could easily be dismissed as proverbial lipstick on a pig.  In fact, they’re worse, much worse, than a skin-deep brush with porcine cosmetology. They are part of a calculated exploitation of the deep human spiritual need to push other…

Concerts in the Park to close the season Aug. 30

Concerts in the Park to close the season Aug. 30Ask those who frequent the July through August free concert series on Island Park what it is all about — you will hear ‘it’s about everything’. Concerts in the Park again this year dished up something for everyone. In closing, one of the founding members will be performing and a Winnipeg musician who’s talents are…

WINNING WEEKEND FOR RYAN ESPEY

WINNING WEEKEND FOR RYAN ESPEYSubmitted by Vern May For the 17th time in his career as an arm wrestler, Ryan Espey mounted the podium this weekend as the Canadian gold medal winner at the Canadian National Arm Wrestling Championships in Montreal. It has been a stellar season for the veteran of the wrist-twisting sport. In April, he went undefeated…