New year, new budget

State of the City Brian Bowman
State of the City
Brian Bowman

Hi Winnipeg,

It’s the start of a new year, which is always exciting. I hope everyone enjoyed a wonderful holiday season with loved ones!

A new year means a new budget, and preparing a city budget is no easy task. It requires difficult decisions and difficult choices, and I am pleased Council has voted on and passed the 2017 budget. Continue reading New year, new budget

The art of bartending

“A great bartender is one that can perform their craft with speed, efficiency and a smile on their face!”

If you have designs on becoming a great bartender, then you’ve probably already heard about Fine Art Bartending School. They offer the only national industry-recognized certification in Canada. Founded in 1973, they have nine schools across Canada, including Winnipeg and have trained over 60,000 bartenders over the last 40 years. Continue reading The art of bartending

The Burt

The Burton Cummings Theatre for Performing Arts, aka "The Burt"
The Burton Cummings Theatre for Performing Arts, aka “The Burt”

“The Burt” as it is affectionately referred to, is officially The Burton Cummings Theatre for Performing Arts and was named after Burton Cummings in 2002, a Winnipeg-born performer, and former lead singer of the Guess Who. The building has a rich history and wasn’t always known as “The Burt”. Continue reading The Burt

Leave it to Amik Aviation

Aboriginal owned and operated airline providing link to Northern communities

Face to face with one of Amik's airplanes.
Face to face with one of Amik’s airplanes.

By Derek Gagnon

Amik Aviation owner Oliver Owen
Amik Aviation owner Oliver Owen

It has been a long and arduous journey for Amik Aviation owner Oliver Owen. His determination to fulfill his dream of flying paved the way to his successful airline business.

Oliver was born in a log cabin on Little Grand Rapids First Nation. When he was very young, he and his two siblings were given up by their mother, as she could not afford to provide care for them. Continue reading Leave it to Amik Aviation