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Creating the Manitoba Possibilitarians!

Bold Ideas

By Dorothy Dobbie

In 1870, when Manitoba joined Confederation, it was with a sense of hope and possibility that drew people from all over the world. The sky was the limit – no project was too big, no effort beyond us. The future was bright and shining with hope. We were possibilitarians! Continue reading Creating the Manitoba Possibilitarians!

Local comedian brings back popular open mic show

Bill Burfoot

“Performance Anxiety” gives comic hopefuls a chance to showcase their material.

Do you make your friends laugh so hard that they tell you that you should be doing comedy for a living? Do you enjoy getting laughs and can handle the odd silence after telling a joke you thought was funny, but nobody else does?   Do you like to be the center of attention?  Then you may be perfect for the new Performance Anxiety open mic night at Times Changed High and Lonesome club on Main Street. Continue reading Local comedian brings back popular open mic show

Cost-Wise wants to put your money back in your pocket.

New local business says chances are you’re overpaying for your telecom services and they can help.

Have you looked at your phone bill recently?  Like really looked at it?  If so, you may actually notice that everything looks right and you’re paying exactly what you were told when you signed your contract.

Between cell phones, office phones, and internet costs, many of the telecom companies are vying for your business.  Each one is offering the best possible price for your needs.  Without a background in the industry, it’s easy to just agree and assume it’s the best deal.  As time goes on and your needs change, the original services may no longer be appropriate or cost effective.  This is where Cost Wise Business Consulting can help. Continue reading Cost-Wise wants to put your money back in your pocket.

This Month in Canadian History

A look at 10 historical events that took place during the month of April 

 April 23, 1851

Canada’s first official postage stamp, the three-penny beaver, is issued.

 April 2, 1871 

The first census of the Dominion of Canada lists the population as 3,689,257. Continue reading This Month in Canadian History

Silas Meeches Opens up about his Journey to WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017

Skills/Compétences Canada sat down with Silas Meeches, the WorldSkills Team Canada 2017 competitor in CNC Milling, to discuss his interesting journey to WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017. Silas opened up about what the competition represents to him and how enthusiastic he is about the opportunity to compete in his trade at the international level. Continue reading Silas Meeches Opens up about his Journey to WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017