International affairs his true calling

It’s not likely Art DeFehr will cause the Canadian government to change its policy on Iran, but that doesn’t stop the 71-year-old Winnipeg businessman from trying. His effort has included a detailed, 12-page report called Iran in Transition, which followed an intense 10-day tour of Read More

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STARS rescues injured hiker

STARS was dispatched at about 2 p.m. to a location on the Mantario Trail, north of West Hawk Lake. A woman hiker in her 30s sustained a leg injury and required medical assistance. This is a case of using the helicopter for remote access, said a STARS official. Alternately, it […]

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Thou shalt not miss this movie

In the Golden Age of Hollywood, the priest was generally a figure of benign, good-hearted authority. Recall Spencer Tracy’s Father Flanagan in Boys Town or Bing Crosby’s Father O’Malley in Going My Way. What a long strange trip it’s been for the Irish Catholic priest in cinema. Director John Read […]

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Plug In hires new director

Plug In Institute of Contemporary Art has appointed Winnipeg photographer Sheila Spence as its director, administration and development. Spence, who holds a Masters of Art degree in leadership from Victoria’s Royal Roads University, starts her new position Monday. Prior to joining the Read More

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