Folk Fest leaves the hubby home alone

Just like every summer, I was abandoned by my family last weekend. My wife, She Who Must Not Be Named, and my daughter, She Who Does Not Want Me To Enter Her Room Ever For Any Reason, put on their tie-dye T-shirts and Birkenstock sandals and bravely ventured out into […]

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Coach helps youth amp up soccer skills

When Germany trounced Brazil 7-1 during the World Cup, images of the intense emotional reactions of Brazilian fans made their way around the Internet. Youness Moustarzak has an idea of what it’s like to care about soccer that much. “It’s like a second religion in Morocco,” said Moustarzak, who Read […]

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Kids go for reptiles at expo

A reptile expo was a petting zoo for parents and curious kids Sunday. Hundreds of families made their way to the Victoria Inn were dozens of reptile breeders set up displays stocked with exotic snakes, geckos, turtles and tarantulas. “I’m not a big snake fan,” confessed… Read More

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Let’s skip the preliminaries

Covering significant crimes as they inch through Manitoba’s justice system follows a predictable but utterly frustrating pattern for the general public and media alike. Say, for example, there’s a high-profile homicide case that comes up, as inevitably a few do each year. There’s the tragedy… Read More

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CRUISING Corydon

Corydon Avenue, from Confusion Corner to Harrow Street, blooms like a garden in the summer. Everybody wants to enjoy the fun in patio land because we missed out on spring. Curious people from all over the city walk along Corydon, before or after drinks and eats, to see what has […]

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