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In Our Words: Vaccines are here - but let’s not get complacent yet

In Our Words: Vaccines are here - but let’s not get complacent yet

I am one lucky son-of-a-gun. By the time you read this, barring some sort of horrific problem or scheduling error, I will be one of the more than 400,000 people in Manitoba who has received a COVID-19 vaccine.
In Our Words: The basics of the AstraZeneca vaccine, what it is - and isn't

In Our Words: The basics of the AstraZeneca vaccine, what it is - and isn't

Let’s talk vaccines - again.
MLA Report: Recent bills show clear lack of northern consideration

MLA Report: Recent bills show clear lack of northern consideration

This government continues to demonstrate a complete lack of respect for northern Manitobans.
Letter to the Editor: Education changes would gut northern schools

Letter to the Editor: Education changes would gut northern schools

Dear Editor, With the release of the K-12 education review and the introduction of Bill 64 this past week, this government has decimated our public school system.
In Our Words: How outrage is used as an advertising tool

In Our Words: How outrage is used as an advertising tool

Let’s talk about something other than COVID-19 here this week, okay? Let’s talk about the biggest thing impacting the online world this past week.
Northern Gardening: Planning ahead for the spring

Northern Gardening: Planning ahead for the spring

Have you started planning your garden yet? Since COVID-19 hit, more people have started gardens to enjoy this outdoor activity, to grow a few vegetables or just to enhance their outdoor space for “staycations”.
In Our Words: Analyzing Ashton’s travel decision and who gets to see their loved ones

In Our Words: Analyzing Ashton’s travel decision and who gets to see their loved ones

This week, I’m not going to use this space to condemn Niki Ashton. I am going to discuss her recent voyage to Greece - along with several other trips out of country by other politicians - but I’m going to do so like a grown-up.
MLA Report: Cracks in health care made more visible through COVID-19

MLA Report: Cracks in health care made more visible through COVID-19

It’s a new year, but the same old story with the lack of healthcare services in Flin Flon. It continues to be an issue as our residents have to be medivaced to Winnipeg for major health issues.
Northern Gardening: Examining the Christmas cactus

Northern Gardening: Examining the Christmas cactus

This time of year the “Christmas” cactus is putting on an impressive display if it has been receiving the proper care. Or, you could be wondering why your friend’s Christmas cactus is blooming, but yours refuses to bloom.
In Our Words: Dissecting truth and myth on the COVID-19 vaccine

In Our Words: Dissecting truth and myth on the COVID-19 vaccine

We now have a vaccine for COVID-19. God, I love saying that. Christmas came early.