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In Our Words: Honest, no bull#$@! advice for new grads

In Our Words: Honest, no bull#$@! advice for new grads

Considering this is grad season, I want to take a chance to give some honest advice for graduates. I always thought most graduation speeches were boring and dull, full of cliches.
MLA Report: Keeping constant opposition during COVID-19

MLA Report: Keeping constant opposition during COVID-19

Over the course of this pandemic, public servants have been at the frontline providing the essential services that Manitoban families depended on during these difficult times.
In Our Words: The NHL needs hub cities? Give small town Manitoba a shot

In Our Words: The NHL needs hub cities? Give small town Manitoba a shot

I’m a hockey fan and I’m in a bind. My favourite sport - hell, my favourite art form - has been in stasis since COVID-19 dropped. There’s been a glimmer of hope, though.
In Our Words: Stay safe and shut down any second wave

In Our Words: Stay safe and shut down any second wave

Something caught my eye last week, something I found troubling. While I wish I was more surprised by it, it still left me disappointed.
In Our Words: Canada's hands aren't clean on racism

In Our Words: Canada's hands aren't clean on racism

With racism and police violence becoming a major topic of discussion this month, I want to add some historical context and an explanation of a basic concept to the discourse.
In Our Words: Lessons learned in 2020 extend to health, race, protest, hope for future

In Our Words: Lessons learned in 2020 extend to health, race, protest, hope for future

Holy crap, we’re only five months into this year and it’s already felt like a decade. What an incredible, overwhelming slog 2020 has been so far. It’s been maddening and exhausting for so many different reasons.
In Our Words: COVID-19 reopening must be done with caution

In Our Words: COVID-19 reopening must be done with caution

Here’s another COVID-19 column. Today, we will talk about how different areas and countries are choosing to get people back to work.
In Our Words: Yes, the rules do apply to you

In Our Words: Yes, the rules do apply to you

People always seem to think that laws monitoring behaviour don’t apply to them. Let’s say you’re on Highway 10, driving out of Flin Flon and you go through the Big Island or Bakers Narrows area.
In Our Words: Provinces differ on COVID-19, Sask. approach isn't working

In Our Words: Provinces differ on COVID-19, Sask. approach isn't working

Straddling the provincial border between Saskatchewan and Manitoba gives Flin Flonners a unique perspective on a lot of things, including COVID-19.
In Our Words: We're going to get through this

In Our Words: We're going to get through this

I'm not typically one to shy away from opinions in these columns. It's kind of what I do here. I enjoy being a contrarian from time to time and having the occasional hot take. This one isn't hot.