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In Our Words: Man, I'm glad I'm not American right now

In Our Words: Man, I'm glad I'm not American right now

COVID-19 has impacted every aspect of all of our lives, but one thing keeps jumping out in my mind while watching regional, national and international news coverage on the outbreak - I am so incredibly glad I am not an American right now.
In Other Words: Community media needs helping hand

In Other Words: Community media needs helping hand

Heartfelt thanks to the many businesses who have continued to communicate with their clients through our newspaper and website.
In Our Words: Open the goodie bag for essential workers

In Our Words: Open the goodie bag for essential workers

Let’s talk about who’s essential, who isn’t and how we should respond to that. When the Manitoba government’s official list of essential employees was listed last month, I was surprised at just how long the list was.
Northern Gardening: How to tend to your plot in an outbreak

Northern Gardening: How to tend to your plot in an outbreak

How fast the world has changed. Even in our little corner of the world, we are mostly housebound.
In Our Words: Don't worry, be chatty, help others out if you can

In Our Words: Don't worry, be chatty, help others out if you can

It’s very easy to feel depressed or upset with the way the world is right now. COVID-19 is scary and we don’t know what to expect tomorrow, next week, next month or next year. I think there’s a positive that we can draw from this situation.
MP Report: Need for COVID-19 supplies increasing

MP Report: Need for COVID-19 supplies increasing

There can be no doubt about the severity of the COVID-19 pandemic. As we have watched developments overseas with the horrific spread of the virus in so many countries, we are reminded of what is at stake here in Canada.
In Our Words: More information on COVID-19 cases needs to be released

In Our Words: More information on COVID-19 cases needs to be released

This column is not aimed at any one person or group. There are some aspects of COVID-19 that have scared me, confused me and others that have upset me.
MP Report: Band together to stop COVID-19

MP Report: Band together to stop COVID-19

In just a matter of days, it has become clear just how real the COVID-19 virus pandemic is and how it hits close to home. The number of people Infected worldwide is now over 200,000.
In Our Words: What you need to know about COVID-19

In Our Words: What you need to know about COVID-19

Well, I guess we’ve got to talk about coronavirus. Fun topic. So hot right now. Let’s go over the straight facts about it and save the opinions for another day, shall we? First off, the name.
Northern Gardening: Growing trees from seeds

Northern Gardening: Growing trees from seeds

These days, many people look for quick gratification, even in gardening. Plants for sale have been getting larger the past few years to meet this demand.