Over the past few months, many things have changed. And now with summer, undoubtedly the travel and vacation plans that many Manitoba families had made are being disrupted as well.
This Canada Day will feel a little different than the ones most of us have come to expect and enjoy. Instead of the traditional fireworks that usually end the national celebration across the country, most communities have opted for some form of virtual celebration given the current global COVID-19 pandemic.
Summer is not even in full stride yet but when it comes to preparing for the next school year, the planning is well underway. This planning is more important than ever as the province transitions away from at home learning to a return to in-class instruction.
It is typical in every graduation year to wish the graduates well and to give them some advice for the challenges and obstacles that they are sure to face ahead in life.
As Manitobans were enjoying wonderful summer weather this past week there was another reason to be encouraged as our province entered Phase 2 of the reopening plan related to the coronavirus pandemic.
To most Canadians, the Canadian Forces Snowbirds are instantly recognizable. Perhaps not the individual pilots and officers, but the precision flying patterns and planes are very much part of our Canadian identity.
May long weekend has a special place in the hearts of Canadians. It is our symbolic end of winter and the beginning of the wonderful days of summer.
This past Tuesday was Manitoba Day. For some it may have passed without notice as there are many other things occupying our thoughts these days.
This past week there were several announcements and developments related to the provincial effort against the coronavirus pandemic. Key among these was the phased reopening of Manitoba’s economy and other facilities which began on Monday.