The federal election is over, and Canada has a new Government. It will look a lot like the last government, but there are some significant differences for agriculture.
If you have ever worked with barberry shrubs you have probably learned within seconds how they got their name. The stems are covered in many painfully sharp thorns that make Caraganas seem cuddly.
On Monday we observe Remembrance Day in Canada. A day when Canadians gather to remember, reflect on, and express our gratitude to those who have worn the uniform of Canada.
Knowing how to be a peacemaker does not come naturally. It doesn’t just happen. As an individual who witnessed the beginning of a genocide, it didn’t take long before I realized I had a lot to learn.
Every November 11th Canadians are encouraged to pause and to remember. They are asked to remember those that have served Canada and to do so with gratitude for the many freedoms and opportunities that sacrifice has given us as Canadians.
Aside from a four hour power disruption in some communities, the October snow storm did not affect us much here in the Southeast. This was not the case for other parts of the province.
With November underway, I’m looking forward to what the rest of this month will bring, particularly in regard to our Manitoba government.
So now that it is fall, what is there that we can look forward to as we progress to winter? Brown branches against a cold dim sky? Blinding white landscapes as far as the eye can see?
On Thursday of last week, Chief Justice Richard Chartier was presented with the first poppy of this year’s annual poppy fundraising drive.