I’ve written previously about my experience of students’ lack of common knowledge, but it seems that today, in general, many young people (and not-so-young people) seem unaware of the history of slavery.
The introduction of a new Hardy tree in our Prairie region is not an everyday event. It takes 10 to 20 years of selecting and testing.
While this summer has been an unusual one at the museum, the curatorial department has used the opportunity of the break in the regular summer routine to focus on some major collections-based projects.
Last week Prime Minister Justin Trudeau presented his government’s highly anticipated Throne Speech and made a rare televised address to the nation.
In 2016 when the Progressive Conservative Party was elected to government in Manitoba, one of the key platform promises was that within two terms the provincial books would be returned to balance.
This is the time of year many parents struggle with how their children get to school. True, COVID-19 has made this a year like no other, nevertheless as parents decide whether to “take the car”, very little has changed in that respect.
Working at our nursery this year I was sad to hear back from some customers about plants that did not survive the winter.
I’ve been thinking about all the monuments that have been toppled and/or vandalized recently in the U.S. by mobs because of their anger over slavery.
The Mennonite Heritage Village (MHV) is a museum that is now engaging more in the promotion of peace and improving society’s wellbeing.