The Manitoba Museum is bringing the 1919 General Strike back to life. “This coming May 15 will mark the 100th anniversary of a unique moment in Canadian history, when 35,000 Winnipeg citizens demand...
They have a point. Here's an excerpt from this CBC article:
Liberal Leader Dougald Lamont said the government is breaking its promise by advertising an upcoming reduction of the provincial sales tax to seven per cent.
"There's no public service element to this," Lamont said. "It's not telling people to go get vaccinated. It's not telling people about a new program they can take advantage of. It's really just spending public money to promote the party in power."
The province says the ad campaign — featured on billboards, print, radio and social media — will cost $173,000. The billboards will be up for about four weeks, but the campaign will be shorter in other media, the province said.
Lamont argued those advertising dollars would be better spent on discouraging people from using methamphetamine. He asked for that when the government launched an education campaign last year about cannabis.
"We haven't seen anything like that at all, but they are breaking their own promise and spending how much money on billboards, on radio ads that frankly … in my opinion, they should be paid for by the PC Party," he said.
Kudos to all those who worked hard to make Kailyn's wish of seeing her classmates from Cranberry Portage come true! Here's an excerpt:
In spite of the hardships of the treatment and being away from home, Johnston said Kailyn sets an example for others.
"Life throws you all these challenges and Kailyn has shown us all how you step up," she said, fighting back tears.
"She's a role model for all of us."
The arrival of her classmates Wednesday came with another piece of good news, as Kailyn completed her final radiation treatment earlier in the day. She'll continue her battle against cancer with immunotherapy drugs.
After being diagnosed with brain cancer in December, Grade 4 student Kailyn Danielson's wish was to spend a day with her classmates from Cranberry Portage school in Winnipeg. The Frontier School Divis...