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Winnipeg Election Q&A with Mayoral Candidate Sam Katz: Add your voice!

With 23 days ’til Winnipeg’s civic election and the top 2 candidates reportedly neck-and-neck in the polls, are you wishing you had the chance to ask questions of incumbent mayoral candidate Sam Katz? Well, tomorrow at noon central time, you’ll get your chance, as His Worship takes to the airwaves on STREETZ 104.7 FM to...

When will Aboriginal issues get on the radar of Winnipeg mayoral race?

According to the most recent Census, the “census metropolitan area” of Winnipeg “had the largest Aboriginal population of any city in Canada in 2006″ at 68,380 people. (Rounding out the top 3 cities are Edmonton at 52,100, and Vancouver at 40,310.) That works out to 10 per cent of the Winnipeg’s population. And a good...

Different song, same old sh*t

Recently, CBC Radio’s The Current interviewed some people about a proposed youth recreation centre in northend Winnipeg aimed at Aboriginal youth. What could be wrong with that, you ask? Well, the Youth for Christ group behind the proposal is a fundamentalist, evangelical Christian group that wants to convert youth over to its particular brand of...