Right in the centre - A number of questions

By Ken Waddell

Neepawa Banner & Press

There are a number of questions that need to be answered.

The most pressing one is why do media and governments so blindly accept every story that comes out about climate change? There are hundreds, if not thousands, of stories floating around about climate change. That the climate is changing, and has been changing, since the beginning of time, is true. After that opening statement, everything else is open to question.

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My perspective - Is anyone spending money?

By Kate Jackman-Atkinson

Neepawa Banner & Press

Iheard a couple of concerning stories over the last week. It started with a large Westman supply place, the kind of place that sells to commercial customers and farmers and all the sorts of people that drive economic activity in the region. The staff there were talking about how quiet it had been lately.  No one was spending money.

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Right in the centre - What will Alberta do?

By Ken Waddell

Neepawa Banner & Press

What will Alberta do in light of the recent federal election? They elected only Conservative Party of Canada MPs, except for one pro-pipeline NDP guy in Edmonton. Saskatchewan elected only CPC MPs. Manitoba and BC decreased their Liberal numbers. There has been a lot of discussion in Alberta.

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My perspective - Stop and (re)start

By Kate Jackman-Atkinson

Neepawa Banner & Press

Reset the modem. Reset the router. Reset them again. Wonder why your video still isn’t playing and contemplate whether you want to spend an estimated wait time of 20-30 minutes, which will actually be 50, to see if your internet service provider can do something to make your internet work.  If this sounds familiar, chances are you also have rural internet.

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Right in the centre - The power of words and actions

By Ken Waddell

Neepawa Banner & Press

Iwon’t even get into the whole Don Cherry controversy because, try as I might, I couldn’t find the whole tape. I do know that media outlets did edit his words from part of his rant in such a way to make it sound worse than it was. That is just plain wrong and is dishonest reporting. I would like to find the whole speech and then maybe I could comment.

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