Right in the centre - Decisions and consequences

By Ken Waddell

Neepawa Banner & Press

Decision makers have to make decisions. I think the decisions are somewhat misplaced in that limiting and screening arrivals from other countries makes sense, but cancelling Canadian events seems excessive. I could be wrong and have been advised I am.

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Right in the centre - I wonder why?

By Ken Waddell

Neepawa Banner & Press

I have often said that the world is going mad and I am not alone in the opinion.

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My perspective - A taxing problem

By Kate Jackman-Atkinson

Neepawa Banner & Press

Last week, the provincial government announced a new tax, a $25 per tonne Green Levy. They also announced some tax relief in the form of a 1 per cent reduction in the PST. Both changes will come into effect July 1 and I’ll be honest, the whole proposal has me confused.

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Column like I see 'em - What’s the score with media and modern politics?

By Eoin Devereux

Neepawa Banner & Press

Sports and politics; the parallels are pretty obvious. Whether it’s in the local coffee shops, around the workplace or online, we all love to talk about who’s winning, who’s losing and how well or how badly our “team’” is doing.

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My perspective - Up a creek?

By Kate Jackman-Atkinson

Neepawa Banner & Press

In the more than 13 years I’ve been covering the news in the Neepawa area, one of the handful of stories that have really stuck with me took place in the summer of 2011.  In August of that year, I spent a day with then-MLA, the late Stu Briese.  Stu and I travelled from north of the Narrows, down the west side of Lake Manitoba, to talk to those who had recently seen their homes and livelihoods impacted by flooding.

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