My Perspective - Time to tell our story

By Kate Jackman-Atkinson

The Neepawa Banner

While Canada began with an agriculture-based economy, that has changed over the last century. Today, most Canadians have lost their direct link to the farm, but that doesn’t mean that farmers are any less vital to Canadians.

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Homebodies - Comforting and all encompassing

By Rita Friesen

Every once in a while I feel preachy coming on! Fair warning, opt out now if you want.

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My Perspective - Trivial matters

By Kate Jackman-Atkinson

The Neepawa Banner

Last weekend, a group of staff and families from the Neepawa Banner attended the Neepawa Kin Club’s annual Trivia Night.  We’ve been doing this for the last three of four years and as always, we had a great time and learned a few things.

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Right in the centre - A definite problem

By Ken Waddell

The Neepawa Banner

We have a definite problem in Manitoba. It pervades our whole society but it’s most noticeable and identifiable in our current provincial government.

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Homebodies - The time waiting was not wasted

By Rita Friesen

I had accompanied friends to a specialised health clinic in a larger center. The waiting room was filled to overflowing and so I sat in the anti chamber. More like a hallway, or a landing at the top of the stairs, the chairs were near filled here as well. The upside was that the reading material was current and covered a wide range of interests. I was gifted an hour to do what I truly enjoy doing, people watch. 

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