Column like I see 'em - Canada awakens from a severe case of historic amnesia

By Eoin Devereux

Neepawa Banner & Press

It appears that Canadians recently learned that Canada is not everything they thought it was, and it’s shaken many of them to the core. With the recent discovery of now over 1,000 bodies in unmarked graves at former residential schools across the country, people have awakened from what could be called a severe case of historic amnesia.

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Right in the centre - Finding facts takes work

By Ken Waddell

Neepawa Banner & Press

In nearly 32 years of writing columns and stories, it is abundantly clear that we need newspapers more and more every day. There’s a lot of information floating around about every topic under the sun. Perhaps more than any other issue, C-19 has generated  more information, both true and false, than any other topic I have ever covered.

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Right in the centre - Manitoba– How do we measure up?

By Ken Waddell

Neepawa Banner & Press

Last week, I posed this question to Manitoba Health: “If Manitoba had the same ratio of population to ICUs as North Dakota, there would be over 400 ICUs in Manitoba instead of 72. Do you know why Manitoba numbers of available ICUs varies so much from North Dakota?”

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Right in the centre - Overhaul needed

By Ken Waddell

Neepawa Banner & Press

For what it’s worth, I believe our criminal justice system needs a major overhaul.

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Right in the centre - Keep it polite

By Ken Waddell

Neepawa Banner & Press

Every so often, a comment or a letter comes along that’s a bit discouraging. We have received a lot of letters lately and most have been very well thought out and reasonably well composed. In addition, we also get a large number of submitted columns. We don’t have room for many submitted pieces but we try our very best. We have to make decisions, right or wrong, we have to make decisions.

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