From the Lake to the River

The third vignette in the A Days Walk series originally produced for MTS TV in 2010.  This short takes the viewer on a quiet story book journey...

Refs Eye-View

This weekend saw the PCU Centre hosting the Roller Derby Manitoba Tobin Tussle tournament. Along with regular tournament play, exhibition games were...

Aerial Photos – Flood 1956

  Here's a great set of photos from the Tashiro Archive. They were all labelled under one title so if anyone can identify the locations,...

Flooded Farmers’ Story

Mark & Yanara Peters, still smiling in the face of the flood of 2014 Mark and Yanara Peters are the third generation to take over the family...

Once In Every 3 Or 300 Year Event

In 2011 the flood on the Assiniboine River and Lake Manitoba was referred to as a one in 300 year event.  Now, three years later, the Province of...

CARP-ocalypse

This past weekend, The Hoop and Holler was at Delta Marsh and witnessed the Carp Apocalypse in full swing (swim). It turns out the invasive...

Is Bridge Repair Possible?

If you travel into Portage from the west you may have the feeling something is missing.  For the past several years the bridge over the by-pass...

Captain Canuck Creator From Portage

AMHS year book photo. Did the inspiration for Captain Canuck come during a daydreaming session at Arthur Meighen High School in the mid to late...

ITravelnaked: The View From Seat A-12

ITravelnaked by Al O'Neil On the street, backpack laden and looking through 5:30 am eyes, one can feel Habana, its uniqueness reverberates off...

You’ve Got A Lovely Coconut Head

The MCC thing of the week is a collectable that is a disturbing cross between a character from Pirates of the Carribean and Planet of the Apes.  It...