It’s no great surprise that some Manitoba fishers support the provincial government’s announcement to opt out of the Freshwater Fish Marketing Corporation (FFMC), while others have come out in support of retaining the single marketing desk.
A letter sent to city council signed by C.L. Charrest, the chairman of a committee of the Merchants’ Association of Canada, Winnipeg Branch, contained a resolution asking the council to not put any more public money into the Central Farmers’ Market.
The most recent report by the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) shows that new home starts in Winnipeg and the surrounding region are running slightly behind last year in one category and slightly ahead in another.
Anthropomorphism is considered a real no-no by scientists and other learned people. As I’m neither a scientist nor an intellectual, I say phooey to their notion that attributing human form and behaviour to animals, inanimate objects and natural phenomena distorts our perception of nature.