The method behind Terry Nelson’s madness

The new Grand Chief of the Southern Chief’s Organization is getting ready to once again rock the boat

The method behind Terry Nelson’s madnessWINNIPEG, MB, Jan 19, 2014/ Troy Media/ - The election of Terry Nelson as Grand Chief of the Southern Chief’s Organization (SCO) is going to make things a lot more interesting here in Manitoba. The controversial First Nations leader has a knack for getting under people’s skin and creating sensational headlines. I suggest we wipe…

Funding failure only way to impact inner-city problems

Current funding models for social agencies aren’t reaching the kids who need help

Funding failure only way to impact inner-city problemsWINNIPEG, MB, Jan 12, 2014/ Troy Media/ - We have to start funding failure in Winnipeg's core area. Because if we only support success, the problems which plague our inner-city just get bigger. I first came to this conclusion in 1972 when I worked at Youth Action Project or "YAP", which was a drop-in centre…

Aboriginal entertainer got us laughing . . . and talking

Comedian Charlie Hill passed away Dec. 30th

Aboriginal entertainer got us laughing . . . and talkingWINNIPEG, MB, Jan 5, 2014/ Troy Media/ - Winnipeg lost a very special friend on December 30th. The waters have taken Charlie Hill home to a sacred hunting ground and there are many of us here in Manitoba’s capital who are forever grateful for the gifts this Native American man who knew no borders brought…

Get ready for the new baby boomers

Aboriginals under 25 will dominate society in Canada for years to come

Get ready for the new baby boomersWINNIPEG, Jan 3, 2014/ Troy Media/ - There has always been this big bulge in Manitoba’s population graphs that reflects so-called baby boomers. During the 1960s most of the people in Canada were under 25, and now they are approaching old age and carrying their bulging numbers with them. The only thing comparable is the…

Winnipeg is clearly Winter Capital of Canada

Winnipeg is clearly Winter Capital of Canada© Troy Media. Please contact the publisher to inquire about publication rates for this column. Our rates are based on circulation. Scroll to the bottom to purchase this column. To view our rates, click here. January 13, 2013 [wp_eStore_cart_when_not_empty] WINNIPEG, MB, Jan. 13, 2013/ Troy Media/ - Manitoba's claim to Guinness-record fame - the world's…
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