COMMEMORATING ANZAC DAY APRIL 25, 2022
In lieu of our annual ANZAC Day event here in Winnipeg, here are a few links to online services that might be of interest to you.
Be sure to search around online for other opportunities to remember those killed in war and to honour returned service personnel. Continue reading →
Here is the Yarn for April and May, 2022.
There is a lot here to read on the 8 pages, including the cover story about a new land acknowledgement project that has created something we’d like you to comment on.
Remember that, unlike the print edition, the PDF version of our newsletter allows you to connect to hyperlinks embedded in many of the text items.
The October-November issue of the Southern Yarn is available for your reading online, download, printout, or you can wait for your copy in the mail, if you still get it in glorious black-and-white on our signature yellow paper stock. Continue reading →
Yarn Aug/Sept 2021
The August/September issue of The Southern Yarn is available for download.
Here’s Charlie’s editorial to get you started:
Well, the severe drought foreshadowed by last winter’s minimal delivery of snow is now manifesting itself big time in the form of wildfires. The inconvenience of smoke in our air is nothing compared to the sad ordeal of having to leave one’s home and belongings to the mercy of the wind and flame. When it last struck Australia in 2019-2020, Canadian firefighters were quick to respond. Now, Aussie counterparts are deployed to help contain the blazes in Northwest Ontario.
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“I was happy to introduce His Excellency Martin Harvey, High Commissioner of New Zealand in Canada to Honourable Kelvin Goertzen, Deputy Premier of Manitoba for the first diplomatic engagement between New Zealand and Manitoba.” – Brad Robertson, Chief of Protocol, Province of Manitoba.