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MB Director for right-wing fundamentalist Christian organization acclaimed as PC canadiate in Radisson

James Teitsma was accliamed as the PC candidate for the provincial riding of Radisson. He is the Manitoba board member for a strange right-wing Christian group who's explicit purpose it to "bring a biblical perspective to our civil authorities."

http://arpacanada.ca/about-arpa/about-arpa

The group is against lots of the stuff you would expect - same sex marriage, secular education, abortion and birth control - but also has lots to say about "Aboriginals" and even argues workers' compensation goes against God's word! :http://arpacanada.ca/issuesresearch/laboureconomics/1750-socialized-work...

I sure hope he doesn't win.

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In Winnipeg: The war in eastern Ukraine and the New Cold War

Sep 25, 2014
Broadway Disciples United Church
396 Broadway (Kennedy entrance)
Winnipeg , MB
Canada
49° 53' 59.1144" N, 97° 8' 14.9784" W
Manitoba CA
What are the origins of this conflict? Is Russia to blame, as western governments and media claim? Speaker Roger Annis addresses these questions in a public forum.
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Sep 5, 2014
Photo: feck_aRt_post/flickr

A vote for austerity is a vote for more suffering

Lynne Fernandez
We all need to understand austerity and its implications before we decide who to vote for in the upcoming municipal election, and further ahead in the federal and provincial elections.
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Moving to Winnipeg

So I'm moving to Winnipeg this week to pursue a Masters degree in public administration. I know there are a couple Winnipeg-based Babblers and I was hoping I could get some advice on the city.

Where are the best places to eat and drink?

Can anyone recomend places to buy groceries and bank (I will be living near the university)?

How cold does it get (I'm from the Edmonton area, so I don't think Winnipeg will be much of a change in this department)?

Any other tps or comments would be great!

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