Author Archives: MaryLou Driedger

Feeling Safe in Winnipeg’s Exchange District

It’s a sunny afternoon and I’m strolling down Winnipeg’s Waterfront Drive with radio personality Margaux Watt. “How does your family feel about you living here in the Exchange District?’ she asks. “My young adult sons think it’s cool we have a condo in the Exchange,” I tell her, “but until she passed away my mother […]

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Eat Like You Give a Damn

Walk into the University of Winnipeg cafeteria and you’ll see the words Eat Like You Give a Damn in gigantic letters on the windows. “A university is a place where you teach people to think. We want them to start thinking about the food choices they make.” Kirsten Godbout explains a campaign designed to educate […]

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Water-Skiing

Aganetha’s provocative comment escapes in the loud theatrical voice she usually saves for reciting long narrative poems in High German to appreciative audiences of fellow seniors at the Resthaven Home. All the women stop chattering to stare at her. Seated up and down the long table under the atrium skylight, they whisper, “Did Oma really […]

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