Green candidate in the Borderland Southern Manitoba race.
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Ken Henry - Borderland
1. Why did you decide to run in the Manitoba election?
It was a honour to be asked to run for the Greens in Borderland. This is my home community and neighbours and I’d love to speak up for the people we want to represent. We need action, we have plans, we are not your typical “me vs. you” politicians; we can make a difference for the future, and I Believe the time is now!
2. Why should a voter consider electing you to represent them?
Over the years, I have worked for and with many politicians. I took what I thought of as the best parts of their approach and incorporated those aspects that I believed in. In other words, I’m a student of human beings. I’m very disciplined in that I will do what I need to do to ensure our voice is heard, to make change and most importantly, will always attempt to make people feel safe to voice an opinion or concern and act to address the issues.
3. What key issue(s) / topic(s) will you stand for in your role as MLA, and why are these important to you?
Borderland is Agriculture based, we must endeavor to ensure our farmers can move from fossil fuels to more energy efficient technologies by providing tax breaks and incentives. Moreover, we must ensure our local infrastructure is repaired and most importantly, forward thinking, ie Clean.
I also recognize that there are many Seniors that are worried about their fixed incomes not keeping up with the rising cost of inflation; Our elderly have done their duty for us, it’s time for us to ensure they are comfortable.
Poverty is a root cause of many issues including drug, alcohol and substance abuse; ensuring adequate means to help those stuck in that cycle should be a humanitarian effort. Perhaps more importantly attacking the root cause of poverty with a Basic Income plan can and will improve these issues, saving healthcare costs and leading to positive economic outcomes for people and business.
A Healthy Healthcare system is a very Canadian concept, we must invest in our Emergency centres, Doctor’s, Nurses and Front-line healthcare workers, always!
4. Do you have any other comments regarding your candidacy?
What a great thing to get out, talk to people, hear concerns in an area that I love. Borderland deserves to have a person like me to represent who and what we are. I believe and hear we are ready for that Change and I will work hard for your vote and trust. I’ve always said this, “People in this area have always been good to me and my family; we have an opportunity to truly show Manitoba what Real change looks like and Make change together as one. Merci, Meegwetch and Thanks Borderland, Love You!”
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Celebrity birthdays for the week of May 23-29
May 17, 2021
Winnipeg Free Press - Celebrity birthdays for the week of May 23-29:May 23: Actor Barbara Barrie is 90. Country singer Judy Rodman is 70. Country singer Brian McComas is 49. Country singer Billy Gilman is 33. Country singer Tom T. Hall is 85.
A timeline of historical events in Manitoba
May 11, 2021
Winnipeg Free Press - In recognition of Manitoba Day (May 12), the Manitoba Historical Society has compiled the following timeline of notable events from the province’s past. In recognition of Manitoba Day (May 12), the Manitoba Historical Society has compiled the following timeline of notable events from the province’s past. 1852: The Red River Settlement is severely affected by one of the largest Red River floods in recorded history. 1872: First issue of the Manitoba Free Press, predecessor of today’s Winnipeg Free Press, appears. JOHN WOODS / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS FILES The former Winnipeg Press Club at the Marlborough Hotel in Winnipeg.
Raiders draft WR Henry Ruggs 12th, Damon Arnette 19th
April 23, 2020
Winnipeg Free Press - The Los Angeles Raiders selected Ruggs in the first round of the NFL draft. (AP Photo/Vasha Hunt, File)The first pick made by the Las Vegas Raiders would have made late owner Al Davis proud. The Raiders selected the fastest player available when they took Alabama receiver Henry Ruggs 12th overall Thursday night in the NFL draft and followed that up by taking Ohio State cornerback Damon Arnette 19th. The Las Vegas Raiders selected Arnette with the 19th pick in the first round of the NFL draft Thursday, April 23. Arnette will team with Mullen to try to end the revolving door at the position over the past decade.
WALL STREET JOURNAL-BEST SELLERS
March 27, 2020
Winnipeg Free Press - “The Boy from the Woods” by Harlan Coben (Grand Central Publishing)3. “Explorer's Guide to Wildemount” by Wizards RPG Team (Wizards of the Coast)2. “The Splendid and the Vile" by Erik Larson (Crown)4. “Educated” A memoir" by Tara Westover (Random House)8. "Educated: A Memoir" by Tara Westover (Random House)9.
Ah, the roaring days of the MCA bonspiel
January 27, 2020
Winnipeg Free Press - The first Manitoba Curling Association (MCA) bonspiel was held in 1889, with 62 teams entered. To learn who had success during a particular bonspiel, this columnist went into his archives and pulled out the bonspiel yearbook from 1981. The grand aggregate was captured by Chris Pidzarko’s Granite Business Girls team of Joan McCartney, Sharon Ostermann and Shannon Burns. To learn who had success during a particular bonspiel, this columnist went into his archives and pulled out the bonspiel yearbook from 1981. The grand aggregate was captured by Chris Pidzarko’s Granite Business Girls team of Joan McCartney, Sharon Ostermann and Shannon Burns.
Ah, the roaring days of the MCA bonspiel
January 27, 2020
Winnipeg Free Press - The first Manitoba Curling Association (MCA) bonspiel was held in 1889, with 62 teams entered. The MCA bonspiel yearbook, which was published annually until a few years ago, was a treasure trove of information about the association’s history, as well as the results of the previous year. To learn who had success during a particular bonspiel, this columnist went into his archives and pulled out the bonspiel yearbook from 1981. Donna Brownridge and her team of Patti Vande, Carolyn Hall and Connie Laliberte from East St. Paul Business Girls won the provincial championship. The grand aggregate was captured by Chris Pidzarko’s Granite Business Girls team of Joan McCartney, Sharon Ostermann and Shannon Burns.
Ace Burpee’s Fascinating Manitobans for 2019: The Manitoba 150 Edition
December 20, 2019
Winnipeg Free Press - Dan Chase (John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press files)Dan Chase: 2019 marked Dan’s 20th year with the Winnipeg Goldeyes. Volker Beckmann (Bill Redekop / Winnipeg Free Press files)Volker Beckmann: I unabashedly love wolves and I love the city of Thompson. Gianna Eusebio (Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press files)Gianna Eusebio: Born at 27 weeks weighing only one pound, Gianna faced some tough odds. Joan Thomas (Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press files)Joan Thomas: Winner of a 2019 Governor General Literary Award for her book Five Wives. Clarence and Barbara Nepinak (Wayne Glowacki / Winnipeg Free Press files)Barbara and Clarence Nepinak: Both received the Order of Manitoba in 2019.
NFL Today, Week 13
December 1, 2019
Winnipeg Free Press - — Drew Lock, Broncos, had two touchdown passes in his NFL debut, a 23-20 victory over the Los Angeles Chargers. MILESTONESKansas City’s Patrick Mahomes threw his 70th career touchdown pass in the Chiefs' 40-9 win over Oakland. He became the Bengals’ career leader in touchdown passes, moving ahead of Ken Anderson with 198. That ties him with Billy Sims for the fourth-most such games by a player in his first 25 career games. McCaffrey’s 2,162 career yards receiving surpassed Roger Craig (2,118) for the most by a running back in his first three seasons since 1966.
The Latest: Pats can clinch playoff berth by beating Texans
December 1, 2019
Winnipeg Free Press - The Patriots came into the weekend with a chance to clinch a playoff berth under five different scenarios. The Patriots came into the weekend with a chance to clinch a playoff berth under five different scenarios. Fans arrive early to their seats to watch an NFL football game between the Baltimore Ravens and the San Francisco 49ers, Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019, in Baltimore, Md. 2:35 p.m.Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield is dealing with an apparent injury to his right hand. 2:05 p.m.Cincinnati Bengals running back Joe Mixon celebrates after an NFL football game against the New York Jets, Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019, in Cincinnati.
The Latest: Gore still going, passes Sanders on rush list
November 24, 2019
Winnipeg Free Press - The Titans opened the second half with a drive capped by Ryan Tannehill’s 1-yard TD pass to offensive lineman Dennis Kelly. The New England rookie caught a 10-yard touchdown pass from Tom Brady in the first quarter of Sunday’s game against the Dallas Cowboys. It was the 15th touchdown pass of the season for Brady. The Steelers turned to third-string quarterback Devlin Hodges in the second half against Cincinnati, benching struggling Mason Rudolph, and they got instant results. Hodges threw a 79-yard touchdown pass to James Washington for a 10-7 lead.