2011 Manitoba provincial election

Centre vs. Centre

Several times during the most recent provincial election campaign I said if you were to take away all of the colours, politicians and TV commercials,…



VoteAnyWay contest winners revealed

Along with the results of the Manitoba provincial election, the winners of the VoteAnyWay project’s public service announcement contest were announced last week. The “VoteAnyWay”…


Putting their name on the ballot

Along with the Conservatives, NDP, Liberals and Greens, there’s a fifth party running in the Manitoba provincial election: the Communist Party of Canada – Manitoba….



Being smart on crime

Conservative pundits have rallied around recent Stats Canada numbers, claiming that they prove at last that the Manitoba government has failed in making Winnipeg “feel…



Local News Briefs

Funds announced for U of M ag research Over $700,000 in funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CsomethingFI) will be allocated to three researchers…



U2011 wants you to vote

U of M political science professors Jared Wesley and Andrea Rounce, along with a group of student volunteers, are taking action to promote knowledge and…