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Lifestyles 55

Lifestyles 55

Lifestyles 55 is a monthly print-plus-digital publication presenting topical issues and good information. It is available on community newsstands for a thoughtful audience in Winnipeg and Manitoba.

Lifestyles 55 Radio (digital) serves the same audience providing music of the 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s, reaching out to other decades on occasion and offering fun and entertaining talk about the issues of the day and more.

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Where is Andrew Carnegie when we need him?

By Trudy Schroeder | | 0 Comments

    I have been thinking about the way the spaces that we make for different types of activities in our communities shape the nature and character of our population. When we invest in public spaces that provide opportunities for learning, community development, inspiration, collective projects, and access to the cultural resources of human history, […]

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Events – R – Us

By Gary Brown | | 0 Comments

  April was so loaded with events that my calendar looked like a full time work schedule. The forecast for the summer seems to be a continuation of this comradery of Geocachers. There are numerous types of events with some being an hour or two ranging all the way up to being a full weekend […]

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Dobbie & Dobbie:I prefer dogs

By Shauna Dobbie | | 0 Comments

  By Shauna Dobbie   The discussion this month is: cats or dogs, which is better? I’ve owned both. In fact, I – well, my family, really – have owned many, many cats over the years, and only two dogs. It’s not that the cats weren’t good enough, it’s that they kept “running away”. We […]

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Dobbie vs Dobbie: I prefer cats

By Dorothy Dobbie | | 0 Comments

  By Dorothy Dobbie   There is nothing wrong with dogs. For the most part, we get along just fine, despite the fact that they are a lot of work. They are also very demanding . . . and nosy. They poke their noses in places where you would rather they did not! And they […]

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Experience the magic of the music with the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra!

By whatsupwinnipeg | | 0 Comments

    The Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra has announced its 2024/25 season. With plenty of classics, more matinées, exciting Live concerts, lots of movies, fantastic guest artists and collaborations with communities, there really is something for everyone at the WSO. “The 2024/25 season marks my seventh year as Music Director of the WSO, and I have […]

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Great jobs, wonderful quality of Life in Turtle Mountain communities

By Caroline Fu | | 0 Comments

In my last article we looked at the economic development in the Central and Southwestern Region, and now I would like to talk about the next largest barrier to growth in our Turtle Mountain Region. Regardless of sector, labour shortages are the constraint that is holding the region back. Be it in manufacturing, the healthcare […]

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How life leases can work for you

By whatsupwinnipeg | | 0 Comments

    Today’s retirees are getting increasingly younger, often empty nesters, and 55+ seniors looking for a lifestyle with flexibility, low maintenance and security. They want to be able to take extended trips and not have to worry about leaving an empty house. They don’t want the responsibility of home and yard maintenance. They are […]

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May – a time to play in the garden and light up that ever ready BBQ

By Ian Leatt | | 0 Comments

  One of our favourite times of the year is when we fire up the barbecue for those first few mouthwatering bites of fresh food cooked on the grill. The sounds of sizzling hit the air, the smoke slowly rises, the aroma of the grill bites at your nose, and you know you are in […]

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Murray family has been selling cars in Manitoba for almost 100 years

By Myron Love | | 0 Comments

Celebrating 150 years of Winnipeg by Myron Love   The Murray Auto Group, which is just two years shy of Its 100th anniversary, is not only one of our province’s family-run auto dealers, second only in longevity to Ford dealer Metcalfe Garage in Treherne, which was founded in 1911, but also one of the largest […]

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Steinbach: Southeast building excitement with new event centre

By whatsupwinnipeg | | 0 Comments

Many Manitobans know that southeast Manitoba is a fast-growing region of the province. Home to our third largest city, Steinbach, it continues to attract new residents from around Canada and around the world. And while growth can be positive in many ways, it is sometimes difficult to ensure that infrastructure and facilities keep up with […]

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Dorothy Dobbie Honored with Order of Canada at Rideau Hall today

By Caroline Fu |

[OTT, May 2nd, 2024] – Dorothy Dobbie, the founder of Pegasus Publications, a former member of Parliament(1988-1993) and parliament secretary, has been awarded the prestigious Order of Canada during a ceremony at Rideau Hall. With consistently remarkable contributions, Ms. Dobbie’s dedication to Indian Affairs and Northern Development, Consumer and Corporate Affairs, media and publication industry, […]

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Lifestyles 55 May Issue 2024

By whatsupwinnipeg |

Read the May 2024 Lifestyles 55   To view an archive of Lifestyles 55 issues, click here. For a downloadable version, click here. © 2024 Pegasus Publications Inc.    

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What’s coming up on Lifestyles 55 Radio – The Gardener and Issues in the News

By Dorothy Dobbie |

By Dorothy Dobbie   Issues in the News This is a spinoff of my monthly column in Lifestyles, and I have an interesting lineup for you. Listen to the show with Dr. Hélène Bertrand who talks about how to deal with lower back pain. Dr. Bertrand’s show will also appear in audio on our podcast […]

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Western Glove Works was pioneer in Winnipeg garment industry

By Myron Love |

  One of the wonderful things about the people of Winnipeg,” observes Bob Silver, the longtime president of Western Glove Works, “is that there is a modesty about us along with a collective determination to succeed. As my friend, Sandy Riley, pointed out, after Winnipeg lost its reputation as the Chicago of the North, this […]

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Economic forecasting – Do not always rely on what you’re told

By Romel Dhalla |

  Economic forecasting, often heralded as the crystal ball of financial prognostication, is a area fraught with complexities and uncertainties. Economists, armed with big data, models, and theories, endeavor to decipher the enigmatic dance of global markets and foresee the trajectory of economies. However, amidst the many variables and dynamics, errors lurk ominously, capable of […]

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We reached for the moon and discovered Geocaching

By Gary Brown |

  Many people think of “Blue Switch Day” (May 1, 2000) as the beginning of satellite usage for locating coordinates on the ground level. It actually had its beginning back as far as the early 1960s when US President Kennedy made public his desire to have the US reach the moon before the end of […]

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Goodbye to Rick and bon journey, dear fellow traveller

By Rick Duerksen |

Reach by Rick Duerksen   Dear Dorothy; The title of this column is ‘Reach’ and it is time for me to reach. To reach out to the next thing waiting for me. At the end of the first column I wrote, for the September 2022 issue of Lifestyles 55, you posted this comment. ‘This is […]

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Fear & Paedomorphic Parents

By Wayne Weedon |

    There is an epidemic of obesity in our society and religion is to blame. Diseases associated with obesity are on the rise. These include heart disease, arthritis, hardening of the arteries, rotten knees, and rotten hips. The root cause for people to eat too much of the wrong things is religion. Every person […]

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Segregated Funds simplify passing on wealth to beneficiaries, making it a breeze.

By whatsupwinnipeg |

    In Canada there are two basic financial acts the affect us all – The Bank Act and The Insurance Companies Act. I am not a lawyer and I do not give legal advice, but we can all find this on the internet, and you will see approximately 1,000 articles in each act if […]

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Nathan Wiseman: Winnipeg First Certified Pediatric Surgeon and Guardian of Tradition

By Myron Love |

By Myron Love   I had gotten to know Nathan over the past few years through my friendship with his wife Eva, a fellow (sister?) author and journalist. I found Nathan to be outgoing and welcoming. Just over a year ago, I took the opportunity to interview him on the occasion of his retirement from […]

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