Now it’s on to the Fringe

Camilla Holland
Theatre

As my first season at MTC winds to a close, we find ourselves ramping up for the Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival, and busy with planning and subscription sales for our 55th anniversary season. (Side note: I’m happy to accept gifts of emeralds – traditional or modern – on MTC’s behalf.)

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Creative, simple and hits the spot for a great light lunch

Ian Leatt
Foodie

It’s spring, and time to start bringing out the lighter more delicate dishes. The Italians have always had a flare for creative simple flavours mixing good fresh food with often easy-to-find accoutrements. A huge fan of their food, I felt those qualities would be well-suited to this particularly light-hearted season. I hope you too will find this simple version of veal scallopini perfect for a light lunch on a warm spring day. Continue reading Creative, simple and hits the spot for a great light lunch

18,000 retirees sign up for work

Manitoba’s ‘Third Quarter’ pilot job-find project proves a roaring success.

Making a new connection
Joyce Bateman, MP
Out & About

I suspect that when you hear the term “third quarter”, your thoughts immediately go to our great Canadian football game. Game time in football is managed by dividing the clock into four quarters, the game clock stopping and starting until time runs out and the game ends — hopefully with your team on the winning side.

If you think about it, our lives resemble a football game as our “life time” can also be divided into quarters. The first quarter involves our youth and adolescence, the second takes us through most of our career, and the third takes us to a place where we can choose to retire or remain in the paid or unpaid workforce doing something different and exciting.

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Keeping stress under control

Sometimes it helps to just close your eyes.
Jennifer Spencer
Women’s Health

‘How are you?’ is a question we can get asked several times a day. We tend to respond with a simple one-word answer. But how often do we stop and ask ourselves how we are really feeling? Many of us in the “sandwich generation” are coping with the stress of caring for aging parents, adult children, and grandchildren. We may be worried about our physical health, the health of a loved one, or any of the multiple changes that come at this time in our lives. Stress can be brought on by any situation or thought that makes us feel frustrated, angry, fearful, overwhelmed, powerless, or lonely.

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All about living in the age of maturity

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