Brian Mayes Talks Gillingham, Housing and Goulet St.

Episode 38 features an interview with Brian Mayes, the Winnipeg council representative for St. Vital since a byelection November 2011. In Part 1, he discusses his ward and his view on the first year of Mayor Scott Gillingham’s term- “a very honest man” who knows how City Hall works, but they did have some heated…

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South Osborne Pans Gillingham’s Housing Plan

With $192M in Trudough on the line, Mayor Scott Gillingham announced he wants Winnipeg to change zoning regulations for housing. These changes would allow housing of up to 4 stories within 800 meters of transit corridors and up to 4 units on a single lot. CTV reported: ‚ÄúGillingham said all would happen without the need…

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Explaining Modern Antisemitism to Mayoral Candidates and the Winnipeg Media

This is a special episode that combines the TGCTS 2022 Winnipeg election coverage with Marty’s work as editor-in chief of TheJ.ca, Canada’s national onlne Jewish newspaper.¬† Last Monday¬†the Jewish Federation of Winnipeg held a mayoral forum¬†which included 2 questions specifically on antisemitism and anti-Zionism. The board of that organization does not represent the grassroots Jewish…

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Thunderbird House Proposals Fly, Blaming Winnipeggers For Its Failure Won’t

5:00¬†¬†We note¬†the passing of ‘climate crisis’ debunker Dr. Tim Ball, who supported us on Kick-Fm and Shaw-TV. Here is¬†one of his excellent videos. 11:30 ¬†The flyer of St. Boniface candidate Marcel Boille¬†makes some important points about how St. B has lost out by joining Unicity and watching their tax dollars go to “Winnipeg” and got…

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School Trustees Coming And Going / An Emergency Call In A Park

Episode 17 begins with Spirited Kenny lamenting the Bombers bombing out in Hamilton and then the armchair versions turn to discussing the evolution of quarterbacks as athletes since the 50’s and 60’s. 5:30 – Two notes about local school trustees and the school board election.¬†One, Kevin Freedman is a candidate in Ward 5, seeking to…

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Return Of The Russ / Police Chief Smyth On The Hot Seat

We open Episode 16 by talking about Marty’s coverage in TheJ.ca of antisemitism in the federal government, and his story about the relationship of Queen Elizabeth II with Canada and with Manitobans. Then he offers some personal comments about his experience in Los Angeles on Sept. 11, 2001 and how the aftermath led him back…

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Klein Responds To Coun. Eadie / Glen Murray Takes Flak On 4 Fronts

This is number 12 in our podcast series covering the 2022 Winnipeg civic election! We received an extensive response to the comments of Mynarski Coun. Ross Eadie about the entry of Kevin Klein to the Mayoral race- ¬†if you want the entire reply of Coun. Klein, we can email it to you. 5.00 ¬†The response…

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Kevin Klein Enters Race For Mayor: “The System Is Not Working For You”

On Wednesday, about 100 people gathered in Assiniboine Park to hear Councilor Kevin Klein declare he was aiming for the top spot at 510 Main Street. “The system is broken. The system is not working for you.” After winning election in 2018 as the representative for the ward of Charleswood-Tuxedo-Westwood, Klein spoke his mind at…

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