Liberal and NDP: inversely related. (data source electionalmanac.com)

Introducing Bokhari

No, it’s not a brand of rum. Bokhari, Rana Bokhari, is the new leader of the Manitoba Liberal Party. This is an interesting development, and I think it’s great news for not just the Liberal party but for Manitoba politics in general. Rana represents the best chance of the Liberal party to reinvent and rejuvenate…

Precinct K

Beyond Waverley West

People of a certain age will remember the golden age of blogging in Winnipeg. It was the latter half of the first decade of the new millenium, and it was a tumultuous time in Winnipeg. Then mayor Sam Katz was embroiled in scandals, people were calling for an audit after a sketchy parkade transaction involving…

source: winnipeg.ca

Winnipeg at One Million (Part 2)

As I wrote last time, most of Winnipeg will be essentially unchanged by the time the city hits a population of one million, because of poor planning, uninspired development priorities, and simple resistance to change. However, my crystal ball (which looks a lot like a bottle of Newcastle, incidentally) also shows some exciting things to…