Author Profile | Lorie-Anne Bretecher

Sargent Sundae is open, spring is here

Sargent Sundae is Open: Spring is finally here!

Though there’s still snow on the ground, the trees aren’t budding yet and there are no robins in sight, it still feels like spring has arrived! Sargent Sundae has opened for the season after one of the harshest winters in recent history, giving us all hope that on this first day of spring, warmer weather is right around the […]

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You have from now until March 28th to cast your vote

Vote for Your Favorite Recipe for Success

The entries are in for Recipe for Success — Winnipeg Foundation’s Video Cooking Contest for Kids and now is your opportunity to vote for your favorite sandwich. A total of 56 videos were submitted by creative teams of sandwich makers from all over. The videos, showcasing the culinary talents of chefs in grades four to six,  are educational and highly entertaining. Voting is Easy […]

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Senior Scam March Fraud Prevention Month

Emergency or Grandparent Scam on the Rise

Winnipeg Police Service has seen a marked increase in the number of reports of the Emergency or Grandparent Scam. In a media news report released on March 12, 2014 they announced they are aware of 35 victims with estimated losses between $2500- $7000 per incident. What is the Emergency or Grandparent Scam? Typically, a grandparent or elderly person will receive […]

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International Women's DAY

International Women’s Day: Words About Inspiring Change

International Women’s Day has been celebrated across the world for over a century. Since 1911, thousands of events have been organized to mark the economic, political and social achievements of women. In honour of International Women’s Day on March 8, we asked some extraordinary women in the community about changes they think have helped bring equality […]

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wonderfully funny, emotional and boldy original play

Theatre Projects Manitoba Presents: Sargent & Victor & Me

Theatre Projects Manitoba has been showcasing Manitoba arts and plays for over 24 years, and this year is no exception. From February 27 to March 9, they are presenting Winnipeg playwright Debbie Patterson’s Sargent & Victor & Me, a narrative which aims to unlock the mystery of how neighbourhoods evolve and how we cope with […]

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Inspired contest attendees

Highlights from MBlog 2014

 It’s official, MBlog 2014 was a hit! The weekend was full of inspiration, creativity and education. Four of us from Assiniboine attended and we all agree, it was a great event with wonderful speakers presenting on a variety of topics about blogging. Here are some of our highlights from the weekend events. Lisa Delorme Meiler, […]

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Food Matters Hosts Growing Local Conference 2014

Food Matters Manitoba is once again hosting the Growing Local Conference: Growing Local, Growing Strong.  From February 28 – March 1, Manitoba’s largest food conference brings together consumers, farmers, traditional harvesters and everyone in between for the seventh year.   With a variety of workshops, displays and discussions, participants will learn all about healthy, sustainable […]

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Expanding opportunities for all populations

Assiniboine Recognized as an Inclusive Business

A case study released by Canadian Business for Social Responsibility (CBSR) in October recognized Assiniboine Credit Union as a transformational company that is an “Inclusive Business.” Inclusive Business is defined as “Expands opportunities for all populations as employees, suppliers, distributors and customers.” As a credit union committed to doing business in a way that delivers […]

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