Monthly Archives: January 2015

winnipeg racism

THE CONTRARIAN MacLean’s Feb 2, 2015 issue included a front page headed story claiming Winnipeg is the ‘most racist city’ in Canada, this based on a ridiculous survey conducted by academics far removed from the real world.  Here is a … Continue reading

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SITE LOCATORS

THE CONTRARIAN Historically,  Dryden has taken a ‘keep it small and rich’ attitude, we have that big mill assessment paying the bills, let’s not be serious about growth and dilute that tax advantage over a larger community, after all I … Continue reading

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BIOMASS

THE CONTRARIAN WILLY BRANT’S DIARY Joe and I were on our annual pilgrimage down south across the Bear Narrows Bridge to look for a moose.  We have not done so well over the years; I think the score is Willy … Continue reading

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OLIVE ON A TOOTHPICK

THE CONTRARIAN   Old-timers will remember when we might find bugs or worms or spoilage in our macaroni or oatmeal or flour if it was in the pantry very long.  Not anymore, as long as we keep it in the … Continue reading

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BANANAS

THE CONTRARIAN We are told that bananas are as near a perfect food for humans as can be found, in fact, if a person was only allowed one food, he would survive longest if he chose bananas.  Bananas are a … Continue reading

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