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Gossip in the Graveyard

Kaleigh Scott, Cathy Donald and Dan Donald.


Kaleigh Scott, Cathy Donald and Dan Donald.

All Dressed Up -- Brockie Donovan presents Gossip in the Graveyard

Back by popular demand at the Brandon Municipal Cemetery, “Gossip in the Graveyard” sponsored by Brockie Donovan, took place on June 25 and 26.

The two-hour interactive walking tour provides opportunities for visitors to step back in time and “meet” the colourful inspiring individuals who helped shape Brandon as we know ...

Today’s Columns

  • Brenda Cloud, Bronson Cloud, Kyle Blacksmith, Rachel Tacan and Ralene Tacan.

    All Dressed Up -- National Aboriginal Day at École New Era School

    Canada’s National Aboriginal Day is annually held on June 21 to celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding achievements of the nation’s Aboriginal peoples.

  • Small World: Victims of Brexit, Trump moving to Canada?

    It is a turbulent time in Great Britain and the United States! The Brexit vote in the U.K. and the upcoming and acrimonious election in the U.S. are causing some citizens of those countries to consider relocating to peaceful live-and-let-live Canada. They are also wondering what the political and economic fallout of these events will mean for their own financial sustainability.

  • Visitors flock to Camp Sewell and tour the military camp on Dominion Day in 1915. Special trains from Brandon transported tourists to the camp, where they were entertained by military bands and special exhibitions put on by troops. That summer, the training site was renamed Camp Hughes in honour Maj.-Gen. Sam Hughes, Canada’s minister of militia and defence.

    The War from Here: Life in training trenches

    On Sunday at 11 a.m., the Camp Hughes National Historic Site will be dedicated as the result of the partnership of the Friends of Camp Hughes with Parks Canada and the Province of Manitoba. The public is invited to attend the unveiling of the National Historic Site plaque and provincial interpretive kiosk.

  • Canada must stop mining abuses in Latin America

    To be consistent with his environmental policies, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau must limit Canadian mining abuses in Latin America and the world. Undoubtedly, Canadians care for the environment and human rights. The Canadian organization Mining Watch, which you can visit and learn about at, is proof of that.

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