Showing posts from December 2, 2010

Another Flood of the Century?

Winnipeg Free Press - By: Bruce Owen - 2/12/2010  Heavy rainfall, snow lead premier to sound the alarm. Flooding in the Red River Valley - 1997 Courtesy of the Gov't. of Manitoba

Cycle City, USA. How Portland Plans to Become the First World-Class bike City in America.

by Jay Walljasper - yes!  Nov 29, 2010 It’s become a cliché that Portland is America’s most livable... EDITOR'S NOTE: As cities like Toronto and Winnipeg elect (& re-elect) loonies as their mayors, it's refreshing to note that there remain pockets of sanity somewhere on this continent! I am reminded of a quote from H.G. Wells, who once said, "Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race." l.p.