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Port in Winnipeg Could be Model for Port at Churchill

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Diane Gray - 06/9/2011 - Winnipeg Free Press - View From the West The Golden Boy faces north from his lofty perch-- serving as a bold reminder of the unrealized economic potential.... Details here.   Courtesy of Manitoba, eh? PLT - I wonder just how much is enough for the human species? Winnipeg & Manitoba are already beautiful places with lots of natural beauty, physical infrastructure and cultural resources. Just how much further must we go to "realize our potential" by making it ever-easier to move people and widgets from here to the far corners of the continent. As far as I'm concerned, "Centre Port" is an exercise it excess which will only enrich the pockets of the few, worsen traffic gridlock and climate change while doing little to advance the human condition. "We can build it - therefore we must need it," might as well be the rallying cry. Globalization has already been shown to be a failure on so many levels. Lets stop bowing down