And when Gail Asper is in a panic, Winnipeg Free Press co-owner Bob Silver is in a panic.
And when Bob Silver is in a panic, everybody at the Winnipeg Free Press is in a panic.
No, it's not because someone has sicced the new police cadets on Winnipeg's biggest panhandler.
As we've learned only in the past 9 days, Gail Asper's pet project, the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, has run out of money. Really, now. Who saw that coming?
By March 31, 2012, the fiscal year end, the unfinished museum will have received the last government money its going to get. No more dinero from the feds. And the coin from the province and the city was spent long, long ago.
Gail Asper and the Friends of the CMHR will try to cash in some of the private IOU's they're holding, but they've admitted that that won't bring in enough money to finish construction, never mind the millions needed for exhibits. They're $61 milli…