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Showing posts from September, 2023

NDP women say domestic abuse is okay if Wab Kinew is the man.

She's a mental health counsellor who "worked with women and children living with domestic violence and who are abuse survivors." She's a nurse who is part of a project team for STOP-GBV, "a national project looking at Gender-Based Violence in Women 55 years of age and older, and the resources that are available to support them." She's a former teacher and domestic violence victim who threw her support behind the Conservative government's DISCLOSURE TO PROTECT AGAINST INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE ACT, an implementation of 'Clare's Law' which gives women access to information about their partners' past history of domestic violence. She's a former school trustee who highlighted the campaign "16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence" on her social media platforms. It's an annual international campaign that begins on November 25, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. She's another

Why is the CBC silent about the attack on a news crew on Main Street?

  What do you do if you're a news reporter and the biggest story of the day, if not the election, falls right into your lap? Well, if you work for CBC Winnipeg, the answer appears to be 'news be damned' if it doesn't fit the narrative being promoted at the moment. The Black Rod happened to be on the scene when a deranged man smashed out the windows of a clearly marked CBC vehicle on Main Street in broad daylight Monday afternoon.  The female reporter cowered in the front seat, weeping while speaking to someone on her cell phone. The male camera man huddled in fear in the back seat as he, also, talked on his phone. Neither of the news crew was using their phone to capture video of the attack. The car was parked outside of Our Place/Chez Nous at 676 Main St. just south of Higgins. The CBC team had obviously just interviewed some of the directors of the drop-in centre that's closing after 30 years on the Strip amidst, as their CBC report later that evening put it