World War One ended on the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month. We now recognize all those that have served and those that have sacrificed for the freedom of others. Inspired by the poem “ In Flanders Fields “ written by Canadian physician Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae the Poppy has become... Continue Reading →
For several years we have talked about heading to the Corn and Apple Festival. For one reason or another we just did not make it. This year we decided it was going to happen. Our original plans were to head out late afternoon and catch a couple of stage shows that were scheduled on the... Continue Reading →
One of the most difficult things of dealing with trauma is being heard, a brain injury is no different. Personal experience and training, lack of understanding, preconceived perceptions makes it challenging to find supportive professionals with the same agenda as a trauma survivor. That is why it is so important to be your own advocate.... Continue Reading →
These are the faces of the people that make us stronger. These are the faces of the people with stories that need to be heard. These are the faces of the Manitoba Brain Injury Association.
Visual Graphics or Signage is used to provide information to an audience. Signs have been around since the time of the Cave Man, from 18,000 BC. The ancient Egyptians and Romans used signs to mark landmarks and direction to major cities. England in the Middle Ages, Brewers were required to use signs if they wanted... Continue Reading →
1894 the fifth church on this site was built, the first was 1818. The Cathedral burnt down in 1968. The sixth and current church was built in 1971 and the ruins were incorporated into the new design. The bells ring out from high up on the wall of the Cathedral. 180 avenue de la Cathédrale,... Continue Reading →
Fort Gibraltar is located at 866 St Joseph Street in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. The current fort is a reconstruction that was built in the 1970's and has been the center of the winter celebration, Festival du Voyageur. The fort was originally built near to where the Red and Assiniboine Rivers intersect. The Northwest and Hudson... Continue Reading →
Our time exploring for Brandy and I maybe behind us now. Brandy now 15, her hind legs do not work too well. I am on a list for a new knee, my hind legs do not work too well. I knew we would miss our daily walks in nature. We have found that we are... Continue Reading →