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‘Wilfred Buck’ documentary explores the journey and wisdom of Indigenous ‘star guy’ – Winnipeg

When Wilfred Buck looks up at the sky, he sees Indigenous history and even his own story reflected back at him, as though it were all written in the stars. Buck, the eponymous Cree elder at the centre of Lisa Jackson’s new documentary, Wilfred Buck, is known as “the star …

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Family’s climate action journey: From carbon cutting challenge to sustainable living – Winnipeg

Canadian Geographic’s Live Net Zero Challenge has transformed one Winnipeg family’s carbon footprint and inspired climate action. Six months ago Winnipeggers Brigette DePape and Kari Rodrigues set out to cut down on their carbon emissions as part of the challenge and now they are beginning to see the fruits of …

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Canadian ref relishes mixed martial arts journey that has taken him around the world – Toronto

With nine homegrown fighters on the 12-fight card, Canada is well represented at UFC 297. It’s the same for the referees. Four of the six working Saturday night are Canadian in Jerin Valel, Todd Anderson, Brian E. Beauchamp and Mathew Rocca. The other two are England’s Marc Goddard and American …

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A Winnipeg historian’s journey for family history – Winnipeg

Jody Perrun never got to meet his grandfather. Canadian Trooper John Clifford Brown died on Aug. 7, 1944. Stationed in France, he and 65 others were killed when American bombers misidentified their targets, dropping their bombs on a group of mostly Canadian soldiers. 250 soldiers were also wounded. Growing up, …

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‘You get hope’: Green Shirt Day designer talks about her own organ transplant journey

Green Shirt Day is about building awareness around organ donor registration, and is in honour of the Logan Boulet Effect. Global News sat down with Brandy Hehn, a multimedia designer who designed the new Green Shirt Day design, but who also has a much closer connection to the day. The …

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Journey towards reconciliation includes access to traditional ceremony

This is the third story in a Global News series called Journey Towards Reconciliation. To see previous stories, click here. Alberta singer-songwriter Donita Large has leaned on music as a way to heal for most of her life. When she was a child she would sing, loudly, at the Catholic …

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How a resilient boat made a 14 month-long journey from Newfoundland to Norway — all by itself

Members of a Norwegian volunteer group found a boat that had been lost off the coast of Newfoundland in June 2021. (In the Same Boat/Facebook) When Jason Burton lost his boat off the coast of Newfoundland last year, he figured it was gone forever. Little did he know the 21-foot-long skiff …

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Meeshe’s Journey: how a middle school running club helped her cross the finish line

There were cheers and a few tears when Princess Meeshe Robles crossed the finish line after completing a 5K race at Port Elgin Regional School. Robles has cerebral palsy and completed the race on a Rifton tricycle. Over the school term, the Grade 8 student went from needing help to biking uphill …

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