Winnipeg Things

July 27th, 2011 by Emma Durand-Wood

On Twitter last night, I saw @policyfrog refer with disdain to the Winnipeg Free Press’s “It’s a Winnipeg Thing” ad campaign. I wasn’t familiar with it so I tracked down a series of videos for the campaign on Facebook.  And I don’t know… some of them are sort of cute! One video features a perogy […]

Weird Wedding Traditions of Winnipeg: Presentation

July 7th, 2011 by Emma Durand-Wood

[Updated editor’s note: I don’t think I explained myself well enough the first time around, but my beef with presentation is not the concept of giving money as a wedding gift, which in my books is just fine. It’s the term “presentation” itself, and how it is used in these parts. Read on!] Okay, a […]