REVIEW | SAPERAVI – GEORGIAN CUISINE ON THE PRAIRES

REVIEW | SAPERAVI – GEORGIAN CUISINE ON THE PRAIRES

      SAPERAVI     When you think of Georgia it might not be about the peaches! I recently had the opportunity to stop by a relatively new establishment in town that serves up what can only be described as authentic Georgian cuisine. I’m talking eastern European as opposed to southern United States just to be clear. Saperavi, is the first Georgian restaurant in the Canadian Prairies.     If you haven’t tried food from the region you will be pleasantly surprised. It has influences from the Middle East,…

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HEALTH | PROVINCE HIRES KPMG TO REVIEW HEALTH CARE

HEALTH | PROVINCE HIRES KPMG TO REVIEW HEALTH CARE

Manitoba Health Minister Kelvin Goertzen announced today that the province has awarded a contract to KPMG to conduct a review of the health care system in an effort to cut waste and improve efficiencies. “The reality is the finances of the health-care system in Manitoba and many other provinces are not sustainable in their current state,” said Goertzen.  “While there has been work done to find efficiencies in some areas, we need to look at the system as a whole and find ways to ensure that every tax dollar that…

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STRIKE | UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA FACULTY WALKING PICKET LINE

STRIKE | UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA FACULTY WALKING PICKET LINE

The deadline has come without a resolution so on to the next phase of the labour dispute.  At 7:00 am Tuesday morning faculty at the University of Manitoba hit the picket line and it didn’t take long before tensions rose as drivers attempted to push through the line. According to the faculty association the main sticking points are job security, workload projections and performance assessment. The University, however, say that the association also asked for a 7% salary increase over one year. The province has appointed a conciliator who will…

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