Monthly Archives: February 2018

Reigning in out of control administrative spending in education in at least MB

Over 9% increase in administrative costs in 3 years and other unsustainable increases before that in several school divisions in at least Winnipeg. LRSD School Board increased school taxes last year instead of reigning in out of control administrative spending … Continue reading

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Pros of minimum living wages far outweight cons

Detailed article from the Globe and Mail that looks at minimum living wages according to skill, industry and working evenings, weekends or OT. In Australia it has contributed to lower averages of household debt, price index and unemployment than Canada. … Continue reading

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Out of control parking enforcement in Winnipeg including firelanes and issues contesting or appealing

Feb 22 2018 – Kevin Yaworski – WiseUpWinnipeg — Using the City of Winnipeg Open Data Systems and some in person investigation we have identified serious issues with manual and automated parking enforcement including in fire lanes when improperly sign … Continue reading

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Tougher distracted driving laws proposed

First responders and police are seeing more minor and deadly impacts from distracted driving. Proposed legislation in Ontario to allow suspending drivers for 3 days and up to $1000 fine and increasing for repeat offenders. Some countries are considering or … Continue reading

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MPIC once again misleading Parliament, GoM and MB PUB

Feb 22 2018 – Kevin Yaworski – WiseUpWinnipeg **** DRAFT **** Related: In Oct 2017 we posted: Province of Manitoba, City of Winnipeg and MPIC supporting Road to Zero / Vision Zero Strategy – What this really means In Dec … Continue reading

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Allegations of sexual assault against Hedley and response from several organizations

Many Hedley fans remain supportive as the band continues on tour while facing sexual misconduct allegations. On Friday, the management team for the pop-rock quartet severed its ties with the band. (Universal Music Group) Feb 20 2018 – Kevin Yaworski … Continue reading

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Reduce bureaucracy in education vs. removing class size caps and teachers

Feb 20 2017 – Kevin Yaworski – Parent and Public Advocate — Improving Education in Canada is a hot topic for many parents and other Citizens and now the Supreme Court of Canada is even weighing in.  Some Provinces like … Continue reading

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