“Start by doing what is necessary, then do what is possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.”

Françis of Assisi

For more information, click on the articles below! I will be adding new content regularly so subscribe to the blog at the bottom of the page to receive an email when the next post goes up.
Thanks for reading!

Ski the Manitoba Loppet in Pinawa February 5th

We’re lucky in Pinawa to have some of the best cross country ski trails in the Province. The Whiteshell Cross Country Ski Club’s dedicated group of volunteers makes this possible. Personally, one of the most attractive things about Pinawa is to have these amazing trails in our own back yard.  The Manitoba Loppet is a…

Sidewalks, Bicycle Lanes, and Golf Carts.

Since I was a kid, I have always been fascinated with cities and transportation. My childhood interest which began building cities with Nintendo and Lego, eventually matured into studying Politics at the University of Winnipeg. I follow urban design and engineering sites and read on the subject to stay up to date. It’s this passion…

My Job on the Train

Some people have been asking questions about my profession and how it impacts my life as being a councillor. I’d like to share with you about my excellent career and how working for Via Rail Canada makes me an even better member of council.

Election 2022: Setting Sail

Hello Friends! Last May you elected me in the by-election to join the Council, and I am grateful for the opportunity. The past year and a half serving the people has been both challenging and rewarding. I am proud to announce my intention to stand for Councillor of the Local Government District of Pinawa once…

Circular Economy

I believe that as a society we should not squander resources and trash the environment for future people. We must strive to live in a way that allows future generations to live sustainable, prospersous, and healthy lives.

Better Living

Regular exercise is a key part of maintaining physical, mental, and emotional health. A society that is physically active will be healthier. I believe that being an active is a critical public goal and is crucial for a healthy, happy, and prosperous community.

Speaking Tonight at Pinawa Community Development Corporation AGM

Hi Friends, Tonight is the Pinawa CDC AGM! 18:30 (6:30pm) at the W.B. Lewis Business Centre, 24 Aberdeen. I will be speaking about Tourism, and the preliminary findings of our UofM researchers. Renew your CDC membership ($10) and you will be able to vote nominees to the Board of Directors! See you soon, Michael Pinawa…

Sustainable Housing

I believe that people have the right to affordable housing. The old ways of urban sprawl will not serve cities in the future. We need to build dynamic, vibrant, walkable communties on a human scale.

Forest School

CBC Gem produced a documentary on Forest Schools in Manitoba and features Pinawa and F.W. Gilbert School. This type of programming is very attractive to many young families. My daughter, Emma, was in Forest School last year at F.W. Gilbert and she had a great experience. What an amazing introduction into school! This year there…


Something went wrong. Please refresh the page and/or try again.

Follow My Blog

Get new content delivered directly to your inbox.

%d bloggers like this: