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Retirement beckons for popular long time Jewish Post & News sports columnist Harvey Rosen

Harvey Rosen with hockey great Teemu Selanne


For more than 40 years, popular Jewish Post & News sports columnist Harvey Rosen has been a fixture at Winnipeg sporting events.  Over the years, he has rarely missed a CFL football game or professional hockey game here.  He has been in attendance for every major sports banquet or local Hall of Fame induction. He has been, in his own words, “where the action is”.

Chabad Winnipeg meets the challenge of providing delicious kosher food at affordable prices/New chef Dov Korkh has 20 years experience working in Israeli restaurants & hotels

Alla Golinkin/Chef Dov Korkh

A couple of years ago I wrote about the terrific catering and take-out service offered by the Chabad Winnipeg. In that article I noted that, under the supervision of head cook Alla Golinkin, the Chabad had developed a reputation for providing an extremely diverse array of dishes - all meeting the highest standards of kashrut, yet at very affordable prices.


Former Winnipegger Fern Carr's varied career includes publishing award-winning poetry

Fern Carr/Her most recent book of poetry


Fern Carr  is a former Winnipegger, lawyer, teacher and past President of both the local branch of the BC Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals and Project Literacy Kelowna Society. A member of the Federation of BC Writers, she is also a Full Member of the League of Canadian Poets and has served as the League’s Poet-in-Residence. She is a Pushcart Prize nominee who composes and translates poetry in six languages including Mandarin.

Former Blue Bomber great Rod Hill is a dedicated member of the Rady JCC

Rod Hiill - voted greatest Blue Bomber defensive back of all time in a 2014 Free Press/TSN 1290 poll

When sportswriters write about the Winnipeg Blue Bombers at the start of a new football season a certain number of well-worn clichés usually get trotted out.
How about “long suffering fans”, “the drought continues”, “Will this be the year?” - just for starters.