Jul 292011

Dear Winnipeggers: Can we not keep comparing Winnipeg to Detroit in the equal, or even (as recently spotted in a comment section) in the negative? I’ve seen and heard this a lot lately, especially since the 2010 crime statistics came out,* and every time I think - have people who made that comparison ever been to Detroit? Or at least, have they been there since, say, the1960s? Do they have any concept of what Detroit is like, what it has become, and the scope of the issues it’s dealing with? Have they seen it? I have a certain emotional attachment [...click for more...]