These photos serve to illustrate the city during a forgotten period of it history, between unbridled growth and optimism at the start of the century, and urban decline and mega-scaled hopes and interventions at the century’s end.
The noblest thing Greg Selinger could have done—and should have done—is call an election now. Even more democratic than allowing his parliamentary caucus to determine his fate would have been to allow all Manitobans to do so.
It wasn’t supposed to be this way. It shouldn’t be this way. Enough is enough.