Name: Kevin McDougald

Age range:  Born in the ’70s

Location: Winnipeg, Canada

Occupation: Research manager

Industry: Market research

Reason for starting this blog: To have a place to disseminate casual research and commentaries on current events.

Political/religious affiliations: None

Contact: mcdougak (at) mts.net

Interests: Aviation, politics, current affairs, history, media, languages, society and culture, theology

11 Responses to About

  1. Trish Lewis says:

    Thanks for the link. I continue to be troubled when I read that a city as cool as Winnipeg continues to have trouble with its downtown. I live in downtown Fargo and thankfully they have learned a LOT and are doing things right now. It’s a great mix of residential, university, arts, business/entertainment…even some of the old services to the down and out are still right there in the middle of it. Quite an eclectic mix, and I love it. I live AND work there.

  2. theviewfromseven says:

    Trish: Thanks for your comments. I’ve heard that downtown Fargo has made quite a few changes for the better in recent years. Hopefully Winnipeg will eventually follow Fargo’s lead. A mix of residential, university arts and business/entertainment really is the way to go.

  3. DriveGoddess says:

    I am glad I found you today via Cherenkov’s blog…informative and a great way to spend a Sunday – filling up my mind with useful information and remembering other bits as well.

  4. theviewfromseven says:

    Thanks, DriveGoddess!

  5. Greg T says:

    Would you be able to do a follow-up on the “a Y in every neighbourhood” article you did a while back? I want to know if the Y is planning development of any Transcona or Waverly locations.

  6. theviewfromseven says:

    I’ll post an update if I hear anything. As far as I know, they’re moving ahead with their Waverley West plans.

  7. I want notifications of new posts, and I can’t see any way to get them other than to leave a reply.

    Christopher Leo, Ph.D.
    Professor, Department of Politics,
    515 Portage Avenue,
    University of Winnipeg,
    Winnipeg R3B 2E9.

    Adjunct Professor,
    Department of City Planning,
    University of Manitoba.

    Phone: 204.786.9396
    Fax: 204.774.4134

    Research-based blog: http://christopherleo.wordpress.com
    Twitter: twitter.com/passingscene

  8. theviewfromseven says:

    Hi Christopher: There should be RSS feed links for “Posts” and “Comments” on the upper right-hand side of the main page at https://theviewfromseven.wordpress.com/ and, on most browsers, a “Follow” link on the lower right hand side. Hope this helps, and thanks for your interest!

  9. TRex says:

    Returning to Winnipeg Feb. 01. 2013 with Mrs. T. for a couple of months maybe. Would love to hook up for a burger and a pint. Wut sez u?

  10. theviewfromseven says:

    Sounds good!

  11. Jim Koshelanyk says:

    What is a good antenna to receive ota broadcasts In St Andrews lat 50.066 long -96.98

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