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    • Orysia Jackson

    • Orysia Jackson used to deliver groceries while working for the family business, the Lucky Dollar, on Arlington Street. While going to St. John's she was familiar with Burton Cummings. (27:56, 40.2 MB MP3)
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    • Sharon Staff and Roger Leclerc

    • Alycia's Restaurant was started by Sharon's mother, Marion Staff, in 1971. Initially known as Alice's Restaurant, it developed into its present incarnation as a Ukrainian restaurant, now operated by Sharon and Roger. (21:59, 31.7 MB MP3)
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    • Pat Duseigne

    • Pat's career working at the Main and Matheson Salisbury House began in 1974 and continued uninterrupted until her retirement in 2009. Some of her notable regulars included Bobby Hull, Gary Doer and Burton Cummings. (19:57, 28.7 MB MP3)
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    • Ben and Phyllis Hochman

    • In 1936, the family opened Hochman's Food Store on Main Street with Ben starting to work when he was 12 years old. Originally a fruit and vegetable store, it would eventually become the Oasis deli. (1:05:47, 94.7 MB MP3)
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    • Bernie and Fivie (Arthur) Gunn

    • Gunn's Bakery is one of the oldest family-run bakeries in Western Canada. It was founded in 1937 by Morris Gunn, a baker's son who immigrated to Canada from Poland. Morris' sons Bernie and Fivie (Arthur) were born next door to the Selkirk Avenue...
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    • Bill Shell

    • Bill Shell's family arrived in Winnipeg in 1924. His father helped found the Achdus Free Loan Society, which helped small businesses get started. (28:04, 40.4 MB MP3)
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    • Gord Mackintosh

    • Gord Mackintosh is a Manitoba politician. He is currently the Minister of Family Services and Consumer Affairs in Greg Selinger's New Democrat government. (36:26, 52.5 MB MP3)
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    • Harry Kaplan

    • After completing his apprenticeship, Harry became a business partner at Economy Drugs with Dave Stern in 1963, just as the store began its transformation into Economy Discount Drug Store. (57:13, 82.4 MB MP3)
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    • Sid Green

    • Sidney Green has had a long history in politics, first with the provincial New Democratic Party, and then as founder of the Progressive Party of Manitoba in 1981. (29:17, 42.2 MB MP3)
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    • Pearl Globerman

    • Pearl Globerman's parents opened a grocery store where they lived in the 1930's, located at Andrews and Manitoba. She remembers working at Oretski's Department Store when she was 16 years old. (19:27, 28 MB MP3)
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    • Judy Wasylycia-Leis

    • Judy Wasylycia-Leis is a noted Canadian politician. She was a Manitoba cabinet minister in the government of Howard Pawley from 1986 to 1988, and the NDP MP for Winnipeg North in the House of Commons from 1997 to 2010. (46:17, 52.5 MB MP3)
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    • Ken Werner

    • Ken started working at his father's business at 15 in a summer job. Today he continues the family business as owner of Winnipeg Old Country Sausage on Dufferin Avenue. (48:49, 70.3 MB MP3)
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