About Teresa

Teresa Carey is a ceramic artist, writer, photographer, journalist, publisher and nature lover. She lives in Manitoba's Interlake on a small acreage close to the shores of Lake Winnipeg.

Riverton centre expanding its food bank and launching affordable housing project

This article appeared in the Jan. 10, 2018 issue of the Interlake Enterprise… The Riverton & District Friendship Centre recently purchased two properties which will help propel the organization toward increasingly lofty heights. Purchases of a 3,000 sq. ft. building at 89 Main St., formerly Riverton Building Supply, and a… Continue reading

Alzheimer and dementia program coming to Gimli

This article appeared in the Jan. 10, 2018 issue of the Interlake Enterprise… January is Alzheimer Awareness Month, and a good chance to promote the Minds in Motion program, said Jan Keryluk, Community Wellness Facilitator with the Interlake-Eastern Regional Health Authority (EIRHA) in Gimli. This program, developed by the Alzheimer’s… Continue reading

School bus driver recalls his years on the road

This article was published in the Jan. 3, 2018 issue of the Interlake Enterprise… Seventy-year-old Percy Marks of Bifrost-Riverton is in his fiftieth year driving school bus for the Evergreen School Division (ESD), a job he initially took because the hours fit in well with farm life. Back in April,… Continue reading

Christmas then and now, as seen through eyes of 92-year-old Gimli woman

This article appeared in the Dec. 20, 2017 issue of the Interlake Enterprise… “I was born between two rivers that flowed into the Red Sea in a place called Tarotino,” said 92-year-old Alma Belousow of Gimli, as she motioned to a plate of Christmas cookies she has baked herself. “Would… Continue reading

Collaboration is the key to local Etsy sellers’ success

…by Teresa Carey The Winnipeg Etsy Street Team (W.E.S.T.) is about to kick off its eighth handmade and vintage sale on Nov. 7, this time at the Holy Cross Gymnasium, 290 Dubuc St. in Winnipeg. The public will be eager to connect with the nearly 50 creative, home-grown entrepreneurs in… Continue reading

Local fisher, author shares unique vision about life

…By Teresa Carey. Published in the Jul. 9, 2015 issue of the Interlake Spectator. Fifty-three-year-old fisher and writer, Bruce Benson, can be found daily at his fish plant at Silver Harbour, near Arnes, filleting the pickerel he sells on site from one of the last utilitarian fish sheds left on… Continue reading

Stephen Harper Dream

I had an interesting dream last night: Stephen Harper was driving down the backroads not far from where I live when his car engine blew up. (He was in a white sedan style car). Then someone said, ”This is what it looks like when the sun explodes during the day,” at… Continue reading

RM of Armstrong council violates province’s Municipal Act

This article appeared in the Jan. 16, 2013 issue of the Interlake Enterprise, by Teresa Carey… The reeve of the RM of Armstrong has sounded the alarm bell about his council’s decision to rescind a recently approved purchasing policy, a policy which is now required to be put in place by all municipalities… Continue reading

Review of Tofu “Ground Beef” in Pasta Sauce

I have been meaning to try ground beef tofu in a homemade pasta sauce for a long time. I am working on some comparisons of meat versus tofu in North American style cooking, aiming for palatable, satisfying dishes that would be readily accepted by meat-eaters. In trying out various recipes… Continue reading

Louis Riel Institute partners with St. Laurent Aboriginal Head Start on Language and Culture Project

Published in the May 1, 2013 issue of the Interlake Enterprise, by Teresa Carey…   Families and teachers will soon have access to an invaluable language and culture resource, thanks to the Louis Riel Institute and the advisory board of the St. Laurent Aboriginal Head Start Program. Advisory board members… Continue reading

Electronic waste depots to be permanently situated in Teulon and Rockwood

by Teresa Carey… Rockwood Environmental Action Community Taskforce (REACT Inc.) held their annual general meeting at the Stonewall Collegiate Library, Apr. 4. There, news of two upcoming permanent electronic waste (e-waste) depots for the Town of Teulon and the RM of Rockwood was announced. These will be up and running… Continue reading