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Poor Nameless Boy's front man Joel Henderson

"I love muffins more than anything in the world, but there is no muffin in the world worth $3.50," says Joel Henderson, the Estevan-born musician who calls himself Poor Nameless Boy. Henderson has no problem splurging for a giant glazed cinnamon bun and extra-large coffee for the same price.

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SFL President Larry Hubich. Photo by Brad Bellegarde

Few presidents can hold an elected position of such stature for 15 years, which is probably a blessing; but for SFL president Larry Hubich he still has the confidence of those he serves. Still, those who know him best say there is a lot more to him than just being the head of the Saskatchewan Federation of Labour.

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Olena Atamanchuk north of Kelliher, Sask.

A Christmas tree with gingerbread men hanging from its needles still stands in Olena Atamanchuk’s kitchen in her house north of Kelliher, even though it’s the end of January. The tree’s branches sneak into the frame of a window that looks west over fields of snow toward Warren Road — the same window that made her fret about the move from Ukraine almost two years ago.

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Regina fashion designer Dean Renwick

It’s mid-afternoon in downtown Regina. Despite being the dead of January, people stroll down the sidewalks with their jackets open, their breath translucent in the warm winter air. As they pass the corner of 12th Avenue and Rose Street, most take a curious glance through the giant windows at men and women in lab-like coats carefully cutting and measuring fabrics. These onlookers may not realize it, but they have a front-row seat to the Queen City’s fashion industry, and they might even catch a glimpse of the man at the centre of it all—Dean Renwick. 

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Jim Demeray, president of Understand Us.

Jim Demeray is a musician, recreational baseball player, do-it-yourself craftsman and local businessman. He looks like your average 35-year-old with brown hair and blue eyes – but Demeray battles every day with severe generalized anxiety disorder.

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