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​There’s a good mix this weekend, with a comedy legend taking the stage at The Park Theatre, an indie band releasing an album in the West End and an art party in an Exchange District gal…
03.24 / 10:30
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A Manitoba judge will decide today whether DNA evidence linking Mark Grant to the 1984 killing of Candace Derksen will be entered in the accused's…
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The owner of the vacant Osborne Village Inn plans to reopen the property this fall with small furnished apartments on the upper storeys and commercial tenants on the main floor and in the…
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The Manitoba NDP have added their voice to a handful of critics who have concerns about how the province’s proposed new cannabis legislation will affect medical u…
03.24 / 10:30
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The percentage of Winnipeggers living in so-called core housing has steadily dropped since the early 1990s and is below the national average, a study shows. The study was in a profile released Thursday by Peg, led by the United Way and the International Institute of Sustainable…
A 73-year-old man has been sentenced to five years in prison after he was found guilty of sex crimes that happened more than three decades ago. Richard McHugh was convicted after a trial of buggery and indecent assault, as the criminal charges were then known, for sexually assaulting two…
A man posing as a Manitoba Hydro worker and wearing a Hydro uniform tried to get inside an Island Lakes home on Wednesday. Police said the man told the homeowner who answered the door that he was there to “check if the furnace was up to code.” When the homeowner asked the man…
The man who was instrumental in modernizing Winnipeg’s Chinatown and was pediatrician to generations of children has died. Dr. Joseph Du died March 19 in Winnipeg of complications from diabetes. He was 83. He was made a member of the Order of Canada in 1985 and of Manitoba’s…
With the spring melt looming, Manitobans’ eyes will be on the skies, in what Premier Brian Pallister calls a “nervous time” for flood-prone areas. Flood protection and readiness is the main topic of a Westman tour for the premier, who is meeting with officials from…
03.24 / 08:20
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NetSet Communications’ new corporate headquarters was brimming with activity Thursday as it marked its official grand opening. Premier Brian Pallister attended the ribbon cutting at the state-of-the-art facility, located at 5 Granite Rd. on Brandon’s eastern…
03.24 / 08:20
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Russell Thiessen has been doing his part to try to prevent Brandon’s Canadian Blood Services Donor Clinic from closure and he’s calling on local politicians and public officials to do the same. Thiessen has been donating blood for 20 years, driving approximately 50 kilometres…
03.24 / 08:20
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Brandon’s sodium chlorate plant is sitting pretty after Chemtrade Logistics Inc.’s friendly takeover of Canexus Corp., with no layoffs expected. Canexus’s Calgary-based headquarters didn’t fare as well, but Chemtrade director of chlorate manufacturing Dale Bossons…
03.24 / 08:20
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A case initially reported as an abduction in which police issued a public appeal for help turned out to be a big misunderstanding, it appears. The victim’s boyfriend assaulted her, but didn’t abduct her (nor forcibly confine her, as he was later formally charged.) The…
03.24 / 08:20
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Drew Doughty, Marian Gaborik and Anze Kopitar each scored a power-play goal, and the Los Angeles Kings kept their slim playoff hopes alive with a 5-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Thursday…
03.24 / 06:11
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One person was taken to hospital after a three-vehicle crash in Winnipeg's West End on Thursday…
03.24 / 04:59
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The Milwaukee Admirals struck for three powerplay goals in a 6-2 victory over the Moose on Thursday at MTS…
03.24 / 04:15
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The Manitoba Museum took the first step Thursday to a historic new future. It reopened a bigger and brighter Alloway Hall with a gala that included Metis musicians, gourmet Manitoban flavours and an exhibition of portraits and historic provincial artifacts. The hall's $5.3 million…
Manitobans are still crunching the numbers to see how they'll be affected by federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau's second budget. From provincial cabinet ministers to community activists to the people most at need of federal services and programs, Manitobans were still waiting Thursday…
Home alone with her four-month-old daughter in Island Lakes, Kayla Flockton didn't think twice when the doorbell rang Wednesday…
03.24 / 00:35
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The city is paying consultants $129,000 to study Winnipeg’s land-use and produce a report that will help shape Winnipeg’s land development in the fut…
03.24 / 00:35
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