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  1. No plans for safe injection site: WRHA

    There are no plans to open a supervised injection site in Winnipeg, a spokeswoman for the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority said in the wake of Toronto opening its first city-run…
  2. 'Anti-immigration' rally can't be ignored, activist warns

    A Brandon man with alleged neo-Nazi sympathies and ties to an organization that’s been denounced as a hate group says he is planning an “anti-immigration” rally in Winnipeg on Sept.…
  3. Manitoba voice missing, Senate scholar says

    OTTAWA — A leading parliamentary scholar says Manitoba remains short-changed in the Senate until Prime Minister Justin Trudeau fills the province’s last Red Chamber seat. Ottawa, however, remains evasive about…
  4. IPads to be used at Northwest Angle crossing

    Canadians will have an easier time going to and from the Northwest Angle, courtesy of a pilot project unveiled this week. United States Customs and Border Protection has introduced iPads in…
  5. Almost-edible uses for fruitcake

    For reasons I don’t completely understand, I can’t stop thinking about that (bad word) fruitcake. Unless you’ve been in a sugar-induced coma for the past week, you’ll know that I am…
  6. 13th annual Drop Zone lifts charity to new heights

    It’s an ear-popping elevator ride that’s sure to make lumps rise in the throats of some of the 65 people signed up to rappel 272 feet back down to Earth…
  7. City flip-flops on use of concrete curbs for bike lanes

    City hall appears to be reconsidering its opposition to the use of low-profile concrete curbs in laying out protected bike lanes in Winnipeg. The city announced a nine-month pilot project Tuesday…
  8. Early voting puts Kinew ahead in NDP leadership race

    Manitoba NDP leadership candidate Wab Kinew has taken a significant lead over rival Steve Ashton after delegate and youth voting concluded Monday. Kinew now needs less than one in four of…
  9. WPS standing in the way of Blue Nile owner's new restaurant plan

    A businessman whose plan to convert a former West End Legion into an Ethiopian restaurant and sports bar was twice rejected by Winnipeg city hall has taken his fight to…
  10. Ashton wants NDP leadership rival Kinew to come clean about stayed 2003 domestic assault charges

    NDP leadership candidate Steve Ashton demanded Tuesday that rival Wab Kinew provide details about two domestic assault charges against him in 2003 that were stayed. And Ashton encouraged the alleged victim…
  11. Indigenous law, history studied at forum for national inquiry commissioners

    Commissioners with the national inquiry for missing and murdered indigenous women and girls are in the city to learn about Indigenous law. The commissioners, along with invited elders and others,…
  12. Fake online profile created to lure, rob would-be dates: police

    Four Winnipeg teenagers were arrested Monday after a 24-year-old Winnipeg man was robbed and pepper-sprayed when he arrived for what he expected to be a meeting with a woman he…
  13. Police raise concern over number of arrests involving drugs

    Winnipeg police made several arrests Monday after seizing illegal drugs in at least five separate instances around the city. Normally, police wouldn't release on these individual instances; however, when grouped together,…
  14. SkipTheDishes adds alcoholic beverages to delivery service

    Winnipeggers will now be able to get beer, fine wine and spirits delivered straight to their door through the SkipTheDishes app, the locally based tech company officially announced Tuesday. "With over…