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  1. 'Evaluation can be a positive thing': Manitoba's colleges eager for provincial gov't study

    Manitoba needs more community college spaces — a whole lot more, Assiniboine Community College president Mark Frison declared Monday. Frison welcomed Education Minister Ian Wishart's announcement Monday that he's ordered a…
  2. Police arrest 60 year old for two credit union robberies

    A 60-year-old Winnipeg man is facing a charge of armed robbery using a firearm in addition to four other charges in connection with a pair of credit union robberies Friday. Winnipeg…
  3. Capital region municipalities join forces to fight fires

    Winnipeg and the surrounding 17 municipalities in the capital region have collaborated to create an area-wide fire-information reporting system and joint purchasing of firefighting equipment. "It is the first step to…
  4. Winnipeg man arrested following international drug investigation

    A Winnipeg man has been arrested under the Extradition Act in connection with an international drug investigation involving the distribution of counterfeit cancer drugs. Kristjan Thorkelson, CEO of the Winnipeg-based company…
  5. Death at party results in manslaughter charge

    A 37-year-old woman is dead and a 28-year-old woman has been charged with manslaughter following an attack at a West End house party early Saturday morning. Police said Marilyn Oshiwee was…
  6. Police searching for suspects in North End homicide

    Winnipeg police are investigating the death of a man in the North End as a homicide after he was found in the front yard of a home in the 600…
  7. Police investigate Pritchard Avenue homicide

    Winnipeg police are investigating a homicide in the North End after a man was found outside a home in the 600 block of Pritchard Avenue on Sunday evening. Police said the…
  8. Aiming for Kapyong demolition

    With the long-running legal wrangling over the future of Winnipeg’s Kapyong barracks a low hum in the background, the sounds of demolition work will ring out this summer at the…
  9. Pallister must act soon on carbon-pricing strategy

    The time has come for Premier Brian Pallister to sign or get off the pot. Manitoba remains one of two provinces that have not signed on to the federal Liberal government’s…
  10. Stiff competition

    As official celebrations of our beloved nation’s 150th birthday draw near, the time has come to pause, take a deep breath and reflect on what it truly means to be…
  11. Wheelchair participants don't let disability, or gravel, slow them down

    Teo Roy rolled, not ran, over the finish line. The first time participant in the Manitoba Marathon posted a time of 41:51 in the 2.6 mile Super Run, rolling his wheelchair…
  12. Two Portage la Prairie women killed in speeding SUV accident

    Two young women are dead after a speeding SUV hit a tree in Portage la Prairie early Sunday morning. The 22-year-old driver and her 20-year-old passenger, both from Portage la Prairie,…
  13. Running marathon together creates memories for family

    A memory lasts a lifetime. For Dino Marino and his family, making memories is what the Manitoba Marathon is all about. “Nobody can ever take those away,” said Dino, moments after crossing…
  14. Corydon apartment fire sends two to hospital

    Two people were taken to hospital following an early morning apartment fire on Corydon Avenue Sunday. An automatic alarm notified the fire department about the blaze at 915 Corydon Ave. at…
  15. Woman faces manslaughter charge following death at house party

    One woman is dead and another woman faces a charge of manslaughter following a weekend house party. Police were not naming the 37-year-old woman who was stabbed at 570 Spence St.…
  16. Things to Do

    Dad’s day Today is Father’s Day. If you’ve left planning until the last minute, Oak Hammock Marsh has a bunch of activities. The annual Waterbug Derby is from 11 a.m. to…
  17. At home in the West End

    ‘It was a dark and stormy night. In a galxy (sic) far far away.” So begins Chapter 1 of a collaborative work of fiction currently being written at Strong Badger Coffeehouse.…
  18. Grim lessons in forensic sleuthing

    In bits and pieces, the grass that covers Central Park yielded its secrets: the broken tip of an artificial fingernail. A chicken bone discarded from somebody’s dinner. A twig, a…
  19. Police investigating death in West End residence

    Police are investigating a possible homicide in the West End, after a death in a Spence Street residence. As of Saturday afternoon, few other details were available. Winnipeg police confirmed only…