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A 73-year-old man died after a crash Monday evening between a semi-trailer truck and an SUV on Winnipeg's Perimeter Highway. RCMP confirmed the fatality Tuesday morning. The crash happened around 6 p.m. on the Perimeter at Oakland Road, near Oak Bluff. The semi was coming off Oakland and ...
This is the first the province has heard of wolves attacking dogs this year, said Janine Stewart, human wildlife conflict management biologist with Manitoba Sustainable Development. "I haven't heard anything similar with other areas; that doesn't mean it's not occurring," she said. The province is home to ...

"The fact that nearly 4,500 Manitobans made the right decision to call ORN for a safe ride home rather than risk driving when impaired by alcohol or drugs, is a positive step," said Warn Keith, vice-president and CAO of Manitoba Public insurance. "(A positive step) in changing the traffic safety culture in ...
For the third time, a refugee claimant crossing into Canada on foot at the Manitoba border near Emerson has suffered serious frostbite. On Thursday night, after paying US$700 to a driver to bring him from Minneapolis, 36-year-old Kangni Kouevi said he was left in the bitter cold on the side of the road and ...
The Manitoba Tobacco Reduction Alliance called on the committee Tuesday to extend the ban even further and include bus stops, outdoor events and public parks. Winnipeg's current outdoor smoking ban covers playing fields during youth events, playgrounds, swimming pools, spray pads, schools, ...
Most of the people who use Manitoba's emergency rooms are in need of mental health services, says a Winnipeg psychologist, and the number available is less than half of the national average. Up to 70 per cent of people who present themselves at an emergency room not only need physical care, but ...

Dozens of rural towns and remote Manitoba First Nations with spotty internet access may soon unlock speedier connections as part of a joint $83.9-million infrastructure pledge from the Manitoba and federal governments. The government of Canada plans to improve high-speed internet access in 112 ...
Winnipeg, Manitoba - The Grand Rapids Griffins were in firm control of the game on Monday night until the last three minutes. Manitoba, the team with the best record in the AHL, scored two goals in 36 seconds to force overtime at Bell MTS Place. With 1:39 left in the extra period, Filip Hronek clinched the ...
Manitoba Chief Justice Richard Chartier has been named chair of the commission that will review the electoral boundaries for Manitoba elections. The review is mandatory every 10 years to take a look at population changes and determine whether riding boundaries need to change. The public is being ...
What is currently an empty warehouse on Ellice Avenue will soon be the new headquarters of the province's liquor and gambling authority. The Liquor and Gaming Authority of Manitoba will be moving into a 23,000-square-foot space in the polo Park area, in what is currently an empty warehouse, said LGA ...
In the 1950s, there were over 700 grain elevators in Manitoba. Today, there are fewer than 200. You can help to preserve the legacy of these disappearing "Prairie sentinels." The Manitoba Historical Society (MHS) is gathering information about all elevators that ever stood in Manitoba, regardless of their ...
Manitoba Hydro is downplaying concerns malfunctioning LED street lights could trigger seizures in people living with epilepsy. In December, the provincial Crown corporation received 57 reports of strobing or blinking LED street lights across the province. One of the Winnipeg complaints involved a rapidly ...
The Interior Inn in Thompson caught fire Monday afternoon, destroying the building. The fire began at about 4 p.m. Monday and quickly spread throughout the three-storey, 45-room building located on Thompson Drive North. There were no injuries and people in the hotel were quickly evacuated, RCMP ...
If you pack your kid into a car seat with a puffy snowsuit on, you're likely doing it wrong. child safety advocates have warned about the dangers of snowsuits and car seat straps that are too slack because of them, but do Canadians in the grips of a bone-chilling winter care? Or do they even know it's ...
"I'm not really sure how it ended up there," Stobbe said on CBC Manitoba's Radio Noon on Tuesday. "But apparently somebody took a photo of my wife Bridget and I when we were in Sayulita." Newton-John was dating Patrick McDermott when he was last seen on June 30, 2005, on a boat near San Pedro, ...
Donovan Gayle was known across the province for his basketball skills and his community engagement. But after a four-year battle with leukemia, Gayle, 35, died on Dec. 15. "With his diagnosis he had to deal with a lot," said Adam Wedlake, executive director of Basketball Manitoba. "[He] could have just ...
ILE DE CHENES, Man. -- A woman has been pronounced dead after being pulled from a burning trailer south of Winnipeg.JONATHAN HAYWARD / THE CANADIAN PRESS. ILE DE CHENES, Man. -- A woman has been pronounced dead after being pulled from a burning trailer south of Winnipeg.

Congratulations, Manitoba, it's a girl. The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority says the province's New Year's baby was born about half an hour after midnight early Monday morning, and she and the parents are doing just fine. The young girl's name is Willow, and she was born at 12:33 a.m. weighing in at ...
What started off as a way to get through a cold day in Oak Lake, Man., Friday has turned into a viral online video for a Manitoba man and his family. The video, posted by Robert Thiessen to his facebook page early Saturday, features Thiessen and his brother-in-law Joe Kaonga doing their version of Toto's ...
For a brief time on Sunday, Manitoba's largest northern town was also the province's hot spot. At about 9 a.m. Churchill's daytime high 'soared' to -23.3 C, while others like Lynn Lake saw temperatures of -23.4 C. Meanwhile in southern Manitoba, cities like Brandon, Portage la Prairie and Winnipeg stayed ...
She's quiet, a little bit shy and just wants to be a hockey team's goalie for fun. She also holds the key to Manitoba's millennium time capsule, to be opened when she's 70. Delaney Jost is the first Manitoban born in the new millennium, and today, she is the first one to become an adult. "It's not any different," ...
The Wildlife Haven Rehabilitation Centre has been dealing with an influx of snowy owls that can't be nursed back to health this season. Volunteer and director Dan Diawol said of the 17 snowy owls the centre took in between October 27 and December 17, 15 either died from starvation or had injuries that ...
The snow has been on the ground less than two months in southern Manitoba, and already a local wildlife refuge says it's taken in more snowy owls than most years -- and the majority had to be put down. "Really disappointing that we had to do that," said Tiffany Lui, animal care co-ordinator at the Wildlife ...
woman found after going missing from northern Manitoba ... Missing woman from northern Manitoba last heard from 9 days ago. RCMP had issued a news release on Thursday, asking for the public's help in finding Ballantyne. police had searched her last known address in Flin Flon as well as locations in ...
Purchased. Business. Extreme cold warning in effect. Advertisement. Advertise With Us. Opinion. Slow but steady year in Manitoba. Province's economy was reliable but that doesn't mean it was boring. Martin Cash By: Martin Cash Posted: 12/30/2017 3:00 AM | Last Modified: 12/30/2017 7:18 AM | Updates | Comments:.
More than 2,500 inmates in Manitoba jails will have to get used to the taste of powdered milk in the new year. Late last month, the Pallister government issued a tender to supply nine provincially run correctional facilities with powdered milk in place of fresh milk. A provincial Justice Department ...
police have a person in custody after a man was stabbed in Stonewall Saturday morning. Stonewall RCMP were called to the report of a fight on 2nd Street West around 9:20 a.m. where they found a 20-year-old man from the RM of Rockwood suffering from stab wounds. The man was treated for ...
The bikes will be given to kids living in Winnipeg and on remote Manitoba First Nations. Now in its seventh year, the marathon has become a community tradition. "Every year my heart just grows two sizes because when we're worried that were going to be set up or have enough bikes people come through ...
The long-term survival of a unique bird that calls Manitoba home is being threatened by the fact the species is finding love with blue-winged mates, a new study shows. The province is home to the golden-winged warblers and until recently, it was believed to host one of the most genetically pure populations ...
Roughly one-fifth of respondents to an anonymous survey used cannabis in the past year, says Manitoba's Liquor and Gaming Authority. The same survey, which was done by the Liquor and Gaming Authority, suggested more than half of respondents -- 56 per cent -- said they don't use cannabis and ...
Anyone who illegally drains wetlands or erects an illegal dyke could soon face enormously increased fines. Sustainable Development Minister Rochelle Squires tabled legislation Thursday she promised would bring enhanced protection to Manitoba's wetlands. "We want to make sure there is no illegal ...
Legary, who ranks just below chief administrative officer Doug McNeil on the city's organizational chart, told reporters Thursday he is dividing his time jointly between the City of Winnipeg and the Province of Manitoba, which is paying half his salary. "When I work at the city, the city pays for me. When I work ...
The Manitoba government has introduced a legislative change it believes will clarify and streamline current rules governing the operation of daycares and home-based child care in the province. Families Minister Scott Fielding tabled the Community Child Care Standards Amendment Act Wednesday during ...
Environment Canada has ended special weather statements across southern Manitoba after warning about an Alberta clipper that was expected to race across the lower part of the province. Initially, a southwest wind was expected to blow around 50 km/h Wednesday afternoon with gusts around 80 km/h ...
A trial set to start Monday for a prominent Winnipeg pediatrician charged with incest has been rescheduled for October 2018 after the accused ...
A 16-year-old boy has been charged after several people were threatened and two vehicles were shot at in northern Manitoba.Olivia Condon/ ...
Paetkau has spent much time studying Manitoba's marine life along the coast of Hudson Bay and says there are lessons we can learn from the ...
Manitoba wind maps clearly indicate that large swaths of the province experience wind speeds in line with those of the Wind Belt. Especially at ...
A Manitoba man says he feels left behind by the health care system because he isn't able to get any answers after his hip replacement surgery ...
A judge has sentenced a former elementary school teacher convicted of possessing child pornography to two years less a day in jail, but ...
A 35-year-old man died after his car crashed head-on with a semi-trailer truck hauling lumber northwest of Winnipeg. The man was driving ...
A short police chase in Selkirk ended with two people injured on the weekend; the Independent Investigation Unit of Manitoba is investigating.
... its doors after two Canadian media giants swapped ownership of more than 40 community newspapers, including the Manitoba paper.
Some Manitoba First Nations say they are worried some of the reforms planned for the province's troubled child-welfare system could worsen ...
Manitoba premier breaks arm while hiking in New Mexico · After months of 'ruff' training, rescued pooch recruit now sniffs out bombs for cops ...
Rahimi said all money raised through the campaign will be sent directly to Sarpol-e-Zahab through the Kurdish Association of Manitoba.
A Winnipeg hospital is conducting a review after a woman died less than a week after giving birth. Chelean Eaton died on Nov. 6, days after the ...
Manitoba's premier was briefly reported missing to police before being found injured during a hike in New Mexico. Premier Brian Pallister was ...
MacKay says because Manitoba is already meeting and exceeding national targets for fuel reduction, it can fight Ottawa's carbon tax plan in ...
Amanda Reimer is the founder of Etsy Sellers Manitoba. She is also the owner of Silver Moose arts a home-based business in Landmark ...


 

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