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Phoenix Sinclair is shown in a family photo released by the Commission of Inquiry looking into her 2005 death. The aging computer system used to track children in care in Manitoba is still in use despite promises for change a decade ago and a recommendation from the Phoenix Sinclair commission that ...
International Women's Day was on Thursday, but that didn't stop one Winnipeg group from celebrating into the weekend. Hundreds packed into an event thrown by the Manitoba Chinese Women's Association to recognize ordinary females in the city that go above and beyond. Eight different women who ...

When Copenace has gone missing in the past, he's travelled to the south of the city, Carver added. Police are further worried because of chilly temperatures. Copenace is described as clean shaven, about five feet, seven inches tall, with a medium build and short black hair. When he was last seen, he was ...
A 33-year-old man from Winnipeg is dead after losing control of his snowmobile on a Manitoba trail on Saturday, police say. Just after 11 a.m. that morning, ... 220, about 45 kilometres north of Broadlands Road in the rural municipality of Alexander, police wrote in a Sunday news release. The municipality is ...
"Winnipeg is a signatory, and the province of Manitoba works with the City of Winnipeg, on the UN Safe Cities Initiative, and we need to continue to be moving forward so that we make our public spaces safe for women and girls, and that we make our campuses safe for women and girls, and we make ...
Manitoba municipalities may soon have individual control over their own speed limits. Up until now, speed ... "I know, myself, and mayors in pretty well every city in Manitoba, really felt strongly that the Manitoba Highway Traffic Board had probably outlived its usefulness," says Ferris. "When we dealt with ...

A petition has begun circulating in Boissevain, Man., a town about 70 kilometres south of Brandon along Highway 10. ... Councillors in the southwestern Manitoba rural municipality of Sifton have also banded together with those from other towns and municipalities in the region to oppose to changes.
Winkler City Council has long fought the Highway Traffic Board for the right to govern its own speed limits. ... Highway Traffic Board would be eliminated, something Winkler City Council has reiterated numerous times and even brought forward to AMM (Association of Manitoba Municipalities) as a resolution.
The Association of Manitoba Municipalities welcomes the change, and says its members can sometimes wait years to get a speed limit changed under the current system. The bill would also eliminate the Motor Transport Board, which issues operating permits to inter-city bus companies. Infrastructure ...
A Winnipeg hockey team got a slice of small-town hospitality over the weekend when a pizzeria in a rural Manitoba town let them gobble up 'zah and crash overnight during a wicked snowstorm. Winnipeg Bruins AAA midget hockey coach Dan Eliasson said weather conditions were clear Sunday night ...
WINNIPEG, Manitoba - After escaping February with an overtime loss to the surging Grand Rapids Griffins (Detroit), Derek Lalonde and his Wild squad go wheels up and head north of the border for a back-to-back showdown against the Central's first place team, the Manitoba Moose (Winnipeg).
Environment Canada says that storm could dump up to 30 centimetres of snow in parts of Western Manitoba, and up to 15 in Winnipeg. That prompted the City to reinstate its winter parking ban as of midnight Monday. The incoming storm is expected to hit the city Sunday night and the city is advising people ...
A Manitoba arbitrator has ordered the City of Winnipeg to pay more than $100,000 in damages to its paramedics and their union after its fire-paramedic chief breached respectful workplace policies in 2015 — but said the outcome may have been different had the chief made a sincere apology in a timely ...
The northern Manitoba city, known as the "Polar Bear Capital of the World," has been struggling since last May when flooding damaged the tracks, cutting off the only land link between Churchill, ... Wright says Polar Bears International House shows the group's more permanent commitment to the town.
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has updated its regulated areas for emerald ash borer (EAB) to include a new area in Manitoba and to expand the areas in Quebec. This change is due to new detections of EAB in Winnipeg and southern Quebec in 2017 and is intended to slow the insect's ...
The late Winnipeg peace and social justice activist Nick Ternette could soon have a playground named after him in the neighbourhood where he lived for decades. The city centre community committee passed a motion at their Feb. 13 meeting recommending that the Evanson Tot Lot at 165 Evanson St. be ...
Mayor Brian Bowman and Winnipeg's 15 city councillors won't be allowed to make funding announcements for two months before this fall's election. Council voted unanimously Thursday in favour of a self-imposed announcement blackout period that would cover the 60 days before the Oct. 24 municipal ...

Longtime public servant Marc Lemoine has been tapped to become Winnipeg's city clerk, one of only four city employees who report directly to council. City council's governance committee held a special meeting Wednesday to recommend Lemoine's promotion to city clerk from deputy city clerk in March.
Wonder if cookie sales will increase after July First in Canada? Many Canadians, who want Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to take a hike, had their wish come true earlier this month. While visiting Los Angeles Trudeau did go for a hike…with the city's Mayor. It's not known if they brought cookies with them.
Residents of a west-central Manitoba town can turn their taps on full again after a water crisis this week that forced them to cut back on showering, dishwashing and toilet-flushing. Officials in Swan River say crews have completed repairs to one of two broken artesian wells which, along with a third well, ...
WINNIPEG – Manitoba has agreed to a deal with Ottawa that could see the province receive up to $67 million to reduce carbon emissions. After more than a year of resisting Manitoba has joined the Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change. The money would come from the Low ...
According to the city's report on the request, the heritage department told Sussex on Nov. 20, 2017, it was a no-go. The request was officially rejected on Jan. 3. "Heritage does not support a roof-top billboard sign on a designated historical resource, as they do not comply with our standards and guidelines," ...
City council's appeals committee voted Friday to allow a decades-old, derelict billboard to remain above the Casa Loma building at the southeast corner of Portage ... 'It is big, but it could be beautiful': Winnipeg company to appeal city decision on oversized billboard ... We're going to see Manitoba artists.
The repair tab for Winnipeg's water-treatment plant will be millions less than a worst-case-scenario envisioned by engineers — provided the city dispenses with a chemical-production facility at the R.M. of Springfield site. Winnipeg's water and waste department says in a new report it has spent $615,000 to ...
The firm has told prospective Winnipeg drivers it intends to subject them to further background checks "as soon as your city becomes active." A spokesperson for Uber Canada suggested via email the company wants to be prepared in the event Manitoba Public Insurance officials change their mind. "We are ...
The closure of Peg Beer is a worrisome development for a craft beer industry that should be fizzing in Manitoba, according to Farmery Estate Brewing Company. The owner of Peg Beer, a company that ... The City of Winnipeg currently offers no tax incentives to craft breweries. While optimistic about his own ...
Space heaters are being blamed for a fire that destroyed a home east of Winnipeg on Wednesday. Emergency crews were called to the bungalow on Dundee Garson Road, in the rural municipality of Springfield, around 1:30 a.m.. A 49-year-old woman and a 19-year-old man got out of the house safely, ...
Longtime public servant Marc Lemoine has been tapped to become Winnipeg's city clerk, one of only four city employees who report directly to council. City council's governance committee held a special meeting Wednesday to recommend Lemoine's promotion from deputy city clerk to city clerk in March.
Manitoba levels up with $34-million wastewater plant STANTEC CONSULTING LTD. — A $34-million wastewater treatment plant under construction in Thompson, Man. has been designed to integrate the administration and multi-use areas of the plant on top of the treatment tanks, creating a three-level ...
The Association of Manitoba Municipalities is using the poll as leverage in its lobbying efforts to get a piece of the carbon tax action. When any new tax is proposed or raised, stakeholders come from far and wide to demand their rightful share of the windfall. And all have good reasons why they should get ...
Angled parking in the east Exchange District is here to say after city traffic engineers declared a Bannatyne Avenue experiment a success. In 2017, the City of Winnipeg transformed a one-block stretch of Bannatyne Avenue — between Rorie Street and Waterfront Drive — into a one-way, westbound street ...
The future of the only homeless shelter in The Pas is in doubt after several residents opposed moving it to the town's downtown core. Manitoba Housing applied for a conditional use permit to run Oscar's Place out of a building at 202 Edwards Avenue, which is in the middle of several downtown businesses.
A rabbi well known in Winnipeg's Jewish community has been on the lam since October after being charged with sexual assault, sexual interference and invitation to sexual touching, CBC News has learned. Police believe that Rabbi Yacov Simmonds, 42, has been hiding out somewhere in the United ...
Months before pot is scheduled to be legalized, the organizer of the city's annual 420 protest says he suddenly can't get permits due to conflicting rules from ... For the past several years, people have gathered yearly on April 20 to smoke marijuana on the Manitoba legislative grounds, as a protest against ...
Priscilla Meeches, who was taken from her family in 1969 in Portage La Prairie, Man., and adopted to a Manitoba Mennonite family, listens as spokesperson of the Manitoba 60s Scoop Survivors Group Colleen Rajotte speaks at Thunderbird House in Winnipeg, Friday, February 16, 2018. The group met to ...
City of Winnipeg services. All civic offices will be closed on Monday, Feb. 19, as will the Winnipeg Parking Authority, public libraries, the city's animal services agency, and leisure centres. All indoor swimming pools other than the Pan Am Pool and the Cindy Klassen Recreation Complex will also be closed.
Home-building firms only learned of the hike when developers began applying for permits, Manitoba Home Builders Association president and CEO Lanny McInnes says. The MHBA — which has already mounted a legal challenge of the city's right to levy growth fees — is now questioning the lack of ...
The federal government is funding the $81,000 initiative, which is being administered through the City of Winnipeg. "This data is essential to helping us create a real picture of homelessness in Canada, so that we can develop effective strategies that respond to homelessness at the local level," Duclos said.
McLauchlan was hired by Travel Manitoba in December 2017 to roll out their new Northern Manitoba Tourism Strategy, which outlines how municipalities like Thompson can maximize their potential as a top-quality Manitoba travel destination. According to this research, McLauchlan said that most tourists ...
A water main break has shut down a section of Cavalier Drive, which is coated in ice and has left at least one car frozen in place. The road, in the city's Crestview neighbourhood, is blocked from Fairlane Avenue to just short of Portage Avenue. City crews are working on the problem and drivers are urged to ...
As the city conducts a traffic-study that includes a crosswalk where an eight-year-old boy was hit and killed by a truck on his way to school in St. Vital this ... with traffic," said Montafur, a former professor of civil engineering at the University of Manitoba who now works at MORR Transportation Consulting.
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The City of Winnipeg is spending $2.6 million to update the Pan Am Pool. The construction, which was approved by city council as part of the 2019 capital budget, will replace the pool's ceiling, lighting and public address system. The ceiling hasn't been replaced since the pool opened in 1967, the city said ...
Manitoba has identified four companies that will be allowed to operate retail cannabis locations. ... "As we move forward, we'll continue to engage with Indigenous communities regarding on-reserve cannabis retail opportunities and with the Association of Manitoba Municipalities on promoting access to ...
City of Winnipeg finance officials are expressing more concerns about provincial funding for major projects in Winnipeg. Winnipeg chief financial officer Mike Ruta told city council's finance committee Thursday there is no guarantee Premier Brian Pallister's Progressive Conservative government will follow ...
Winnipeg's transit union held a brief memorial ceremony Wednesday morning to mark the one-year anniversary of the killing of Irvine Jubal Fraser. The transit operator was stabbed on the job on Feb. 14, 2017, at the University of Manitoba's Fort Garry campus. His death led the City of Winnipeg to usher in a ...
One year after a Winnipeg Transit driver was stabbed to death on the job, the City of Winnipeg is still trying to decide what sort of security personnel will be ... 14, 2017 death of Irvine Jubal Fraser, who was stabbed while operating a Winnipeg Transit bus on the University of Manitoba's Fort Garry campus..
Wonder if cookie sales will increase after July First in Canada? Many Canadians, who want Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to take a hike, had their wish come true earlier this month. While visiting Los Angeles Trudeau did go for a hike…with the city's Mayor. It's not known if they brought cookies with them.
Thieves have made off with an antique neon sign that has been a part of a small-town lumber business in Manitoba for nearly seven decades, Canadian investigators say. The sign that was attached to the second floor exterior wall of Stevens Lumber Co. in Fannystelle went missing Jan. 7, according to a ...
Mayor Brian Bowman says the Manitoba government is trying to wriggle out of a commitment to pay for its share of a $467-million project rapid-transit ... "There is a desire by the provincial government to create a new agreement to amend the current agreement in a way that is less favourable to the City of ...


 

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