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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.
... Winnipeg Jets · - Winnipeg Blue Bombers · - Winnipeg Goldeyes · - U of M Bisons · - Manitoba hockey Highlights · Videos · - ChrisD.ca on YouTube · Events · weather · Lottery Results · Food · News Alerts. Search. Home » sports » Bisons Volleyball Pushing for Playoff Spot as UBC Comes to Town ...
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 ...
Margruite Krahn, holding a copy of Resurfacing a field journal containing samples of floor designs, is a well-known Manitoba artist who lives in Neubergthal in southern Manitoba. The village is a national heritage site and was founded in 1876 by Mennonites who came from Prussia. Photo: Lorraine ...
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 ...
In 2005, Manitoba Research Alliance -- group of academic researchers and community and government partners --began working with Goodman's group to see if something could be done. "When we came in here, some people were saying, 'This place is a mess. We ought to bulldoze it,'" said Silver, ...
The owner of a decades-old neon sign says it was almost like part of family before it was stolen last month off the front of his family business in a Manitoba village. "It's been on the building longer than I've been around," said Don Stevens, owner of Stevens Lumber Company in Fannystelle, Man., about 50 ...
In western Manitoba, these include the rural Municipalities of Cornwallis, North Cypress-Langford and Whitehead - which surround the City of Brandon - alongside the RMs of Sifton and Oakland-Wawanesa. The Town of Virden is one of 22 Municipalities that are still undecided. Locally, however, it is too ...
Manitoba was charged last week for allegedly choking Hansen at the East Village apartment with which they share access. Hansen and Manitoba also have a teenage son and co-own Manitoba's Bar in New York. According to the police report, officers observed Hansen "crying, with tears streaming down ...
The replacement for Winnipeg's Arlington Bridge could be completed as soon as November 2024 if city hall can cobble together $330 million worth of ... is the new Arlington Bridge is only one of several big-ticket capital projects vying for the attention of elected officials at city hall, the Manitoba Legislature ...
People living in the small Manitoba town of Ste. Anne are getting ready to send their love and pride to Pyeongchang, South Korea, where two of their own will compete for Team Canada in the 2018 Winter Olympic games. Defenceman Jocelyne Larocque and forward Bailey Bram are in Pyeongchang to ...
The Winnipeg Parking Authority plans to remove a quarter of the city's parking pay stations this year as part of a long-term plan to replace most of the city's physical ... The problem facing Winnipeg and other cities, including Toronto, is how to replace the existing machines, which are capable of functioning in ...
Patrik Laine is in love -- with Winnipeg. And the 19-year-old right winger says the city's Wi-Fi is pretty damn good too. In an online piece posted on the Players' Tribune on Tuesday, Laine outlines his love for the Prairie city, but the relative newcomer to Winnipeg admits he didn't pen the article himself.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Winnipeg stop in his cross-country town hall tour saw him again square off with a handful of hecklers, although one of them says she'd rather ... Trudeau's appearance started shortly after 7 p.m. at the University of Manitoba's Max Bell Centre and concluded just before 9 p.m..
SWAN RIVER, MAN.--Officials in a Manitoba town in the midst of a water crisis say there's no timeline for when its wells will be fixed. There were ... Deputy mayor Lance Jacobson said the town, 500 kilometres northwest of Winnipeg, is waiting for several parts to fix the wells. He said they have to be flown in ...
Petition calls for better cell service in Winnipegosis · 1 dead after stolen SUV rolls on Manitoba highway · Fire burns close to Manitoba town of Camperville, sheds destroyed. RCMP say a man is dead after a "disturbance in the community" of Camperville. police said they received multiple calls about a ...
A 15-year-old girl was taken to hospital with serious injuries and is now in stable condition. A 16-year-old girl was also taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. All the passengers in the pickup were from the rural municipality of Thompson. The 35-year-old semi driver, from the rural municipality of ...
Four city councillors have been handed the task of rolling out Winnipeg's plan to deal with the impending legalization of cannabis. Mayor Brian Bowman announced Monday that councillors Matt Allard (St. Boniface), Cindy Gilroy (Daniel McIntyre), Scott Gillingham (St. James-Brooklands) and Mike ...
One year after six men were killed in a shooting at a Quebec City mosque, Shahina Siddiqui said she still carries the pain of her community's loss. ... Siddiqui was part of a small committee that organized a memorial service at the Manitoba Legislature in honour of the first anniversary of the shooting. Dozens ...
A man who went missing shortly after speaking to his wife on the weekend has been found dead. David Reimer, 41, spoke with his wife around 5:45 p.m. on Jan. 26, but when she went to pick up him up 15 minutes later, he was gone, police said. He was supposed to meet his wife on Third Street in Roland, ...
A town of almost 4,000 people in northern Manitoba says levels in its reservoir are critically low and residents must restrict their water use or risk running out completely. Officials in Swan River, about 500 kilometres northwest of Winnipeg, declared a state of emergency on Sunday when pressure in the ...
The city lawyer fired after a deadline to file a statement of claim in a lawsuit over Winnipeg's water-treatment plant was missed -- costing taxpayers the ... CBC Manitoba -- about the lawyer's dismissal "allowed members of the media and members of the legal profession in Manitoba to quickly and easily ...
Manitoba government officials were absent as the city announced 150 road projects on Wednesday, for which it hopes the province will provide $40 million. But Mayor Brian Bowman said he's confident that budget request will be granted, allowing the city's overall $116-million road renewal proposal for ...
Last week the city's executive policy committee, the mayor's agenda-setting group of councillors, voted unanimously to sell the property for $1 to Manitoba Housing, which would then lease it to the Bruce Oake Foundation for $1 a year for 99 years. Dobson will introduce a motion Thursday, when city council ...
a village about 295 kilometres west of Winnipeg, along the Trans-Canada Highway -- there are so few volunteer firefighters it's hard to respond to ... every municipality is struggling with trying to maintain their numbers and recruit new fresh blood to their organizations," he told CBC Manitoba's Radio Noon.
"We believe in the fair say that the Association of Manitoba municipalities has put forward and the City of Winnipeg has asked for, that they set the priorities for the city or for the jurisdiction, and then they come to the provincial and the federal governments and they look for funding for the projects," he said.
The Prime Minister's Office has confirmed Justin Trudeau will be heading in Winnipeg on Jan. 31. While few details were provided, the PMO said the prime minister will hold a town hall meeting. Trudeau has been travelling the country as part of his town hall tour, with events in Ontario and Nova Scotia so ...
After a marathon two days of debating, Brandon's city council has passed this year's budget, holding property taxes to an increase of 0.42 per cent. This means the average Brandon homeowner will see an increase of about $8 on their property tax bill. "This is, I think, the fourth year in a row where we've ...
Another senior staff member is leaving the City of Winnipeg bureaucracy. Daryl Doubleday, the city's manager of solid waste, is leaving his position at the end of January to accept another opportunity, City of Winnipeg communications director Felicia Wiltshire said Tuesday. The city has begun the ...


 

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