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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, ...


 

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