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A coalition of people living near the Assiniboine River has started to form in the rural Municipalities St. Francois Xavier and Cartier.
Weather warnings for Winnipeg and some other parts of the province prompted by a low-pressure system leaving Saskatchewan and heading into Manitoba ...

Sportsnet will televise "Rogers Hometown hockey" on Sunday at 7:30 p.m. ET, prior to the game between the Vancouver Canucks and Winnipeg Jets.
Residents living near the University of Manitoba gathered to hear what the city has done to tackle the issue of illegal rooming houses in their neighborhood.
The City of Winnipeg and its largest union are trading accusations of bad-faith negotiations as the two parties try to hammer out a collective bargaining ...
City of Winnipeg spokesperson Michelle Finley said that outlook is "significantly better" than what the province first projected in February.

The owner of the vacant Osborne Village Inn plans to reopen the property this fall with small furnished apartments on the upper storeys and commercial tenants ...
Canada's spending plan for the year, handed down by Justin Trudeau's Liberal government Wednesday includes something called the Smart Cities challenge, where Municipalities compete for $300 million worth of funding over the next 11 years. ... "Smart ...
When Doug Susinski decided to get his home in Shoal Lake hooked up to the municipal sewer system, he never imagined the house would become filled with ...
The mayor of Brandon says he's open to the idea of riding-hailing services like Uber operating in the Wheat City, but new regulations have to be mindful of the city's already robust vehicle-for-hire industry. "We're always interested in ... New ...
Council unanimously passed a resolution that the city would cover any financial shortfall incurred as a result of hosting the 2018 Power Smart Manitoba Games at its March 13 meeting. "The agreement between sport Manitoba and Thompson and the host ...
Eadie said he can't support more aid for True North until the owner of the Winnipeg Jets and Manitoba Moose agrees to give the city the proceeds of the Entertainment taxes charged on tickets to events at MTS Centre. "They are prospering! They are rich!
Officials in the Manitoba border town of Emerson say some residents are starting to get a little annoyed with how asylum-seekers are behaving when they arrive in the community.
It proposes putting power in the hands of Manitoba municipalities to regulate all vehicles for hire, such as limousines and taxis, including those hired by way of a digital network or platform, like Lyft and Uber.
Bell MTS now starts a five-year, CAD1 billion broadband network expansion plan for Manitoba's cities, traffic corridors, rural locations and remote communities, with Winnipeg serving as BCE's headquarters in Western Canada.
OmniTrax, the Denver-based company that owns the rail line that brings supplies into Churchill, cleared the tracks and is trying to get supplies delivered as soon as possible.
CHURCHILL, Man. - A food shortage in the northern Manitoba town of Churchill has gotten some relief with the arrival of the first train in nearly three weeks.

Winnipeg chief administrative officer Doug McNeil told council's finance committee this morning that austerity measures initially described as a hiring freeze are actually aimed more at the middle-management level of city hall and should not result in ...
CHURCHILL, Man. - When the sun finally broke through a blizzard that lasted three days in a northern Manitoba town, a local leader said it looked like the moon.
The left-of-centre politician, who sat on city council for 22 years and in the Manitoba Legislature for another two, died early Sunday morning at Victoria General hospital, said his friend Paul Moist, the former national president of the Canadian Union ...
The warehouse that houses Siloam Mission has achieved heritage building status after the homeless shelter expressed support for the designation.
The Brandon Fair Trade Committee, a Marquis Project initiative, recently announced that the City of Brandon won Fairtrade Canada's fair trade town of the year award for 2016. The Canadian Fairtrade Awards bring together industry and civil society ...
The legal battle over growth fees has cast a new chill on the already frosty relationship between developers and the City of Winnipeg.
Some drivers stranded on snow-choked highways in western Manitoba for 18 hours are finally safe and warm. firefighters from the Rural Municipality of Whitehead, between Brandon and Virden, rescued several drivers from the Trans-Canada Highway late ...
Most of Manitoba is still being hammered by blizzard conditions that have shut down schools and highways and left many people facing considerable drifts ...
"It's getting tougher and tougher to get volunteers," said Rob Brown, deputy chief of the fire department in Waskada, Man.
... much more you can get for your real estate dollar if you live in Winnipeg compared to most other Canadian cities. Royal LePage looked at the kind of home people could buy for $1 million and found the best value for that money was in the Manitoba ...
Canada's 150th anniversary will allow the City of Winnipeg to shave $425,000 off its spending this year. On Wednesday, Mayor Brian Bowman's inner circle will consider a report to formalize federal spending on six capital projects in Winnipeg as part of ...
The City of Winnipeg is putting a lid on further talk about mandatory bike-helmet us after councillors accepted a cycling-safety report that recommended no ...
A handful of people who joined a protest at Winnipeg City Hall Saturday - one of a series of protests nationwide - were drowned out by hundreds of others there to promote a message of love and inclusion.
A sign is seen near Emerson, Man. Thursday, February 9, 2016. refugees have been crossing the closed border port into Canada at Emerson and authorities had a town hall meeting in Emerson to discuss their options. (John Woods/CP). EMERSON, Man.
Next week, Brandon East MLA Len Isleifson plans to introduce a private members bill in the Manitoba Legislature proposing the Silver Alert system, designed to find people with disabilities, elderly and vulnerable missing persons.
A fire at a storage compound just outside Winnipeg tore through a trailer and spread to a motorhome, a fifth-wheel camper, a boat and a vehicle.
Coun. Ross Eadie announced his resignation on Wednesday.
But the report, which was commissioned with the intent of possibly making helmet use mandatory, makes no recommendations to the city about enacting new city regulations or enforcing existing provincial road-safety rules. "The two most important ...
Some may have welcomed it at the time, but warm weather in February came with a catch for some Winnipeg drivers: deep, slippery ruts in the back lane.
But it's how this small village of about 700 in winter - and 4,000 during cottage season - treats its waste water that makes it really stand out as a place planning for long-term Sustainability.
Here's what the province actually expects to see in southern Manitoba in the coming weeks, based on the flood outlook published on Monday.
Winnipeg - Manitoba's health minister said Tuesday he will not attend a Pride Parade in his constituency this summer because there has been too much shaming of people who don't participate.
Recent mild weather in southern Manitoba is expected to raise Red River levels later this week, but not enough to prompt sandbagging in Winnipeg just yet, the city says. In its first flood bulletin of 2017, issued Tuesday, the City of Winnipeg said the ...
Last week, Montreal city council passed a motion declaring Montreal a sanctuary city - the fourth in Canada. According to Montreal mayor Denis Coderre, the ... Sanctuary cities are cities that implement policies and procedures to protect and provide ...
The owner of a southern Manitoba hotel and watering hole spent the night parked in a Tim Hortons lot, confused and trying to process what happened after a fire ...
A small Manitoban town has lost its newspaper. The Grandview Exponent recently announced Friday's paper would be its last edition, after 117 years in ...
They say you can't go home again, but when it comes to a house famed author and suffragist Nellie McClung lived in, sometimes a home itself can go home again.
Ohio town wins top US tap water prize at tasting contest ... The sparking water entry also had co-champions: Last year's winner, Tesanjski Kiseljak of Tesanj, Bosnia, tied with 2016's silver medalist Touch Sparkling Mineral Water of Marchand, Manitoba.
A decade before Winnipeg City Council plowed ahead with a blanket growth-fee charge, a report obtained by the CBC warned the city to examine area-specific exemptions and discounts for industrial developments. The administration ... A 2016 report by the ...
Manitoba town grappling with how to spend surprise cash windfall. Minto, Man. has $55K to spend annually on youth recreation thanks to mystery donors from Vancouver.
Emerson, Man., got an unofficial visit from former cabinet minister MaryAnn Mihychuk on Saturday.
The City of Winnipeg has released which residential streets it plans to fix up in 2017 with the help of contributions from the Manitoba and federal governments.
Before the news broke of asylum seekers crossing the border into Emerson, it had been over ten years since the town's reeve had done media interviews.


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