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"Total precipitation was 333.1 millimetres at the airport, just 1.1 mm wetter than 2006, the second driest year on record," Weatherlogics said in a tweet. Dry doesn't mean drought, though. Winnipeg was described as one of the country's sweet spots last summer -- not too wet and not too dry. A normal year's ...
Accusations of sexual harassment and assault against Albert Schultz, the co-founder and now former artistic director of Toronto's Soulpepper Theatre Company, highlight the unique power imbalance that exists within the world of theatre, Winnipeg-based director Ann Hodges said. "I think what's unique ...

The president of the union representing Winnipeg Transit drivers is calling for more support for bus drivers to help with the emotional stress of the job after a crash between a bus and a small car early Friday left the driver of the car suffering critical injuries. Aleem Chaudhary, president of the Amalgamated ...
A Manitoba First Nations leader said she is glad to see Sen. Lynn Beyak get booted from the federal Conservative caucus for her views on the residential school system, although she is surprised it took so long. "It's about time," said Sheila North Wilson, grand chief of Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak.
The City of Winnipeg is taking its first steps towards designing a footbridge that would connect Osborne Village to downtown.. The city launched the first phase -- engagement -- of the Osborne to Downtown Walk bike Bridge and Connections project this month. The bridge would span the Assiniboine ...
The Winnipeg police Service's helicopter recently took to the skies for a reason that had nothing to do with crime. police confirmed Friday the $3.5-million Air-1 helicopter was flown to La Salle, about 20 kilometres south of Winnipeg, in December to be used during a shoot for the upcoming film, The Parts ...

The number of Winnipeggers dealing with frozen pipes has spiked in the past week. There are now 402 reports to the city of people with no water due to frozen internal plumbing, compared to 115 reports as of Dec. 27. That refers to any pipes, including fittings, valves and fixtures, that carry water through a ...
Construction on an addition at Health sciences Centre is delayed and over budget, the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority said Friday. Work started in 2011 on the seven-storey, 91,000-square-foot Diagnostic Centre of Excellence located on William Avenue beneath the new helicopter landing pad.
Winnipeg taxpayers have been paying nearly two-thirds of Alex Forrest's six-figure union salary for the past four years, even though he's been on leave from his job as fire captain to work full-time as president of the United Fire Fighters of Winnipeg. Unlike other unions representing city employees, which ...
The City of Winnipeg is taking preventative measures to deal with an "inevitable" zebra mussel invasion of the source of its drinking water. To date, no zebra mussels have been found in Shoal Lake, which straddles the Manitoba-Ontario border. But Winnipeg water and waste officials believe it's only a ...
The City of Winnipeg's longest-serving department director plans to retire in March. Richard Kachur has run the City Clerk's office since 2001 and started working for the department as a deputy clerk in 1992. He wound up serving under five mayors: Bill Norrie, Susan Thompson, Glen Murray, Sam Katz and ...
Manitoba Film and music is hoping the recent film production boom in the province will finally convince airlines to provide a direct flight between Winnipeg and Los Angeles -- the lack of which is holding back film production in the province, according to CEO Carole Vivier. "We have definitely lost ...
money for mosquito control has joined the list of city-provincial funding disputes that already includes squabbles over funding for Winnipeg Transit, ambulances, taxi regulation, police cadets and the police helicopter. Winnipeg's insect-control branch warns in a report the city is facing a $620,000 shortfall for ...
Winnipeg Transit also reported an improvement in fare revenues and additional cost savings during the latter part of 2017, eliminating the need for a transfer of cash to the service, Olafson wrote. The final surplus figure for 2017 will be known in February. Winnipeg's total budget in 2017 was $1.08 billion, ...
She said she opened a missing persons report with police that day, and contacted the Winnipeg Bear Clan to help search for her missing daughter. police came to the family's North End home on Dec. 29 to tell the family Windy had been found dead. "The police showed up and they came to inform me that ...
Amateur footage of the Royal Family's visit to Winnipeg nearly 80 years is now online in unusually colourful detail. Justin Gulenchyn says his dad bought two cans of old film from an estate sale more than a decade ago, but the pair only recently discovered what was on them during the holidays. Not only ...
If you enjoy smoking on a Winnipeg patio, it's time to hope for unseasonably warm March weather. The City of Winnipeg is poised to enact a patio smoking ban on April Fool's Day. A report from Winnipeg's community services department recommends a ban on second-hand smoke from cigarettes, cigars, ...

And just this week, Garret Hohl concluded that their point pace is due to falter. Can't they see what we see? Jets tied for 1st in the NHL, Moose tied for 1st in the AHL. Wheeler 4th in NHL scoring, Roslovic 2nd in AHL scoring. And tonight's post-game quotes are all about how much #NHLJets love playing ...
Manitoba's police watchdog is investigating allegations of lewd conduct by an RCMP officer at a Winnipeg hotel. According to the Independent Investigation Unit, RCMP received a complaint about alleged inappropriate conduct by the female officer while she was attending a conference in the city on Nov.
Winnipeg police say they're facing a new trend in vehicle theft, in which criminals use a sophisticated scheme involving forged documents to fraudulently buy the cars from auto dealerships. Many are then shipped overseas and resold. police on Thursday announced the results of a more than year-long ...
If your kids are not the "into sitting down to watch something for 90 minutes" type (especially during candy cane season), there's a more hands-on event at the Winnipeg Art Gallery this weekend and it's free! The WAG is hosting its annual holiday party Sunday afternoon and it'll have hot chocolate, cookies, ...
An invasive beetle that attacks and kills ash trees has been found in Winnipeg, and the city says the bug is likely to eventually affect more than 100,000 ash trees on public property and more than 250,000 on private property. Emerald ash borer larvae were confirmed after being found in a tree in St.
The Winnipeg paramedic sees hardships people deal daily basis through her job, and was inspired to start Tags for Tots after hearing about a similar project in New York City. This year, the project is working with two Winnipeg schools. Bazin and her husband made tags that were dropped off at the schools, ...
Winnipeg police say they have partially recovered vials of narcotics stolen from an ambulance in late November. police said an ambulance parked at Winnipeg's St. Boniface hospital was broken into and six vials of narcotics were stolen on Nov. 27 at about 3 a.m.. There were four vials of fentanyl and two ...
The Canadian Pacific Holiday train is chugging along to Winnipeg and will arrive Saturday evening. It's scheduled to stop at Molson Street between Panet and Munroe at 9 p.m., with a concert from 9:15 p.m. to 9:45 p.m. performed by Colin James and Emma-Lee. "People are loving it," Canadian Pacific's ...
Winnipeg police are returning a camera after it was seized from a Winnipeg Sun photographer on Saturday during a "tense situation." "[Winnipeg] police supports the role press plays and freedom of the press," police spokesperson Const. Rob Carver said. "Officers understand this was a wrong course of ...
Winnipeg police are looking for a witness who may have seen a collision that left a woman in her 80s dead. The woman was found hit by a car and lying on Main Street, at the Anderson Avenue intersection, early Friday morning. Elderly woman hit by car Friday morning has died. She was rushed to hospital ...
The Winnipeg Jets are at the top of their division after a 7-4 win against the Las Vegas Golden Knights on Friday. "I don't know if I would've predicted we'd be where we are right now at this point in the season, but we'll take it," centre Bryan Little told reporters Saturday. The team is leading the Western ...
A smaller proportion of Winnipeggers are riding the bus now than 20 years ago, according to recent figures released by Statistics Canada. Winnipeg is the only city out of eight major metropolitan areas in Canada where transit ridership fell between 1996 and 2016. In 1996, 14.3 per cent of the population of ...
companies such as Uber and Lyft will be able to operate alongside taxis in Winnipeg as early as March 1 as part of a new plan to regulate vehicles for hire. Pending council approval, the city plans to regulate all vehicles for hire next year but only license taxis, whose numbers will rise to ensure the ratio of ...
A lot is happening in the Exchange District this weekend, with First Fridays, women's Open Mic Comedy and a show from Winnipeg's Contemporary Dancers. If you have kids, Selkirk is the place to be this weekend. There'll be a big winter street festival on. And if you want to go have a beer and see a good ...
If you want to avoid a mobile photo-radar ticket, don't go anywhere near Grant Avenue and Thurso Street. You may also want to avoid driving during the afternoon rush hour anywhere in Winnipeg, particularly on Wednesdays. A CBC News analysis of 22,737 mobile photo-radar tickets handed out over a ...
A report about the regulations will be published Friday afternoon as part of the agenda for next week's executive policy committee meeting, Winnipeg communications director Felicia Wiltshire said. City councillors were informed by email about this on Thursday and called to a closed-door seminar on Friday ...
A growing festival has spun into a growing controversy. It centres around the dates of Pride Winnipeg, a 10-day event celebrating sexual ...
Leland Gordon is the Chief Operating Officer of the City of Winnipeg Animal Services. He said anyone who didn't have a pet to take a photo ...
Winnipeg police have charged a young man they say is responsible for robbing people who responded to online buy-and-sell ads.
The Manitoba Islamic Association is holding a special prayer Saturday night in remembrance of the victims of a horrific attack during Friday ...
Winnipeg commuters, take note: there are several major road closures happening this weekend that you'll want to be aware of, says CBC ...
Organizers of the Pride Winnipeg Festival are reviewing the decision to move the date of next year's festival after getting backlash from ...
After a series of violent robberies and carjackings, police tracked a stolen vehicle to a Winnipeg home and arrested four people inside, who ...
Personal care homes in Winnipeg faced a funding cut earlier this year -- but a long-term care association says it was small enough that it didn't ...
Winnipeg motorists will have two detours to be watchful for on the weekend of Nov. 25-26. The Louise Bridge, between Nairn Avenue and ...
Lynn Paul wants to fill a hole in her life that's been there since she gave up her baby for adoption in 1979 -- and fill a hole in his knowledge ...
A former sex-trade worker told court Thursday she was harassed by a Winnipeg police officer who repeatedly called her at home to see if she ...
The Winnipeg Aboriginal Film Festival is on all weekend at the Dramatic arts Theatre on Ellice Avenue. Friday night, they're screening a series ...
As the evidence suggests, falls are a major health issue in Winnipeg. People who suffer serious injuries due to falls can experience a reduction ...
'Winnipeg may not be the biggest tech market, but it is one of the fastest growing,' says Ryan Behie, head of CBRE's Manitoba operations.
After a violent mugging outside an ATM in Winnipeg, Bryan Hall slipped into a dark depression and was riddled with anxiety -- his failing ...
Fans of Indigenous films are in for a treat as the annual Winnipeg Aboriginal Film Festival kicks off this week. Feature films, short films and ...
Expect plenty of busy malls, large crowds and big deals around Winnipeg on Friday. It's Black Friday, when the holiday shopping season kicks ...


 

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