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Cody Glass (centre) poses for a picture with Las Vegas Golden Knights general manager George McPhee and assistant general manager Kelly McCrimmon after being chosen sixth overall at the 2017 NHL Draft.
"I like having that positive attention and getting free stuff." For the last two years, the Winnipeg woman - who turned 48 Friday - has made it her mission to plan her birthday around how many free things she can collect.

Ceremony will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 14 at Bell MTS Place.
Transport trucks and cars are racing overhead as the Trans Canada Trail begins its winding journey through Winnipeg at Henderson Highway and the Perimeter Highway.
Chicago - After two years of being touted as the best prospect for the 2017 NHL draft, Winnipeg's Nolan Patrick wound up getting picked second on Friday night.

THE small children of Israel Cemetery hidden away in an outlying area of Transcona suggests there was once a Jewish presence in that area of Winnipeg. That presence, however, was always overshadowed by the large concentration of Winnipeg Jews who ...
Winnipeg - A 32-year-old man has been charged with second degree murder and a number of other firearms charges after a fatal shooting, according to ...
Local Actors could soon have a chance to rub shoulders with Hollywood Stars Kristen Stewart, Laura Dern and Diane Kruger. The film, "JT", is shooting in ...
Jets Gimli Left to Right: Winnipeg Jets Josh Morrissey, Mark Scheifele, Kyle Conner and Jack Roslovic were able to enjoy a Porsche Experience (Porsche 911) with professional race car driver David Richert (second from left) at the Gimli Motorsport Park ...
Winnipeg police want the public to be on the alert for a suspicious man driving a van with blacked-out windows who has recently been spotted outside schools in ...
It's a high school Reunion like few others. Dozens of former students of a residential school that once operated in one of Winnipeg's wealthiest neighbourhoods ...
A student says her life was turned upside down after the Greyhound bus company lost all her possessions during her move from Vancouver to Winnipeg, and months later, she's still waiting for some kind of compensation. Kiara Milla Hernandez-Brown said ...
Winnipeg International Jazz Festival, Art City's parade, Constellation Francophone and Speechless. By Teghan Beaudette, CBC News Posted: Jun 23, 2017 4:00 AM CT Last Updated: Jun 23, 2017 4:00 AM CT.
Two Winnipeg police officers and one other person were injured in a crash on Thursday night.
A 27-year-old Winnipeg man is behind bars after robbing a convenience store and then jumping on a police car while asking officers to kill him, police said ...

The councillor responsible for Winnipeg Transit wants the utility to figure out a way to provide more frequent bus service.
Winnipeg - Winnipeg has been hit with its first minor thunderstorm of the summer. lightning is already being blamed for several Manitoba Hydro outages in the city.
Winnipeg and the surrounding 17 Municipalities in the capital region have collaborated to create an area-wide fire-information reporting system and joint purchasing of firefighting equipment.
The story of Howie Morenz, who died from complications of a broken leg. (New York Times). The story of Jaret Anderson-Dolan. (NHL.
Letkemann learned through the media on Monday evening that the University of Winnipeg's board of regents had received a new policy guiding investments for endowments to the University of Winnipeg Foundation. students stood outside the board's ...
Winnipeg cyclists can now travel from the Bridge Drive-Inn to Birds Hill Park without touching car traffic.
"Someone could be in Winnipeg, somebody else could be on the other side of the world. They can meet up in VR, create a show together and output that right away," said Rachael Hosein, the chief creative at Campfire Union, the virtual reality development ...
The national average rise from January to May was 11 per cent, but the meat price spike hasn't yet hit Winnipeg as hard.
Winnipeggers played fewer rounds of golf at four city-maintained courses in 2016 amid what the city's golf services agency calls an oversaturated market.
Service issues are not new to Winnipeg Transit. In 2015, in a development that affected riders' confidence in the network, Transit abruptly announced service reductions as a result of having too few buses that were properly maintained.
A man with a criminal past dating back to the 1970s has been arrested again for two armed robberies.
As raindrops fell so did the tears as family and friends gathered to say goodbye to William Sumner Monday night. The father of three was shot to death on Father's Day in Winnipeg's North End. Homicide victim's family shocked by facebook live videos. "I ...
A Winnipeg man has been arrested under the Extradition Act in connection with an international drug investigation involving the distribution of counterfeit cancer drugs.
Members of the Winnipeg police association have ratified the tentative agreement reached earlier this month with city hall.
A Winnipeg woman who went live on facebook while paramedics tried to resuscitate a dying man says she's sorry for upsetting the victim's family.
Lowe's has confirmed its long-rumoured entry into the Winnipeg market with plans to open a $34-million big-box store within a stone's throw of a Rona store it ...
tennis courts in Winnipeg have received a lot of love over the past five years, ever since the city was taken to task for the dilapidated condition of its outdoor surfaces.
They're the bane of cyclists' existence and leave smears across vehicle windshields, but now a scourge of worms that has been eating its way through Winnipeg treetops has met a formidable winged foe. Gulls usually stick to the water, but they recently ...
TORONTO - Shares in Home capital Group were up 15 per cent in the first minutes of trading Thursday since it reached settlements in two cases that could have complicated efforts to recover from a damaging loss in investor confidence.
Dave Dessens, housing policy coordinator for the City of Winnipeg, said many people have concerns about the imact of refugees on housing in Manitoba.
A man carrying a sawed-off shotgun accidentally shot himself while exiting a Winnipeg taxicab on April 6. Two men entered the tab in the 2100 block of Gallagher Avenue at around 8 a.m.
To their credit, Winnipeg has done a very good job of locking up first round talent and finding a fit within their organization soon after they are drafted.
Marcel Albert Paul, 50, was arrested after robbing seniors on multiple occasions stretching back to early spring.
Winnipeg police are looking for a man who threw a chunk of concrete at a Winnipeg Transit driver's head last month.
A Winnipeg educational assistant has been found guilty of sexual exploitation of a teen student at the high school where she worked.
A 17-year-old boy is in hospital after a stabbing in Winnipeg's North Kildonan neighbourhood.
Winnipeg can learn from other cities' Uber experience. Carl DeGurse By: Carl DeGurse. Posted: 06/14/2017 7:37 AM | Last Modified: 06/14/2017 10:03 AM | Updates | Comments: Tweet; Post; Reddit; ShareThis; Print; email.
A University of Winnipeg staff member says a man tried to spy into her bathroom stall on campus.
A former Elmwood high school educational assistant has been found guilty of having a sexual relationship with a student in 2014. Sheryl Dyck was arrested in January 2015 following her seven month relationship with the teenager she supervised.
The Victoria General hospital's emergency room will shut down in October as part of sweeping changes to Manitoba's health-care system that will see half of ...
A 25-year-old man is charged with attempted murder and other offences after another man was found suffering from severe head injuries in Winnipeg.
A Winnipeg man has been lying in a care home bed for four months because he says there is no equipment to lift him out and nowhere for him to sit.
Winnipeg - Officials with the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority will be releasing details this afternoon on when emergency rooms will be closing and which ones.