Jets blank Predators to clinch playoff spot

By | March 23, 2019

Kyle Connor had a hat trick and one assist and Connor Hellebuyck made 33 saves as the Winnipeg Jets clinched a playoff spot with a 5-0 victory over the Nashville Predators on Saturday. Centre Kevin Hayes had a goal and three assists and Andrew Copp also scored for the Jets (45-26-4). The win marked Hellebuyck’s second shutout of… Read More »

City funding two new tennis and pickelball courts

By | March 23, 2019

The City of Winnipeg is funding two new tennis and pickelball courts at Dakota Collegiate Institute. The city announced today $175,000 for the rebuild. Area councillor Brian Mayes says the funding comes from the St. Vital Ward land dedication reserve and not from the recent city budget. Funding for this project was approved by the Riel Community Committee… Read More »

Vigil held for 4-year-old girl killed in crash

By | March 23, 2019

A vigil was held Friday night for a four-year-old girl who was killed while crossing the street on Monday, March 18. Galila was crossing the street with her mother at the intersection of Isabel St. and Alexander Ave. when they were hit by a vehicle. Galila died in hospital the next day. Galila’s mother remains in hospital; family… Read More »

Letters of peace shared at Winnipeg grocery store following mass shooting in New Zealand

By | March 23, 2019

Just over a week after a mass shooting at two mosques in New Zealand left 50 people dead and many more wounded, letters with hand-drawn peace signs hang at the front counter of Blady Market on Portage Avenue.  The owners of the Middle Eastern food store, which opened last October, said they were given to them by two young girls… Read More »

Engagement sessions with Métis survivors setting stage for reconciliaion with Ottawa

By | March 23, 2019

Métis Sixties Scoop Survivors are invited to share their stories and to state their vision for justice, healing, and restitution at engagement sessions in Winnipeg this weekend. The sessions are meant to help guide what people want to see in the reconciliation process. They are being held at Clarion Hotel & Suites on Portage Avenue Saturday and Sunday.… Read More »

No injuries after fire at multi-family home

By | March 23, 2019

No one was injured in a fire at a multi-family home in the 400 block of Manitoba Ave. on Friday. The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) responded to reports of a fire around 11:20 p.m. After arriving on scene they were able to quickly get the fire under control. The suite where the fire occurred suffered significant fire,… Read More »

Fire causes serious damage to suite in North End building

By | March 23, 2019

Fire crews fought a fire at a multi-family home late Friday night in Winnipeg’s North End. Firefighters responded to reports of a fire at 11:21 p.m. Crews brought the fire under control quickly, but the suite where the fire started suffered significant fire, smoke and water damage. The other three suites in the building did not suffer serious damage. … Read More »