U of M increases tuition by 3.75 per cent

By | May 22, 2019

Students at the University of Manitoba will be paying more for tuition in the 2019/2020 school year. On Monday, the university approved its $675.3 million budget that includes a 3.75 per cent tuition increase for students. “While continuing to operate in a fiscally constrained environment, as a community we have worked together to enable strategic investments in areas… Read More »

City committee upholds decision to euthanize dogs following attack on child

By | May 22, 2019

Emotions and tensions were running high during an appeal hearing at city hall over the fate of two dogs, following an attack last month on a child in a public alleyway. The Standing Policy Committee on Protection, Community Services and Parks voted unanimously to uphold the “exceptionally dangerous” classification for two dogs, meaning they will be humanely euthanized.… Read More »

Teen killed in crash with garbage truck near Anola

By | May 22, 2019

Published Wednesday, May 22, 2019 10:55AM CST Last Updated Wednesday, May 22, 2019 10:56AM CST A 19-year-old man was killed near Anola, Man. Tuesday when his pickup truck crashed into a garbage truck, say Oakbank RCMP. Police say it happened around 12:30 p.m. just north of Anola, located about 38 kilometers east of Winnipeg. The teen was reportedly… Read More »

Winnipeg book gives Robin Hood a modern, inclusive look

By | May 22, 2019

Local author Meghan Malcolm’s first children’s book may never have been written if it wasn’t for her young daughter’s obsession with princesses. When Malcolm reached for a story to read, her four-year-old insisted that it feature a princess. However, Malcolm quickly discovered that the princess stories she found weren’t as inclusive as she’d hoped. “The princesses all look the same, they dress the… Read More »

Winnipeg Cher fans disappointed after show suddenly cancelled

By | May 22, 2019

Cher fans in Winnipeg groaned in disappointment after waiting more than an hour to see the legendary performer, only to be told the Tuesday night show was postponed. “Cher has become unwell and is unable to perform at tonight’s performance,” announced a spokesperson from Cher’s touring company. “We apologize for the long wait. We were back discussing to see… Read More »

Media Advisory – Thompson, Manitoba

By | May 22, 2019

Members of the media are invited to attend an important infrastructure event with Mr. Dan Vandal, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Indigenous Services, on behalf of the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities and Her Worship Colleen Smook, Mayor of Thompson.