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‘We think about our boys every single day’: Photo project marks 2nd anniversary of Humboldt Broncos bus crash

By | April 5, 2020

The ice inside Elgar Petersen Arena in Humboldt, Sask., is gone. This community’s central gathering place, home of its Humboldt Broncos, sits empty. Spring hockey camps have been cancelled due to COVID-19. The novel coronavirus also forced the cancellation of Monday’s public service marking the two-year anniversary of Broncos bus crash. “Hockey’s on the back burner. Everybody’s lives are… Read More »

Head-on crash near Glenboro, Man. sends 2 to hospital

By | April 4, 2020

WINNIPEG — Two people were sent to hospital following a head-on collision near Glenboro, Man. Saturday afternoon. RCMP said around 1:10 p.m. officers responded to a two vehicle crash on Highway 2, eight kilometres east of Glenboro. Police believe a vehicle going west lost control, crossed the centre line, and collided with an eastbound vehicle. A 20-year-old man,… Read More »

How many health-care workers are self-isolating due to COVID-19? Unions have no reliable count

By | April 4, 2020

Health-care unions say they are struggling to keep track of the number of frontline workers in COVID-19-related isolation in Manitoba but it is possible several hundred are off the job right now. The province’s public health officials do not report the number of health-care professionals required to stay home and the unions that represent health-care workers in the province cite privacy of health… Read More »

Gas prices dip below 60 cents a litre in Winnipeg

By | April 4, 2020

WINNIPEG — Amid tumultuous markets and a global pandemic, gas prices across the country have plummeted. With Costco advertising at 59.9 cents a litre and most stations not far behind, Winnipeggers are finding some savings at the pump. Gas prices in Winnipeg as of Saturday night according to GasBuddy: 59.9 Costco – 2365 McGillivray Blvd & Columbia Dr… Read More »

Manitoba hospitals to begin saving used N95 masks for possible sterilization and reuse

By | April 4, 2020

Hospitals across Manitoba will begin to save “gently used” N95 masks instead of throwing them out as part of a backup plan in case the supply of the protective equipment becomes limited during the coronavirus pandemic. “As part of our ongoing efforts to ensure every possible contingency plan is in place to ensure a robust supply of PPE… Read More »