The Queen of Soul, an old-school rave and a mini-Keycon: CBC Manitoba’s top weekend picks

By | February 1, 2019

The brutally cold snap in Winnipeg has finally ended — and we’ll find out this weekend if the groundhog thinks we’re in for six more weeks of winter. But there’s more to this weekend than Groundhog Day. Three of CBC Manitoba’s on-air personalities share their top picks for the Feb. 1-3 weekend. Ismaila Alfa’s pick:​​ Ego Spank Presents Winnipeg band Ego Spank has… Read More »

The Queen of Soul, an old-school rave and a mini-Keycon: CBC Manitoba’s top weekend picks for Feb. 1-3

By | February 1, 2019

The brutally cold snap in Winnipeg has finally ended — and we’ll find out this weekend if the groundhog thinks we’re in for six more weeks of winter. But there’s more to this weekend than Groundhog Day. Three of CBC Manitoba’s on-air personalities share their top picks for the Feb. 1-3 weekend. Ismaila Alfa’s pick:​​ Ego Spank Presents Winnipeg band Ego Spank has… Read More »

Ex-Transit operator says city must do more to protect drivers like Irvine Fraser

By | February 1, 2019

A former Winnipeg Transit operator is pointing the finger squarely at the City of Winnipeg and Winnipeg Transit for fostering a dangerous environment that left drivers like Irvine Jubal Fraser in harm’s way. Chantale Garand resigned from her post on Nov. 9, following the stabbing death of Fraser at the hands of passenger Brian Kyle Thomas. “[I had]… Read More »

Panellists talk approaches to mental health support in Indigenous communities

By | February 1, 2019

Many people face mental health challenges, but what approaches do Indigenous people find support their mental health? Michael Champagne grew up in Winnipeg’s North End. He has been a champion for talking about mental health but still has his own struggles He recently had to attend a funeral for a loved one. “There is no reprieve and it just feels like… Read More »

Iguana-sized cousin to the dinosaurs discovered in Antarctica

By | February 1, 2019

Imagine you’re walking through a lush forest, trees stretching into the sky, scrub bushes dotting the landscape with the soft sound of a stream gurgling nearby. This is Antarctica. It’s not the Antarctica we know today, but the one that existed 250 million years ago. Now, researchers have discovered an iguana-sized dinosaur cousin that once roamed the lush… Read More »

‘Silent majority’ of Canadians wants more government action on climate change

By | February 1, 2019

Hello there! This is our weekly newsletter on all things environmental, where we highlight trends and solutions that are moving us to a more sustainable world. (Sign up here to get it in your inbox every Thursday.) This week: Canadians want action on climate change A greener way to heat apartment buildings What do households produce in terms of carbon emissions? More… Read More »

Valour FC signs goalkeeper Mathias Janssens from Belgian third tier

By | February 1, 2019

Winnipeg’s Valour FC has reached into Belgian’s third division to sign goalkeeper Mathias Janssens. The 20-year-old arrives from RAAL La Louviere. The young Belgian previously played for Waasland Beveren’s reserve team. “Through our scouting and coaching networks, Mathias is a player who was brought to our attention well over a year ago,” Valour FC coach and GM Rob… Read More »