In Colombia, the terraces of a ‘Lost City’ beckon travellers willing to hoof it

By | March 31, 2019

On the steep side of a forested mountain in northern Colombia, dozens of tourists are snaking their way up 1,200 stone steps toward what’s becoming one of South America’s most popular trekking destinations. There’s a Dutch police officer who normally spends his days in Holland overseeing homicide investigations. There’s a Polish musician who toted a violin through the jungle by… Read More »

‘Memories for a lifetime’: Lifters make dream come true for toddler with cancer

By | March 30, 2019

A two-year-old girl living with leukemia and her family are heading on a trip of a lifetime thanks to the heavy lifting of a one-of-a-kind fundraiser held in Winnipeg this weekend. Twenty-three deadlifters from across Manitoba and North Dakota took part in a fundraising deadlift competition Saturday— and the athletes raised more than just barbells. In all, participants brought in… Read More »

Families ice fishing near open water renews safety warnings

By | March 30, 2019

Manitoba officials are warning people about melting ice on lakes and rivers. Saturday afternoon near the Lockport Dam, families were out on the ice trying to catch the end of ice fishing season. Patchy ice revealed people just steps from cold, open water, with a current underneath. Stuart Mckay noticed children on the ice near open water Friday… Read More »

TSB investigating after plane crash north of Kenora

By | March 30, 2019

CTV Winnipeg Published Saturday, March 30, 2019 5:11PM CST Last Updated Sunday, March 31, 2019 3:04PM CST The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is investigating after a small plane crash in remote northwestern Ontario Saturday. On Sunday the TSB said in release it is deploying a team of investigators to the site of the crash involving a… Read More »

Funeral held for girl, 4, killed crossing Winnipeg street

By | March 30, 2019

The Eritrean community gathered on Saturday to say goodbye to a little girl who was hit and killed nearly two weeks ago. Galila was crossing the street with her mother at the intersection of Isabel St. and Alexander Ave. on March 18 when they were hit by a vehicle. Four-year-old Galila died in hospital the next day, and… Read More »

One person in critical condition after small plane crash in northwestern Ontario

By | March 30, 2019

An air ambulance was needed Saturday after a small plane crash in remote northwestern Ontario. A spokesman for the non-profit air ambulance service Ornge tells The Canadian Press a critically injured person was medevaced from near Snowshoe Lake on the Manitoba border. The person was taken to hospital in Kenora. The spokesman says the call came in about… Read More »