Province to purchase 65 ambulances in modernization effort

By | February 4, 2019

The Manitoba government will invest in 65 replacement ambulances that will ensure paramedics can respond rapidly and effectively to medical emergencies across the province. The announcement was made by Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister, Cameron Friesen on Feb. 4.  “Every day, paramedics take life-saving care directly to hundreds of patients, responding to 911 calls as well as… Read More »

‘It’s a hidden gem’: Volunteers, community at heart of Thompson’s Mystery Mountain

By | February 4, 2019

Northern Manitoba may not seem like a hotspot for skiers and snowboarders, but Mystery Mountain in Thompson is a busy hill, even when it’s below –30 C. That’s thanks to a dedicated group of volunteers and a few paid staff from the area who groom the runs, make snow, patrol the hill, run the lifts, maintain the chalet and rent… Read More »

Morden hit with 25 centimetres as southern Manitoba digs out of winter wallop

By | February 4, 2019

Mother Nature is not happy with Manitoba for some reason. After a week of extreme cold temperatures, the southern half of the province is now a blustery, stormy place with poor visibility and rutted roads. The area is blanketed by a snowfall warning due to a low-pressure system that blew in Sunday evening and is expected to linger until late Monday morning.… Read More »

Stormy, blowing snow blankets southern Manitoba as north freezes

By | February 4, 2019

Mother Nature is not happy with Manitoba for some reason. After a week of extreme cold temperatures, the southern half of the province is now a blustery, stormy place with poor visibility and rutted roads. The area is blanketed by a snowfall warning due to a low-pressure system that blew in Sunday evening and is expected to linger until late Monday morning.… Read More »