Cool times at West Broadway Snoball winter carnival

By | February 2, 2019

Video West Broadway residents and beyond came together for some outdoor fun on Saturday as Winnipeg warmed up temporarily. Social Sharing Posted: Feb 02, 2019 5:17 PM CT | Last Updated: February 3 West Broadway residents and beyond came together for some outdoor fun on Saturday as Winnipeg warmed up temporarily. 1:11 Report Typo or Error|Send Feedback

Power restored for some in south Winnipeg, 1,500 still affected

By | February 2, 2019

Crews from Manitoba Hydro are responding to a power outage affecting thousands of customers in south Winnipeg. A tweet from the power company sent shortly after 3 p.m. Saturday said while exact numbers aren’t yet available, roughly 5,000 are without power in St. Vital and Southdale. A list of current outages on Manitoba Hydro’s website, last updated at… Read More »

Power out for up to 5,000 in south Winnipeg

By | February 2, 2019

Crews from Manitoba Hydro are responding to a power outage affecting thousands of customers in south Winnipeg. A tweet from the power company sent shortly after 3 p.m. Saturday said while exact numbers aren’t yet available, roughly 5,000 are without power in St. Vital and Southdale. A list of current outages on Manitoba Hydro’s website, last updated at… Read More »

‘It hurts when your own people laugh at you’: Those learning to speak Cree address challenges

By | February 2, 2019

While learning Cree, one of the biggest challenges Trysta Cook has had to overcome has come from her own people. The Lloydminster woman lived with her grandparents who spoke Cree when she was growing up, but she’s since lost those skills. Now, when she speaks Cree with her peers, she finds herself being made fun of for mispronouncing words… Read More »

Police Taser man, twice, while trying to arrest him for allegedly driving stolen car

By | February 2, 2019

Winnipeg police say they had to use a Taser on a 39-year-old man, twice, while trying to arrest him Thursday on suspicion he was driving a stolen vehicle. Police are investigating whether the 39-year-old suspect stole a compact hatchback vehicle from outside a restaurant on Main Street — between Aberdeen and Mountain avenues — where it was left unattended and running,… Read More »

Promise of ‘value for money’ from privatizing Lifeflight will come at cost of safety

By | February 2, 2019

When it comes to evaluating the “value for money” in air ambulance services, the safety of patients and staff should be a key factor.  When the operators of the air ambulance are private companies, though, the bottom line is profit.  That’s why the Manitoba government’s attempted privatization of this public service signals a new and troubling reality, and… Read More »