Collision on Henderson Highway leaves 82-year-old man dead

By | August 19, 2019

RCMP officers say an 82-year-man is dead following a two-car crash on Henderson Highway at the north Perimeter exit ramp on Sunday. Police in East St. Paul, Man., were called to the collision around 4:45 p.m. According to an RCMP news release, the car being driven southbound by the 82-year-old man was making a left turn onto the… Read More »

PCs pledge to improve Downtown safety if re-elected

By | August 19, 2019

The Progressive Conservative Party is pledging to make Downtown Winnipeg safer. Standing in True North Square, Brian Pallister said if re-elected he’ll order the Manitoba Police Commission to explore a model used in Minneapolis in consultation with Winnipeg police, the city and businesses in order to “develop an action plan for Downtown safety within 60 days of the… Read More »

Waverley Underpass opens to traffic Monday

By | August 19, 2019

A multi-year construction project on Waverley Street has officially opened to the public. As of Monday, Winnipeg drivers have access to the Waverley Street Underpass. According to a joint news release from the city and federal government, before the underpass was built, drivers had to wait for 35-40 trains at the rail crossing every day. It’s expected that… Read More »

Winnipeggers relieved as Waverley Street underpass opens early

By | August 19, 2019

Winnipeg commuters no longer have to fret about long delays due to trains in the city’s southwest with the opening of the Waverley Underpass over the weekend. The City of Winnipeg confirmed in a tweet on Sunday evening that the newly constructed Waverley Underpass is now operating. Northbound and southbound Waverley Street is now operating through the newly constructed Waverley Underpass.… Read More »

Mother-daughter team grow much more than their muesli business

By | August 19, 2019

It’s more than just a business when you see a mother-daughter team slinging muesli at South Osborne Farmers’ Market on Wednesday afternoons.  SuLi Burak, 19, has Down Syndrome. Her mom, Susan Burak, wanted her to learn skills that come with running a business, like dealing with money and people. They call their business SuLi’s Muesli.  “If she never rides… Read More »

Scores of kids seek shelter every night at drop-in centre named after Tina Fontaine

By | August 19, 2019

A safe haven created in honour of Tina Fontaine is seeing too many kids living on the streets and needing access to one of its beds, say its operators. Tina’s Safe Haven, which opened its doors in November 2018 on Selkirk Avenue, is full to bursting every night with 50 beds taken up by at-risk kids ages 13-24.  Tammy Christensen, executive… Read More »