‘Someone’s out there’: Family marches for justice for Winnipeg woman killed in 2016

By | February 22, 2020

Red balloons flew overhead Saturday afternoon as family and loved ones of Marilyn Rose Munroe marked four years since the Winnipeg woman was found dead. The 41-year-old mother of four was found in a home on Pritchard Avenue on Feb. 22, 2016. She had been missing for 10 days. “She was a very kind-hearted and very funny, outgoing woman. Everybody… Read More »

Einarson downs Jones in Battle of Manitoba to reach Scotties final

By | February 22, 2020

Manitoba’s Kerri Einarson advanced to the Canadian women’s curling championship final with a 6-4 win over the Jennifer Jones wild-card team Saturday. In an all-Manitoba playoff between the tournament’s top two playoff seeds, Einarson earned an express trip to Sunday evening’s championship game. Winnipeg’s Jones must beat Ontario’s Rachel Homan in Sunday semifinal to gain a rematch for… Read More »

Manitoba’s top seeds Einarson, Jones squaring off at Scotties for a spot in the final

By | February 22, 2020

Ontario’s Rachel Homan reached the Canadian women’s curling championship semifinal with the patience and confidence of a three-time champion. Down early to Northern Ontario’s Krista McCarville, Homan’s three-point ninth end swung momentum hard in Ontario’s favour in a 9-5 win Saturday. Homan’s raise double takeout to score three gave her team a two-point cushion coming home without last-rock… Read More »

Winnipeg L’Arche community ‘sick to their stomach’ over revelations of sex abuse by founder

By | February 22, 2020

The Winnipeg chapter of a group that helps people with intellectual disabilities is left reeling today after news broke that its founder sexually abused at least six women who came to him for spiritual direction. Community leader Jim Lapp said L’Arche Winnipeg is reaching out to staff and clients today to make sure people feel supported as they… Read More »

Jets downed by Flyers

By | February 22, 2020

Scott Laughton scored two goals Saturday to lead the streaking Philadelphia Flyers to a 4-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets. Sean Couturier and Tyler Pitlick also scored and Justin Braun had three assists for the Flyers, who won their third straight and fourth of five to improve to 21-5-4 at home. Philadelphia remained in third place in the… Read More »

Canada’s double world juniors gold ‘absolutely phenomenal’ for Manitoba curling fans

By | February 22, 2020

At a Winnipeg curling club on Friday night, one thing was certain: the future of curling is in good hands. Fans gathered at the Assiniboine Memorial Curling Club to watch skip Jacques Gauthier’s rink from Winnipeg take home the world junior curling championships men’s title with a 7-2 win over Switzerland. Canada’s women’s team, led by skip Mackenzie… Read More »

RCMP investigating early morning homicide in Roblin, Man.

By | February 22, 2020

A man who police found seriously injured and unresponsive in a western Manitoba community early Saturday morning is dead. RCMP said they are investigating the incident in Roblin, Man., as a homicide. Officers responded to a report of an unresponsive man around 5:10 a.m. in the town, which is about 400 kilometres northwest of Winnipeg. RCMP said the man… Read More »