Public Health Agency of Canada says salmonella outbreak hits 6 provinces, dozens sick

By | April 5, 2019

Health officials are investigating an outbreak of salmonella in six provinces that has sickened 63 people, including 18 who have been hospitalized. The Public Health Agency of Canada says there are laboratory-confirmed cases in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec. The agency says the source of the bacterial infection has not been identified. “The Canadian Food… Read More »

Manitoba salmonella cases part of outbreak affecting 6 provinces

By | April 5, 2019

Health officials are investigating an outbreak of salmonella in six provinces that has sickened 63 people, including 18 who have been hospitalized. The Public Health Agency of Canada says there are laboratory-confirmed cases in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec. The agency says the source of the bacterial infection has not been identified. “The Canadian Food… Read More »

Manitoba salmonella cases part of outbreak affecting six provinces

By | April 5, 2019

Health officials are investigating an outbreak of salmonella in six provinces that has sickened 63 people, including 18 who have been hospitalized. The Public Health Agency of Canada says there are laboratory-confirmed cases in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec. The agency says the source of the bacterial infection has not been identified. “The Canadian Food… Read More »

‘Bewilderment and shock’ as Hutterite colony tries to buy shrinking Manitoba town

By | April 5, 2019

A Hutterite colony in southwestern Manitoba is considering the remarkably unusual step of buying a shrinking rural town and moving in. The tiny population left in Mather, Man., 170 kilometres southwest of Winnipeg, have learned the neighbouring Willow Creek Colony wants to purchase the entire community — including houses, a post office, an arena and the streets tying them all together. The approximately 30… Read More »

Extended breaks, long shopping trips: City building inspectors allegedly doing personal activities during work hours

By | April 5, 2019

Allegations of extended lunch and coffee breaks, long shopping trips, and being home by midday. Several Winnipeg building inspectors may have been caught on video doing personal activities during regular work hours. “My first thoughts obviously were of concern and anger as a taxpayer,” said Mayor Bowman. Following frustration over the length of time it was taking to… Read More »

Amazon-owned Winnipeg business setting up in expanded space at The Forks

By | April 5, 2019

Amazon Web Services has opened a new office in at The Forks in Winnipeg. The 13,000-square-foot space in the Johnston Terminal building will be the new home of AWS Thinkbox, a cloud computing company providing services for entertainment, architecture and engineering industries. ThinkBox technology has been used to produce such feature films such as Independence Day 2, Captain America:… Read More »

Winnipeg Transit workers reject city contract offer by 98 per cent

By | April 5, 2019

Winnipeg Transit workers have overwhelmingly rejected a city contract offer but are not in position to strike just yet. The Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1505 has been without a collective bargaining agreement since Jan. 12. More than 98 per cent of its members voted this week to reject a city contract offer, ATU 1505 president Aleem Chaudhary said Friday afternoon.… Read More »

Rap star Common, Bobby McFerrin announced for 2019 Jazz Winnipeg Festival

By | April 5, 2019

A musician with multiple Grammys and an Oscar to his name is coming to this year’s Jazz Winnipeg Festival. The lineup for the 30th annual festival, announced Friday, will be headlined by rap star Common. Jazz Winnipeg artistic director Mike Falk says luck, timing and a whole lot of patience goes into booking artists for the festival. “It’s a really… Read More »