Manitoba First Nations seek to sue Canada for not honouring treaty land entitlements

By | February 22, 2019

A group representing Manitoba First Nations is seeking to sue the federal government for failing to honour a two-decade-old promise to fulfil land debt. The Treaty Land Entitlement Committee of Manitoba (TLEC) filed a notice of application this week with the Federal Court of Canada in Winnipeg, hoping to nullify an agreement signed between the committee and the Crown in 1997, and clear the way for a “multi-billion… Read More »

‘She was a star in every sense of the word’: Winnipeg actor Evelyne Anderson dead at 89

By | February 22, 2019

Evelyne Anderson, who left a blossoming theatre career in England to return to Winnipeg and Rainbow Stage, has died at age 89. “She was a star in every sense of the word,” Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre artistic director Steven Schipper said Friday. “She had all the craft and technique and stage presence of a star, but she always behaved… Read More »

‘She was a star in every sense of the word’: Winnipeg actor Evelyne Anderson dead at age 89

By | February 22, 2019

Evelyne Anderson, who left a blossoming theatre career in England to return to Winnipeg and Rainbow Stage, has died at age 89. “She was a star in every sense of the word,” Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre artistic director Steven Schipper said Friday. “She had all the craft and technique and stage presence of a star, but she always behaved… Read More »

Stretch of Red River Mutual Trail closes

By | February 22, 2019

A stretch of the Red River Mutual Trail has closed. The portion of the trail from the St. Vital Bridge to Churchill Drive closed Friday morning, according to a tweet. The post said the closure is due to some over-ice flooding on that section. “With likely only a week or two left of trail season, we’ll be focusing… Read More »

Red River at major risk of flooding: U.S. National Weather Service

By | February 22, 2019

The National Weather Service based in the U.S. is warning of significant flooding along the Red River. It says the Red River basin runoff risk has increased substantially, and all main-stem points will see significantly higher flows. The National Weather Service said the increased risk is partly due to higher streamflow, soil moisture and runoff from the south… Read More »

‘Every time we close our eyes she’s there’: Autumn Prince’s body found by sister, mother blocks from home

By | February 22, 2019

A Winnipeg mother who went searching for her missing daughter and found her body in the snow just blocks from home can’t understand how nobody saw or helped her, even after she died. Autumn Prince, 18, was found curled in the fetal position Tuesday morning — three days after she’d last been seen — in a yard on Ross Avenue in… Read More »

Winnipeg Pride Parade route returns to Portage Ave.

By | February 22, 2019

The 32nd annual Winnipeg Pride Parade will return to Portage Avenue in June, Pride Winnipeg announced Thursday. Last year, the parade went down Broadway towards The Forks. “This is a monumental change for the route,” said Michaela Reeve, the parade director, in a release. “We are beyond excited to host the parade through the heart of our downtown.”… Read More »