Man, woman escape ‘amateur built’ helicopter crash in Steinbach

By | June 29, 2019

Two people walked away without injuries after their helicopter crashed near the Steinbach North Airport Saturday morning, according the Steinbach Fire Department. Steinbach Deputy Fire Chief Ron Chausse said a call came in around 8:30 a.m., and the Steinbach Fire Department, EMS and RCMP responded. Chausse said a man and woman were able to get out on their… Read More »

Man, woman escape helicopter crash near Steinbach airport

By | June 29, 2019

Two people walked away without injuries after their helicopter crashed near the Steinbach North Airport Saturday morning, according the Steinbach Fire Department. Steinbach Deputy Fire Chief Ron Chausse said a call came in around 8:30 a.m., and the Steinbach Fire Department, EMS and RCMP responded. Chausse said a man and woman were able to get out on their… Read More »

Unions, businesses and lobby groups face new advertising limits ahead of Manitoba election

By | June 29, 2019

Some Manitoba labour leaders say they are facing unfair advertising limits in the upcoming provincial election because the Progressive Conservative government has changed the rules. Up until — and including — the 2016 election, third-party advertising was almost wide open. Unions, business groups and others were free to spend as much as they wanted to advertise their issues,… Read More »

Dry conditions have Manitoba beef farmers worried about how they’ll feed their livestock

By | June 29, 2019

Dry conditions in the province have some Manitoba beef producers worried about how they will feed their cattle.  The lack of moisture this season has reduced forage yields, and the president of the province’s beef producers association says the situation is critical. Tom Teichroeb of Manitoba Beef Producers says supplies were so depleted this year that farmers had to put… Read More »

Métis youth ‘super excited’ to perform at Dauphin’s Countryfest

By | June 29, 2019

Years of performing in rural communities around western Manitoba have paid off for Caleb Rudkewich, who will be performing on stage at Dauphin’s Countryfest in Dauphin, Man., for the first time this year. Rudkewich, 21, grew up in the small Métis community of Reedy Creek, around 200 km northwest of Winnipeg in the province’s Parkland region, with his mom,… Read More »

‘Dancing in the air’: Winnipeg circus troupe ready to fly high on world stage at gymnastics event

By | June 29, 2019

A Winnipeg aerial and acrobatics troupe is flying high and training hard to show off their skills on the world stage next month. The Momentum Aerial and Acrobatic Troupe, led by former Olympian Monica Goermann, will be one of the performance groups representing Canada at the World Gymnaestrada exhibition in Austria. The international festival, held every four years, showcases more than… Read More »

Anola mother cries foul after daughter allegedly dragged in headlock by school staff

By | June 28, 2019

RCMP is investigating after a seven-year-old child was allegedly dragged down the hallway of her Anola, Man., school in a headlock. The mother of the child, who CBC News is not naming to protect the student’s identity, is speaking out to ensure appropriate action is taken. She received a call from the school principal on June 18, about… Read More »