The new group helping young stroke survivors

By | August 1, 2019

The Stroke Recovery Foundation of Manitoba is launching a group to provide support to young stroke survivors. The Young Stroke Survivors Group will help participants through peer discussion, mental stimulation and the opportunity to improve dexterity. According to a news release from the association, though it’s generally believed that its older adults who are at risk for strokes,… Read More »

Federal government presses pause on sale of Portage Place

By | August 1, 2019

It appears the federal government is holding up the deal to sell Portage Place Shopping Centre. Last month Winnipeg city council agreed to a plan that would see the mall, property and parkade sold to Starlight Investments. The other levels of government had to sign off on the deal, too. Now sources tell CTV News that Ottawa has… Read More »

Pedestrian sent to hospital following crash Wednesday in West End

By | August 1, 2019

Winnipeg police said one person was taken to hospital in critical condition Wednesday afternoon following a crash in Winnipeg’s West End. It happened at around 2 p.m., police said, near the intersection of Sargent Avenue and Simcoe Street. After the crash, the road was closed between Home and Beverly Streets while police investigated.

Driver arrested after crash sends pedestrian to hospital

By | August 1, 2019

CTV News Winnipeg Published Thursday, August 1, 2019 10:32AM CST Last Updated Thursday, August 1, 2019 12:54PM CST Winnipeg police said one person was taken to hospital in critical condition Wednesday afternoon following a crash in Winnipeg’s West End. It happened at around 2 p.m., police said, near the intersection of Sargent Avenue and Simcoe Street. Police confirmed… Read More »

Minister Carr to announce funding to support Manitoba’s growth and global competitiveness

By | August 1, 2019

The Honourable Jim Carr, Minister of International Trade Diversification and Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South Centre, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for Western Economic Diversification Canada, will announce important new funding for projects to support Manitoba’s growth and global competitiveness.

Walloped by heat wave, Greenland sees massive ice melt

By | August 1, 2019

David Rising , The Associated Press Published Thursday, August 1, 2019 11:49AM EDT Last Updated Thursday, August 1, 2019 4:36PM EDT BERLIN — The heat wave that smashed high temperature records in five European countries a week ago is now over Greenland, accelerating the melting of the island’s ice sheet and causing massive ice loss in the Arctic.… Read More »

Ont. police investigate report of ‘suspicious’ car as hunt for B.C. murder suspects continues

By | August 1, 2019

Provincial police are investigating a report of two young males resembling the B.C. murder suspects travelling in a suspicious vehicle in a northern Ontario town. Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) said they received a tip on Wednesday morning about a small white car driving through a construction zone on Hwy. 11 in Kapuskasing, Ont., located nearly 500 kilometres north… Read More »

What’s open and closed this Terry Fox Day

By | August 1, 2019

Terry Fox Day is coming up on Monday, Aug. 5. Here is what’s opened and closed this holiday long weekend, plus what to expect in terms of city services: Malls: CF Polo Park: Open 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. St. Vital Centre: Open 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Kildonan Place: Open 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Garden City… Read More »

Woman remains in critical condition after being hit in Sargent Avenue crosswalk

By | August 1, 2019

Police are asking for witnesses to come forward after a pedestrian was critically injured when she was hit by a car while crossing the street in Winnipeg’s West End Wednesday. The collision happened shortly before 2 p.m. CT at the intersection of Sargent Avenue and Simcoe Street. Video of the incident was captured by a surveillance camera and shared on… Read More »