Smoke from garage fire north of Winnipeg forces police to close off part of highway

By | January 29, 2019

Oakbank RCMP have closed off a stretch of highway near Deacon’s Corner due a garage fire that is causing poor visibility in the area. The fire started after 9 a.m. Tuesday at a business in the area, according to officials at the scene. The RM of Springfield fire department worked to extinguish the blaze. No injuries have been reported.… Read More »

How to identify and treat frostbite

By | January 29, 2019

Video Bitter cold can cause frostbite in just minutes. Here’s how to recognize the warning signs and treat them. Social Sharing Posted: Jan 29, 2019 10:52 AM CT | Last Updated: January 29 Bitter cold can cause frostbite in just minutes. Here’s how to recognize the warning signs and treat them. 0:59 Report Typo or Error|Send Feedback

Polar bear at Winnipeg zoo dies

By | January 29, 2019

One of the polar bears living at Assiniboine Park Zoo passed away on Monday. The zoo’s director of veterinary services Dr. Chris Enright will be providing more details on the animal’s passing on Tuesday morning. At this time no details are available on the bear’s death, or which bear it was. Around a year ago, it was announced… Read More »

Winnipeg left in the dust by neighbouring RMs due to shortage of industrial land

By | January 29, 2019

Industrial development is booming just outside Winnipeg’s borders because the city doesn’t have enough serviced land or any strategy to make that land available, according to a stark new report that states the Manitoba capital has “no clear vision” to make it more competitive. Over the past five years, only a third of new industrial land in the… Read More »

Junos 2019: Sarah McLachlan to host, Shawn Mendes leads nominations

By | January 29, 2019

Sarah McLachlan will host this year’s Juno Awards in London, Ont., where pop star Shawn Mendes, Grammy-winning R&B singer The Weeknd and DJ duo Loud Luxury will be among the top nominees vying for Canadian music honours. Juno organizers on Tuesday revealed that McLachlan — the singer-songwriter and activist best known for hits like I Will Remember You… Read More »

Polar bear dies at Winnipeg’s Assiniboine Park Zoo

By | January 29, 2019

Another polar bear has died at the Winnipeg zoo, the second in as many years. The death happened Monday, the Assiniboine Park Zoo said in a news release Tuesday morning. However, no other information — gender, age, name, cause of death — was provided. The zoo’s director of veterinary services, Chris Enright, will be taking questions from reporters later this morning. A polar bear named Eli died at… Read More »

Another polar bear dies at Winnipeg’s Assiniboine Park Zoo

By | January 29, 2019

Another polar bear has died at the Winnipeg zoo, the second in as many years. The death happened Monday, the Assiniboine Park Zoo said in a news release Tuesday morning. However, no other information — gender, age, name, cause of death — was provided. The zoo’s director of veterinary services, Chris Enright, will be taking questions from reporters later this morning. A polar bear named Eli died at… Read More »