Fire on Selkirk leads to donut shop evacuation

By | April 4, 2019

A donut shop had to be evacuated after fire broke out Wednesday evening in Winnipeg’s North End. Firefighters were called to a property with two residential buildings in the 500 block of Selkirk Avenue just after 6 p.m. A fire official says the fire broke out in the rear building and it’s now said to be a total… Read More »

Province fails to find firm to review CancerCare Manitoba, but still plans to forge ahead

By | April 4, 2019

CancerCare Manitoba will still face an external review of some kind — even though the province hasn’t found a company to do it. A search for an outside firm to review the provincial cancer clinic turned up no successful proponents, the province told CBC News. Nevertheless, the government remains committed to evaluating CancerCare Manitoba. No timeline has been determined. “We would have preferred that… Read More »

‘It’s our responsibility to eliminate this risk’: Boeing responds to Ethiopian Airlines crash report

By | April 4, 2019

The crew of the Ethiopian Airlines jet that crashed six minutes after takeoff last month performed all procedures recommended by Boeing when the plane started to nosedive and they could not save it, according to findings from a preliminary report released Thursday by Ethiopia’s government. The report, based on flight data and cockpit voice recorders on the Boeing… Read More »

Ethiopian Airlines crew followed Boeing rules, preliminary crash report says

By | April 4, 2019

The crew of the Ethiopian Airlines jet that crashed six minutes after takeoff last month performed all procedures recommended by Boeing when the plane started to nosedive but could not save it, according to findings from a preliminary report released Thursday by Ethiopia’s government. The report, based on flight data and cockpit voice recorders on the Boeing 737… Read More »

Fire destroys building on Selkirk Avenue

By | April 3, 2019

Winnipeg firefighters battled a blaze early Wednesday evening at a vacant, mixed-use building on Selkirk Avenue near Powers Street. No one was injured, but fire crews evacuated an adjacent doughnut shop while they put out the fire. The call came in around 5:42 p.m. on Wednesday. Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service platoon chief Brian Martak said the property was… Read More »

Cultural appropriation argument ‘brings us back a few steps,’ says Indigenous Music Awards head

By | April 3, 2019

The woman who runs the Manito Ahbee festival said she doesn’t believe cultural appropriation is possible within the Indigenous community, after a group of Inuit artists pulled out of the Indigenous Music Awards earlier this week, citing concerns about what they described as the cultural appropriation of throat singing. “If you’re asking me as a pipe carrier,” whether cultural appropriation… Read More »

Wilson-Raybould set multiple conditions for ending the rift with Trudeau, say sources

By | April 3, 2019

Liberal MPs — including Prime Minister Justin Trudeau — tried for weeks to broker a compromise with Jody Wilson-Raybould over the SNC-Lavalin controversy, but the talks ultimately failed when it became clear they could not reach an agreement with the former attorney general, sources tell CBC News. Over the course of the secret discussions, it emerged that Wilson-Raybould had… Read More »