‘I feel like I’ve done it all’: University of Manitoba volleyball coach Garth Pischke to retire

By | March 13, 2020

Legendary volleyball coach Garth Pischke says the cancellation of the 2020 U Sports men’s volleyball championship hasn’t changed his plans to retire at the end of his 38th season as the head coach of the University of Manitoba’s Bisons men’s team. U Sports and the U of M announced late Thursday night that the annual tournament would be postponed… Read More »

Winnipeg Transit taking extra cleaning precautions to combat pandemic

By | March 13, 2020

WINNIPEG — Winnipeg Transit will be instituting an enhanced cleaning program immediately, after four cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Winnipeg. Winnipeg Transit told CTV News that new equipment is being acquired to help sanitize buses and staff members are being trained to start carrying out additional cleaning procedures. So far in Manitoba, there has been one laboratory-confirmed… Read More »

Winnipeg’s homeless at risk for catching COVID-19

By | March 13, 2020

WINNIPEG — Close quarters, sharing food and a lack of access to hygiene products puts Winnipeg’s homeless population at a greater risk for catching COVID-19. To ensure the safety of the city’s most vulnerable, organizations across the city put their heads together and teamed up Friday afternoon. Siloam Mission, one of the organizations protecting the homeless, is making… Read More »

U of M Dental Centre destroyed by fire on campus

By | March 13, 2020

WINNIPEG — A fire broke out during the final day of the University of Manitoba’s ‘5 Days for the Homeless’ camp out. The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service said it was called on Friday just before 1 p.m., to an outdoor fire at the university. Upon arrival, crews found a number of pallets stacked outside of University Centre engulfed… Read More »

Changes coming to Manitoba Liquor Marts amid COVID-19 outbreak

By | March 13, 2020

WINNIPEG — Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries is implementing some temporary changes for staff and customers of Liquor Marts across the province during the COVID-19 pandemic. It said it has suspended all product samplings, as well as product education seminars until further notice. MBLL also said it is stopping Bottle and Cork operations for at least the next month. … Read More »

Most members of public banned from Manitoba courthouses, starting Monday

By | March 13, 2020

Most of the public will be banned from going into courtrooms starting March 16, to prevent the possibility of spreading the novel coronavirus, Manitoba Courts announced Friday. As of Monday, only lawyers, litigants, accused, witnesses and victim service workers and members of the media will be allowed in court rooms, the courts said in a media release. All… Read More »