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After 35-year absence, Western Hockey League returning to Winnipeg

By | January 29, 2019

In a move that surprises few hockey-watchers, the board of governors of the Western Hockey League has approved the move of the Kootenay Ice to Manitoba from Cranbrook, B.C., effective for the 2019/20 season. The team will be called the Winnipeg Ice, according to owners of the major junior hockey club who made the announcement Tuesday afternoon in Oak Bluff, just outside… Read More »

Winnipeg Crime Stoppers doubling cash awards for meth-related crime tips

By | January 29, 2019

Winnipeg’s Crime Stoppers is upping the ante on meth-related tips, offering double the amount on its cash rewards for information that helps solve crimes related to meth. The tips program typically offers rewards of up to $1,000 for information leading to arrests, but is doubling that amount to $2,000 for information that helps solve meth-related crimes until the end of… Read More »

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

By | January 29, 2019

Oakbank RCMP have closed off a stretch of highway near east of Winnipeg 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 Rural Municipality of Springfield fire department worked to extinguish the blaze. No injuries have been… Read More »

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

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 »

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 »