Freedom of religion is guaranteed to all Canadians in the Charter of Rights and Freedom. The Charter has taken two major blows recently — one from a recent policy change implemented earlier this year by the Trudeau government, the second from our Supreme Court. The first blow came when the federal government announced that any […]
OTTAWA — Residents of First Nations communities evacuated in 2011 during flooding of Lake St. Martin are on track to return home by November 2019, but some fear this week’s …
Premier Brian Pallister says he has no intention of withdrawing his threat to sue the Free Press over its coverage of taxes he may owe on his vacation home in …
There were pipe ceremonies to greet the sunrise at The Forks… and drum songs and fiddle jigs Thursday to celebrate National Indigenous People Day all over Winnipeg, the city with …
After serving as a Manitoba NDP MLA for 13 years, a disillusioned Bidhu Jha is no longer a party member, and laments its leadership at both the provincial and federal …
About two years after the Graffiti Gallery opened its doors in a former pickle factory on Higgins Avenue, the police showed up. They were there to see the artwork — ……
I can’t remember prices over the last few years exactly, but I found an article saying in 2008 you could buy an advance pass at Macs for $28. I’m fairly certain that most of these rides are the same rides from 2008. You’d think they’d at least upgrade the rides or add more to match […]
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A truck and a person on a bicycle collided Friday morning on 97 Street and 144 Avenue in north Edmonton.
Saskatchewan Roughrider Duron Carter won’t have a conviction on his record even though he pleaded guilty to drug possession after getting caught with marijuana-laced chocolate chip cookies at the Winnipeg airport.
Manitoba’s First Nations family advocate says people should be outraged over the 9,000 Indigenous children separated from parents through child and family services in Manitoba.
Water will start flowing at the splash pad in Bridgwater Lakes following a spat between two levels of government that left it run dry.
A Winnipeg man wants house hunters to beware after he almost got sucked in by an online rental scam.
Residents of Little Grand Rapids First Nation will be flown back home in groups starting this Saturday after a wildfire caused them to evacuate for about a month, according to Councillor Clinton Keeper.
’Peg property taxes are low Re: “The old tax and spend trick,” Tom Brodbeck, June 20. Property taxes on the average home in Winnipeg at $1,694 are the lowest of all comparative cities. Edmonton’s property tax is $2,385, Saskatoon’s $1,917. Why is it these cities can raise taxes and Winnipeg cannot? Property taxes in Winnipeg […]
Premier Brian Pallister should take the lead of Ontario premier-designate Doug Ford and scrap Manitoba’s proposed carbon tax. One of Ford’s first orders of business after winning a landslide victory in the Ontario election earlier this month was to signal his intention to cancel that province’s cap-and-trade system, a carbon pricing scheme that’s a carbon […]
With thousands pouring into Bell MTS Place this weekend for the 17th annual Flatlanders Beer Festival, it seems as good a time as any to get caught up on what’s hopping on the local scene and what might be on tap in the year ahead. By my count, there’s 65 local beers or ciders available […]
The courtyard of City Hall was filled with pounding music, colourful dancing and the smell of tobacco on Thursday as the City of Winnipeg celebrated National Indigenous Peoples Day. A day, a Winnipeg Elder said is set aside to give Winnipeggers a chance to learn from and respect the traditions of the Indigenous people, and […]
The 13th Annual Aboriginal Day celebration was blessed with more than just sunny weather in Selkirk Park on June 21, the summer solstice. Federal Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Carolyn Bennett, attended the event from Ottawa. The annual celebration was hosted by the Manitoba Metis Federation, with President David Chartrand in attendance. “Happy first National Indigenous Peoples […]
DALLAS – The Winnipeg Jets will be traveling a little further this season thanks to a sojourn to Finland, but the overall schedule isn’t quite as taxing as it could have been. The NHL released the full schedule for 2018-19 on Thursday and there are no marathon road trips or homestands to contend with. The […]
Winnipeg Jets general manager Kevin Cheveldayoff speaks to reporters in Dallas on Thursday and discusses the 2018 NHL Draft.
The crying Honduran child whose image has become a symbol of the harsh U.S. stance on immigration was not separated from her mother, her father says.
Immigration enforcement on the U.S.-Mexico border was plunged deeper into chaos over Donald Trump’s reversal of a policy separating immigrant children from parents, causing uncertainty for both migrant families and the federal agencies.
Lynn Kauppila was huddled in her basement when the most powerful tornado in Canadian history ripped through Elie, Manitoba eleven years ago.
‘Over 2 years ago I was appointed to a committee at city hall that has never met,’ Coun. Phil Squire said in a Wednesday tweet.
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander of Hamilton did not make the St. Thomas More junior team in Grade 9. He was picked 11th the NBA draft on Thursday.
A new program at Garden City Collegiate is bringing kids with special needs together with other students to create an in-school flower shop.
A Winnipeg cannabis advocate and head shop owner does not think Manitoba’s ban on homegrown cannabis will deter people when recreational marijuana is made legal this fall.
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DALLAS – One call could change everything, but as of right now, Kevin Cheveldayoff doesn’t sound like a guy who is looking to make a splash and trade his way back into the first round of the 2018 NHL draft. The first round is on tap Friday at American Airlines Center and the Jets won’t […]
The Winnipeg Goldeyes gained a big lift prior to their series-opener at St. Paul on Thursday. The club re-signed outfielder Josh Romanski who was voted the American Association’s 2017 Player of the Year. Romanski returns for a third season after helping the Fish win league championships in both 2016 and 2017. During his MVP performance […]
An Ontario family broken up during the Second World War never thought they’d be whole again.
After 20 years operating out of local area churches, Barrie’s Out of the Cold Emergency shelter program now has a permanent home at the David Busby Street Centre.
The Fergie Jenkins Baseball League showcases elite talent in Ontario.
The rising numbers of mental health calls was a hot topic at the London Police Board meeting Thursday afternoon.
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The New York Islanders announced the hiring of Barry Trotz as their new head coach on Thursday. The 55-year-old resigned from the Washington Capitals after leading the club to the Stanley Cup championship.
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