A unique training session offered to Winnipeg Transit operators by the Main Street Project has been hailed by the president of the national transit union, who said it should become …
Wednesday would have been a bad day to try and shoplift from St. Vital Centre. The mall hosted the 12th annual Winnipeg Cop Shop event where 60 cops shopped with 60 kids. Each kid partnered up with a cop to go on a $200 Christmas shopping spree sponsored by St. Vital Centre. “I think it […]
7 p.m., BellMTS Place. TV: TSN-3. Radio: TSN 1290 THE BIG MATCHUP The Connors Edmonton’s Connor McDavid is the biggest name here, of course, and in 17 road games this season he’s only been held off the scoresheet once. But if Winnipeg’s two Connors – goalie Connor Hellebuyck, who seems to have found his groove, […]
Five years ago, Quentin Linklater couldn’t skate and had never stepped onto a sheet of ice. Friends were hard to come by as he had just moved into the city from Northern Manitoba, and the idea of playing sports was a bit of a pipe dream. It was then that he found out about the […]
It’s equipment that can save limbs, enhance cancer treatments and help some patients heal faster. The Health Sciences Centre Foundation says a $5-million donation will pay half the tab to add new interventional angiography facilities and equipment, which will allow doctors to perform several precise treatments. The donation from philanthropist Paul Albrechtsen will be combined […]
Less than four months before the United Kingdom is due to leave the European Union on March 29, May is facing a vote of confidence on her leadership.
The Guelph Storm were without six regular players in their 3-2 loss to the Owen Sound Attack on Tuesday night.
Chez Doris’ holiday party has been a tradition for 40 years. Its number of clients has exploded, however, with the influx of asylum-seekers.
Jason Mraz stopped by the St. Louis Children’s Hospital in Missouri to help cheer up a young patient fighting for her life.
Experts say now that pot is legal in Canada, the holiday party circuit is ground zero for a shifting cannabis culture.
A couple questions came to mind as the Jets were wiping the ice surface with the Chicago Blackhawks on Tuesday. One: how in the name of Eric Nesterenko did the Blackhawks get so bad? And two: why does it seem like the Jets have had an easy schedule so far this season? I can’t answer […]
Over 100 Via Rail workers protested outside Union Station in Winnipeg as part of a national Unifor protest on Wednesday. The protests happened at major stations across Canada, spurred on by frustrations with Via Rail’s recent decisions to cut back on Western Transcontinental operations and hire international corporations rather than Canadian companies. That decision could […]
The city’s home building industry got bad news Wednesday but said it could have been worse. City hall will increase the special fee on new residential construction in select suburban areas …
WINNIPEG – Like many millennials, Sarah Rogalsky doesn’t go out of her way to buy lottery tickets. The 32-year-old is part of an office pool and chips in $2 a week …
Coun. Ross Eadie thinks mandatory registration could deter the theft of bikes and put a dint in the illegal street sale of methamphetamines. Eadie (Mynarksi) is bringing a motion to Thursday’s …
Winnipeg-based licensed cannabis producer Bonify has issued a voluntary recall for some marijuana that was sold in Saskatchewan, citing a problem with paperwork that’s meant to prove the drug passed ……
A woman charged with the murder of a fellow resident at a Manitoba Housing complex last weekend had been subject to an eviction order in the months before the slaying, …
In the province of Ontario, in the York Region ( North of Toronto), the police are now in week 2 of a campaign to publicly shame & hopefully help decrease those caught driving under the influence. If you are caught say, drinking & driving to start ( this doesn't include what happens to your vehicle […]
Hi folks! I'm looking at buying my first house in Winnipeg and I'm in need of some advice regarding which neighbourhoods I should be looking at. I'm currently single 20-something looking to buy a house (or condo) within the next year. I've lived in Winnipeg my entire life, however have spent the past few years […]
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The high school was briefly put under hold and secure on Wednesday, but police say this was a precautionary measure to deal with an incident unrelated to last week’s lockdowns.
The officer, who was not named, was later arrested, and the RCMP referred the case the independent team.
Via Rail has selected Germany’s Siemens over Bombardier Inc. for a $989-million contract.
The intersection of highways 35 and 335 was the site of the tragic Humboldt Broncos bus crash that left 16 people dead and injured 13 others.
A Winnipeg woman convicted of keeping the remains of six infants in a storage locker was preserving the bodies — not trying to get rid of them, her defence lawyer argued during an appeal hearing Wednesday morning.
Julie Pacin initially started her career in the field of medical rehabilitation. She was a dancer as a child and has always been passionate about fitness. Today is leads a …
Saskatoon police said several items thrown out a window as a vehicle turned onto Circle Drive, turned out to be 85 grams of meth.
The Thunder Bay policing story is of national interest but resonates deeply in Winnipeg, where the role of systemic racism in policing has undergone periodic eruptions of intense scrutiny since the shooting of J.J. Harper in 1988 and the Aboriginal Justice Inquiry commissioned in its wake.
It looks pretty out there with all the hoar frost and Christmas lights, even though you might not be able to see much of it.
Manitobans are picking up their lives and setting up in Regina for spinal cord rehabilitation they can’t get in their home province.
Manitoba says it’s tightening up the rules for the tax incentives that helped build projects such as Investors Group Field, True North Square and downtown Winnipeg residential towers.
Killing Canada Canada is in deep trouble with the show J.T. and his horde are putting on, another four years of this and it will break Canada’s back. There is just no end to his stupidity. The list of things could go on for hours and days and weeks. Most people could not be that […]
The lawyer for a Winnipeg woman convicted of hiding the remains of six babies in a rented storage locker says she was keeping them so she could possibly visit them. Greg Brodsky told the Manitoba Court of Appeal that the trial judge was wrong to find Andrea Giesbrecht guilty because she was not trying to […]
The province’s new tax-increment financing (TIF) framework will ensure the government no longer pays out its share of funding upfront. In a TIF, a government aims to entice development by waiving the taxes a property is expected to generate for a set time period. The framework would allow the province to subsidize a project with […]
The countdown is on to the end of 2018 and that means the Free Press is again counting on our readers to select the top stories of the year. Over the …
Last year, Edinburgh Elementary rejected 47 new families–some in favour of unzoned students.