For the past two years, a Winnipeg woman has made it her mission to chase freebies on her special day. It turns out you can get a lot of free stuff if it’s your birthday.
This week saw a few issues pop up in politics. The town of Churchill is dealing with its rail woes, the police service is talking about integrating civilians, and Brian Pallister is taking some flak for going on a bike ride. Legislative reporter Sean Kavanagh and city hall reporter Bartley Kives are here for their […]
It’s a high school reunion like few others. Dozens of former students of a residential school that once operated in one of Winnipeg’s wealthiest neighbourhoods are gathering at the site this weekend, the first time many have returned since they were just teenagers.
The New Jersey Devils took Nico Hischier with the first pick No. 1 overall pick in team history, opting for the so-called “Swiss McDavid” over Nolan Patrick, the big Brandon Wheat Kings centre. It wasn’t clear which way the Devils would go in a draft that lacked the slam-dunk stars of recent years.
‘I just want to get my life straightened out,’ Marvin Caribou said in 2010 CBC interview about his battle with addictions. Caribou died in hospital earlier this week after being beaten two days earlier.
When the class of 2017 in a Manitoba First Nation walked on stage to graduate Friday, one chair was left empty, dedicated to the memory of a classmate who died earlier this year.
Two Winnipeg-born players were selected in top 10 overall spots on Friday.
Premier Brian Pallister’s press secretary confirms he attended two Progressive Conservative events while on his ride for reconciliation from Selkirk to Peguis.
Two Winnipeg police officers and one other person were injured in a crash on Thursday night.
An Inuk journalist’s now-iconic photograph of a Mi’kmaq woman praying during the 2013 fight against fracking in New Brunswick is part of a national exhibit at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights in Winnipeg.
An investigation into a serious assault has become a homicide after the victim died following a beating on Martha Street earlier this week.
The Misericordia Urgent Care Centre will only take patients from 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. starting July 5, the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority says.
A man has been arrested in the shooting death of a father whose dying moments were broadcast live on Facebook.
The mayor of Churchill and northern First Nation leaders say they stand together and believe they can fix the broken rail line to the town in two months if owner Omnitrax and the government are willing to pay for the work.
The Liberal government says it is seeking “clarity” from the Federal Court on two aspects of a compliance order issued in May by a quasi-judicial human rights tribunal on the delivery of First Nations child health care.
A 46-year-old man was arrested in Winnipeg on Thursday in connection with multiple break-ins over two years.
A majority of First Nations and Métis people in Manitoba believe life will be better for the next generation, despite a sense that racism is growing in Canada.
A religious order that founded a Winnipeg hospital more than a century ago is asking Manitoba Health Minister Kelvin Goertzen to back off plans to scale back the facility.
A rural Manitoba doctor won’t be able to practice medicine for six months and has been fined $110,000 after he allegedly made up a story about how he was attacked by a colleague.
When Justin Hobson left work one June evening 10 years ago, he was hoping he might spot something the amateur storm chaser had never seen.
The Winnipeg city councillor who represents Garden City said she is optimistic about retail in the area despite the upcoming closure of the large Sears Outlet store.
Hundreds of Winnipeggers came together Thursday night to celebrate nine grandmothers and grandfathers for their work to preserve and restore traditional Indigenous knowledge.
Fishing access, a skate park and a spacee for learning about reconciliation are all on the table as residents weigh in on an update to one of Winnipeg’s oldest parks.
A 41-year-old man has been arrested and charged with accessing, possession and distribution of child pornography, Winnipeg police say.
A woman who pleaded guilty to stabbing a senior to death in her St. Boniface home two years ago has been sentenced to more than a decade in prison.
As a child, Wayne Hoffman was told an almost unbelievable story about how his great-grandmother was shot to death by a sniper while breastfeeding on the front porch of her North End Winnipeg home in the winter of 1913.
The Manitoba government has changed the way funding is given to communities to larvicide for West Nile Virus-carrying mosquitoes, leaving some communities to come up with the cash on their own.
Court documents are providing new details about the U.S. investigation into a Manitoba online pharmacy, including surveillance of five Winnipeg homes as recently as last month.
A service that helps people who are deaf and hard of hearing make phone calls is being mistaken for a telemarketing service, resulting in slammed down phones and cut lines before the person has a chance to communicate.
Starting Sunday, Churchill’s main retailer says it will no longer subsidize grocery prices to cover the increased cost of shipping by air, more than three weeks after the northern Manitoba town lost rail service.
Sears Canada plans to close dozens of locations and eliminate 2,900 jobs across the country as part of a court-supervised restructuring process.
Brian Pallister may not be as popular with Manitobans as he once was, but with a 41 per cent approval rating, he remains in good standing compared to premiers in other provinces, a new Angus Reid poll suggests.
A 27-year-old Winnipeg man is behind bars after robbing a convenience store and then jumping on a police car while asking officers to kill him, police said Thursday morning.
The City of Winnipeg has approved a new labour deal with nearly 2,000 police employees during a chaotic day at city hall that required members of council to attend four separate meetings.
The councillor responsible for Winnipeg Transit wants the utility to figure out a way to provide more frequent bus service.
The horse is generally known as an animal for its speed, stamina and hard-working demeanour. But for people on a western Manitoba First Nation, the horse also represents a close bond that helps heal wounds and division.
A tornado appears to have touched down near a Manitoba First Nation on Wednesday, although Environment Canada says it can’t say for sure.
The debate over a policy at St. Boniface General Hospital, one of only two locations in Winnipeg that offers palliative care, to ban assisted deaths appears to be far from over.
More than 8,500 Hydro customers in Winnipeg lost power on Wednesday as a powerful thunderstorm rolled through the area.
The Manitoba hometown of Truth and Reconciliation Commission chair Murray Sinclair is honouring the senator by renaming a community park after him.
Environment Canada is warning residents in the Shoal Lake Reserves area of Manitoba about a severe thunderstorm.