Some aboriginal people who were adopted into white families during the so-called Sixties Scoop are calling for a formal apology from the federal government.
Police are looking for a man who robbed a 7-Eleven at gunpoint on Sunday night.
Police are investigating after a 21-year-old man was assaulted and robbed by up to 10 males early Friday morning while walking downtown.
DALLAS — The Winnipeg Jets will be fighting for their playoff lives without captain Andrew Ladd tonight. Ladd is back in Winnipeg at the side of his wife and their newborn daughter. He is expected to rejoin the team in time for their game Thursday in San Jose against the…
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – It was the unwelcome, anguishing news that families of the missing had dreaded, and when they heard it from Malaysia’s prime minister Monday night there were shrieks and intense heartbreak: The missing Malaysian Airlines flight whose fate was a mystery that consumed the
MONTREAL – As the Parti Quebecois backtracked Monday on the notion of a stolen Quebec election, the Liberals accused them of engaging in a “sideshow” to avoid referendum talk that has been the focus of campaign discourse. PQ Leader Pauline Marois defended her party’s decision to raise questions
A former civil servant is headed to prison after admitting to a decades-old sex-abuse case that recently came to light. Melvin Schroeder pleaded guilty to repeatedly molesting two young boys between the mid-1980s and mid-1990s. The two victims, who were known to him, didn’t report the
THE calendar says spring, but the air says winter. And it’s going to stay that way for a few more days. This is fine if you have a lot of favourite cosy sweaters or you like wearing two pairs of pants. It is another week of hardship for those living or working in Winnipeg at […]
Spring is coming, Environment Canada promises, it’s just taking its sweet time getting here. Until that day arrives, brace yourself for another day of below-normal temperatures for Winnipeg and the surrounding area. Look for a high of -10 C and a northwest wind 30 km/h today, with a wind
Sure, the camper trailer may be under six feet of snow, the marshmallows haven’t been purchased and the fishing rods are still packed away. But many Manitobans had visions of camping in their heads when they woke up early this morning. The province began taking bookings for yurts and
Two traffic stops by police near Headingley netted nearly $1 million for a fund dedicated to victims of crime and Manitoba law enforcement, Justice Minister Andrew Swan said Monday. Swan, flanked by RCMP and Winnipeg police officials, was touting the latest court-approved major seizures of
Goaltender Andrew Loewen is making headlines for his moves off the ice. The Winnipeg man, a member of the Columbus Cottonmouths in the Southern Professional Hockey League, is drawing attention for his dancing between periods in a game last week. In the YouTube video, the 29-year-old leads a
Dozens of farmers and other rural landowners protested outside the Manitoba legislature over the province's hydro development. They say Crown-owned Manitoba Hydro is not negotiating payments for easements on their land south and west of Winnipeg.
Multiple media sources in Winnipeg are reporting the Blue Bombers will host the 2015 Grey Cup at Investors Group Field. Canadian Football League commissioner Mark Cohon is scheduled to officially award next year's championship game to Winnipeg …
Police are investigating after a man was beaten, knifed, and robbed by a group of men in downtown Winniepg early Friday. The 21-year-old victim was walking near Edmonton Street and St. Mary Avenue around 1 a.m. when he was confronted by a group of 8 …
Winnipeg police said a lone male suspect robbed a 7-11 on Edison Avenue Sunday night around 11:30. According to police the suspect may have had a knife and was able to get away with cigarettes. No injuries were reported during the robbery. Police said …
WINNIPEG — Despite not having water for 10 days, Chocolatier Constance Popp is managing to make sweet treats, but it is getting tough. “We have had to postpone orders, cancel some,” said Popp. Her speciality shop in St.Boniface is still open; however, …
A video of the Winnipeg native dancing with the Columbus Cottonmouths cheerleaders has gone viral on YouTube. In the video, Loewen joins the Georgia team's cheerleaders to do a dance called “the Wobble” in full goalie gear with more enthusiasm than …
It is a sure sign that spring and summer are now just around the corner. At 7 o’clock Monday morning, Manitobans could start making camping reservations at Birds Hill Provincial Park. Reservations can be made over the phone or on-line, something it appears most Manitobans did last year as, 81 per cent of all camp-site […]
Are goalie pads the new pom poms? A tendie who has moves good enough to be a cheerleader. A video of the Winnipeg native, Andrew Loewen dancing with the Columbus Cottonmouths cheerleaders has gone viral on YouTube. He did “the Wobble” in full goalie gear with more enthusiasm than the professional dancers around him. The former Vincent […]
Eastbound Portage Avenue was closed at Westwood for a short time this morning because of a car-pedestrian crash. Police also closed traffic at Rouge Road. Emergency personel were sent at 9:45. However by 10:30, both streets were re-opened. It’s all clear now. No word though on the condition of the person who was struck. […]
The geese have returned, albeit in small numbers. Fort Whyte Alive Centre’s Barrett Miller tells 680 CJOB the majority are still working their way here: “You can actually track that line as it moves north. South Dakota, Nebraska. Starting to hear reports they’re sneaking their way up the Red River Valley into Minnesota, too.” Miller […]
Bachman-Turner Overdrive will be inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame this weekend, more than a decade after the group’s infighting prevented their inclusion.
Dozens of farmers and landowners rallied at the Manitoba Hydro offices in downtown Winnipeg on Monday to protest the controversial Bipole III Project.
Winnipeg will host the 2015 Grey Cup, according to sources within the CFL.
Manitoba RCMP are putting their money on the table, literally. A whole table of bills is on display at Manitoba RCMP headquarters in Winnipeg today as the province announces it’s biggest deposit ever in the Criminal Property Forfeiture Fund. Almost a million dollars drug money was seized at a couple of traffic stops near Headingley. […]
The Canadian Wheat Boad is building its first state-of-the-art grain elevator west of Portage la Prairie in Bloom. It’s exepcted to be ready to receive grain for the 2015 harvest. One completed, the Board says the elevator will feature industry-leading railcar loading times and over 33-thousand metric tonnes of storage. CEO Ian White says farmers will be […]
As we told you this morning on CJOB, and as far back as Grey Cup week in 2013, Winnipeg will be hosting the 2015 Grey Cup game. CFL commissioner Mark Cohon will be in Winnipeg for a luncheon on Wednesday at which he will make the official announcement. The Blue Bombers put a committee […]
A man who’s worked tirelessly in the Democratic Republic of Congo treating victims of sexual violence is receiving one of Manitoba’s highest honours. Dr. Denis Mukwege is being presented with the Order of the Buffalo Hunt. Mukwege founded a hospital where he specializes in the treatment of women who have been gang raped by rebel forces. He […]
MONDAY MARCH 24, 2014 Today we’re bridging all age groups … It’s a show for – and about – everyone. The future of health care is almost here, with a unique approach to health care for the elderly… Before you hear about it elsewhere, hear about it on my show with the executive director from […]
PTE – Harvest ChrisD.ca and Prairie Theatre Exchange want to send a lucky reader and their guest to a VIP night to see the opening of Harvest by Ken Cameron. In partnership with Culture on Every Corner, the ultimate VIP experience will include: · A …
Juno Awards The Juno Awards are in Winnipeg this week, celebrating the best in Canadian music at events all across the city. And while the marquee show is Sunday at MTS Centre, a week full of fan-friendly concerts and artist meet and greets is also …
While out on assignment the day before the provincial budget was presented to the Manitoba Legislati… – Local – Winnipeg Free Press.
Dallas Stars' Erik Cole (72) is flattened by Winnipeg Jets' Jacob Trouba (8) during first period NHL action at the MTS Centre in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Sunday, March 16, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Trevor Hagan).
When she was a child, Alyssa Wyspianski always dreamed of becoming a princess. In 2013, her dream c… – Local – Winnipeg Free Press.
WINNIPEG – Cam Ward grinned as he described how he felt like a kid making some key saves in his Carolina Hurricanes' 3-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Saturday. Ward stole a pair of goals from Winnipeg centre Bryan …
Ehtisham Rauf thought he was ready for winter when he arrived in Winnipeg on Christmas Day, 2013…. – Local – Winnipeg Free Press.
A man, woman and toddler are in Winnipeg hospital following a fire Sunday in St. Georges, Man., Powe… – Local – Winnipeg Free Press.