WASHINGTON – A federal judge on Friday dismissed a lawsuit against Obama administration officials for the 2011 drone-strike killings of three U.S. citizens in Yemen, including an al-Qaida cleric. U.S. District Judge Rosemary Collyer said the case raises serious constitutional issues and is not
Winnipeg can finally start putting the coldest winter since 1898 behind it today. Environment Canada says today will be sunny and hit a high of 6 C, nearly normal for early April. Sunday will be much the same, though with slightly more clouds and a high of 7 C. The chance of rain or minor
If you want to understand what is happening in Crimea, it helps to know something about the role religion plays in the crisis. That’s what I told the journalism class at Red River College last month. Each year the class brings me in to talk about why it’s important for journalists to know
RCMP have charged a Waywayseecappo woman with several drunk driving offences following a fatal crash with a school bus Thursday. At approximately 8:30 p.m., Prairie Mountain RCMP received a call regarding an accident between an SUV and a school bus in Waywayseecappo First Nation, about 150
TORONTO — Ondrej Pavelec continues in goal for the Winnipeg Jets tonight when they face the needy Toronto Maple Leafs at Air Canada Centre (6 p.m. CT, CBC, TSN1290). Pavelec, since returning from his recent lower-body injury, is 1-2-1 in his starts. One change the Jets seem to be…
Spring may be trying to burst out in Winnipeg today. But it’s Christmas on the William R. Clement Parkway this weekend.
A little girl who died in the Newtown, Connecticut mass murder will be remembered during Winnipeg’s International Jazz Festival this June.
The film “When Jews Were Funny”, the film by Alan Zweig, will play the Cineplex Odeon on McGillvray on Monday evening. The executive producer is former Winnipegger Perry Rosemond and he told us about the film and talked Jewish humour. Perry worked on the old Norm Crosby (pictured) Show You can catch that conversation right […]
A Winnipeg couple have a date to appeal their three-year ban from their child’s hockey games.
A passenger in an SUV was killed and four children in a school bus and their driver were slightly injured in a crash in Waywayseecappo First Nation.
A mouse found its way into CBC reporter Meagan Fiddler’s house this week. Both her cat and dog were indifferent to the creature until it hopped onto the dog. Fiddler eventually scooped the brave mouse up in a cup and set it free outside.
Distracted drivers beware: the cops will have extra eyes on you this month.
It is one of the largest, most elaborate undercover organized-crime investigations ever undertaken by Winnipeg police. Now, questions are emerging about the evolution and execution of Project Sideshow, a Free Press investigation has revealed. At the heart of the matter is how a longtime senior…
Incidents of horrific physical abuse of children in a rural Manitoba community were revealed in a Winnipeg courtroom late last month. During the case of an Old Order Mennonite community member — a woman who pleaded guilty to abuse charges — the Crown said “counselling sessions” were held in
Tweet. It was touch and go for awhile but the Pens held on to beat the Jets 4-2 in Winnipeg. Earlier in the night, the Penguins clinched the Division with a Flyers loss. Paul Martin was back in the lineup, and he paid immediate …
WINNIPEG – Police have confirmed that a Winnipeg house was showered with bullets twice in 24 hours in a feud between rival street gangs. Two men have been arrested and are facing more than 30 firearms-related charges …
A May 10th date was originally planned for the WSOF Canada Winnipeg card. That date was eventually pushed back to May 30th and was to feature a Canadian Bantamweight title match between Curtis Brigham and Josh Hill …
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As if to add injury to insult, Winnipeg Jets’ coach Paul Maurice got hit by a puck during Thursday night’s loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins.
No Winnipegger alive has ever experienced the kind of winter we’ve just survived.
Take a heap of Walt Wingfield, a bit of Breaking Bad, a pinch of Reefer Madness, put it in your pipe and smoke it – and there you have Ken Cameron’s Harvest, the season closer at Prairie Theatre Exchange.
Manitoba’s opposition Progressive Conservatives are accusing the governing NDP of hiding information from requests made under Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy legislation.
The Selinger government is being accused of withholding a key email in a scandal involving a former cabinet minister. The Opposition Conservatives said Friday they were denied the email when they filed a request under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA) in May
Most Manitobans believe people with terminal illnesses or severe disabilities ought to have access to euthanasia, and most Manitobans want the provincial government to allow doctors to help. A new poll by Probe Research for the Winnipeg Free Press suggests 63 per cent of Manitobans support the
The past week saw more than 100 properties added to the list of those reporting loss of water service because of frozen waterlines. City hall said Friday 2,359 properties have reported frozen waterlines since November, an increase of 15 from the day before and 111 more than the previous
Congratulations, Winnipeggers, you are in the midst of surviving the worst winter on record since 1898. That’s right, 1898, when the Spanish-American War was raging and the Montreal Victorias won their fourth-straight Stanley Cup. The year of the first recorded motor-vehicle fatality and the
Will changes to immigration policy have an impact on Canada’s future? The Immigration Matters in Canada Coalition is holding a public discussion in Winnipeg Sunday to try and answer the question. A panel will discuss how the Canadian government’s attitude toward immigrants and
The Winnipeg Police Service is requesting the public’s assistance in located a missing 15-year-old girl named Randi “May” Reyes, who last made contact with friends Thursday. Investigators suspect she may currently be in eastern Canada, possibly in Montreal. The WPS has engaged
In honour of David Letterman’s retirement announcement and Manitoba Opera’s current production of the perennial classic, CBC’s opera reviewer Al Rae gives a handful of good reason to see La Bohème in Winnipeg.
Despite the extremely cold and long winter, retailers in Winnipeg say sales have been warming up for weeks.
An iconic piece of North End history is taking up residence in Winnipeg’s Neon Factory – the only sign museum in the city.
A man from eastern Ontario has been arrested and faces numerous drug charges after he was pulled over near MacGregor, Man., Wednesday as part of an RCMP traffic stop.
A 44-year-old man is dead, and alcohol is considered a factor, after an SUV he was a passenger in collided with a school bus on Waywayseecappo First Nation Thursday night.
Winnipeg is set to get its first protected bike lane, on Sherbrook Street.
En la ciudad de Winnipeg hago un tour para descubrir los secretos ocultos en el edificio legislativo de Manitoba. Además descubro una de mis hamburguesas fav…
The 2014 JUNO Awards are in Winnipeg! Are you ready?
… Royal Winnipeg Ballet's new season will include a ballet inspired by the stories of residential ;. The Royal Winnipeg Ballet's new season will include a ballet inspired by the stories of residential schools told at Canada's Truth and Reconciliation …