(NC) — Baby boomers often think of 50 as the new 40. This is especially true now as the last members of the think-young generation reach the half-century mark. With an unprecedented life expectancy of 78.7 years for the youngest of the boomers, we are …
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Fire crews were on scene at a church in the community southwest of Winnipeg on May 16, 2014. In Pictures: Sea creature skull undergoes CT scan. Researchers said the mosasaur scan in Morden, Man. will provide information into the sea creature dating …
Charles Adler – Friday, May 16, 2014 RCMP have released their National Operational Overview on Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women. Charles Adler talks to 680 CJOB’s Keith McCullough, retired Winnipeg Police homicide detective James Jewell, Bernadette Smith whose sister Claudette Osborne has been missing since 2008, and RCMP Deputy Commissioner Janice Armstrong. Parents and an HR […]
The long awaited RCMP report on missing and murdered Aboriginal women in Canada has been released. RCMP Deputy Commissioner Janice Armstrong says there were 1,181 such cases since 1980. 1,017 were murder cases. 160 were missing cases. Armstrong says 108 of the missing cases are suspicious. There are a total of 225 cases still unsolved. […]
The drive home should be smoother Thursday afternoon as the city reopens two southbound lanes on St Mary’s Road after a sinkhole — now filled in by city crews — formed in the middle of the road yesterday.
George Taylor Richardson, the patriarch of the powerful Winnipeg-based Richardson family, has died.
An RCMP report says aboriginal women have been much more prone to violent death than non-natives, but police have solved cases involving both groups at almost the same rate.
The executive director of the John Howard Society of Manitoba is on paid leave after being charged with sexually assaulting an underage girl, CBC News has learned.
WINNIPEG – Coun. Paula Havixbeck promised Wednesday to do away with the powerful Executive Policy Committee if she's elected mayor. “I would be getting rid of something like Executive Policy Committee that makes …
Winnipeg pediatric surgeon uses holidays to help out lone colleague in Saskatoon.
Here's the sum total of what Bev Bungay remembers after she left for work one slushy Tuesday in Dece… – Local – Winnipeg Free Press.
I made this as an alternative to the main /r/winnipeg sub-reddit, free of heavy moderation where users decide the content, Facecook, memes, etc. are allowed as long as it's what the users want. This sub-reddit picked up at first due to some bad decisions at /r/winnipeg that have since been reversed. Now I want to […]
Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries Nearly $115,000 was raised for the Ukrainian Canadian Congress in the province by customers of Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries. Since March, MLL has been raising funds to support humanitarian efforts currently underway in …
Nine inmates were accidentally released from provincial jails last year.
A large block of ice inside the MS Lord Selkirk II is hampering efforts by the Canadian Coast Guard to remove the decrepit boat from the city’s slough.
River and lake levels in the Winnipeg River drainage basin in Manitoba, Minnesota and Ontario are rising rapidly. The Lake of the Woods Control Board says the significant flows are the result of a late snowmelt and above normal rainfall this month. The level at Nutimik Lake in the Whiteshell is above the one-in-ten year high […]
An RCMP report on missing and murdered aboriginal women is already facing criticism. Families of victims say the document presents numbers and little else. “Now what? Where do we go from here? What's going to be done now? We have the numbers and …
Winnipeg’s historic site where the Red and Assiniboine meet will host its first farmers market Sunday, May 18.
Ontario parks and campgrounds could curb the spread of invasive insects by offering cheaper firewood, says a University of Guelph researcher.
The Sherbrook Pool will be renamed after the Kinsmen Club, after the service organization signed a $4 million partnership with the city and the province to renovate the beloved but aging facility.
The NDP MLA for The Pas has retired from politics. Frank Whitehead cited health and family reasons for stepping down.
Second-degree murder charges have been laid after a man was killed April 1.
A 56-year-old woman from Long Plain has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of a Winnipeg man whose body was found April 1. Charged is Valerie Arlene Assiniboine. Police found the body of 51-year-old John David Goundry in his apartment in the 400 block of Elgin Avenue April
The executive director of the John Howard Society of Manitoba is accused of sexually assaulting a girl under the age of 16, court documents show. William John Hutton, 54, faces three charges for alleged offences that occurred between Dec. 1, 2009 and Jan. 2, 2013 in the RM of St. Francois Xavier.
The total number of missing and murdered aboriginal women and girls in Canada is greater than prior public estimates, and RCMP are pledging to immediately undertake new efforts to address the issue and quell growing public concern. Between 1980 and 2013, 1,017 aboriginal Canadian females were
Sunday at The Forks is going to look, smell and taste better than ever, starting this weekend. The first full outdoor Farmer’s Market will be launched this Sunday at 11 a.m.-4 p.m. in the parking lot in front of The Forks Market. There will be 28 vendors selling local products from across the
To mark the 75th anniversary celebrations of the National Film Board of Canada, Winnipeg filmmaker Bob Lower's new feature documentary will be screened at the WAG. “Shameless Propaganda” will play in the Winnipeg Art Gallery's Muriel Richardson …
Maple Leaf Foods has donated 13,000 packages of hot dogs to Winnipeg Harvest to celebrate the May long weekend. The food processing company is distributing about four million packages of hot dogs to food banks across the country to mark Victoria Day.
The city, province and Kinsmen Club of Winnipeg are partnering to revitalize the Sherbrook Pool after it closed in 2012 due to safety concerns. After $4 million in renovations, the Kinsmen Sherbrook Pool will return to a place for health and fitness to …
Does anyone know how often a non-intentional go around occurs at YWG? Is it rare? I have only seen 2 so far and I spend a lot of hours at the airport. Anyways, Acey 6074 was short final for 31 and the controller called a go around due to traffic on the runway. See pics […]
I had an online penpal from Winnipeg a few years ago. I was going through some stuff at the time and I now realize our conversations changed my life. I never got a chance to thank him, and I've since lost his contact information. This is a long shot, but if anyone knows who he […]
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A 110-year old United Church in Starbuck has been lost to fire. Firefighters from the RM of Macdonald were called early this afternoon. But there wasn’t much they could do.. other than to contain the blaze. Two homes on either side suffered some damage. Fire raced up the north wall of the building. Dark, heavy […]
To kick off the Upperdeck Sports Show tonight we’ll hear Q and A audio from the Pittsburgh Penguins press conference at which the firing of GM Ray Shero was announced. At 6:22 we hear from Assiniboia Downs CEO former track announcer Darren Dunn who is preparing to handicap tomorrow’s 139th Running of the Preakness Stakes. […]
The province said it is unacceptable when a prisoner is accidentally released, even as new numbers made public Friday revealed nine inmates at provincial institutions were wrongly released in the fiscal year 2013 to 2014.