Winnipeggers are proud to call him one of their own! Winnipeg native and World-Class Illusionist, Darcy Oake‘s jaw-dropping audition act on Britain’s Got Talent has gone viral! (WATCH the video here). While Darcy waits to here if he’s made through to the next round on BGT, he’s soaking in all the attention from home & […]
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Winnipeg’s Darcy Oake can’t believe the new fan base he’s attracted after auditioning for Britain’s Got Talent. “Oh, it’s crazy like, doing Britain’s got talent I was kind of just assuming that some new fans or whatever would come from the U.K. but I’ve been getting messages from people all over the world like Dubai […]
Police are looking for a man who confronted a seven-year-old boy he didn’t know and offered him money.
I’m no doctor, but if you can relate to this video, you’re probably just as messed up in the head as I am. Check out my 2nd Channel for bloopers/behind-the-scenes and vlogs: http://www.youtube.co…
Im shopping for a used car ive seen some good deals from both of those places but im curious if anyone has any experience buying cars from them? Also any tips on what i should watch out for when buying used cars. Anything thats over 100K kms is turning me off but would like some […]
Hey folks, has anyone seen a picture (or taken a picture) of the caved in manhole cover on moray (northbound curb lane between Bruce and Ness)? I think it's worthy of nomination for Canada's worst. submitted by SheppyTheVolus [link] [6 comments]
A Winnipeg magician wowed Britain’s Got Talet. Watch what has made 26-year-old Darcy Oake go viral. “I had hopes and dreams of becoming a doctor, but my parents insisted that I become a magician,” says the illusionist. Winnipeg’s got talent – and good parents.
It was a close call this weekend for thousands of residents in South Winnipeg, as seven train cars derailed in St. Norbert, just off Pembina Highway. While NO dangerous goods were involved and no one was injured, the crash re-sparks the debate of transporting (dangerous) goods through populate areas. Alex Forrest, President of the United […]
Will Pizza Cake replace poutine, maple syrup and Canadian bacon as our national food? Boston Pizza sure hopes so. And thank goodness for free Canadian health care. Still, ya gotta wonder how much of the credit for this Pizza Cake should go to the food photographer.
Hundreds of Winnipeggers are expected to sweep through downtown Winnipeg Tuesday for Downtown Winnipeg Biz's annual Earth Day Clean-up. The clean up, now in its ninth year is held every April 22 and will see business and community members join …
Winnipeg illusionist Darcy Oake has something new up his sleeve. Overnight, he transformed into an Internet sensation. He appeared on the TV show Britain's Got Talent Saturday. Less than two days later, the online video of his act neared two million hits.
Comprised of Brian Burton (Danger Mouse) and James Mercer, the band will play the Burton Cummings Theatre on Monday, August 4. Burton and the Danger Mouse moniker are celebrating the 10th anniversary of his groundbreaking release, The Grey …
Ask not what your city can do for you, but what you… OK, so Coun. Brian Mayes (St. Vital) isn’t exactly John F. Kennedy, but his idea of a new version of the Peace Corps is similar. Mayes is basing his notion of a youth corps on City Year, a program he’s seen at work […]
The Winnipeg School Division has named four schools likely to have full-day kindergarten classes as a pilot project in the fall. They are John M. King, Strathcona, Norquay and Wellington schools. The division said the four schools have the enrolment and the space to accommodate full-day
A Winnipeg magician had a trick up his sleeve that was impressive enough to drop the jaws of the judges on Britain’s Got Talent on Saturday. Darcy Oake performed a trick he usually opens his shows with, called “dove act,” where he turns a burning feather into a dove, multiplies the doves, puts
Long-promised legislation to phase out the sale and use of synthetic pesticides on lawns in Manitoba will be introduced today. Conservation and Water Stewardship Minister Gord Mackintosh is scheduled to introduce the Environment Amendment Act (Reducing Pesticide Exposure) bill before question
Police are interviewing several people in connection with Winnipeg's seventh homicide of 2014.
An explosion and fire destroyed a house southeast of Winnipeg on Saturday evening.
The Red River is expected to crest in Winnipeg over the next couple of days as the spring high-water mark has already passed Emerson, Man.
Darcy Oake tried out for Britain's Got Talent – and he's gone viral. The literal magician did some tricks with doves and whatnot and people were impressed. He tells the judges at the beginning that he is from Canada and he …
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Get ready to pay more to go to the zoo at Assiniboine Park. The zoo is jacking up prices, effective July 3rd when it opens the new Journey to Churchill exhibit. The new prices will be as follows: Adults (18-59): Now – $10.24 July 3rd – $18.50 Seniors (60+): Now – $8.24 July 3rd – […]
It doesn’t sound like the 86 seniors evacuated from a personal care home in south St. Vital will be returning anytime soon. The seniors were moved out of Golden Links Lodge yesterday after water flooded the basement. They are now staying on beds in common areas of other facilities nearby. Lori Lamont with the Winnipeg […]
Water on the Red River is rapidly rising now that ice on the river has released in the city. The crest is currently near Ste. Agathe, and should reach Winnipeg either Tuesday or Wednesday. The City of Selkirk is taking measures to protect low-lying areas along the riverbank in Selkirk Park. After a few anxious […]
Winnipeg Blue Bombers GM Kyle Walters and his Management staff are promoting 2 more players from the team’s Florida Mini Camp which wrapped up last week. 5-8, 185 pound Defensive Back Stephon Morris out of Penn State impressed with his speed and also spent time with the New England Patriots in 2013. Also making the […]
Tonight the Dallas Stars and the Anaheim Ducks face each other in game three tonight. Travis L. Brown from Fort-Worth Star-Telegram will tee up the game. Louis Jean from TVA Sports in Montreal gives us the scoop on the Tampa Bay and Habs series. And 680 CJOB’s Kelly Moore joins me to talk everything NHL Playoffs. […]
A shortage of vacant beds at Winnipeg personal care homes means the 86 residents forced out of Golden Links Lodge early Sunday morning are sleeping in common areas in other care homes.
Some Winnipeg runners said this year’s Boston marathon stood out as their best race ever.
A homeowner in St. Norbert got some volunteer muscle power to fight back the rising Red River Monday afternoon.
The Manitoba government will introduce legislation Tuesday restricting the use of certain chemicals for weed control on lawns
Higher water and moving ice have led municipalities along the lower portion of the Red River to increase preparations for the peak of the spring flood. The Red is expected to crest upstream of Winnipeg today or Wednesday at a peak flow of 46,000 to 47,000 cubic feet per second. Previously, the
An ex-University of Winnipeg international student recruiter must pay tens of thousands of dollars to three Chinese students who prepaid him up to $3,000 a month for room, board and other services, only to wind up living in “intolerable” conditions. Manitoba’s Court of Appeal has refused to hear
A plan that aims to add hundreds of new single-family homes in Transcona is winding its way to city hall. The proposal is driven by North Grassie Properties, which wants to develop 630 single-family homes, 150 multi-family units and small-scale commercial development on a site north of the
They told us it was coming, but there was no denying the sticker shock some families felt outside the Assiniboine Park Zoo Monday. Some said the rate hikes will limit their zoo excursions in the future. Not everyone felt that way. For mothers such as Naomi Oldcotton, packing up her two kids
Val Werier, the last of the great Winnipeg journalists from the Greatest Generation, who wrote unrelentingly as a champion of the environment long before it was fashionable, died Monday. He was 96. Werier, who over the course of his long career was honoured with both the Order of Canada and the…
The Wellington School sign club in Winnipeg started as a project of inclusion for one of its students and has grown in popularity among students. Allison Baker is an education assistant at the school and started the club when she found out that Grade 5 …
The Manitoba government released its latest flood bulletin on April 21, saying ice on the Red River is contributing to water levels “changing rapidly in the last 24 hours.” So far, the floodway gates have not been used south of Winnipeg. The province …