A new book, Fishin’ for Dumbasses by John Toone, is being launched just in time for fishing season.
Nearly 40 years after U.S. President Richard Nixon resigned amidst accusations of break-ins and coverups, former Washington Post reporter Carl Bernstein will be in Winnipeg to talk about the legacy of Watergate.
The province will start to treat four Lake Winnipeg harbours with liquid potash to eradicate zebra mussels next week.
A Nova Scotia man is facing drug charges after Manitoba RCMP pulled over a transport truck and say they found more than 60 kilograms of marijuana inside.
Concerns raised over a $20,000 bill levied against the Manitoba Marathon for police security seem to be all for naught.
A Winnipeg teen has agreed to be sentenced as an adult for a violent assault that left his 53-year-old victim suffering permanent brain damage and unable to care for himself.
Property rights extend to the right to appeal unfair taxes on at least one First Nation reserve, a Manitoba court ruled today. The finding is the latest ruling in a bitter dispute which pit hundreds of non-native cottagers against the last known hereditary aboriginal chief in the province. The
Some of Manitoba’s lakes might still be frozen but Winnipeg’s rivers aren’t. And so, Splash Dash Tours is set to begin its half-hour guided excursions through downtown Winnipeg via the Red and Assiniboine rivers. “The boats are in great shape and the crew here is ready
An on-line Christian publication says that the Canadian Mennonite University is the eighth most beautiful Christian college and university campus in the world. Christian Universities On-Line picked only one other Canadian school, Toronto’s Tyndale University College at #4. First was
The alcohol was flowing and the fists started flying. But a young man will not be held liable for the tragic results of a violent New Year’s Eve house party on a Manitoba reserve. Brandon Bird, 22, pleaded guilty Wednesday to a charge of simple assault for his role in the Jan. 1, 2013
Hey r/Winnipeg, somebody broke into my garage last night in the Fort Rouge area. They stole my mountain bike and a compound mitre saw. The bike is a KHS Alite 150 in green and silver. The saw is a Ridgid 12" compound mitre saw. I have reported this to the police, but I figured I […]
WINNIPEG – Runners were amped up early Sunday morning for the 10th annual Winnipeg Police Service Half Marathon. “I've got to run 13 miles and that's a pretty significant distance, so nerves are a little high,” said marathon runner Jordan Summers.
Moms and Dads, I'm asking for your help. I'm now at a stage in my pregnancy where my husband and I can't wait to finally become parents. We've even caught ourselves wishing for the last seven weeks to fly by, even though we're still not totally ready …
Damage to a cemetery is pegged between $40,000 and $60,000 after vandals struck it this past weekend. At some point between the afternoon of May 9 and 8:30 a.m. on May 11, approximately 20 headstones were vandalized, said police. Officers continue to …
Organizers of the Manitoba Marathon headed to city hall to ask for financial help to subsidize policing costs. The 26.2 mile race and its associated races are an annual Father's Day tradition in Winnipeg. However, marathon organizers said they had been …
Winnipeg police closed down southbound lanes on St. Mary's Road Wednesday afternoon after a large sinkhole opened up near Morier Avenue. Police advised drivers to expect delays and asked motorists to avoid the area, if possible. Traffic was backed up …
The union representing Canada Post workers is holding a town hall forum to gauge community support after cuts were announced to mail service last year. Canada Post announced in December that it will be getting rid of door-to-door mail delivery and …
(NC) — Our interests can be so varied when venturing into the great Canadian wilderness – and this includes our comfort. For example, spending your vacation admiring one of the largest dark sky preserves in the world, or exploring the training site …
Progressive Conservative Leader Brian Pallister has a new radio ad that promotes his party's c… – Local – Winnipeg Free Press.
BOSTON – Max Pacioretty scored the winner midway through the second period and Carey Price stopped 2… – Sports – Winnipeg Free Press.
SASKATOON – A pediatric surgeon from Winnipeg has been using his holiday time over the last few mont… – Your Health – Winnipeg Free Press.
Lawyers defending a young Winnipeg man accused of being drunk and texting at the wheel and then crashing and killing a fellow motorist have begun laying legal groundwork in their bid to see blood evidence in the case thrown out of court.
After 23 years of standing in a Selkirk slough, the Canadian Coast Guard is seeing if the 1,009-ton MS Lord Selkirk II will float.
Hills of ice came close to the shore of Lake Manitoba May 14, 2014. Images show the ice at Pioneer Resort, west of St. Laurent, with Laurentia Beach to the north and Twin Lakes Beach to the south.
Police in River Heights are launching a new program to combat a spike in property crimes. Project Comet includes increased patrols and police going door to door warning residents to lock-up. West District Crime Unit Sgt. Mike Brooker says break-ins and thefts typically trend upward this time of year, “When the weather starts getting a […]
The Provincial government has released more details on how the fight against Zebra Mussels on Lake Winnipeg will be rolled out in another week weather permitting. To minimize disruptions for commercial fishing, a gated silt curtain will keep liquid potash being used to treat the mussels in the four harbours. However the curtain can be opened […]
Winnipeg city crews are trying to fix a sizable sinkhole that swallowed up a section of St. Mary’s Road and disrupted rush-hour traffic on Wednesday afternoon.
The New Democrats appear to be backing away from MP Niki Ashton’s bid to trigger a House vote on abortion rights, at least for now. Instead, the party will devote its upcoming opposition day to a motion calling on the government to reverse the latest round of CBC funding cuts. Kady O’Malley has the details.
Calling it a day of resistance, aboriginal people and supporters arrived by the busload on Parliament Hill today, while protesters also took to the streets in Kahnawake, Saskatoon, Sudbury and Winnipeg.
Winnipeg residents who will be the first to lose door-to-door mail delivery raised concerns and questions, such as where their new community mailboxes will be stationed, at a public meeting Wednesday night.
Aboriginal businesses and celebrities are showing their stuff at the Winnipeg Convention Centre for the 18th Vision Quest trade show.
A teenager is wanted for allegedly exposing himself to a woman Tuesday.
A visitor to the Hebrew Sick Benefit Association Cemetery on Mother’s Day discovered that about 20 headstones had been damaged there sometime between May 9 and 11.
Project Comet took off last week in River Heights to combat escalating crime in summertime.
Paula Havixbeck is running for mayor.
A Manitoba man has been spared further jail time for assaulting a man just before he was fatally stabbed.
There was a flurry of activity at the former Safeway store in Southdale as hundreds of staff and tradespeople raced against the clock to transform the grocery store into a Red River Co-op.
These are global kids, truly super and global kids — building overseas schools, helping victims of war, coming to the aid of typhoon-devastated victims, all while not forgetting those who need help right outside their own doors. The 17th annual Manitoba Teachers Society Young Humanitarian