A middle-aged man suffered second degree burns, while the woman and a next-door neighbour were sent to hospital to be treated for smoke inhalation.
Paralympian Alana Ramsay found her freedom on the ski hill when she was just six years old, after having a stroke.
A former Winnipeg broadcaster and journalism instructor has been found fit to stand trial in Alberta, according to his lawyer Greg White.
The director of the Fellowship Centre in Kenora, Ont., says it was a “sombre morning” in the community on Monday as it mourns the death of a local man in a fire in the downtown core on Sunday.
RCMP in Lac Du Bonnet, Man. say a man missing since Feburary has been safely located.
Police officers were assaulted in three separate incidents on Saturday with three individuals facing numerous charges. In one of the incidents, officers spotted a Dodge Caravan being operated erratically in the area of Ellice Avenue and McGee Street just before midnight on Saturday. When the vehicle finally came to an abrupt stop, officers approached the […]
LOS ANGELES — When Matt Hendricks was re-acquired by the Winnipeg Jets at the trade deadline, he knew there were no guarantees that he would ever get a spot in the lineup. The rugged 37-year-old forward was brought back to provide leadership and a locker-room presence more than anything and he was fully prepared to […]
LOS ANGELES — This wasn’t exactly a masterpiece by the Winnipeg Jets but they’ll take real points over style points any day. The Jets skated to a workmanlike 3-2 win over the basement-dwelling Los Angeles Kings Monday night at the Staples Centre and, in the process, increased their lead atop the Central Division to three […]
Salaries don’t add up Re: “Top WSD superintendents make $266k,” Hal Anderson March 15. It’s comical the Winnipeg School Division is asking the minister for an apology. I could go into any school district and easily identify spending abuses. Old attitude, if you have a budget spend it or lose it. Why was Anderson’s questioning […]
A therapeutic horseback riding program for children living with disabilities has been forced to go on hiatus while it searches for a new executive director and more volunteers. The Manitoba Riding …
The Winnipeg Free Press has secured two nominations for the prestigious 2018 National Newspaper Awards. Columnist Niigaan Sinclair was nominated in the best columns category. Jessica Botelho-Urbanski, Melissa Martin and Katie May …
At the public consultations, residents can fill out digital surveys, see presentations about the current plans and speak directly with Transport Quebec officials.
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Several Winnipeg police officers were assaulted on the job in less than 24 hours on Saturday, police say, including some with weapons and others with a vehicle.
The province is preparing for a spring flood expected to be worse than 2009, after massive snow storms fell across the northern United States and the Red River Valley.
In a report released last week into the 2014 death of Tine Fontaine, Manitoba’s advocate for children and youth says the province should look at lengthening the number of days it can lock up at risk children. One survivor says lock up isn’t the answer and that will do way more harm by re victimizing […]
The Manitoba government has been forced to temporarily shelve several pieces of legislation.
Sergeant Tommy Prince School at Brokenhead Brokenhead Ojibway Nation has been closed indefinitely, after a car reportedly hit a patch of ice, careening into its gymnasium before leaving the scene …
After receiving a new environmental assessment on lead in soil levels in the Weston and Point Douglas neighbourhoods in January, the provincial government plans to do another study of the …
OTTAWA — Opposition MPs are raising questions about a Liberal proposal to send border-crossing asylum-seekers back to the United States. “Both countries must be realizing the current agreement isn’t working,” said …
Alleging they’re under attack online by Winnipeggers pretending to be them and sending out hateful, threatening messages to members of the LGBTTQ* community, a gay immigrant couple is fighting back. On …
Winnipeg’s 2019 homicide count rose to 10 over St. Patrick’s Day weekend after two men were killed in separate incidents, continuing a busy year for the investigators tasked with solving …
When 15-year-old Tina Fontaine was trying to survive on Winnipeg streets in the summer of 2014, none of the city’s Indigenous programs that focus on ending child sexual exploitation knew …
Elizabeth Warren said the electoral college didn’t exactly show the “sign of a healthy democracy” when Donald Trump beat Hillary Clinton, who took 3 million more votes.
Union head Tony Clark lauded the Toronto Blue Jays on Monday for giving minor league players a 50 per cent raise, and he hopes other clubs do the same.
‘Sunrise and Sunset,’ a diptych by Indigenous artist Alex Janvier, was unveiled in the Alberta legislature on Monday.
Bodies of the victims of the Christchurch mosque shootings were being washed and prepared for burial in a Muslim ritual process,
Flin Flon is about to open an emergency department that is eight and a half times larger than the current space.
Tenants at four Manitoba Housing properties will soon have a new landlord once the Crown corporation transfers day-to-day management to two community groups.
Drawing the line I’ve done a lot of work in amateur theatre. The funniest thing I ever heard was from an actor new to theatre. Bless her heart for her innocence and naivete when during rehearsal she asked, “Where will you be standing during the play if I forget what to say and ask for […]
The Opposition NDP delayed the business of the legislature with procedural motions for a second consecutive day, preventing the Pallister government from introducing legislation. On Friday and Monday, the NDP raised ……
Recent heavy snows in the northern United States have caused the provincial government to upgrade the expected severity of this spring’s flood along the Red River. On Monday, the Hydrologic Forecast …
Huntsville OPP say on Friday at around 1:20 a.m., two suspects were seen entering a business on King William Street.
After six months of hard work, eleven students officially graduated from a tiny home building program on the Montana First Nation in central Alberta.
Police say a car left the road and struck a hydro pole.
The province is expanding dialysis service. The Manitoba government plans to spend about $5.2 million on that effort, including $2.4 million proposed in its 2019 budget. The funding will allow capacity for 30 more patients in Winnipeg and eight more in Hodgson, as well as six more in each of Pine Falls, Portage la Prairie, […]
LOS ANGELES — Exactly three weeks after he was re-acquired by the Winnipeg Jets, rugged forward Matt Hendricks will finally be inserted into the lineup Monday night against the Los Angeles Kings. Hendricks, 37, played for the Jets last season but signed as a free agent with the Minnesota Wild before coming back to Winnipeg […]