PERTH, Australia – Authorities are confident that signals detected deep in the Indian Ocean are from the missing Malaysian jet’s black boxes, Australia’s prime minister said Friday, raising hopes they are near solving one of aviation’s most perplexing mysteries. Tony Abbott told reporters in
A snowfall warning has been issued for Friday by Environment Canada. It covers much of southwestern Manitoba, where up to 10 cm of snow is expected to fall from Friday evening into Saturday morning.
Winnipeg’s Transit boss tried to calm fears that the second phase of the bus corridor project is spiraling out of control. But the project’s harshest critics remain doubtful. Transit director Dave Wardrop’s verbal update on the project at today’s finance committee
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The Bell of Batoche was returned to the Métis Nation in Saskatchewan last summer after being taken by Canadian soldiers 128 years ago. However, new evidence was recently uncovered by CBC’s documentary unit revealing this is not the bell people think it is.
WINNIPEG – A pedestrian hit by a vehicle at the intersection of Donald Street and Broadway at about 5:30 p.m. Saturday has died, police say. The 23-year-old woman was crossing the eastbound lanes of Broadway when she was hit, police said.
WINNIPEG – Police believe three men stole dressing room keys at the MTS Iceplex, copied them and returned them – then later used the copies to steal from hockey players. A Crime Stoppers video re-enactment released Tuesday shows men grabbing the …
A Brandon cat did an impressive vanishing act this weekend after disappearing from her family’s home only to turn up in an old water well.
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The province has added solar powered cameras to its road condition reporting arsenal along some of Manitoba’s busiest highways. If your daily commute takes you along highways one, 75 or 16, you may be able to see what it would look like from your vehicle while sitting at your computer. Seven of these solar powered […]
LONDON – Liverpool reclaimed top spot in the Premier League after two penalties from captain Steven Gerrard helped his team beat West Ham 2-1 Sunday to remain firmly in the hunt for the club’s first league title since 1990. Liverpool’s ninth win in a row restored a two-point lead over Chelsea
Winnipeg Jets head coach Paul Mauricewatched his team's playoff hopes die with a 4-2 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday.
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Twelve security cameras and a locked gate weren’t enough to protect a Manitoba business from thieves who stole $100,000 worth of all-terrain vehicles and other merchandise this week.
PERTH, Australia – The Australian head of the agency searching for the missing Malaysian passenger jet says U.S. Navy equipment will begin its underwater hunt Friday for the jet’s black boxes. Air crews and ships have been searching for weeks for a sign of Flight 370, which went missing on March…
The three-year suspension handed to a local couple by Hockey Winnipeg will need to be supervised by their son’s future teams and minor hockey organizations. Hockey Winnipeg penalized the husband and wife for their role in an altercation that occurred in the opposing team’s dressing room
Hockey Winnipeg has penalized a local couple for three years for their role in an altercation in the opposing team’s dressing room last February. The Winnipeg husband and wife were involved in the altercation in Fargo, N.D., on Feb. 8. Their eight-year-old son plays for the River East Royals…
While the winter just won’t end, neither will the onslaught of frozen water pipes on Winnipeg properties. New statistics released by the City of Winnipeg on Monday showed that there were 23 new reports of frozen water pipes since Saturday. The total is 2,282 reports of frozen pipes this
The Winnipeg Jets announced today they have recalled Ben Chiarot, Michael Hutchinson and Zach Redmond from the AHL’s St. John’s IceCaps. 22-year-old left-handed defenceman Chiarot has played 63 games with the IceCaps this season. He has recorded 17 points and 85 penalty minutes. Originally drafted by the Atlanta Thrashers in the fourth round, 120th overall […]
WINNIPEG FREE PRESS. Gary Lawless: Jets can't escape from L.A. The Jets skated like world-beaters on Thursday in a win over the San Jose Sharks but Saturday night in Los Angeles they looked star-struck as the Kings …
Highway 1 from Headingley to Portage la Prairie has been reopened, though the RCMP still issue an advisory for poor driving conditions due to drifting snow, blowing snow, icy conditions, and high winds. As always, RCMP advise to use caution when driving on this part of Highway 1 by reducing…
Anybody find it? It's a rental from the University of Manitoba's film department. It was in a hard black case about a foot long. Nothing was inside it except for the microphone. Otherwise, does somebody know where I can find a good, sturdy rope? Thanks much. submitted by Bezdelnik82 [link] [3 comments]
Producers and two of the hosts at the 2014 Juno Awards are shrugging off an online petition to remove Robin Thicke from the lineup of Sunday’s broadcast. A petition at Change.org calls on the Juno Awards to cancel Thicke’s appearance, saying his song Blurred Lines “contributes
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – President Barack Obama is urging Russian President Vladimir Putin to pull back Russian troops from the border with Ukraine. The White House says Putin called Obama on Friday while the president was travelling internationally. The White House says Obama urged Russia to
The recording is called Troubador & the Nightingale and features soprano Isabel Bayrakdarian singing exotic and atmospheric music by Maurice Ravel, Sayat-Nova and Serouj Kradjian.
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VANCOUVER – The death records of tens of thousands of First Nations children who died during the time residential schools were operating in Canada have been handed over to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. Several provincial governments gave up the records to the commission, which will…
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An online petition to get singer Robin Thicke removed from the Winnipeg Juno Awards show now has more than 800 names.
WINNIPEG – The Winnipeg Blue Bombers acquired quarterback Brian Brohm from the Hamilton Tiger-Cats on Monday for a conditional pick in the 2015 CFL draft. The club also released quarterback Justin Goltz. Brohm appeared in one exhibition game last …
An iconic piece of Winnipeg’s North End, the Kelekis Restaurant sign, came down on Thursday.
From Yahoo Sports: The Winnipeg Jets have responded to the fan planned #HelmetPardy night on Thursday at MTS Centre during their game against the Chicago Blackhawks. The idea encouraged attending fans to show up …
The President of the Winnipeg Firefighters Union says there’s a new Fire Chief in town. Alex Forrest tells 680 CJOB, the former Chief of Prince George’s Fire Department John Lane has taken the job in Winnipeg. “Yes. As a matter of fact, I’ve known him for a number of years. I worked with him when […]
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A one-stop pop-up shop has opened at Portage Place. The store called Launch It! was created through a partnership with Downtown Winnipeg Biz and Portage Place. It features seven different entrepreneurs from across the city. Lennard Taylor has been a …
A frantic feline was saved by police officers in downtown Winnipeg during the morning rush hour on Wednesday.
The Manitoba Jockey Club has pulled out of a court challenge over the future of the Assiniboia Downs betting licence. Late last year, the Manitoba Horse Racing Commission threatened to yank the track's licence over a development deal with Peguis First …
The Aquatic Hall of Fame is returning to its home at the Pan Am Pool. A last-minute settlement has been reached in a 2007 lawsuit between the hall and the City of Winnipeg, which will see the hall’s collection returned on display at the Pan Am. A report to city council states the city will […]
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ARLINGTON, Wash. – Rescuers slogging through muck and rain Tuesday in a desperate search for survivors of a massive mudslide in Wasington state have instead recovered two bodies and believe they have located another eight. The announcement by Snohomish County District 21 Fire Chief Travis Hots…