‘Paradise’ clears hurdle

A proposal for the development of the last remaining parcels of vacant land at The Forks has passed its first hurdle at city hall. The preliminary plan for a mixed-use development, including residential highrise buildings, two parkades, a tiered park and urban plaza, was approved Monday by the… Read More

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Selinger in charge despite mom’s death

Selinger in charge despite mom’s death MINUTES after ordering a state of emergency Friday and acknowledging the need for military help with flood fighting, Premier Greg Selinger attended his mother’s funeral. He was back in front of the media about six hours later to say the flood situation Read More

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Assault on soccer ref leads to 15-year ban

The Manitoba Soccer Association has handed out a 15-year suspension to a player charged for an assault of a referee. Branko Dukic, 29, has been charged with assault causing bodily harm. He’s assumed innocent and scheduled to appear in court on July 30. The altercation happened on May 29,… Read […]

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Red-hot Haerther named player of the week

As the Winnipeg Goldeyes blazed their way to a record-setting 11-game win-streak, red-hot hitter Casey Haerther was in the driver’s seat. The Fish first baseman was named the American Association player of the week on Monday, his second time being pegged for the honour in just three weeks. Read More

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Writers get on the same page

The Winnipeg Foundation and Winnipeg Public Library announced its shortlist for the On the Same Page program Monday. The four nominees for the 2014-2015 program are: ❚ Imagining Winnipeg: History Through the Photographs of L.B. Foote, by Esyllt W. Jones (2012, University of Manitoba Press) ❚ Read More

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Rush put on flood-protection work

All flood-protection work for up to 350 homes and about a dozen sections of diking along the Assiniboine River should be completed within the next 24 hours, the province said today. The Assiniboine River crest is expected to arrive at the Portage Diversion on Wednesday between 9 a.m. and noon,… […]

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