Floodwaters continue perilous rise

The 2014 Assiniboine River flood is looking more like the feared 2011 event with each passing day, and Manitoba’s emergency measures minister is not ruling out calling in the military to help shore up dikes. Steve Ashton said the province will present a plan of action today to deal with […]

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Battle against brown water set for weekend

City hall has scratched frozen pipes off its to-do list and is turning its attention to brown water. Civic officials said Thursday they would begin a key component of the discoloured-water containment program. Crews from the water and waste utility will begin flushing water lines this weekend Read More

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Bear-y nice!

Hudson, meet Hudson. Aurura, meet Aurora. Thursday’s opening of the highly anticipated Journey to Churchill exhibit gave two young humans, and two young polar bears, the chance to make acquaintances. Hudson Ellis, 5, was able to see Hudson the bear in the Churchill Coast portion of the exhibit. Read More

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Emails shed light on city deals

Two days before Christmas in 2009, a City of Winnipeg property manager expressed concern in an email the city was about to outsource the management of the newly purchased Canada Post building. The unnamed official felt the city could have handled the job without outsourcing the work to Shindico Read […]

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