Warm weather for Winnipeg this morning

It’s going to be a scorcher out there (finally). Environment Canada is forecasting a high of 30 C today with 20 km/h winds headed northwest and skies clearing this morning. The UV index is 9 or very high, so slap on some sunscreen before heading outdoors. Tonight there’s a 60 […]

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Farms again threatened with ruin

POPLAR POINT — In 2011, Willy Foth almost saw his farm flash-flood before his eyes. His multimillion-dollar mixed farm about eight kilometres east of Poplar Point was at the mercy of the swelling Assiniboine River. The dikes around his property were threatened by ice floes and rising water. In… Read […]

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Peak in Brandon expected today

BRANDON — The Assiniboine River is expected to peak as early as noon today — a week earlier than originally thought. The city is now bracing for the river to reach or surpass 2011 flood levels. “It’s happening a lot faster than we ever thought, but we’re ready,” said Mayor […]

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Katz always proves to be the king of denial

We all get through life by using a little healthy helping of denial. It’s just part of being human. So it was that last year a book emerged that plumbed the intellectual depths of the subject: Denial: Self-Deception, False Beliefs, and the Origins of the Human Mind, basically presented the […]

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Election goodies out: Steeves

WINNIPEG mayoral candidate Gord Steeves vowed Friday to prevent elected officials from announcing infrastructure goodies in future election years. On Friday, the lawyer and former city councillor promised to freeze spending on infrastructure projects that are not already vetted by city Read More

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