Two hurt in early morning double-stabbing

Two people are in hospital following an early-morning stabbing incident in downtown Winnipeg. Shortly before 5 a.m., police were called to the vicinity of Carlton Street and Ellice Avenue and found a man and a woman stabbed, a police spokeswoman said. The woman was taken to hospital in critical… Read […]

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Traffic light out at Highway 59 and Perimeter

RCMP are advising commuters heading into Winnipeg along Highway 59 this morning to exercise caution at the Perimeter Highway. A traffic light is out at the East St. Paul entrance to the city. Some motorists are treating the temporarily uncontrolled intersection as a four-way stop, but others are… Read More

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Let the Journey begin: zoo reopens today

At noon today, Assiniboine Park Zoo will unveil the long-awaited Journey to Churchill exhibit. After a 10-day closure to make final preparations, zoo visitors are invited to explore the four-hectare Journey to Churchill exhibit, which features multiple viewing areas for northern wildlife, Read More

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Above-normal temps on the way

Summer is expected to return to Winnipeg in earnest today, as Environment Canada forecasts nothing but sun and a high of 25 C. The cool weather as of late is forecast to be replaced by seasonal to above-normal highs through the end of the weekend. The Friday forecast calls a […]

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Lotteries

In the event of a discrepancy between this list and the official winning numbers, the latter shall prevail. PICK 3 Winning number Wednesday was 346. EXTRA Winning number Wednesday was 2027504. LOTTO 6/49 Winning numbers Wednesday were 13, 20, 27, 28, 47, 49. Bonus number was 15. The Read More

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Mom rips judge over remark

Manitoba’s longest-serving judge said the victim of a high-profile child-abduction case didn’t suffer as much as portrayed in court because he likely wasn’t going to be a “rocket scientist” anyway. The remark by provincial court Judge Ted Lismer came earlier this week at the sentencing hearing Read More

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Criminal-negligence charge in fatal shooting

An accidental shooting following a party at a downtown apartment suite on Canada Day has seen a Winnipeg woman’s life cut tragically short. Michele Stobbe, 28, was identified by police Wednesday as the victim of a serious gunshot wound inside a 21st-floor suite at 72 Donald St. just before 3 […]

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Watching and waiting

VIRDEN — Exhausted residents here have done everything they can. Now, all they can do is sit, wait and ask — what next? The area breathed a brief sigh of relief Wednesday as Monday’s deluge began to recede, but water now threatens to flow from Saskatchewan into the southwest corner […]

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Parcel Four emerges yet again

When Winnipeg’s elected officials finish arguing over whether to call a real estate investigation an audit, a review or yet another embarrassing thingamajig, they’ll be forced to accept yet another ugly revelation about Parcel Four. This humble gravel parking lot near The Forks is the municipal Read More

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Katz’s masterful manipulation

A train wreck. When discussing the performance of government on a matter of public policy, the metaphor implies the sudden and violent cessation of progress, a derailing of priorities and destruction of process and order. And a train wreck is exactly what we have right now at Winnipeg City Hall. […]

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