Month of dollar-a-day feedings for Malawians

Most North Americans can only imagine living on $1 worth of food per day. Colin Vandenberg knows what it’s like. Vandenberg recently completed a month of hunger solidarity to raise awareness of what most people in Malawi, a country in southeast Africa, experience as a daily struggle. During the Read […]

Posted by

In Brief

Stony inmate’s death investigated as homicide Police are investigating an inmate’s death at Stony Mountain Institution as a homicide. Duane Edward Taylor, 53, was found unresponsive in his cell Saturday evening. Stonewall RCMP said they received a call around 10:15 p.m. Staff members who found Read More

Posted by

Aboriginal groups give report a failing grade

The Fraser Institute says it’s a myth First Nations schools receive less money than public schools — but aboriginal educators say it’s the Fraser Institute’s analysis that’s mythical. The Assembly of First Nations, Manitoba First Nations Education Resource Centre, and the Quebec-based First Read More

Posted by

Body in river brings surprise

Police and fire crews pulled a body from the Red River at the Alexander docks Sunday afternoon — it just wasn’t the body they had been searching for since Friday. Police were saying little Sunday other than to confirm it is a homicide. The grisly discovery is also unrelated to […]

Posted by

Lotteries

In the event of a discrepancy between this list and the official winning numbers, the latter shall prevail. PICK 3 Winning number Sunday was 436. Winning number Saturday was 001. EXTRA Winning number Sunday was 4787253. Winning number Saturday was 1881799. LOTTO 6/49 Winning numbers… Read More

Posted by

Law poses dilemma for NDP

It is widely believed in NDP circles Premier Greg Selinger must, if he is to have any chance at re-election, slay the deficit. To date, Selinger has made little progress. Unforeseen expenditures — many directly connected to flood events — and a stubborn reluctance to invoke deep spending cuts Read […]

Posted by

Itsy-bitsy spider had murder in its eyes

As part of my new commitment to oral hygiene, I staggered into our bathroom Saturday morning with the firm intention of brushing my teeth. There I was, rubbing sleep from my eyes, dreaming about the first cup of coffee of the day, slowly reaching out my right hand, when, suddenly […]

Posted by