She may save two sisters’ lives

HAMIOTA — Zachi Espayos isn’t your average 11-year-old. Next month, the Grade 6 Hamiota Collegiate student will donate bone marrow to her younger sister, Zoey, who suffers from alpha-thalassemia. If the procedure is successful and the bone marrow takes, Zachi will again be called upon to Read More

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Lewd acts in park lead to arrests

WINNIPEG police have arrested two men who allegedly performed indecent acts Wednesday evening at a children’s playground. A 36-year-old woman was at the playground around 7:45 p.m Wednesday with three children, aged, 5, 7 and 9, at the 200 block of Varsity View Drive. A police release said two Read […]

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Israel Pavilion gets political visitors

THE Israel Pavilion at the Asper Jewish Community Campus is getting a lot of political love this week. Federal Finance Minister Joe Oliver suddenly added a visit to the pavilion to his itinerary in Winnipeg Thursday night. Oliver is coming to the city for a Manitoba Chambers of Commerce luncheon […]

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Barriers still absent after two fatal falls

BRANDON — More than three years after a second tragic fall from the fourth-floor balcony in the atrium of the Brandon Regional Health Centre, officials are still finalizing plans to construct new safety barriers. “We continue to work through the necessary steps of the health-facility capital… Read More

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A river walk less travelled

A romantic stroll down the Assiniboine Riverwalk still requires a raft in some parts. Gerry and Claire Milette discovered this Thursday when they went down to The Forks to celebrate their 29th wedding anniversary. They opted for a ride down the Assiniboine with Splash and Dash Boat Tours instead Read […]

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