Blasting away at concussions

A team of Winnipeg researchers is the first in the world to blast the brain with controlled levels of carbon dioxide and oxygen in a quest to develop a definitive test to diagnose concussions. The cutting-edge work appears in the current edition of Plos One, a peer-reviewed, online medical Read […]

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Housing starts down in Winnipeg

Winnipeg-area home builders launched fewer new projects in July, with the number of housing starts down 14 per cent from a year earlier. Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) said there were 611 new single- and multi-family starts recorded last month in the Winnipeg Census Metropolitan… Read More

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Mayoral candidates to address social issues

Homelessness and making downtown safe are two issues which will be discussed in the mayoral election campaign today. Robert-Falcon Ouellette will speak about homelessness and discrimination, while Brian Bowman will talk about how he would make the downtown an “open, accessible, safe and Read More

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Teen receives jail time for beating worker

BRANDON — A troubled 16-year-old girl who took part in a “vicious” two-on-one attack that hospitalized a group-home worker — whose car she then stole and crashed before assaulting a police officer — has been sentenced to jail. Crown attorney Kaley Tschetter said the beating happened shortly… Read More

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Steeveses skip Sunday handout

Gord Steeves was a no-show, but the Bannock Lady says he can come another Sunday, when he has time. “I left it open to him, whenever,” said Althea Guiboche, known as the Bannock Lady for her practice of handing out bannock, water and whatever is donated, including second-hand clothes, to […]

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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 Sunday was 000. Winning number Saturday was 000. EXTRA Winning number Sunday was 0000000. Winning number Saturday was 000. LOTTO 6/49 Winning numbers Read More

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Fast can win race… but not stupidity

Some fables never lose their relevance, no matter how old or simple they may be. Like the fable of the tortoise and the hare. The well-known moral of the story is how patience and persistence can win out over speed and arrogance. Right now in the Winnipeg mayoral race, we’ve […]

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