Warm weather and sunny skies continue

Summer has certainly found its groove in southern Manitoba, as the Environment Canada forecast continues to call for sunshine and warm temperatures in the region. Today, we should see a mix of sun and cloud this afternoon with a high of 26 C in the afternoon. Tonight’s low will fall […]

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hockey player death – SIDEBAR

Concussions must be taken seriously: neurosurgeon IT has become a hot-button topic in both professional and amateur sports. And a local expert on concussions says every brain injury suffered by an athlete needs to be taken seriously for fear of long-term effects, including mood-related issues Read More

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THE WORLD IN YOUR BACKYARD

20. African Holy Cross gym, 280 Dubuc St. FOOD: The menu alone is truly an education. Much-appreciated large photos and descriptions of ingredients help with decisions on the way to the food line. Platters representing different regions — the Sahara, the Kalahari, the African — range from $7 Read More

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Sweaty, BUT SAFE

I am delighted to report, thanks to new security procedures, Canadian air travellers have nothing to fear from overweight, middle-aged terrorists who perspire like Mike Tyson at a Grade 3 spelling bee. I made this damp discovery after being subjected to an intense level of scrutiny from Read More

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My wife is not racist: Steeves

Amid hecklers and a throng of media, mayoral candidate Gord Steeves made clear Tuesday that he is standing by his wife. After four days of silence following the revelation of his wife’s racist Facebook comments, Steeves finally addressed the controversial posts. “My wife apologized… She Read More

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Duck-and-run strategy is far from mayoral

As Gord Steeves left Bonnycastle Park on Tuesday, an aboriginal man in a smart grey business suit approached him and asked for a chance to talk. The man, Kevin Hart, chairman of the Circle of Life Thunderbird House, had been watching Steeves respond to the controversy over Steeves’ wife Lorrie’s […]

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