‘I am terribly sorry’

A pledge by mayoral candidate Gord Steeves to reduce public intoxication in downtown Winnipeg has been derailed by a four-year-old comment by his spouse, who complained on Facebook of harassment by “drunken native guys” while her husband was a city councillor. On Friday afternoon, Steeves stood Read More

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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 Friday was 076. EXTRA Winning number Friday was 5511637. LOTTO MAX Winning numbers Friday for an estimated jackpot of $15,000,000 were: 6, 9, 16, 19, 20, 24, Read […]

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To catch a cat

BRANDON — It’s getting near dusk, and Toni Gramiak is down on all fours setting a trap for a cat. The bait is a piece of fried chicken tied to a string. “It’s KFC tonight,” she says. Gramiak sprays some pheromone in nearby bushes. She sprinkles catnip and lays out […]

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Stolen gun triggers arrest of former cop

BRANDON — A former police officer was arrested Friday and faces several firearm offences related to an incident in January. Doug Gormley, 60, has been charged with four firearm offences, including two careless storage offences, failing to report a firearm in a timely manner, and making a false Read More

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Spouse’s comments spark big reaction

Manitoba Treaty Commissioner Jamie Wilson was stunned Friday by the comments posted on Facebook by Lorrie Steeves, wife of mayoral candidate Gord Steeves. So were a lot of other people. “I would never paint an entire ethnic group on the actions of one person — that’s how racism starts,” said […]

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LESSONS from a tragedy

We learned a lot more this week about last week’s police siege of a barricaded North End home that left the lone occupant dead. And about the cause of Andrew Baryluk’s death police were agonizingly slow to reveal. Just like they were reluctant to say whether they had even found […]

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