Zebra mussel larvae found in Lake Winnipeg

There is more evidence that zebra mussels are infesting Lake Winnipeg. After successfully eradicating the pests from four harbours earlier this year, the province has found nine larval zebra mussels in the southeast part of the lake, including near Grand Marais. “The presence of these Read More

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Ah, the luck — and love — of the Irish

O’Hanlon’s Horsebox, a band of seven irreverent types from Northern Ireland who charmed audiences at the Ireland-Irish Folklorama pavilion, have been hitting the bars of Winnipeg. Whiskey Dix got an off-duty party visit, as did the King’s Head and downtown’s Tavern United. But at the Toad in the Read More

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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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