Police mum on standoff death

Winnipeg police likely know who — and what — killed Andrew Baryluk. But they’re not about to share that information yet with the man’s family or with the public. An autopsy has been completed following the death of the 53-year-old man during a 17-hour standoff. The biggest question that Read […]

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Oldest Manitoban dies at 111

Lorna Best never missed a Blue Jays game on TV. Or the Brier, for that matter. She loved curling. She sent out Christmas cards every year, paid her bills, and “kept in touch with a million people,” said her son, Warren. But on Friday, the oldest living person born in […]

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Attacking chiefs mindless

Oh, the outrage. This past week, First Nations leaders were compelled to disclose their salary and benefits, the result of a new federal transparency and accountability law. Only about a dozen First Nations leaders have complied to date. Even so, the initial dump of information from Ottawa has Read More

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Jets sign free-agent Galiardi

The Winnipeg Jets have signed another free-agent forward, inking left-winger T.J. Galiardi. The 26-year-old Calgary native played last season for the hometown Flames, recording four goals and 17 points in 62 games, though he was a healthy scratch numerous times. He was not extended a qualifying Read More

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Mementoes of war

They say truth is often the first casualty of war. Wayne Selby’s family can attest to that. Grandfather John Falloon was shot in the chest during a First World War battle, but the bullet never pierced his heart. It was stopped by a shaving mirror and divine intervention‚Ķ at least […]

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