Havixbeck took Shindico cash

A Winnipeg mayoral candidate who pledged to turn away 2014 campaign donations from companies named in a trio of city audits accepted $1,901 from executives at one of those firms in 2010. On Tuesday, Charleswood-Tuxedo Coun. Paula Havixbeck promised not to accept mayoral-campaign donations from Read More

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City airport incident probed by TSB

THE Transportation Safety Board is investigating an incident involving two WestJet planes on a recently renovated runway at Richardson International Airport. A notice from the TSB said an aircraft had to “go around” to avoid another aircraft in a landing area. A team will travel to Winnipeg to… Read More

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COMING HOME

THE three original Victoria Cross medals awarded to the “Pine Street Boys,” which later became Valour Road, will be on display beginning today at the Manitoba Museum. Lt. Robert Shankland, Sgt. Maj. Frederick William Hall and Cpl. Lionel B. Clarke were boys from the same block of Pine Street, Read […]

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Teen dies from injuries in ATV crash

A 19-year-old man has died from his injuries after he and another male crashed their ATV into a car in Flin Flon on August 3. The driver of the car, a 54-year-old female, suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to a local hospital. Her passenger, 58, was not injured. Flin… […]

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Van bursts into flames on Portage Avenue

A van hit the median at Portage Avenue near Carlton Street this afternoon and burst into flames. Traffic re-opened about 1:45 p.m. on Portage Avenue in both directions, but the burnt van was still sitting on the median and the smell of smoke was noticeable from a block away. Am […]

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Winnipeggers gather in silence for peace

More than 100 Winnipeggers of all ages and walks of life gathered for 30 minutes of silence today by the Gandhi statue at The Forks. As lunch-hour traffic roared past, the crowd stood, sat and kneeled in silence to think about the suffering of others in conflict zones around the […]

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