Workshop retreat goes live at Ozzy’s

From July 20 through 23, a group of established and emerging local songwriters representing diverse musical backgrounds and genres holed up at a cabin in the Whiteshell as part of Manitoba Music’s Manitoba SongCamp, a three-day co-writing retreat. And now, they’re ready to share the Read More

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Manitobans reduce household debt

Manitoba/Saskatchewan residents have reduced their average household debt by more than $13,000 in the past year, according to a new Bank of Montreal survey. The bank said the average household debt in the Prairie region dropped to $68,437 this year from $82,100 in 2013. But despite the… Read More

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Teens charged with stabbing woman

Two female youth are in custody following a stabbing Monday night. The stabbing took place at about 9:45 p.m. in the area of Manitoba Avenue and Parr Street. The initial investigation revealed that a 21-year-old woman was confronted by two youths, who proceeded to physically assault and stab… Read More

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Hot time for Cool Gardens

Cool Gardens are back in Winnipeg, and just in time for an extended stretch of warm weather. A total of seven contemporary garden and art installations, all designed with the sense of “cooling” during the summer, make up this year’s Cool Gardens 2014 exhibition. The project Read More

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Grand vision for Union Station

In 1908, the headlines of the Manitoba Free Press boldly proclaimed Winnipeg’s new train depot, to be constructed at the foot of Broadway, would be “the most modern railway terminal in the world.” It described the building as magnificent in proportions and luxurious in its appointments, the… Read More

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Silence for peace rally to be held today

An extended moment of silence is being observed at The Forks today. A Circle of Silent Contemplation is scheduled to take place from 12:15 p.m. to 12:45 p.m. by the statue of Gandhi near the Canadian Museum for Human Rights. People of all faiths (and none), along with local human […]

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Winnipeggers in for a warm week

The long weekend might be over, but the fantastic weather continues on. Environment Canada is calling for a mix of sun and cloud in Winnipeg today with a sizzling high of 28 C. Tonight, expect partly cloudy skies and a low of 16 C. The forecast Wednesday is for a […]

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