Kilcona Park could get $30-million upgrade

A $30-million redevelopment is being proposed for the Kilcona Park/Harbour View recreation complex. Plans released this morning call for a dramatic overhaul that includes rebuilding many of the structures at Harbour View, including the wooden tower; fencing and relocating areas of the off-leash Read More

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Dangerous offender’s appeal unsuccessful

They aren’t hearing any new cases during the summer break, but judges at Manitoba’s highest court have been busy catching up on paperwork with a series of noteworthy decisions. The biggest involves a career Manitoba criminal who was given the rare declaration of dangerous offender — a… Read More

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Chiefs in line with online disclosure

Several Manitoba chiefs say they have no problem posting their salaries and band finances online. But most say they haven’t done it yet, despite a deadline Tuesday set by a new federal disclosure law. All 633 of Canada’s First Nations were to have posted their chiefs’ and councils’ salaries… Read […]

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Paddleboarding a way to cope with PTSD

BRANDON — Life was a thick fog for Trevor Petersen when he returned to Canada in 2007 after his seven-month tour of duty with the Canadian military in Afghanistan. The fog lasted several years for the Edmonton man, who took part in an unmanned aircraft project while in the war-torn […]

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Manitoba tribute for a Canadian icon

A Canadian hero is about to have a day named after him. The Manitoba government has proposed the August civic holiday be known as Terry Fox Day to honour the Winnipeg-born Fox, who was just 22 when he died in 1981 following his attempt to run across Canada in his […]

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