H&M opening in Winnipeg on Sept. 10

Manitobans who have been waiting years for fashion retail giant H&M to arrive in Winnipeg now have a date to circle on their calender. Sept. 10 — noon to be exact — is when the province’s first Hennes & Mauritz Inc. (H&M) store is slated to open in Winnipeg’s… Read […]

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The search for a Billy Elliot to begin

So you think you can play Billy Elliot? In October, the Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre, in partnership with the Royal Winnipeg Ballet, will begin the search for a talented young performer to play the titular role in the January 2016 production of the hit musical Billy Elliot. Directed by Royal […]

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Former Bomber pleads guilty to fraud charges

An ex-Winnipeg Blue Bomber has admitted to a slew of fraud and forgery charges relating to an bogus scheme to build a hotel and recreational facility. David Lorne Pitcher, 46, pleaded guilty Tuesday to 17 total offences in which victims lost more than $5 million between 2007 and 2012. He […]

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Arrest made in city’s 14th homicide

Winnipeg police have made a quick arrest in the city’s latest homicide. Clarissa Dawn Ponace, 29, is facing a second-degree murder charge following the weekend killing of 53-year-old Arthur Haussermann in a downtown apartment. Haussermann was found inside his burning suite last Saturday Read More

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Hamilton, former co-chair of AJI, dies

Alvin Hamilton, the widely-respected judge who co-chaired Manitoba’s historic Aboriginal Justice Inquiry, has died following a lengthy illness. He was 87. Although born to relative privilege, Alvin Chown Hamilton would grow up to be a champion of the oppressed and underprivileged. His… Read More

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Terry Fox gets his day in Manitoba

A true Canadian hero is about to have a day in Manitoba named after him. The August civic holiday will be now known as Terry Fox Day, named after the Winnipeg-born athlete who was just 22 when he died in 1981 during his attempt to run across Canada on one […]

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