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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AMC to elect grand chief today

The Chiefs of the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs will elect a Grand Chief today. Three nominees are in the running, incumbent Derek Nepinak from Pine Creek First Nation, Donavan Fontaine from Sagkeeng First Nation and Sheldon Kent from Black River First Nation. Voting takes place during the AMC’s Read More

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Man killed in head-on collision

BRANDON — A 69-year-old Carberry man is dead after a head-on crash just south of Brandon on Tuesday afternoon. Blue Hills RCMP responded to a collision on Highway 10 and Road 48 North, south of Brandon. A late-model Chevrolet Sonic was travelling northbound on Highway 10 when it collided with […]

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‘Could have been catastrophe’

A woman abducted at knifepoint and stuffed in the trunk of a car. A high-speed police chase that ends in a $100,000-hockey-arena crash. An ammonia leak forces the evacuation of a Transcona neighbourhood. Three frightening events. And one common link — a man reeling at the sudden end of his […]

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Museum moving right(s) along

Inside the Canadian Museum for Human Rights there are still construction workers working away while outside it looks like weeds are taking over. But spokespeople for the CMHR say they’re not worried because everything is on schedule for the inside and what’s outside is supposed to look that way Read […]

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Mainly sunny, high of 28 today

If you like sunshine and warm temperatures, then you’re going to love this forecast. Another beautiful day is on tap for Winnipeg and the surrounding area this afternoon, as the sun continues to headline the weather story. Look for mainly sunny skies and a high of 28 C today. Tonight’s… […]

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