Jets sign defenceman Ellerby

The Winnipeg Jets are bringing back defenceman Keaton Ellerby, for another season at least. On Thursday, the club announced it had signed Ellerby to a one-year, two-way contract that’s worth $700,000 in the NHL. The 25-year-old blueliner played 51 games with the Jets last season, notching Read More

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Fanning wins amateur championship

Todd Fanning captured his fifth Manitoba Amateur Golf Championship Thursday. Fanning came into the final round of the tournament at 12-under, six strokes better than the second place Garth Collings. But it wasn’t easy, as the former Canadian Tour pro had to hold off a charging Charlie Read More

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Winnipeg goes to war

Winnipeg had for most of its 45 years been a city that was self-absorbed, boosting and pushing and striving to make itself into a great metropolis. By 1914 Winnipeg seemed to be well on the way to realizing all the ambitions of its founders. With the coming of war, Winnipeggers […]

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Fringe continues record-setting pace

The Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival continued its seemingly inevitable march to a new attendance record Wednesday. Festival organizers tallied up 9,481 tickets sold for Wednesday’s 120 performances, including 23 sold-out shows, said executive producer Chuck McEwen Thursday. The numbers Read More

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The reign of Jane

Penny Ashton is still feeling the heat from the Jane fever that swept the literary world last year on the 200th anniversary of the publication of Pride and Prejudice. Jane Austen’s global brand is booming and Ashton, who debuted her one-woman musical homage Promise and Promiscuity here at the Read […]

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