Having the time of her life

Today, Nazdana Jan of Winnipeg is a healthy little girl. But the toddler, who turns two next month, has travelled a rocky road after being born with life-threatening liver problems. One day after Nazdana was born on Aug. 10, 2012 at Women’s Hospital in Winnipeg, her father, Johar Ali, had […]

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Fringe candidates get attention they deserve

In May, Idaho Republican Gov. Butch Otter stunned political observers when he demanded all candidates in the GOP primary race be allowed to participate in a televised debate. It was a stunner because in addition to Russ Fulcher, a veteran state senator, the primary campaign included two, shall… Read More

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Fringe Fest looks headed to new record

The curtain fell for the last time Sunday for this year’s Winnipeg Fringe Festival. The alternative theatre festival most likely finished its 27th year with record numbers, executive producer Chuck McEwen said, though he would only know after tallying the final numbers today. Saturday saw 10,614 Read More

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Fixation with constant suburban growth slammed

A coalition of neighbourhood groups says Winnipeg has to abandon its “growth-at-all-costs” mentality to deal with the unexpected forces brought by climate change. Transition Winnipeg says the conditions that led to the frozen-pipes crisis from the brutally cold winter signals Winnipeg needs to Read More

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Man, 35, missing: city police

Winnipeg police are asking for the public’s help in finding 35-year-old Jason Yarish. Yarish was last seen in Elmwood on Saturday. He is described as aboriginal, 6-feet tall, around 140 kilograms, and he has black hair. When he was seen last, he was wearing a rust-coloured long-sleeved Read More

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Joust in time

RM OF SPRINGFIELD — Cooks Creek transformed into a medieval village of more than 3,000 people Saturday as the biennial medieval festival took place for the sixth time. The festival saw the Ukrainian Catholic Church of the Immaculate Conception and grotto transformed into a castle, and its… Read More

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