Children focus of promises

Mayoral candidate Robert-Falcon Ouellette wants to lower the voting age to 16. The soldier-turned-University of Manitoba administrator said Friday if he’s elected mayor, he’d work with the province to amend legislation to allow more teens to participate in elections. “It’s going to be a bit of Read More

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Family rejects remorse claim

It’s a scene that plays out often in court: Outrageous facts presented in yet another drunk-driving tragedy, plenty of anger and tears, expressions of remorse and the victim’s family feels an injustice has occurred. But Friday’s hearing had a much larger audience than usual because local media Read More

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Bumbling crook uses his head

The owner of All Points Electric Ltd. hopes hilarious security footage of a break-in will help catch a bumbling would-be thief. The footage captured just before 3 a.m. Thursday shows a young man smashing through a front door of the nearly empty shop with a metal hoop from a steel […]

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Folklorama most popular summer fest: poll

WHEN it comes to fests, Winnipeggers like Folklorama best, according to a new poll by the Prairie Research Associates. The poll, which is done yearly, asks Winnipeg residents about summer festivals. Sixty-four per cent of Winnipeggers said they’d attend or have attended at least one of Read More

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Woman charged in North End murder

A woman has been charged with the fatal stabbing of a woman last Friday. Winnipeg police said today that Naomi Eda Eve Ross, 20, was charged with second-degree murder on Thursday. Lorie Maureen Bearbull, 37, was rushed to hospital in critical condition on July 18 at about 4:15 a.m., but […]

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Mayoral candidate wants to lower voting age

Mayoral candidate Robert-Falcon Ouellette wants to lower the voting age in Winnipeg to 16. Ouellette, a University of Manitoba administrator, pledged to work with the province to amend legislation to allow more teens to participate in elections. Teens aged 16 and 17 are more likely to be at Read More

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