Sinking sidewalk on Sargent Avenue

It looks like a baby sinkhole might be sprouting on Sargent Avenue. Sal Infantino has been remodelling a vacant building at 543 Sargent Ave., by completely stripping its interior and repurposing it as a mixed-use space with four apartments upstairs and office space on the main floor. After Read More

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Helping youth in a Variety of ways

Marni Yakubec has six good reasons to be thankful to Variety, the Children’s Charity of Manitoba. Yakubec’s six children, aged 21 to 11, have all benefited over the years from the charity whose mission is to help meet the tangible needs of children of all abilities in Manitoba. “Variety has […]

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Red River Settler took the high ground

EAST SELKIRK — Thomas Bunn made a promise to his wife, kept it, and is still keeping it 152 years later. The promise came after their Kildonan home was flooded out in the Great Flood of 1852. They fled, like other Red River Settlers, to higher ground at Birds Hill […]

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Province has $3.5M for flood-affected fishers

The Selinger government is creating an estimated $3.5-million assistance program for Interlake First Nations fishers who’ve lost their livelihoods because of summer flooding. The province will donate about $5 million worth of flood-fighting equipment to First Nations, those that have borne the Read More

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Golf courses out, road repairs in: Steeves

Gord Steeves has shaken up the moribund mayoral race with a promise to sell city-owned golf courses to raise more than $100 million for road renewal. On Friday, the lawyer and former St. Vital councillor pledged to liquidate the Kildonan Park, Crescent Drive, Windsor Park and John Blumberg golf Read […]

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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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