Motorcycle crash kills Steinbach businessman

A well-known Steinbach businessman died in a motorcycle collision Monday in Saskatchewan. John Friesen, the owner of Friesen Drillers, lost control of his motorcycle and crashed near Maple Creek, Sask., about 6:30 p.m., say RCMP. The 63-year-old was travelling westbound on Highway 1 when the Read More

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Ryan Adams in town Oct. 12

Ryan Adams will bring his new self-titled album to the Burton Cummings Theatre on Oct. 12 as part of a North American run of dates this fall. Tickets range in price from $47.25 to $63.50 and go on sale Friday, July 25 via Ticketmaster. Adams’ 14th studio album and first […]

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Ariz. Katz’s main home: papers

HIS job is mayor of Winnipeg, but property-tax records describe Sam Katz’s Arizona home as a primary residence. In 2012, Katz purchased a home in the Windgate Ranch neighbourhood of Scottsdale, a northeastern suburb of Phoenix. Since 2013, the Maricopa County Assessor’s Office has listed the Read More

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‘We did not know we’d lose’: Pallister

The Selinger government is toying with the idea of going back to court to make the Opposition Tories pay for their ill-fated challenge against last year’s increase of the provincial sales tax. Progressive Conservative Leader Brian Pallister lost the court bid in a written ruling released Friday Read More

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Alberta team probes shooting

There are many questions — and few answers — surrounding the shooting of a suspect during a youth baseball tournament. But one thing is clear: Manitoba RCMP are promising a hands-off approach to the investigation that will determine whether their actions were justified. Investigators from Read More

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