Local rally shows support for Israel

About 600 people showed up at a rally in support of Israel at the Asper Jewish Community Campus Monday evening. The crowd was a sea of white and blue, as many of the attendees came draped in or waving Israeli flags. They were there to support Israel in the latest […]

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‘It was like they’d just shot a dog’

Evan Cromarty’s father says the RCMP bullet that struck his son Sunday entered under his arm and exited through his neck and shoulder. Brian Cromarty said Monday doctors in Norway House Cree Nation weren’t even sure whether Evan was hit by one or two bullets. Cromarty, 20, was under police […]

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Tony Dungy should know better

Do unto others. Well, just some others, says self-proclaimed Christian and former NFL coach turned TV analyst Tony Dungy. Dungy says he wouldn’t give Michael Sam the same opportunity Pittsburgh Steelers legend Chuck Noll gave a young aspiring black coach back in the 1980s when sidelines Read More

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List of injured Bombers grows

The list of Winnipeg Blue Bombers walking wounded is growing by the day. Head coach Mike O’Shea said after practice Monday the club will likely be without veteran defensive end Jason Vega for this Friday’s game in Vancouver against the B.C. Lions because of “various Read More

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Famed park elm to get the axe

One of Assiniboine Park’s oldest and dearest residents is getting the axe. On Tuesday, Grandma Elm, will be removed after testing positive for Dutch elm disease. The big tree near the Assiniboine River footbridge is a favourite resting spot for park visitors. The Assiniboine Park… Read More

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Regrets? Pallister’s got no regrets

Opposition Leader Brian Pallister said today he’s got no regrets in taking the NDP to court over last year’s increase of the provincial sales tax. Pallister lost the case in a written decision released Friday. “Was it the right move? I think keeping your word is the right Read More

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