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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Locally shot doc to be shown on CBC

By speaking to their children, they tell their story to the world. The locally-shot documentary Letters to Our Children: Stories of Refuge follows the creation of an illustrated book that showcases heartfelt letters written by new-immigrant mothers taking part in an inner-city English language Read More

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Super man

The word supernumerary originates from the Latin supernumerarous, which in opera parlance refers to “a person no one cares about and is often overlooked,” or more simply, “a silent actor.” Briane Nasimok has been quiet long enough, having served as a super in 287 performances for the Canadian Read More

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Teen to be sentenced today for killing father

A Manitoba teen who repeatedly stabbed his abusive dad and then pleaded with a 911 operator in a fruitless bid for help in saving his life will learn his fate this afternoon. The youth, 16, previously pleaded guilty to manslaughter and returned to court Monday for sentencing. He stabbed his… […]

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Teen to be sentenced today for killing father

A Manitoba teen who repeatedly stabbed his abusive dad and then pleaded with a 911 operator in a fruitless bid for help in saving his life will learn his fate this afternoon. The youth, 16, previously pleaded guilty to manslaughter and returned to court Monday for sentencing. He stabbed his […]

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