Fulfilled dream spurs his giving

Kyle Romaniuk is passionate about volunteering for the Dream Factory because he’s experienced its good work first-hand. Doctors found a tumour on Romaniuk’s shoulder when he was 12, and he was diagnosed with a type of cancer called rhabdomyosarcoma. Two years of chemotherapy and six months of Read More

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Main and Mountain masterpiece

The city of Winnipeg has more than 3,300 hectares of green space, made up of parks, gardens, trails, grasslands, forests, ponds and streams. Assiniboine Park, modelled after New York City’s Central Park and home of the multimillion-dollar Journey to Churchill exhibit, gets most of the attention. Read More

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Hot day ahead, with evening showers

It’s a bit of a mixed bag weather-wise for Winnipeg and the surrounding area today. Environment Canada is calling for showers ending this morning, leading to a mix of sun and cloud this afternoon. It will be steamy out, too, with a high of 28 C expected. Clouds should start […]

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Collar a good doggy deal

The city’s offering a deal to dog lovers. Overcrowding at the city’s animal services facility on Logan Avenue prompted a sale Sunday for stray dogs: $99 gets a pet that’s spayed, neutered, with shots, an ID microchip and a licence for a year. The regular rate is $139.99. The pound’s […]

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Collar a good doggy deal

The city’s offering a deal to dog lovers. Overcrowding at the city’s animal services facility on Logan Avenue prompted a sale Sunday for stray dogs: $99 gets a pet that’s spayed, neutered, with shots, an ID microchip and a licence for a year. The regular rate is $139.99. The pound’s […]

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Sadness reverberates in local memorial service

IT was a solemn ceremony of song and prayer, and the sadness was evident in the voices of all who attended a memorial service for the victims of the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17. About 150 members of the Winnipeg Ukrainian Catholic community gathered Sunday evening at St. Joseph’s Ukrainian Read […]

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Residents offer to purchase trailer park

BRANDON — The West Coast developer that purchased a beleaguered south Brandon trailer park last year — pushing residents off the property to make way for new residential development — breached the purchase agreement, the owner says, and the deal has been scrapped. It’s yet another surprise in Read More

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