WestJet offers new direct flights to Florida

Winnipeg snowbirds will have another option to flee the winter later this year. Beginning Nov. 1, WestJet is offering direct flights from Winnipeg to Fort Lauderdale, Fla., the airline and Winnipeg Airport Authority announced. The flights will take place on Saturdays, with a 7:30 a.m. departure Read More

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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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