Province praised for proposed polar bear park

Canada’s parks are under even more threat, but Manitoba at least gets higher marks for launching a process to create a huge new park to protect polar bears and other species on the Hudson Bay coastline. The findings are in the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society’s (CPAWS) sixth annual review […]

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Lotteries

In the event of a discrepancy between this list and the official winning numbers, the latter shall prevail. PICK 3 Winning number Monday was 787. EXTRA Winning number Monday for the main prize of $250,000 was Read More

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Drivers won’t put the brakes on cell use

It has become obvious the threat of killing somebody — even themselves — isn’t a big enough deterrent to keep many Manitobans from texting or talking while behind the wheel. Now CAA members are proposing something even more horrifying — bigger fines. The fourth annual survey on distracted… Read More

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Cabbie sought for sexual attack

A young woman’s weekend night out ended in horror when a taxi driver took advantage of her situation and subjected her to a serious sexual assault, Winnipeg police say. Now, investigators are working to piece together clues in hopes of finding a suspect. Police revealed details of the unusual Read […]

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Seven Manitobans on way to Commonwealth Games

Seven Manitoban athletes have made the cut to represent Canada in Scotland at the 2014 Commonwealth Games later this month. Cyclist Leah Kirchmann, shooter Monica Fyfe, weightlifter Marie Josee Ares Pilon, triathlete Sarah Anne Brault, track and field athlete Nicole Sifuentes, gymnast Isabela Read More

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Six Goldeyes named to all-star team

As Shaw Park gears up to host the 2014 American Association All-Star celebrations on July 28 and 29, fans will be treated to plenty of Winnipeg Goldeyes representation. Six Goldeyes made the cut for the North all-star team, which was announced on Monday afternoon. They include first baseman Read More

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Folk festival attendance down

Paid attendance at the Winnipeg Folk Festival has dropped sharply from 2013, when the event celebrated its 40th anniversary. On Monday, the festival announced a five-day cumulative attendance of 44,222 for the 41st edition of the event, which wrapped up on Sunday in Birds Hill Park. That works Read More

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