City Hall Roundup

Bylaw passes, singing OK CITY council approved a new transit bylaw Wednesday to ensure greater safety and protection for riders and drivers. The new bylaw was amended, before passage, to eliminate singing and playing musical instruments on transit property as finable offences. Included in the Read More

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Today’s Horoscope

MOON ALERT We have the all-clear today to do business (whether $10 or $10 million) and make important decisions. The moon is in Aries. ARIES (March 21-April 19) Be careful, you can be feisty at times and today is one of those days. The moon is in your sign today. […]

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ONTVjuly17

Black Box Be sure to catch the new episode of this compelling drama. Dr. Catherine Black (Kelly Reilly) is a renowned neurologist who has bipolar disorder. She keeps her illness a secret from everyone, except her trusted psychiatrist. ABC, 7 p.m. Rookie Blue The officers of 15 Division are Read […]

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Police investigate West Broadway shooting

Winnipeg police are probing a shooting incident that took place this evening in West Broadway. An official from Broadway Four Rivers Medical Clinic at 647 Broadway said a man came into the clinic with gunshot wounds and knife wounds. He said a doctor stabilized the man, who was then taken […]

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Train derails on Kenaston Boulevard

Emergency officials are on scene at a train derailment that has blocked Kenaston Boulevard traffic in both directions. A westbound CN freight train went off the tracks just after 7 p.m. Wednesday at a railway crossing near Lindenwood Drive East, close to Winnipeg’s snow dump site. Traffic was… Read More

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City council briefs

Members of council worked late into the afternoon Wednesday, plowing through a heavy council agenda that had to be cleared before council goes on summer break. While audits dominated the headlines, councillors also debated several other matters. Council’s next meeting is in… Read More

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Elmwood-E.K. councillor faces new charge

Winnipeg city councilor Thomas Steen was recently forced to spend a night in jail after being accused of breaching a court order stemming from an earlier domestic assault arrest. A courts spokeswoman confirmed to the Free Press Wednesday that Steen is facing a new charge of breaching no-contact… Read More

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Memorial garden to honour loyalists

A memorial garden is being created in honour of the loyalists who fled from America during the American Revolution and fought alongside the British in the War of 1812. The United Empire Loyalists’ Memorial Garden, named after the group that commemorates the loyalists, will prominently Read More

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Ticketmaster axing 70 Winnipeg jobs

About 70 Ticketmaster employees in Winnipeg are losing their jobs at the end of September. The company, which sells tickets to concerts and other events, said the laid off workers are part-time employees who take phone orders from customers. It said their jobs are being eliminated because of the… Read […]

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