One glorious night

It started, oddly enough, with a run play. Two of them, in fact. And then a punt. It was just over 20 years ago — July 14, 1994, to be exact — when Matt Dunigan obliterated the Canadian Football League’s single-game passing record by throwing for 713 yards in a […]

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Flood costs province $200 million so far

The bill for this summer’s flooding is at least $200 million and rising, Premier Greg Selinger said today. The amount includes flood-damaged roads and bridges and financial disaster assistance for Manitobans hit by the worst of the summer flooding in the Assiniboine Valley. To date,… Read More

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CTF’s next president from New Brunswick

Manitoba Teachers’ Society president Paul Olson has tweeted congratulations to New Brunswick’s Heather Smith on being elected as the next president of the Canadian Teachers Federation. Olson had also been a candidate for the job, which would take effect in 2015. The CTF wraps up its Read More

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Better than a bird’s-eye view of the flood

Three things a drone reveals about the surprise summer flood: – Yes, those are farmers on jet skis skimming across a flooded field that normally would be the domain of tractors and seeders. – “Beauty” would not normally be a word used to describe the havoc flooding causes. But as […]

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