Polo Park getting major makeover

The details about the biggest renovation at Polo Park Shopping Centre in 28 years are out. Winnipeg leading mall is undergoing a $49-million renovation on its second level which will add a total of 22 new stores between October and sometime next year. H&M, the most highly-anticipated name,… Read More

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Guilty plea pulled, trial ordered

He admitted to killing two young women while driving drunk down a Manitoba highway. But a 52-year-old man has been allowed to withdraw his guilty pleas in a flip-flop that will send the tragic case to trial. “As God is my witness, I did not kill those people from alcohol,” […]

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Waves erode shore, merchants’ hopes

WINNIPEG BEACH — “It’s like an ocean right now, only I’m not in Hawaii.” Judy Werier took a stroll down the boardwalk at Winnipeg Beach, looking at the huge waves on Lake Winnipeg Monday morning. Besides the thunderous roar of the waves on Manitoba’s largest lake, there was a lot […]

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Province keeps eye on high lake levels

LAKE Winnipeg has risen to its third-highest level since Manitoba Hydro began regulating the province’s largest body of water in 1976. On Monday, Lake Winnipeg sat at a wind-eliminated level of 716.13 feet above sea level, or 1.13 feet above the upper limit of Manitoba Hydro’s recommended Read More

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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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