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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Police warn of high-risk sex offender

The Manitoba Integrated High Risk Sex Offender Unit (MIHRSOU) is advising the public that a convicted sex offender is expected to take up residence in Winnipeg this weekend. Kenton Richard Bryer, who also goes by the name Richard Dale Bryer, is scheduled to be released from Stony Mountain… Read More

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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 Thursday was 000. EXTRA Winning number Thursday was 0000000. LOTTO 6/49 Winning numbers Wednesday were: 20, 25, 28, 31, 37, 41. Bonus number was 16. The Read More

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Tennis courts on trial: city

It might not spawn the next Eugenie Bouchard or Milos Raonic but Coun. Brian Mayes believes the City of Winnipeg is serving up a solution to its tennis court problem. The St. Vital city politician said plans to build a new court this fall at Le Centre scolaire Léo-Rémillard, a […]

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Music to a bus singer’s ears

Dawn Beirnes regularly takes the bus to and from the Misericordia Health Centre, and when she does, she almost always sings. “It’s usually just me and the bus driver, and then when people start coming on I’ll continue singing, and then when it gets to be a lot of people, […]

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Crown fears consequences of decision

A bombshell decision by Manitoba’s highest court to order a new trial for a man convicted in the murder of Candace Derksen leads to “arbitrary and bizarre” results that may have serious negative implications on criminal trials in Canada in the future. That’s the view of the Manitoba Prosecution Read […]

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