Next up: police HQ project

ANOTHER audit is coming from Winnipeg city hall. While Winnipeggers continue to delve into the details of the 192-page EY audit on real estate transactions, an audit into the troubled new police headquarters project will be released Tuesday. This audit, ordered by council at the end of January, Read More

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MPI cuts subsidy to auto-theft unit

The success of Winnipeg police’s stolen-auto unit has cost it some money. Manitoba Public Insurance has been subsidizing the cost of the stolen-auto unit since 2002, after the team was beefed up to deal with a skyrocketing theft rate that earned the city the title of “stolen car capital of […]

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Bowman open to civic spending penalties

Mayoral candidate Brian Bowman will not rule out forcing cuts on civic departments that do not comply with his campaign promise to find $10 million in savings annually in the city budget. While Bowman said Thursday he would find the savings from energy efficiencies and new technology, Bowman Read More

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Bone-crushing checks get thumbs-down

For the first time, minor hockey in Winnipeg will provide a “no bodychecking” option for 13- and 14-year-olds, coming to an arena near you. Hockey Winnipeg plans to begin registration Monday for a pilot project to set up a city-wide bantam league where bodychecking will be penalized. “There’s Read More

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City to release audit into police HQ project

Troubled projects at Winnipeg’s city hall have prompted another audit — this time delving into the controversial construction of a new police headquarters. While Winnipeggers continue to absorb the details of the 192-page EY audit on real estate transactions, an audit into the police Read More

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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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