Crest to hit Portage today

It’s high noon today in Manitoba’s flood zone. A projected crest of approximately 50,000 cubic feet per second (cfs) is expected to hit the Portage Reservoir at lunchtime. That’s down from a forecast high of 54,000 cfs projected on Friday, but an amount still high enough it could test the […]

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Rabbi Zalman was a ‘spiritual mentor’

RABBI Zalman Schachter-Shalomi, a longtime professor of religion at the University of Manitoba and spiritual revolutionary, has died in Boulder, Colo. The man better-known as “Reb Zalman,” a less formal title he preferred, was 89. He was born in Poland in 1924 and raised in Vienna, where he Read More

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Maverick Hatskin stole Hull from NHL

MICHELLE Rahman was one of a small handful of people who was told Bobby Hull would be signing with the Winnipeg Jets six months before it happened. Like the others in the exclusive group, she couldn’t believe it. To be honest, she thought her Uncle Benny (Hatskin) was making it […]

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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 Tuesday was 713. EXTRA Winning number Tuesday was… Read More

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EY auditors to defend report

An unusual meeting of Winnipeg city council takes place this morning as members of the forensic auditing team that examined 33 real estate transactions explain and defend their report. Members of council will question city auditor Brian Whiteside and the three-member team from consulting firm Read More

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Company to pay up in CN Rail scamming

A Manitoba company headed by a CN Rail manager took an illegal cash kickback in bogus “consulting fees” after awarding maintenance and construction contracts on behalf of CN. Now, the company has been ordered to pay more than $100,000 in compensation, fines and costs after admitting to a rarely Read […]

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Kildonan-St. Paul Liberals select new candidate

Federal Liberals in the Kildonan-St. Paul riding have chosen MaryAnn Mihychuk as their candidate for the next election. Mihychuk defeated Victor Andres Tuesday evening during a nomination meeting at the Gateway Recreation Centre at Gateway Road and Bonner Avenue. The riding is currently held by… Read More

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Man injured in semi-trailer fire

A middle aged man was injured in fire that started Tuesday inside a vacant semi-trailer parked in a downtown lane way. There was no word on the man’s injuries or the reason he was inside the trailer. Arson investigators joined Winnipeg police and firefighters investigating the cause of the fire… […]

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