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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Two Gilbert Plains men die in fire

Two men are dead following a fire in Gilbert Plains early Thursday, RCMP report. Emergency crews were called to the fire about 6:30 a.m. A 46-year-old man was taken to hospital and pronounced dead. The other man, 48, was declared dead at the scene. The Office of the Fire Commissioner […]

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Police looking for groping suspect

Police are looking for a suspect in relation with a report of a sexual assault that occurred on July 7. According to a police release, a 24-year-old female was waiting for a bus around 8 a.m. near Ness Avenue and Cavalier Drive in the city’s west end on July 7, […]

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Wind no worry for leaders at Players Cup

Wind? What wind? Erik Barnes and Josh Creel were in their own zone today at Pine Ridge Golf Club and there wasn’t a thing the 30-kilometre-per-hour wind and higher gusts were going to do about it. Barnes came within one of the course record with an eight-under-par 63 and Creel […]

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