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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Flood costs province $200 million so far

The bill for this summer’s flooding is at least $200 million and rising, Premier Greg Selinger said today. The amount includes flood-damaged roads and bridges and financial disaster assistance for Manitobans hit by the worst of the summer flooding in the Assiniboine Valley. To date,… Read More

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