Manitoba News

Red River swim

Three friends from Winnipeg are taking on a challenge that’s likely never been done before — swimming from the south Perimeter to the north Perimeter Highway in the Red River.

Posted: June 25, 2017, 8:57 am
Brian Bowman

The unofficial party system that rendered Winnipeg's city council so divisive during the Sam Katz era is back in earnest under Brian Bowman.

Posted: June 25, 2017, 5:00 am
ponyswim

If you are lucky enough to call yourself a Manitoban, you know a few things about weather-related extremes. You also know that, hot or cold, Manitoba is one of the sunniest places in the country.

Posted: June 25, 2017, 5:00 am
Cayman Islands Haven No More

The Canada Revenue Agency is proposing tougher rules for tax cheats who voluntarily come forward looking for amnesty. The rules would hit sophisticated taxpayers with more penalties and require them to identify advisers and firms who helped with dodgy offshore tax schemes. Critics welcome the changes, but say more needs to be done.

Posted: June 25, 2017, 4:00 am
Flooded Churchill rail line

After a tumultuous week in the news but no clear answers for residents, a Churchill woman says her community is desperate.

Posted: June 24, 2017, 10:39 pm
Sebastien De Lazzer and family, citizenship ceremony Winnipeg

Canada has 17 brand-new citizens in Winnipeg, just in time for its 150th birthday.

Posted: June 24, 2017, 8:13 pm
Academy Lanes bowling alley Winnipeg

The clattering of pins will soon fall silent at an iconic Winnipeg bowling alley.

Posted: June 24, 2017, 5:55 pm
NHL Draft Hockey

As the 2017 NHL Entry Draft oves into day two, a pair of Winnipeg-born players are already bound for the big leagues after being snapped up in the top 10 overall picks.

Posted: June 24, 2017, 5:36 pm
Assisted dying/palliative care

Two more resignation letters have been submitted after a controversial revote banned medically assisted dying at St. Boniface Hospital in Winnipeg.

Posted: June 24, 2017, 5:03 pm
Geneviève Pelletier

Francophones around the country, and even across the border, are opening a digital door to celebrate St-Jean-Baptiste Day in a unique way this year.

Posted: June 24, 2017, 2:09 pm
Rain Winnipeg

It might be hard to believe it looking out a window at the rainy streets and cloudy skies on Saturday, but Manitoba’s summer is expected to be slightly warmer than usual.

Posted: June 24, 2017, 12:24 pm
Police patch

A 21-year-old man faces a slew of charges after an attempted armed robbery in Winnipeg on Thursday night.

Posted: June 24, 2017, 10:29 am
Raymond Currie

Circles for Reconciliation is a grassroots project that pulls together small groups of Indigenous and non-Indigenous people. Together, they talk very openly and personally about issues like residential schools, the Sixties Scoop and aspects of reconciliation.

Posted: June 24, 2017, 10:21 am
winnpeg_police_car

Winnipeg police have located a suspicious van with blacked-out windows which was recently spotted outside schools in Elmwood and Rossmere.

Posted: June 24, 2017, 10:12 am
Stephane Dorge

Streets in Winnipeg’s St. Boniface neighbourhood are being turned into a canvas through a new public art project.

Posted: June 24, 2017, 10:08 am
Sean Miller

Sean Miller says he lived with a bully in his life for years, telling him what to do and leaving him afraid. Miller was living with schizophrenia.

Posted: June 24, 2017, 9:28 am
Flooding

After flood damage forced the closure of the only land link to Churchill, Man. — a railway from Gillam — a civil engineer says it's time to reconsider building a permanent road linking the northern community to the south.

Posted: June 24, 2017, 5:00 am
Sewer outflow, St. Boniface

A Manitoba Hydro power failure this week resulted in the largest known outflow of untreated sewage in Winnipeg since early last year.

Posted: June 24, 2017, 5:00 am
social cause beer

The Gerard Comeau case, which will be heard at the Supreme Court, could change everything. It depends on how willing the high justices are to upend our entrenched statism.

Posted: June 24, 2017, 4:00 am
FEA Alta Weather 20160704 TOPIX

Environment Canada is testing a new online tool that gives more notice of bad weather in prairie provinces, like the wind storm that tore through central Alberta early this week.

Posted: June 23, 2017, 1:59 pm