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OPINION – Down With the Barriers at Winnipeg’s Most Famous Corner

Posted: June 26th, 2017 at 2:00pm Featured, VOICES
WINNIPEG, MB. - Mayor Brian Bowman has vowed to reintroduce Winnipeg foot traffic to Portage and Main, a pledge that I heartily support. This iconic intersection represents the heart of…

50 Years of Portage and Main Success

Posted: June 7th, 2017 at 2:00pm BUSINESS, Featured
WINNIPEG, MB. – Portage & Main Press is celebrating 50 years of page-turning success. The Winnipeg-based publishing house is known for its quality educational resources, while its trade imprint, HighWater…

Winnipeg Man Jumped At Portage And Main

Posted: April 20th, 2017 at 7:00pm Featured, JUSTICE, manitoba, NEWS, Winnipeg
WINNIPEG, MB. — Winnipeg police are looking for an armed robber. A man in his twenties was jumped near Portage Avenue and Main Street around 10:20pm Wednesday. The suspect flashed…

Spewing Water Floods Out Portage and Main

Posted: April 20th, 2017 at 10:45am Featured, NEWS, Winnipeg
WINNIPEG, MB. - A gushing fire hydrant on the southbound curb lane of Main Street flooded the intersection of Portage Avenue and Main Street Thursday morning. Main Street southbound has…

Hal Anderson’s Thoughts For The Week Of February 27th

Posted: February 27th, 2017 at 12:12pm Featured, NEWS, VOICES
WINNIPEG, MB. - Well, did you enjoy the Oscars? And did you keep watching right to the end when they somehow screwed up the awarding of the Best Picture Academy Award?…

Winnipeg’s Portage & Main Could Still Be Opened

Posted: February 24th, 2017 at 6:00pm Featured, NEWS, Winnipeg
WINNIPEG, MB - During his State of The City speech, Winnipeg Mayor Brian Bowman says there has been progress towards opening Portage Avenue & Main Street. Bowman discussed letters of…

Winnipeg Police Decry Small Increase in City Budget

Posted: November 22nd, 2016 at 5:00pm Featured, NEWS, Winnipeg
Winnipeg, MB: Mayor Brian Bowman tabled the 2017 Operating Budget on Tuesday, showing a 2.3 percent increase in the city's budget up to $1.08 billion from last year's $1.06 billion. There…

Opening Portage And Main Not A Priority

Posted: August 26th, 2016 at 11:01am Featured, NEWS, Winnipeg
WINNIPEG – A CAA Manitoba survey finds an overwhelming majority of its members do not support opening the iconic intersection to pedestrian traffic. “With much discussion lately on this topic,…

Masked traffic-stopping teen out on bail

Posted: August 7th, 2016 at 12:30pm Featured, NEWS
WINNIPEG — A mask-wearing teenager who stepped into traffic waving a replica gun is out on bail. It happened back on July 19th at the city's famous Portage and Main…

SWAT takes down masked girl waving gun

Posted: July 19th, 2016 at 11:07am Featured, NEWS, Winnipeg
Winnipeg's SWAT team has taken down a masked 17-year-old girl at Portage and Main. The suspect allegedly stepped into traffic and began waving a gun before holding it in the…
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