Tag: smoking

Big Trouble For Brandon Driver Smoking With Kids

Posted: March 20th, 2017 at 4:30pm brandon, Featured, JUSTICE, NEWS
BRANDON, MB. — A Brandon man is in big trouble after violating court orders. Police noticed the suspect was smoking while driving a vehicle with children in it, so they…

No re-admittance for smokers at Rogers Place Arena

Posted: September 8th, 2016 at 6:50pm Featured, National, NEWS
The new Rogers Place Arena officially opened today, and it came with a stricter guideline regarding exiting and re-entering the facilities during concerts and sporting events. According to the new…

Friday’s Top Clip: Residue from one cigarette

Posted: January 1st, 2016 at 8:54am ARTS, Featured, Videos
If one of your New Years resolutions is to quit smoking, maybe this video simulating the residue inhaled into your lungs from one cigarette will help you butt out for…

Winnipeg issues Christmas tree safety tips

Posted: December 17th, 2015 at 6:20pm Featured, NEWS
In our #FireSafeHoliday series, the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service shares some helpful tips to help you minimize the risk of a fire in your home and make your holiday season…

Currie: The “New” New York

Posted: September 12th, 2015 at 7:00am Featured, VOICES
My first trip to New York city as a working journalist was in November 1983. I can't help remembering what a different place it was then. There were more than…

Minister of Health hopes Manitobans will butt out

Posted: August 29th, 2015 at 7:10pm Featured, manitoba, NEWS
The Honourable Rona Ambrose, federal Minister of Health, recently committed $600,000 for a project that will expand smoking-cessation programs across the province of Manitoba. The Manitoba Tobacco Reduction Alliance (MANTRA) led project…

Province moves to ban e-cigarettes for minors, restrict advertising

Posted: June 1st, 2015 at 5:39pm Featured, HEALTH & FITNESS, LIFE
The Manitoba government has introduced new legislation that would prohibit the sale of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) to minors, place restrictions on advertising and promoting, and prohibit their use in most…

Smoking costs Manitoba health system $244 million a year: U of M study

Posted: May 6th, 2015 at 10:56pm Featured, HEALTH & FITNESS, LIFE
Cigarette smoking costs Manitoba’s publicly-funded health care system an extra $244 million a year, according to a new in-depth study from the Manitoba Centre for Health Policy at the University…

Province encourages Manitobans to quit smoking in midst of National Lung Month

Posted: November 14th, 2014 at 9:59am HEALTH & FITNESS, LIFE
Province of Manitoba Manitobans are encouraged to reduce their risk of lung disease, Health Minister Sharon Blady and Healthy Living and Seniors Minister Deanne Crothers said Thursday, as they proclaimed National…

The joys of breaking up with cigarettes

Posted: October 10th, 2014 at 12:06am HEALTH & FITNESS, LIFE
Sometimes the hardest thing about breaking up with someone is deciding to do it. Once it's done, the feelings of relief are almost instant. The same could be said for…
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