Manitoba News

Of Mice and Morro and Jasp

John Steinbeck’s Depression-era classic Of Mice and Men has never been noted for gut-busting laughs, but perhaps that’s just because it didn’t have enough clowns.

Posted: November 9, 2017, 3:00 pm
Cameron Friesen

Manitoba's finance minister says the federal government should abandon its tax-reform proposals and set up an independent commission to examine ways to improve the tax system.

Posted: November 9, 2017, 1:13 pm
Quentin Allan Sumner

A sex offender who was wanted on a Canada-wide warrant has been re-arrested.

Posted: November 9, 2017, 1:02 pm
FBO CFL Grey Cup 20151127

If the Edmonton Eskimos don’t rename the team before next season, the 2018 Grey Cup could be tarnished by racially-charged controversy, says Mayor Don Iveson.

Posted: November 9, 2017, 12:52 pm

Police arrested a 22-year-old Winnipeg man Wednesday. He has been charged with several firearm offences and was connected to the September theft of a pump-action rifle.

Posted: November 9, 2017, 12:32 pm
Apartment fire

Winnipeg police have arrested three men in connection with a Waverley Street condo fire that investigators say was deliberately set, causing approximately $5 million in damages.

Posted: November 9, 2017, 11:37 am

The number of positive tests for fentanyl in samples of street drugs seized by law enforcement agencies across Canada has grown at a rate of more than 2,000 per cent over five years, according to exclusive data obtained by CBC News.

Posted: November 9, 2017, 10:48 am
Dave and Claudette Williams

A Manitoba couple says they narrowly avoided dying in their sleep last week when poison gas leached up into the master bedroom of their two-storey home in the middle of the night.

Posted: November 9, 2017, 9:30 am
Curtis Penner, son Jordan

The federal Liberals have proposed a number of changes to the way corporations are taxed that have Curtis Penner worried his children won't be able to afford to take over the family farm. The Senate finance committee is in Winnipeg on Thursday to gather feedback on the tax reforms.

Posted: November 9, 2017, 8:42 am

The family of the first female Canadian soldier killed in combat, Capt. Nichola Goddard, is starting a new fund to support women in the military as they say gender stereotypes continue to plague women interested in a military career.

Posted: November 9, 2017, 8:41 am
Cold Winnipeg

One year after giving Winnipeg a warm embrace, Mother Nature has turned a bitterly cold shoulder to the city.

Posted: November 9, 2017, 8:16 am
Marcus Askar

To celebrate Canada's 150th, a Somali-born Winnipegger welcomed the 150th member of his family to Canada on Wednesday night.

Posted: November 9, 2017, 6:51 am

Manitoba should not expect to see a drastic reduction in the black market for pot when marijuana becomes legal in 2018, according to American law enforcement and industry experts.

Posted: November 9, 2017, 5:00 am
Festival du Voyageur, day 2

Daily passes are increasing by $5, to a total of $25 each. Weekly passes are going up to $65 or $50 if bought by Jan. 15.

Posted: November 9, 2017, 5:00 am
Jail bars

The John Howard Society of Manitoba is ending its bail residence program after the organization's funding was cut.

Posted: November 8, 2017, 9:34 pm

After Health Canada eased the restrictions on the abortion pill, Mifegymiso, the Manitoba New Democrats are asking when there will be better accessibility across the province.

Posted: November 8, 2017, 8:47 pm
Manitoba law courts Winnipeg

Arthur Haussermann may have been guilty of "reprehensible" behaviour, but he didn't deserve to die for it, jurors in the trial of two women accused of strangling the Winnipeg man to death have been told.

Posted: November 8, 2017, 7:21 pm
Rick Macl

When Rick Macl learned the province was taking a hybrid approach to recreational marijuana sales he said he was excited. But that changed when he read the request for proposals.

Posted: November 8, 2017, 6:54 pm
Sagkeeng First Nation

As many as 1.4 million people would be eligible for status under the government’s broadened plan to end sex-based discrimination in the Indian Act. The Liberal government has signalled it will now restore full legal status to all First Nations women and their descendants born before 1985.

Posted: November 8, 2017, 5:45 pm
John Sauder

John Sauder, CBC's meteorologist in Manitoba, keeps track of weather moving across the province.

Posted: October 2, 2017, 1:37 pm