The straight poop
For over a year, the patient had suffered. The symptoms of a stubborn C. difficile infection can derail a whole life: there’s the chronic diarrhea that...
Vacant house goes up in flames on Selkirk Avenue
A house on Selkirk Avenue — not far from the scene of a fire that killed two last week — went up in flames Saturday morning. 
Winnipeg police investigate two weekend homicides
Winnipeg police are investigating two more homicides, one in the West End and one in Fort Richmond. 
The Albert is back
It’s been a long time since the lounge at the Royal Albert Arms Hotel has been bustling with music fans, but on Friday night, the venue was alive again...
Developer turns back time on Winnipeg's 136-year-old Fort...
After an extensive renovation, Winnipeg's Fortune Block and its attached twin, the Macdonald Block, look exactly as they did when they first went up at the c...
After 50 years of the Official Languages Act, what is the...
What is the place of French in Canada 50 years after the Official Languages Act was first enacted?
Prairie Mountain Health to get more paramedics
The province is increasing the number of paramedics in the Prairie Mountain Health region, adding 10 full-time positions later this year. “(By investin...
Rivers Hotel to be up and running by 2020
Rivers will once again have a hotel, just in time for the 2020 Manitoba Scotties Tournament of Hearts. “We’re looking at two main customer groups...
Shed broken into
A homeowner got a nasty surprise Thursday morning after finding items from the shed strewn about the yard. Police said thieves broke into the shed in the 230...
Teens from fly-in First Nations transformed by dancing th...
Outside Looking In, a non-profit dance group for Indigenous youth from across the country, took the stage at Toronto's Sony Centre for the Performing Arts th...
Gourmet hot dogs hit the Wheat City
By Colin Slark Gourmet hotdogs are coming to a street near you. Every Friday through Sunday, Los Brothers Street Food sets up their cart around Brandon, of...
Man arrested for assault
Brandon police have located a 47-year-old man wanted for assault stemming from an incident May 8. Police received a report that day that the man had assaulte...
Youths arrested
Two female youths who were under court-ordered curfews called their caregivers for a ride home after 1 a.m. Friday, police said. The caregivers alerted polic...
Police called to business
Just before 7 p.m. Thursday, police responded to a report of a female acting suspiciously in a downtown business. Staff believed she was preparing to steal m...
Sterling Silver
The enduring love story of Morris and Dorys Silver is the stuff of the greatest romance novels and movies. They met at the corner of Portage and Main in 1948...
Gentleman Jack exasperating and uneven, but never dull
Meet Gentleman Jack, an industrialist and landowner in 19th-century Yorkshire who’s a swaggering adventurer, a sly libertine and a bit of a cad. She al...
Artist offers his rendition of Mother Earth
A Winnipeg artist has spent the last week brightening up Brandon. Nereo Eugenio, whose artist’s name is “Scenereo” is spray-painting a mura...
Lions walk goes to the (guide) dogs
WHEN Jocelynn Johnson was two, she got meningitis and lost part of her hearing. By the time she was seven, she was deaf. Navigating the world was a challenge...
Why volunteer? Y-Not?
Giving a young person from the North End the chance to swim, run track or learn karate is helping to lift them out of poverty. The idea was the brainchild of...
Local hero receives award
Amber Woychyshyn is a true local hero. The 36-year-old paramedic and 911 dispatcher received the Citizen Recognition Award from Brandon Police Service Chief ...
Duo invents device that helps the visually impaired navigate
Two Brandon college graduates have developed a navigation system to help visually impaired people get around. Fadi Al Sai and Jairo Mosquera created a hand-h...
'We lost our homes': Museum exhibit tells story of Métis ...
George Fleury was just four years old when he and his family returned from a week-long camping trip to find their home reduced to ashes.
Election manual seeks to lift female candidates
With federal and provincial (seemingly) elections looming, a local advocacy group is offering a free campaign manual to equip women considering electoral run...
Suitcase full of baton-twirling costumes disappears in Wi...
A mother is urging Winnipeggers to be on the lookout for some lost luggage full of irreplaceable items — her award-winning daughter's baton-twirling gear.
Manitoba Liberals call for end to legislative assembly bl...
The Manitoba Liberals are urging the legislative assembly to stop organizing blood drives which they say are discriminatory against members of the LGBTQ comm...
Tale of two Riverwalks: Assiniboine section open, Red rem...
The Riverwalk at The Forks, winding along the banks of the Assiniboine and Red rivers from the Esplanade Riel to the Manitoba Legislature Building, will once...
Willie Jefferson happy to switch sides in Blue Bombers-Ro...
Willie Jefferson thought there would be some backlash when he left the Saskatchewan Roughriders for the rival Winnipeg Blue Bombers.
Museum exhibit shines light on province's 1939 destructio...
Eighty years ago, the province expropriated the Métis village of Ste. Madeleine in an out-of-the way corner of southwestern Manitoba. Resident's homes w...
Shooting one day, break-in attempt the next at Langside home
A Langside Street house was the scene of both a shooting and an attempted break-in over two consecutive days this week, and Winnipeg police have arrested and...
Exporting help and hope
NOVOYAVORIVSK, Ukraine — Teenagers stand in a line at a suburban hockey rink, applauding by banging their sticks on the ice while an announcer hands ou...
From 1919 to #MeToo: A century of progress, but still 'a ...
On May 15, 1919, 500 telephone operators known as the "Hello Girls" were the first to walk off the job as part of the 1919 Winnipeg General Strike. A century...
Province to hire 10 new paramedics for western Manitoba
The provincial government is hiring 10 new paramedics to staff ambulances in western Manitoba. 
'Leave it in the lobby in a box': church leaders ask for ...
The leaders of a North End church are praying for divine intervention — or at least a change of heart by whomever is responsible for the decapitation o...
Employers fined for safety violations
Two Manitoba employers are being penalized and fined a total of $120,000 for workplace safety violations that killed one worker and severely injured two othe...
Police chase down break-in suspect wielding knife, golf c...
Wielding a knife in one hand and the shaft of a golf club in the other, a man led police on a foot chase in Winnipeg's West End Thursday night.
Manitoba students walk out of class to call for climate a...
Hundreds of Manitoba student climate activists walked out of class and stood in the rain on the steps of the Legislative Building to demand the government ac...
Laptop with children's medical data stolen in Thompson
A stolen laptop containing medical information of 225 children was stolen from Thompson, Man., the Northern Region Health Authority says. 
Missing 17-year-old girl last seen Monday in Winnipeg
Winnipeg police are asking for help to locate a missing 17-year-old girl. 
Saskatoon police charge teen in group attack on Manitoba ...
A 13-year-old girl has been charged in connection with an attack on a Manitoba woman by a group of children in Saskatoon. "A number of other youth involved h...
Nairn Avenue standoff, fire followed crime spree: police
A Thursday evening standoff and fire at a Nairn Avenue home capped off a days-long crime spree by a 29-year-old Winnipeg man, according to city police. Gordo...
Police say drug deal gone bad led to shooting of 17-year-old
Police believe a drug deal went bad Thursday, with a 17-year-old male shot and a 15-year-old arrested after attempting to flee from police. 
Province Advises Employers Prosecuted for Workplace Incid...
'Just take a deep breath': Why this class is learning men...
Each student in this Grade 5 and 6 class has a kit full of mental health and mindfulness tools.
Suspect in Nairn Avenue standoff faces multiple charges, ...
A series of police incidents on Thursday evening ended with a suspect running into a fortified home, barricading himself inside with four other people and se...
Premier Pallister hints at fall election
BRANDON — Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister offered up more hints that he will call a provincial election later this fall during a media scrum in Brando...
Liberal caucus staff speak out against blood drives' LGBT...
Staff members in the Manitoba Liberal caucus are speaking out against the Manitoba legislature's practice of hosting blood drives, saying it discriminates ag...
Support Staff Learning Exchange: apply now
Have you ever wondered about your role in relation to what other universities do when working with students, colleagues and the wider campus community? Or co...
Nairn Ave. standoff, fire followed crime spree, police say
A Thursday evening police standoff at a home Nairn Ave. capped off a days-long crime spree by a 29-year-old Winnipeg man, Winnipeg police said Friday. Police...
Motorcyclist, 20, in critical condition after Lagimodiere...
A motorcycle driver remains in critical condition after a collision on Lagimodiere Boulevard Thursday afternoon.
Trio charged in alleged physical, sexual abuse of 17 chil...
For years, children at a Garden Hill First Nation foster home were allegedly subjected to sexual and physical abuse, a trail of harm that impacted at least 1...
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