'Everyone is equal:' Winnipeg library security guards off...
A new, four-month pilot project involving community groups such as Fearless R2W and the City of Winnipeg is bringing a human-first approach to library security.
International students say U of M left them without menta...
International students at the University of Manitoba say they lacked mental health support during the strike, and that they will be seriously affected by the...
Daily case counts show steady upward trend
Daily COVID-19 case counts are steadily increasing throughout Manitoba, but metrics are showing a telling pattern between regional health authorities and the...
Organization seeks funding from council for Truth and Rec...
The Brandon Urban Aboriginal Peoples’ Council is calling on the City of Brandon to support future Truth and Reconciliation Week events through the prov...
Council votes to reduce Durum Drive speed limit
Brandon City Council voted on Monday to reduce the speed limit on a residential street in the Linden Lanes ward to 40 kilometres an hour. Residents who live ...
Westman family wins Watershed District Award
A Westman family walked away with a major prize from the 2021 Watershed District Awards banquet, which took place Tuesday night in Brandon. According to a ne...
Two arrested under warrants
Police arrested two people under warrants. On Monday, police located a 46-year-old man who was wanted on a charge of failing to attend court and failing to c...
Intoxicated man removed from residence
Police removed a man from a residence after he was causing problems early Tuesday. Officers arrested the intoxicated 28-year-old man at approximately 4 a.m.,...
'She begged them... they did it anyway'
A woman who was shot down during a Canada Day shooting spree had told her teenage attackers she was pregnant and begged them not to kill her, but “they ...
Residential school records might be housed at Oblates arc...
Residential school survivors, their families and all Canadians alike will soon have access to more records, some of which might be in Europe.
Manitoba reports first omicron COVID infection
Manitoba has detected its first case of the omicron COVID-19 variant, which has triggered widespread global concern, disrupted worldwide travel and sparked n...
Doctors reject sending patients out of province as surger...
More than 152,000 surgeries and diagnostic tests have now been delayed in Manitoba, as the province is set to explain Wednesday how it will address the massi...
Brandon School Division receives Coats for Kids delivery
Less than 24 hours after Environment Canada issued an extreme-cold warning in Westman, the local Knights of Columbus donated 24 brand-new winter coats to the...
Dubois' highlight-reel goal negated as Hurricanes lean on...
Martin Necas and Vincent Trocheck each had a power-play goal to help boost the Carolina Hurricanes to a 4-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday in Winn...
Manitoba PCs say faulty info given to candidates didn't m...
The Progressive Conservative Party of Manitoba concedes it gave leadership candidates erroneous information before October's election — but says the actual b...
Maple Leafs' Spezza handed 6-game suspension for kneeing ...
The NHL has suspended Toronto Maple Leafs forward Jason Spezza six games for kneeing Winnipeg Jets defenceman Neal Pionk during a game Sunday.
'Troubling and disheartening': Indigenous students over-r...
Indigenous students are significantly overrepresented in disciplinary data and suspended far more often than any other ethnic group of K-12 learners in Manit...
Emotional impact weighed in wake of U of M strike
There are piles of homework for both students and professors at the University of Manitoba, following a record-long academic strike on a Winnipeg campus. Mem...
No reprieve for quarantined travellers
Manitobans forced to quarantine for two weeks because they drove into Canada from the U.S. without filling out the federal government’s online app are i...
Zoo to adopt vaccine mandate to protect animals
The Assiniboine Park Zoo will bring in a vaccine mandate as of Monday as evidence mounts that people can transmit COVID-19 to animals. Visitors 12 and older ...
Home erupted into 'World War III,' court told in murder t...
» EDITOR’S NOTE: This story contains graphic elements and language that may be upsetting to some readers. A man accused of killing his wife said ...
Fire of determination burns at legislature encampment
Determined to keep the sacred fire burning until every last residential school child is found and released on their spiritual journey, people living in a cam...
City looks at funding warming shelter
The City of Winnipeg could help fund an extreme weather shelter by shuffling money between disaster assistance, road renewal and grants. A public service rep...
Blue Bombers, Tiger-Cats find roles reversed ahead of Gre...
Hamilton will have home-field advantage Sunday when it faces Winnipeg at a sold-out Tim Hortons Field. The Blue Bombers come in as defending champion after d...
'He's at peace,' says sister of man whose death is tied t...
A Brandon woman is mourning the loss of her brother, whose death has been linked to a COVID-19 outbreak at the Manitoba Developmental Centre.
Omicron variant found in Manitoba
Manitoba has detected its first case of the omicron variant, which has triggered widespread global concern, disrupted worldwide travel and sparked new quaran...
City eyes purchase of portable fire hall
The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service is seeking to buy a mobile, modular station that could serve Waverley West long before its permanent one is built and pro...
Temporary fire station could cut minutes off response tim...
A Winnipeg city councillor says a plan to buy a temporary fire station could significantly cut emergency response times in Waverley West.
UM scientist named to Canada’s Top 40 Under 40
Dr. Meghan Azad, an international expert on how children’s experiences in the womb and during infancy shape lifelong health, was recently honoured as one of ...
Portage rooftop bank robbery thwarted: police
A 30-year-old man is in custody after allegedly climbing through the roof of a closed bank Tuesday morning, Portage la Prairie RCMP said.
Campaign launched to drum up business for pandemic-batter...
Manitobans are being encouraged to keep more of their spending on gifts within the local economy ahead of the holidays to help support the many local retail ...
Our shared commitment and the path forward
As classes and interrupted research resume, we are reminded of our university community’s remarkable impact. The work of our faculty matters. It improves hea...
'I feel responsible': Brandon man accused of killing wife...
The man accused of killing his wife before their Brandon house exploded says the night his wife died is a nightmare he relives everyday. 
Indoor triathlon raising funds and heart rates
With the advent of winter and the many complications of the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, keeping active has certainly presented a greater challenge for many...
Athletes talk frankly about racism in sport in new video ...
Several local athletes and other people in sports are sharing how emotional stories about how racism impacted them on and off the field in a new video releas...
Manitoba athletes talk frankly about racism in sport in n...
Najma Osman has been called the N-word twice while playing sports. She's also had her hijab pulled off in public, but the 19-year-old felt it came off the sa...
Leopold's Tavern to open in heart of Osborne Village
A popular pub-food joint is preparing to open its doors in the heart of Osborne Village, bringing some locals visions of a change in the community’s pa...
COVID-19 Bulletin #537
1st case of omicron variant discovered in Manitoba
One case of the omicron variant, also known as B.1.1.529, has been detected in Manitoba, the province says in a news release.
Woman felt 'worthless' in marriage, court told
A woman felt “worthless” in her relationship and controlled by her husband, a Brandon courtroom heard on the fifth day of Robert Hughes’ mu...
Surgical, diagnostic backlog surpasses 152,000 cases in M...
Doctors Manitoba says its latest estimate of the surgical and diagnostic backlog that has accumulated in Manitoba during the COVID-19 pandemic now surpasses ...
Indigenous delegates postponing Vatican trip over pandemi...
An Indigenous delegation is postponing a trip to the Vatican planned for next week due to concerns about the omicron variant.
Influential business leader and revered role model Indra ...
The Associates of the Asper School of Business at the University of Manitoba have announced that Indra Nooyi, one of the world’s most admired and influential...
Instructor support for Fall Term 2021 online final exams
The exam period for most continuing courses (courses that continued during the UMFA strike) is Dec. 11 to Dec. 23. The Centre for the Advancement of Teaching...
Important academic schedule dates for undergraduate and g...
Dear students, As announced earlier this morning, the University of Manitoba and the University of Manitoba Faculty Association (UMFA) have reached a tentati...
Health of Manitoba First Nations people worse than other ...
New research suggests the overall health of First Nations people in Manitoba has worsened over the past 20 years, even as that of some other local groups has...
Prep in advance and get help fast
With exams just around the corner, there are some extra tips and tricks to consider as you navigate both online and in-person exams. Preparing in advance wil...
St. Boniface wellness efforts 'slap in the face': nurses
IN a move that’s being widely mocked by front-line nurses, St. Boniface Hospital distributed “wellness cards” depicting a calm-down breathi...
Welcoming a winter wonderland
Manitobans who have ice in their veins are already lacing up or casting their lines. Kerry Stevenson recently posted a short video of himself skating on the ...
Advocates seek increased funding for urban canopy protection
Winnipeg’s urban canopy is disappearing at an alarming rate, according to a coalition lobbying for $6 million more in city funds to protect it. “...
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