Bridging Indigenous and non-Indigenous worldviews in arch...
From burning a piece of wood to foraging for pine needles, Shawn Bailey [M.Arch/14] takes a holistic approach to designing a new structure, drawing inspirati...
Romel Dhalla: 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient f...
The recipients of the 2019 University of Manitoba Distinguished Alumni Awards are graduates who are outstanding in their professional and personal lives. The...
Coffee, cookies and community engagement
Are you ready to get some hands-on experience? Join Community Service-Learning for some coffee and cookies, and learn about our programs in Winnipeg, Norther...
She's kind of a big deal
'Totally rad' mom bringing long overdue change for little people in Manitoba
Proving laughter is the best medicine
When France Croteau says that she and her friends, Beverley Martens and Lorrie Richen, are “part of the family” at the resource centre where they...
A dollar coin was coming in 1986
The $1 bill's days were numbered, to be replaced by a coin that was much friendlier to fare boxes and vending machines.
Judge urges technology upgrade
The quality of secret recordings police gather while investigating some of Manitoba’s most serious crimes has been called into question, shining a spot...
Chaos at crosswalk where girl and mother hit
Lunchtime traffic at the crosswalk on Isabel Street and Alexander Avenue — where a four-year-old girl and her mother, recent arrivals from Eritrea, wer...
Funds won't allow for quick fix: Carr
OTTAWA — Manitoba’s federal cabinet minister says his government understands many of its investments will only chip away at long-standing issues ...
Danielle Moore's family visits Ethiopia, begins memorial ...
Danielle Moore’s family is visiting the plane crash site in Ethiopia where she was killed in search of closure, and hope the memorial fund they’ve created in...
'We are salvageable': A Manitoba inmate's plea for meth a...
"You read of me often in the news and have likely been affected by the selfish and destructive choices I've made," says Headingley Correctional Centre inmate...
CBC Manitoba's Information Radio unveils new theme music
Information Radio listeners are waking up to something a little different.
Winter Fair has something for everyone
Preparation was underway Sunday morning for the 112th Royal Manitoba Winter Fair, which begins today in Brandon. Horses were given their last-minute baths an...
Groups look to share benefits of co-housing
The Brandon Neighbourhood Renewal Corporation will host a co-housing workshop Saturday to help Brandonites begin to plan on effectively living independently ...
Riders raise money for cancer research
Ron MacLellan battled cancer and beat it, and now he’s doing his bit to help others do the same. The 53-year-old fire chief, who works for Canadian Bas...
Treasure Hunters Facebook group unearths big following
In a year of metal detecting, Robin Burnett-Klyzub has discovered numerous treasures in the Westman area. She has found pieces of jewelry — including a...
Firearms, motorcycle seized
As part of an ongoing police investigation, a search warrant was executed in the RM of Oakland, resulting in the recovery of 11 firearms, ammunition and a st...
Police arrest teen
Brandon police responded to a panic alarm at around 9:25 p.m. Friday from a residence in the north end of the city. A 17-year-old was reported to be out of c...
Suspect in thefts caught
A man who allegedly broke into multiple storage lockers in Brandon was arrested over the weekend, Brandon police say. The 20-year-old man was identified from...
Stolen property recovered
A man attempting to sell stolen property online was arrested on Saturday, Brandon police say. The item was recovered by police, and returned to the owner. Th...
Rotarian helps cyclone victims
A Brandon Rotarian is helping to raise money to deliver shelters to those impacted by a devastating cyclone in southern Africa. “These people are in di...
CORRECTION
In the article "Teen Passionate About Restoration" that appeared in the Rides section of Friday's Brandon Sun, Shane Smith's Mazda is a 1990 model, not a 1999.
Most styrofoam isn't recycled. Here's how 3 startups aim ...
Styrofoam has been nicknamed “public enemy No. 6” because it's more likely to be landfilled or washed into the ocean than recycled. But three Canadian startu...
Looking Back -- March 25, 2019
SIXTY YEARS AGO Brandon General Hospital, its building expansion plans temporarily upset by a new provincial government regulation, is appealing to the city ...
City of Winnipeg giving out sandbags ahead of flood season
As provincial flood forecasters warn of widespread overland flooding along the Red River this spring, the City of Winnipeg has started the fight against the ...
Public showcase
Three years ago this month, longtime pals Olena Kozel and Erin Ahl were sharing a bottle of red when their conversation turned to a subject that had been on ...
School's out! Here's how to keep your kids occupied, and ...
With school out for spring break this week, several places in Winnipeg are opening their doors for kids to learn and have fun.
Easier said than done
University of Winnipeg urban and inner-city students know more about poverty than many Manitobans. Some live it every day. Others have not experienced povert...
Arrest made in storage locker thefts
A man who broke into multiple storage lockers in Brandon was arrested over the weekend, Brandon police say. The 20-year-old man was identified from video sur...
Man arrested for attempting to sell stolen item
A man attempting to sell stolen property online was arrested on Saturday, Brandon Police say. The item was recovered by police and returned to the owner. The...
Advocates pitch phosphorus-reduction option to city
With the environmental benefits of a $1.8-billion upgrade to Winnipeg’s north end sewage treatment plant still a decade away, advocates say there&rsquo...
The dollars and sense of taking care of Winnipeg's trees
On March 20, 2019, the City of Winnipeg passed its budget for the coming fiscal year. While it earmarked money to hire a supervisor of urban forestry, one Wi...
'Sucked back into that cycle': Curbing meth-fuelled crime...
Winnipeg's problem with crime fuelled by methamphetamine addiction won't be addressed until the addictions problem is dealt with, say justice and community w...
'Apartners' in crime: Why more Canadian couples are choos...
While living alone is an unwilling choice for some, it's a growing trend among Canadians — even those in committed relationships. As living alone together be...
Métis '60s Scoop survivors seek healing
Accountability from authorities. Support for coping with ongoing trauma. A sense of being equally recognized as survivors of a decades-long injustice perpetr...
Jets blank Predators to clinch playoff spot
Kyle Connor had a hat trick and one assist and Connor Hellebuyck made 33 saves as the Winnipeg Jets clinched a playoff spot with a 5-0 victory over the Nashv...
Things to do
Fairest show of all Merlyn Productions Theatre Company is staging the fairy tale classic Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs today through Tuesday at the Forrest...
Eye on Crime
INCIDENT 887 When: Feb. 27, 2019 Where: 500 block of Portage Avenue A male suspect armed with a baseball bat robbed a convenience store. The same suspect is ...
Announcers get ready for first-ever NHL broadcast in Cree
Fans tuning in to watch the Carolina Hurricanes take on the Montreal Canadiens on Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN) will see — and hear — history ...
Letters of peace shared at Winnipeg grocery store followi...
Just over a week after a mass shooting at two mosques in New Zealand left 50 people dead and many more wounded, letters with hand drawn peace signs hang at t...
Métis Sixties Scoop survivors gather to discuss next step...
Andrea Currie was taken away from her Métis family and culture in Winnipeg as part of the Sixties Scoop, but didn’t find out about her roots until the 1990s. 
WSO on ice: Skating with new symphony conductor Daniel Ra...
The new conductor of the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra says as a child growing up in Russia, he didn't get to play hockey — there was too much practising to do. 
Fire causes serious damage to suite in North End building
Fire crews knocked down a fire at a multi-family home late Friday night in Winnipeg’s North End.
Graceful and resonant dance-theatre piece Finding Wolasto...
Finding Wolastoq Voice is not always easy viewing, but this moving and elegant dance piece from New Brunswick's Natalie Sappier carries a resonant message of...
Dozens called 911 to express annoyance on night of Amber ...
Peel police say they received 89 calls they deemed to be a misuse of the 911 system during the time of an Amber Alert issued last month for a missing 11-year...
Police seize firearms, stolen motorcycle
As part of an ongoing police investigation, another search warrant was executed in the RM of Oakland resulting in the recovery of 11 firearms, ammunition and...
MPI board can refuse to implement government orders
The Pallister government has every right to tell a Crown corporation what to do – but it must be publicly transparent in doing so. And if the governmen...
Accused killer's early release processed despite looming ...
As Stony Mountain Institution was preparing to release Kane Moar — a 21-year-old prisoner with a violent criminal history who’d served two-thirds...
Promise of spring, promise of change
It’s springtime. For many, it’s spring break — time to take a breather, rest and relax. Some will travel, some will just stay home with the...
'The water passes and we're moving on' — but there are le...
Flood forecasters predict a potentially devastating deluge for parts of the province this spring — but even if it's as bad as expected, it will be far from t...
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