Lawn signs with welcoming message pop up around Winnipeg
Winnipegger Ester deGroot is selling lawn signs with the words "No matter where you are from, we're glad you're our neighbour" printed in three different lan...
Parker Lands protesters not giving up legal fight as deve...
Days after protesters took down their tents and flags, crews on the Parker Lands began cutting down trees on Tuesday.
'They had burned out': Manitoba paramedics offered course...
In her nearly 30 years working as a paramedic in Manitoba, Leith Saunders has watched many colleagues leave the profession they once loved.
BSD can learn from Sioux Valley: Elder
Taking a unique approach in their efforts to save the Dakota language for future generations, those heading the educational program at Sioux Valley Dakota Na...
Brandon grocery store owner pleads guilty to six more hea...
A city grocery store owner who ignored a court order and was facing a multitude of charges pleaded guilty to six of them on Tuesday, resulting in just under ...
City, emergency workers test skills during mock disaster
As expected, the chlorine leak response that took place at the City of Brandon water treatment facility was, in fact, a simulation. The likelihood of there b...
Man faces drug charge following cop check
Brandon police have arrested another man suspected of dealing methamphetamine. On Monday afternoon, police checked a man in the 2400 block of Ottawa Avenue. ...
Information session to shed light on program
Underutilized in Brandon, the Residential Adaptations for Disabilities Program funds as much as $16,000 for qualified homeowners or landlords, per unit, for ...
BU unveils 2 new tools for student safety, health
Two new apps have hit the Brandon University campus, aiming to help students stay safer and healthier during the school year. Last week, BU launched the BSAF...
Alcohol theft nets fine, one year probation
A woman who pleaded guilty to stealing alcohol from a Manitoba Liquor Mart was slapped with a $500 fine and one year probation. Carley Meagan Bone, 30, plead...
Two's company, three's a crowd, five is an international ...
You can probably tell by the vacant look in my eyes that I have not slept in days. There is a good reason for this — it is difficult to get ......
Tory funding freeze scuttled bridge plan, city official says
The Pallister government’s decision to freeze capital funding for Winnipeg at 2016 levels is the main reason why city hall is no longer proceeding with...
Good news -- at a price
Finally, some good news. Sort of. Finance Minister Cameron Friesen was visibly pleased as he delivered the 2016-17 public accounts, the final fiscal report o...
CAA study shows spike in risky driving behaviour
CAA Manitoba’s annual school-safety assessment has recorded an increase in risky behaviour by drivers. Mike Mager, CAA’s president and CEO, said ...
Number of asylum seekers crossing into Manitoba down agai...
Police intercepted 80 people making irregular border crossings into Manitoba in August, down from 87 in July and significantly lower than the 170 people take...
NDP relied on results of 2016 vetting process for newest ...
The Manitoba NDP relied largely on the "comprehensive" candidate-vetting process it carried out prior to the 2016 election in approving Wab Kinew and Steve A...
Manitoba chiefs join push for Beyak's resignation
Manitoba chiefs say Senator Lynn Beyak owes indigenous Canadians an apology for suggesting First Nations should trade their status cards for citizenship and ...
Trudeau, Liberals trying to get Churchill rail repairs ba...
OTTAWA — The federal Liberals say it might not be too late to restore rail service to Churchill before the fall freeze, despite Manitoba moving ahead w...
Federal NDP leadership hopeful Jagmeet Singh stands by ne...
One of the leading contenders in the federal NDP race is standing by the new leader of the Manitoba wing of his party, as Wab Kinew acknowledges he will cont...
'Minimum wage is a poverty wage': Rally calls for hike to...
The Manitoba Federation of Labour says it's time to raise minimum wage in Manitoba.
With protesters gone, clearing of Parker lands resumes
A bulldozer is clearing the forest on the Parker lands, just days after protesters took down their camp after a judge ordered them off. The machine could be ...
Accused bomber allowed to question police evidence
Defence lawyers for an accused bomber have been given permission to question the police officer who applied for a warrant during the attempted-murder investi...
Manitoba government will change law banning floor-crossin...
Manitoba's justice minister says the government will eliminate a controversial ban on political floor-crossing and end a legal battle with an ousted backbenc...
Free Press nominated for 5 Canadian Online Publishing Awards
The Winnipeg Free Press has danced away with five COPA nominations for online excellence. The finalists for the 2017 Canadian Online Publishing Awards (produ...
Parking lot appeals: Upper Fort Garry wins, Portage and M...
The merits of two downtown gravel parking lots were the focus of appeal hearings at city hall Tuesday. There was good news for the non-profit group that mana...
Goldeyes postpone Game 5 of championship series over thun...
After keeping their championship hopes alive with a gruelling 17-inning win Monday, the Winnipeg Goldeyes and their fans are going to have to wait a little l...
Last of northern Manitoba's wildfire evacuees return to c...
The last of several thousand people forced out of their homes by a wildfire in northern Manitoba last month are returning to their communities.
Court record, Kinew's memoir offer differing versions of ...
As more details emerge of new Manitoba NDP Leader Wab Kinew's history before the courts, discrepancies have arisen in his account of a 2004 assault on a Winn...
Manitoba First Nations get $19 million to fight diabetes
Ottawa will pump $19 million over the next four years to combat the province's soaring diabetes epidemic on First Nations under a new health care deal that w...
Winnipeg airport locked down after bag left unattended Tu...
Winnipeg's international airport was briefly locked down on Tuesday due to security concerns over a suspicious bag.
Manitoba deficit lower than predicted for first time in 5...
Manitoba’s finance minister says the province’s deficit for the previous fiscal year came in $147 million lower than what the government had budgeted.
Anti-poverty rally calls for $15 minimum wage by 2020, Ki...
Having a good-paying unionized job helped Wab Kinew on the road to becoming a positive person, the new NDP leader said Tuesday. One of the most important det...
Trio charged in shooting as victim recovers in hospital
Two men and a teenager face numerous charges in connection with the shooting of a woman last week.
Rally organizers uninvite pro-gun, anti-Islamic group
Organizers of a Sept. 30 anti-Antifa rally in Winnipeg say they've told a controversial group in Alberta volunteering to provide security at the event not to...
Third person arrested in shooting of woman
Police have arrested three people in connection with a shooting last week. Officers were called to the 500 block of St. Johns Avenue before 8 a.m. on Sept. 1...
Judge allows questioning of police officer in Winnipeg le...
A judge has agreed to let lawyers for accused letter bomber Guido Amsel cross-examine a police officer who prepared a DNA warrant that helped secure his arrest.
Walk a Mile in Her Shoes: Mounties don high heels to batt...
Roughly 40 men, including six uniformed RCMP officers, slid on stilettos in Thompson on Saturday during a walk to raise awareness about domestic violence,
Unattended bag prompts evacuation at Winnipeg airport
A portion of the Winnipeg Airport has been evacuated after an unattended bag was left in the departure level. 
Evacuation prompted by unattended bag at Winnipeg airport...
A portion of the Winnipeg airport was evacuated after an unattended bag was left in the departure level but reopened at 2:30 p.m.
Final northern Manitoba evacuees head home
The last of Manitoba's wildfire evacuees headed home Tuesday, the Canadian Red Cross reported. "The Canadian Red Cross evacuation response, supporting the pe...
Recreation Services Intramural Sports program is back
Game on! The Recreation Services Intramural Sports program is back for another fun-filled season of friendly sport and competition. Team registration has bee...
Shamattawa students to receive 'take home packages': INAC
Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada says it's aware of the shortage of teachers in Shamattawa First Nation, and is working with the community to minimize ...
Feds mull 'take-home packages' for Shamattawa students ou...
Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada says it's aware of the shortage of teachers in Shamattawa First Nation, and is working with the community to minimize ...
Family in Winnipeg watches as Hurricane Maria leaves deva...
As Hurricane Maria tore through Dominica causing extensive damage to the Caribbean island nation, John and Mabel Celaire watched the storm's progress on a te...
Manitoba Government Advises next Scheduled Alert Ready Pu...
Amber Trails expanding with 8 more classrooms
A school in Seven Oaks School Division built in 2015 is already so overcrowded it will receive several additional classrooms by December.
Remove Sen. Beyak from Conservative caucus over Indigenou...
The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs has added its voice to the chorus calling for the removal of a Conservative senator under fire for comments about Indigenous ...
Owner of Portage and Main tower denied right to expand su...
The company that owns Winnipeg's tallest office tower has been denied the right to expand a surface parking lot within barricade-hopping distance of Portage ...
Provincial deficit much lower than Tories predicted
The Pallister government made more progress in slashing the provincial deficit last year than was previously thought. According to official audited statement...
Provincial deficit lower than predicted
The Pallister government made more progress in slashing the provincial deficit last year than it predicted. According to official audited statements released...
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