Pedestrian, Cycling Bridge Proposed to Cross Pembina Highway

Pedestrian, Cycling Bridge Proposed to Cross Pembina Highway

Bishop Grandin Walk Bike Bridge Over Pembina Highway
An artist’s rendering of the future Bishop Grandin Walk Bike Bridge Over Pembina Highway (HANDOUT)

A new pedestrian bridge over Pembina Highway could prove to be a time-saver for football fans headed to Investors Group Field and students travelling to the University of Manitoba.

Construction on the Bishop Grandin Walk Bike Bridge Over Pembina Highway is expected to begin in May 2018.

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Blue Bombers Prospects Lay It All On the Field at Mini-Camp

Blue Bombers Prospects Lay It All On the Field at Mini-Camp

By Darrin Bauming (@DarrinBauming)

WINNIPEG — Five workouts over three days wrapped up on Friday as the Winnipeg Blue Bombers completed their annual mini-camp at Investors Group Field. Team management, including head coach Mike O’Shea, have a busy weekend ahead, reviewing practice film and notes as the club needs to reduce their overall roster by at least 12 by May 1.

33 young hopefuls — as well as three veteran quarterbacks and free agent signing Kenny Stafford — took part in the camp that the head coach defined as purely for evaluation purposes.

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Drivers Injured in Two-Vehicle Crash Near Carberry

Drivers Injured in Two-Vehicle Crash Near Carberry

Trans-Canada Highway 5 Crash
Two people were sent to hospital Friday after a two-vehicle crash on the Trans-Canada at the intersection of Highway 5. (RCMP HANDOUT)

A two-vehicle crash on the Trans-Canada Highway west of Winnipeg Friday sent two people to hospital.

A northbound pickup truck travelling on Highway 5 failed to yield while crossing the highway, causing a westbound car to collide into its side.

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Burton Cummings, True North Extend Naming Rights of Winnipeg Theatre

Burton Cummings, True North Extend Naming Rights of Winnipeg Theatre

Burton Cummings
Burton Cummings performs at the theatre bearing his name in downtown Winnipeg during a news conference on Friday, April 28, 2017. (FACEBOOK)

The Burton Cummings Theatre in downtown Winnipeg will remain to be called exactly that for at least the next 15 years.

True North Sports + Entertainment and the Winnipeg-born musician made the announcement Friday in the namesake theatre.

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Manitoba Law in Effect to Halt Sexual Assaults at Post-Secondary Schools

Manitoba Law in Effect to Halt Sexual Assaults at Post-Secondary Schools

By The Canadian Press

University of Manitoba
University of Manitoba (UMANITOBA.CA)

WINNIPEG – New legislated requirements are now in effect in Manitoba aimed at raising the awareness and prevention of sexual violence involving students at the province’s post-secondary schools.

The Sexual Violence Awareness and Prevention Act, which took effect Friday, applies to all universities, colleges, the Manitoba Institute of Trades and Technology, degree-granting religious institutions and private vocational institutions.

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Fight Leads to Charges for Garden Hill Woman

Fight Leads to Charges for Garden Hill Woman

Winnipeg Police CrestA woman from Garden Hill, Manitoba is facing charges after getting into a fight with another woman on Thursday night.

Winnipeg police say the two were fighting outside in the area of 1800 Ellice Avenue shortly after 10 p.m. A 34-year-old woman was found with a laceration on the side of her body and taken to hospital for treatment.

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