A two-day street hockey tournament will close a portion of Chancellor Matheson Road at the University of Manitoba beginning today.
The Play On! tourney is May 27-28 and will have 320 teams taking part — the largest turnout since 2014.
By Steve Lambert, The Canadian Press
WINNIPEG – Former federal cabinet minister Steven Fletcher, now a Progressive Conservative backbencher in Manitoba, may be in hot water after criticizing his own government’s bill.
Fletcher has been speaking out against a proposed law that would create a new Crown agency to promote energy efficiency, and has tied up two legislature committee meetings in recent weeks by asking questions for hours, late into the night.
By Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press
TORONTO – Two women who endured years of sexual harassment as RCMP employees expressed mixed emotions as a landmark class-action suit against the force edged Wednesday toward final court approval.
Speaking after a settlement hearing, the women expressed hope their long battle would pave the way for a more hospitable RCMP workplace.
A new augmented reality smartphone app is adding another layer of interactivity for those who visit the Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre in Morden.
The “Fossil Discovery Adventure” app is the first-of-its-kind for a Canadian museum, allowing visitors to collect AR fossils throughout CFDC by finding 12 digital dig sites and applying their knowledge of the exhibits to the app’s built-in trivia game.
WINNIPEG — A 22-year-old man was killed Tuesday afternoon after being stabbed in the upper body.
The incident happened at around 3:15 p.m. in the 300 block of Kennedy Street.
WINNIPEG — A 20-year-old woman is in stable condition in hospital after being stabbed on Tuesday morning.
Winnipeg police were called to the 900 block of Dominion Street at around 2:35 a.m., where a passerby attempted to help the female victim, but was chased off. Police say the suspect, who was armed with a knife, then stolen the passerby’s vehicle and took off.
By The Canadian Press
LETHBRIDGE, Alta. – Police have charged a woman in southern Alberta with making online threats against the prime minister’s wife and the Canadian government.
RCMP Cpl. Hal Turnbull said investigators were able to trace the social media account and link it to an address in Lethbridge.
It’s the one time every year some of Winnipeg’s most prominent buildings open their doors to the public for a behind-the-scenes look.
Doors Open Winnipeg is May 27-28, featuring 90 buildings and walking tours with architectural, historical, cultural and social significance.
By Kathryne Grisim (@foodmuser)
In North America, a diner is typically a small roadside restaurant with a long counter and booths. The Diner’s Grill (405 Turenne Street) has neither a long counter nor booths, but it does serve up authentic diner-style, from scratch, comfort food and it does so very, very well.
Located in the middle of the St. Boniface industrial area, it took Siri to help us successfully navigate to the spot. Since my daughter-in-law and I had a three-year-old and a one-year-old with us, our server (who I assumed was Josh, one of the owners) immediately gave us a children’s menu to order for the little ones.
A Winnipeg-based manufacturer has won a $20 million contract to produce 300 trailers for the Department of National Defence of Canada.
Arne’s Welding Ltd. will produce the load handling system trailers and provide spare parts for up to 30 years. The contract also includes an option for an additional 270 trailer units, potentially bringing the contract up to $38 million.