WRHA Launching Home-Care Program to Fill Gaps During Hospital Transition

WRHA Launching Home-Care Program to Fill Gaps During Hospital Transition

Kelvin Goertzen
Health Minister Kelvin Goertzen (CHRISD.CA FILE)

The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority is launching a new transitional home-care service to fill the gaps for patients who would otherwise be placed into long-term care once leaving a hospital.

The Priority Home program is part of the government’s Healing our Health System plan, first introduced last spring.

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Southern Quebec Visited by ‘Unprecedented’ Number of Painted Lady Butterflies

Southern Quebec Visited by ‘Unprecedented’ Number of Painted Lady Butterflies

By Morgan Lowrie, The Canadian Press

Painted Lady Butterfly
A painted lady butterfly is seen on a flower in Montreal on Tuesday, September 19, 2017. Thousands of the orange butterflies are being spotted all over Montreal who are on a rest stop as they migrate south as far as northern Mexico. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson)

MONTREAL – The millions of black-and-orange butterflies that have carpeted flower beds across the Montreal area in recent days are waiting for winds to carry them south to warmer weather, according to an expert at the Montreal Insectarium.

Southern Quebec has become host to an “unprecedented” number of painted lady butterflies in the last ten days, said Max Larrivee, the museum’s head of research and collections.

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Two Distribution Companies Increase Their Capacity at CentrePort

Two Distribution Companies Increase Their Capacity at CentrePort

Diane Gray - Scott Croghan
Diane Gray, CentrePort’s president and CEO, with Scott Croghan, branch manager of Goodman Manufacturing Group. (CENTREPORT / HANDOUT)

WINNIPEG — Two distribution companies have moved into expanded space at CentrePort Canada to fill a new multi-tenant building at Brookside Business Park.

Goodman Manufacturing Group and Ply Gem Canada are sharing 56,000 square feet of space, allowing them quick and easy access to Manitoba’s highways.

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Manitoba Launches Revamped Online System for Business Filings

Manitoba Launches Revamped Online System for Business Filings

Woman - Office - ComputerWINNIPEG — The Manitoba government is slashing the amount of paperwork involved with registering a business in Manitoba with the launch of a new electronic and self-service system.

The Companies Online system will provide a number of benefits for small businesses including reducing barriers in accessing the Companies Office and improving service delivery options, enabling client self-serve functionality, eliminating processing delays, and ensuring the registry contains the most accurate information about the ownership and status of a company.

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RCMP Investigate Vehicle Break-Ins in Carman

RCMP Investigate Vehicle Break-Ins in Carman

RCMP Logo VehicleRCMP in Carman, Manitoba are probing a number of incidents involving vehicles being rummaged through, as well as a stolen vehicle.

Police say between September 14-19, vehicles had items stolen such as credit cards, ID cards, sunglasses, garage door openers, and cash.

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Families Walk Highway of Tears to Honour Missing, Murdered Indigenous Women

Families Walk Highway of Tears to Honour Missing, Murdered Indigenous Women

By Laura Kane, The Canadian Press

Tamara Chipman
Tamara Chipman, who went missing in Prince Rupert, B.C. in 2005, will be honoured at an annual walk along the Highway of Tears. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Gladys Radek )

VANCOUVER – When Gladys Radek walks the Highway of Tears, she says she can feel the spirits of women who are missing or have been murdered walking beside her.

Dozens have vanished or been killed along the notorious stretch of Highway 16 in central British Columbia. On Thursday, Radek will honour the 12th anniversary of the disappearance of her niece, Tamara Lynn Chipman, by walking the route once again.

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