WINNIPEG — After a cruel taste of wintry weather on Saturday, a late spring snowstorm is in the cards for Monday.
Environment Canada is calling for 5-10 centimetres of snow for the city and a high of 0°C.
WINNIPEG — Hopefully, you haven’t changed out your winter tires just yet.
Winnipeg woke up on a Saturday in mid-April to falling flakes mixed with rain, which later just turned into a steady stream of snow falling to the ground. Spring, right?
By The Canadian Press
CHURCHILL, Man. — When the sun finally broke through a blizzard that lasted three days in a northern Manitoba town, a local leader said it looked like the moon.
Churchill declared a state of local emergency on Friday after about 60 centimetres had fallen since earlier in the week, driven by wind gusts of up to 120 km/h.
WINNIPEG — Southern Manitoba is being hit hard by a late winter storm that developed Monday and continues to have an impact until at least early Wednesday.
West of Winnipeg was seeing the worst of the conditions, combining falling snow and northwesterly winds with gusts in excess of 90 km/h at times.
By Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press
TORONTO – Involving community members in wind-farm planning and ensuring nearby residents benefit from turbines would go a long way toward winning local buy-in for such projects, a new Canadian study concludes.
The study, published in a recent edition of the Journal of Environmental Policy and Planning, notes that fast-paced development and limits on local decision-making has resulted in strong opposition to wind projects. Those objections can be mitigated by the fair distribution and amount of area benefits, the authors write.
WINNIPEG — People are being asked to stay off the Red River in the Winnipeg area the same day The Forks reopened a portion of the Red River Mutual Trail.
The Manitoba Infrastructure’s Hydrologic Forecast Centre says rising river levels and high water from the United States flowing north could possibly weaken and break the ice. Levels are expected to rise between eight and 10 feet and peak within four to six days.
UPDATE: Due to the province’s warning, the trail has since been closed again.
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WINNIPEG — A bonus run of the Red River Mutual Trail is back for another blast of winter at The Forks.
After closing last week amid unseasonably warm temperatures, crews have been able to groom the trail again as cooler weather has returned the last few days.
WINNIPEG — Last week’s mild spell has moved the planned FMG Ice Dragon Challenge off the river trail at The Forks.
Unsafe river conditions prompted The Forks to close the trail last weekend. If temperatures should dip for long enough, there’s a chance the trail could be reopened again before being officially closed for the season.
WINNIPEG — Festival du Voyageur organizers are rolling with the punches being dealt by Mother Nature on the opening weekend of the 10-day event.
A rapid thaw and spring-like temperatures on Saturday forced the closure of the Red River Mutual Trail at The Forks, where many Festival activities had been planned to complement the fun to be had at Voyageur Park across the river.