Motorcycle Ride for Dad Hits Nearly 1,500 Riders in Prostate Cancer Fight

Motorcycle Ride for Dad Hits Nearly 1,500 Riders in Prostate Cancer Fight

Manitoba Motorcycle Ride for Dad
The Manitoba Motorcycle Ride for Dad saw near-record registrations this year and over $350,000 raised. (CHRISD.CA)
Obby Khan - Manitoba Motorcycle Ride for Dad
Obby Khan, Winnipeg Blue Bomber alumni and celebrity ride captain, prepares his hog at the Manitoba Motorcycle Ride for Dad on Saturday morning. (CHRISD.CA)

WINNIPEG — Motorcyclists revved their engines Saturday as the 10th annual TELUS Manitoba Motorcycle Ride for Dad took off down Portage Avenue.

The yearly event is a fundraiser for prostate cancer research and had over 1,490 registered riders who departed from Earls Polo Park on their way to Gimli, Manitoba.

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WestJet, Pilot’s Union Agree to Settlement Process with Mediator

WestJet, Pilot’s Union Agree to Settlement Process with Mediator

By The Canadian Press

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estJet planes are seen at the Calgary Airport in Calgary, Alta., Thursday, May 10, 2018. WestJet Airlines says contract negotiations with its pilots resumed Monday in Calgary. The threat of a strike by WestJet pilots appears to be over. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh)

CALGARY – The president and CEO of WestJet says the threat of a strike by its pilots is over.

Ed Sims said the Calgary-based airline and the union that represents the pilots have agreed to a settlement process that will involve a federal mediator.

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Lower Fort Garry Open for the Summer Season

Lower Fort Garry Open for the Summer Season

Lower Fort Garry National Historic Site
Lower Fort Garry National Historic Site (PARKS CANADA)

The Lower Fort Garry National Historic Site north of Winnipeg has opened for the summer season.

Visitors to the site may notice ongoing conservation work on many of the buildings at the Fort, but a portion of the space remains open for interpretive programming and tours, which includes the popular Blacksmith Shop and Indigenous Encampment.

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Eagle with Broken Wing Now in Recovery Facility After RCMP Rescue

Eagle with Broken Wing Now in Recovery Facility After RCMP Rescue

By The Canadian Press

Eagle
This young eagle was rescued Sunday by two RCMP officers on B.C.’s central coast. The bird was found with a broken wing and in distress along a creek before being scooped up by officers. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-RCMP)

BELLA COOLA, B.C. – A pair of police officers on British Columbia’s central coast went beyond the call of duty to rescue a local constituent over the long weekend.

RCMP say constables Casey Charles and Marina Coan were called when someone spotted a juvenile eagle with a broken wing on the bank of a local creek.

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New App Lets Parents Keep Kids’ Pertinent Information at Their Fingertips

New App Lets Parents Keep Kids’ Pertinent Information at Their Fingertips

By Stephanie Marin, The Canadian Press

ChildMONTREAL – Getting the right information to authorities is paramount in the minutes following a child’s disappearance.

With that in mind, the Montreal-based Missing Children’s Network launched a free app on Friday that will allow parents to store photos and important identifying information on their personal devices.

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Manitoba Motorcyclist Dies After Being Hit by Multiple Vehicles

Manitoba Motorcyclist Dies After Being Hit by Multiple Vehicles

RCMP Logo VehicleA motorcyclist from East St. Paul was killed Thursday night when he was hit by multiple vehicles — one of which took off from the scene.

RCMP say the 71-year-old man was travelling on Provincial Road 213 near Lornehill Road, in the RM of Springfield, at around 11 p.m. He was hit from behind by a 16-year-old East St. Paul driver, which resulted in the rider being thrown from his motorcycle.

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Man Dies in Two-Vehicle Crash Near Ste. Anne

Man Dies in Two-Vehicle Crash Near Ste. Anne

RCMP Logo VehicleA two-vehicle crash south of Ste. Anne, Manitoba on Thursday killed an RM of La Broquerie man and sent two other people to hospital.

RCMP say a southbound vehicle being driven by a 38-year-old Winnipeg man collided with a westbound SUV at the intersection of Highway 12 and Provincial Road 210 at around 1:35 p.m.

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Lotto Max Sets Record Jackpot for Friday Draw

Lotto Max Sets Record Jackpot for Friday Draw

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It’s a record-breaking draw for tonight’s Lotto Max with a combined $106 million on the line.

The Western Canada Lottery Corporation says the prize includes a $60 million main jackpot and an estimated 46 Maxmillions draws for $1 million each. That translates into 47 chances to win a prize of $1 million or more.

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