WINNIPEG — It’s never happened before, but on Sunday, the Manitoba Bisons slid into the history books. The women’s hockey team hoisted a national championship trophy for the first time in the program’s 21-year history.
Twenty-four hours later, the feeling is still sinking in.
Winnipeg police have put out a request for proposals to review its Flight Operations Unit, the department tasked with overseeing the deployment of Air 1.
The police service helicopter came into service in 2011. Five years later, the former provincial NDP government announced it would seek an independent assessment of the unit, but the Progressive Conservatives cancelled the proposed review in 2017.
TORONTO — When fans score tickets for events at the Burton Cummings Theatre in Winnipeg in the future, they might notice the absence of a familiar feature: that ubiquitous zebra-styled inventory tracker bar that adorns almost every retail product imaginable.
The theatre’s operator, True North Sports and Entertainment, is testing a new Ticketmaster system that gives venues the option to omit barcodes that would usually be scanned to validate a ticket’s authenticity and grant entry to a concert or sporting event.
WINNIPEG – The union representing about 2,200 employees at Safeway stores in Manitoba says a deal has been struck in contract negotiations, just hours before it had said they would be in a legal strike position.
The United Food and Commercial Workers Local 832 says in a statement that a tentative agreement was reached Saturday evening with Sobeys West Inc.