Life Like a Nightmare Since Daughter’s Fatal Beating Shared Online: Mother

Life Like a Nightmare Since Daughter’s Fatal Beating Shared Online: Mother

By The Canadian Press

Serena McKay
Delores Daniels holds a photo of her daughter Serena McKay, who was murdered three months ago in Sagkeeng, during a press conference calling for a re-organization of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG) in Winnipeg, Wednesday, July 12, 2017. The mother of a young Indigenous woman whose brutal beating death was filmed and shared online says her life since has felt like a nightmare. Serena McKay’s body was found on the Sagkeeng First Nation in April 2017 and two teenage girls, who were 16 and 17, were arrested. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – The mother of a young Indigenous woman whose fatal beating was filmed and shared online told a sentencing hearing her life since has been a nightmare.

Serena McKay’s body was found on Manitoba’s Sagkeeng First Nation in April 2017 and two teenage girls, who were 16 and 17, were arrested.

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City of Winnipeg Accused in Lawsuit of Being ‘Dishonest’ with Garbage Company

City of Winnipeg Accused in Lawsuit of Being ‘Dishonest’ with Garbage Company

By The Canadian Press

(CHRISD.CA FILE)

WINNIPEG – Garbage and recycling company Emterra is suing the City of Winnipeg for allegedly breaching its contract with the business.

Emterra alleges the city acted in a high-handed, unethical and dishonest manner by blaming the company for its own errors and mistakes between 2012 and 2017.

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Red River Ex Attracts 195,000 Visitors

Red River Ex Attracts 195,000 Visitors

Red River Ex
The Red River Ex attracted more than 195,000 visitors this year. (HANDOUT)

This year’s Red River Ex drew in more than 195,000 people to the midway and other site attractions.

“Wow, was it a scorcher! Snow cone sales hit record levels,” said Garth Rogerson, CEO, Red River Exhibition Association.

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Pigs Make Surprise Appearance During Yoga Session in B.C.

Pigs Make Surprise Appearance During Yoga Session in B.C.

By The Canadian Press

Yoga Pigs
Tammy Ennis, right, and her daughter Karilee Ennis, second right, laugh while participating in a yoga session with pigs during a charity fundraiser at The Happy Herd Farm Sanctuary, in Aldergrove, B.C., on Sunday June 24, 2018. The not for profit sanctuary held three yoga classes with four pigs on Sunday to raise money to help cover veterinarian costs. The pigs were born at the sanctuary when one of two neglected pot-bellied pigs seized by the SPCA unexpectedly gave birth to a litter of five after being taken in. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)

ALDERGROVE, B.C. – Yoga practitioners in Aldergrove, B.C., had some unlikely company during a string of sessions on Sunday.

Five pigs, a chihuahua and turkey wandered between mats, with one pig taking a bite out of a mat and others flopping down for some belly rubs.

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Two People Killed in Separate Crashes on Manitoba Highways

Two People Killed in Separate Crashes on Manitoba Highways

RCMP Logo VehicleTwo people were killed in separate crashes on Manitoba highways over the weekend.

A 25-year-old Sagkeeng woman was initially struck by a vehicle on Highway 11 in the Sagkeeng First Nation community on Saturday morning. A 48-year-old Rosenort man came upon the scene at around 3:55 a.m. and also hit the same pedestrian, who was lying on the highway. She was pronounced deceased at the scene.

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Food Musings: Kevin’s Bistro

Food Musings: Kevin’s Bistro

By Kathryne Grisim (@foodmuser)

Kevin's Bistro
Kevin’s Bistro, known for hearty servings of mac and cheese, has many other delicacies on its menu. (KATHRYNE GRISIM PHOTO)

Confession time — I recently got to suggest a place for my girlfriends and I to dine out. Since the occasion for our get-together was to celebrate my birthday, I got to pick. When I went online to see that Kevin’s Bistro only serves mac and cheese, I thought perhaps I had made a dining mistake. Was Kevin’s going to be too casual for our get-together? Was everyone going to be able to find something to eat? Would we all go into a carbohydrate coma?

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