By Sarah Klein
WINNIPEG — The University of Manitoba is inching closer to its $500 million Front and Centre campaign goal.
As of Friday, the campaign has raised $451,288,220.
A teacher at a Grade 6-12 school in Hamiota, Manitoba is accused of sending inappropriate sexual text messages to a female student.
RCMP were alerted on November 8 that the student had received such messages from a male teacher at Hamiota Collegiate.
Two people were stabbed at the University of Winnipeg Thursday night.
Police say a 19-year-old man was approached by another man with a knife who demanded his laptop at around 8:20 p.m. The victim held onto his computer, but the suspect took his cell phone instead and stabbed him in the upper body before walking away.
By Steve Lambert, The Canadian Press
WINNIPEG – A Winnipeg school trustee wants to clarify rules about when and how students can have their cellphones confiscated and searched.
Mark Wasyliw says he wants to set limits and establish a type of bill of rights when it comes to electronics and privacy.
Winnipeg police and RCMP are investigating threats made to schools in the River East Transcona School Division and Selkirk, Manitoba.
Police say the threats were made over social media and officers became aware of them on Sunday afternoon.
The University of Manitoba has been recognized among Canada’s top 50 research universities.
RE$EARCH Infosource Inc. placed the U of M 12th due to its 17.4 percent growth in research income. The U of M also moved into the top three, by tier, for medical-doctoral university growth, placing second out of three Canadian universities in this category.
WINNIPEG — Nineteen newcomer refugee students from Red River College picked up tools on Wednesday to help Habitat for Humanity put the finishing touches on a new home for a Winnipeg family.
The students are part of RRC’s Language Training Centre’s Pathway Program to Construction Skills. The students come from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Iran, Iraq, Syria, and Sudan.
By The Canadian Press
WINNIPEG – A new Winnipeg school’s decision to stop students from wearing their costumes to class on Halloween has upset some parents, who argue it’s not fair to deny their kids the fun.
Ecole Sage Creek School principal Marc Poirier says since this is the Kindergarten to Grade 8 school’s first year, staff debated what the costume policy would be.
By Sarah Klein
Winnipeg’s Amber Trails Community School has been named the greenest in the country by the Canada Green Building Council.
The 78,000-square-foot school is one of the most recent additions to the Seven Oaks School Division.