Another leg of the Red River Mutual Trail has opened in time for a relatively balmy winter weekend.
Officials with The Forks say the trail will extend on the Red River to the Norwood Bridge beginning Saturday morning.
Six ice-fishing shacks in Selkirk are standing out to drive social change at the hands of a group of students and talented artists.
Art on Ice is igniting the conversation about homelessness in Canada while creating a new community project in the city just north of Winnipeg.
WINNIPEG — Emergency officials are warning the public to be cautious of thin ice and to stay off waterways.
Polic, firefighters and paramedics say as temperatures drop, ice surfaces are thin and fragile. Falling into ice-cold water can turn deadly in a matter of minutes.
WINNIPEG — A two-day exercise has been teaching emergency responders and other officials the effects of cold water on the body.
Beyond Cold Water Boot Camp is a course being led by Dr. Gordon Giesbrecht of the University of Manitoba — better known as “Professor Popsicle.”
WINNIPEG — Improved flood mapping will give forecasters in Manitoba a better sense of a potential threat when water levels rise each spring.
The federal government is investing $794,520 to add vital flood information to Manitoba’s flood mapping inventory in three of its priority watersheds in the Assiniboine River and Lake Manitoba.
The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service now has two new water rescue units in its life-saving arsenal.
The units were launched Saturday during a training exercise at St. Vital Park, showing the rapid deployment of the equipment in a scenario where someone should fall into the river.
Winnipeg police are scouring the Red River nearly two days after a male youth was reported to be swimming in the water.
Witnesses told police the boy entered the river just north of the Redwood Bridge at around 9:10 p.m. on Tuesday. It was reported that the boy swam half way across the river before disappearing.
By Sarah Klein
WINNIPEG — The Forks is leading public consultations on the future of the Alexander Dock site on the city’s waterfront.
A 20-year vision called Go to the Waterfront will shape the former shipping and transportation hub for the city, which was originally built in 1929.
A 66-year-old Selkirk man is lucky to be alive after falling approximately 35 feet down an embankment into the Red River on Friday.
The man was operating a riding lawn mower at the time when it fell off the edge of his property and into the water.