The Manitoba Bisons have signed former Regina Pats defenceman Brady Pouteau for the 2019-20 season.
The Oak Bluff native spent his five-year WHL career between the Pats — who originally drafted him — and the Lethbridge Hurricanes.
A former University of Manitoba Bisons basketball player has been drafted to play in the Canadian Elite Basketball League.
Justus Alleyn, who played for the Bisons from 2013-2018, will suit up for the Saskatchewan Rattlers, having been selected in the third round (16th overall).
Manitoba Bisons defenceman Erica Rieder has been named a 2018-19 First Team All-Canadian.
The fifth-year player was given the honour Wednesday at the U SPORTS Women’s Hockey All-Canadian Gala in Prince Edward Island.
WINNIPEG — A new University of Manitoba study is asking the province to create a website where Manitobans can easily evaluate personal care homes.
The website would provide a so-called “report card” for personal care homes as measured by medical indicators, such as the prevalence of bedsores, urinary tract infections, self-reported moderate to severe pain, inadequate oral care and untreated depression.
Seven business students from the Univerity of Manitoba are trading in their beds to sleep outside for five nights.
The national 5 Days for the Homeless campaign raises funds and awareness for underprivileged Winnipeggers by supporting Resource Assistance for Youth (RaY).
A student-led initiative at the University of Manitoba is rounding up new or gently-used fitness clothing for women who have escaped human trafficking.
Students in the Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management are looking to compile 45 fitness clothing packages (tops, workout bras, shorts/tights, socks, and shoes) for a group who rescues local women from sex trafficking and helps empower them to lead strong, healthy lives through community, education, and fitness training.
By Dan Ralph, The Canadian Press
Reina Iizuka is Canadian university football’s best-kept secret.
The five-foot-seven, 160-pound defensive back is entering her third year at the University of Manitoba, having been a red-shirted player on the Bisons in 2018.
Red-shirted players, who practise but do not dress for games, usually aren’t in the spotlight. However, it’s a different story for the 19-year-old Iizuka, who is believed to be the first woman to appear on a U Sports football roster.