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University of Manitoba Searching for New President

University of Manitoba Searching for New President

University of Manitoba
University of Manitoba (UMANITOBA.CA)

The University of Manitoba is on the search for a new president to succeed Dr. David Barnard.

The university announced Wednesday the presidential search committee is engaging in a community consultation.

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CONTEST: Win Playoff Tickets to U of M Bisons Hockey

CONTEST: Win Playoff Tickets to U of M Bisons Hockey

Karissa Kirkup - Manitoba Bisons
Bisons’ forward Karissa Kirkup (GOBISONS.CA)

University of Manitoba BisonsThe University of Manitoba Bison women’s hockey team has secured a playoff spot and ChrisD.ca wants to send you to enjoy some post-season playoff action.

The Herd returns home to Wayne Fleming Arena on February 22 for a two-game set on the Friday and Saturday. If necessary, the Bisons will play a third game on Sunday, February 24. The opponent has yet to be determined.

Enter below to win one of four pairs of tickets to the semi-finals, valid for either of the two games on February 22-23. Puck drop is at 7 p.m. both nights. Good luck!

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Crown Opens Case Against Accused: Winnipeg Bus Driver Was Stabbed Multiple Times

Crown Opens Case Against Accused: Winnipeg Bus Driver Was Stabbed Multiple Times

By Steve Lambert, The Canadian Press

Winnipeg Transit Fatal Stabbing
Police search for evidence at the scene of a fatal stabbing of a bus driver at the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, Tuesday, February 14, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG — A Winnipeg bus driver was killed on the job by an angry passenger who refused to leave the vehicle at the end of a run, a Crown attorney said at the opening of a two-week second-degree murder trial.

Irvine Jubal Fraser, a 58-year-old driver working the late shift, was spat on and repeatedly stabbed after forcibly removing Brian Kyle Thomas from the bus, Crown attorney Keith Eyrikson told the jury Monday in his opening statements.

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‘Uber for Snow Removal:’ New App Inspired by Winnipeg’s Winter Weather

‘Uber for Snow Removal:’ New App Inspired by Winnipeg’s Winter Weather

By Kelly Geraldine Malone, The Canadian Press

OnTheStep App
OnTheStep team members Alex Shao, left to right, Buhle Mwanza, Tristen Wong and Tyrel Praymayer are pictured in Winnipeg on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Kelly Malone)

WINNIPEG – When the first big snow dump covered Winnipeg this week, the developers of a new phone app put their technology to the test.

“You can think of it as Uber for snow removal,” said OnTheStep founder Buhle Mwanza, referring to the ride-hailing app.

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Governor General Julie Payette Paying First Visit to Manitoba

Governor General Julie Payette Paying First Visit to Manitoba

Julie Payette - Remembrance Day
Governor General Julie Payette places a wreath during Remembrance Day ceremonies at the National War Memorial in Ottawa on Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick)

WINNIPEG — Gov. Gen. Julie Payette is visiting Manitoba for the first time on Monday in her role as Queen Elizabeth II’s Canadian representative.

Payette will appear at a special ceremony inside the Manitoba legislature at 10 a.m.

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