Winnipeg Free Press Articles

Legacy of Lindor Reynolds Lives on in UWinnipeg Bursary

The memory of award-winning Winnipeg Free Press columnist Lindor Reynolds will be preserved through a new bursary at the University of Winnipeg. The newspaper worked with the UWinnipeg Foundation to establish the Lindor Reynolds Youth-in-Care Tuition Waiver Bursary, a...

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Free Press Columnist Lindor Reynolds Dies

Longtime Winnipeg Free Press columnist Lindor Reynolds has died after a 15-month battle with brain cancer. Reynolds passed away Thursday evening at Riverview Health Centre. She was 56. Free Press editor Paul Samyn delivered the news Friday morning via Twitter....

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Free Press Cuts Seven from Newsroom Staff

The province's largest newsroom is a little smaller after the Winnipeg Free Press laid off seven of its staff on Tuesday. Five reporters, an online editor and a copy editor were let go in the layoffs, which were first made public on Twitter late this afternoon. "Well,...

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Tania Kohut Returns to Free Press as Video Host

Tania Kohut returned to the Winnipeg Free Press on Monday, reassuming her role as video host for the newspaper's web presence. Tania will be fulfilling duties out of the yet-to-open Winnipeg Free Press News Café on McDermot Avenue. Before leaving at the end of...

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Special Edition Newspapers Boost Literacy Funding

Winnipeg motorists were flanked down Wednesday morning during a campaign to raise funds for local adult literacy programs. Staff at the Free Press were trading special orange copies of the paper for donations to the Raise-a-Reader campaign. Twenty-seven other...

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Free Press Launching New Radio Show Tonight on KICK-FM

A new radio show put on by the Winnipeg Free Press will debut later today on 92.9 KICK-FM from Red River College's downtown campus. "Stop the Presses" is a weekly show from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. every Wednesday that looks at the biggest news stories of the week, featuring...

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Sierra Noble on Lawsuit: Truth Will Prevail

Sierra Noble on Lawsuit: Truth Will Prevail

Winnipeg singer-songwriter Sierra Noble is speaking out on her Twitter page after an article in Tuesday's Winnipeg Free Press claimed Noble and her family are being sued. The lawsuit alleges Noble's family never repaid loans in the sum of $55,800 to the estate of a...

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Google to Bombers: Do Your Background Checks

Google to Bombers: Do Your Background Checks

During Thursday night's media scrum with Winnipeg Blue Bombers chairman Ken Hildahl regarding that whole firing situation, a coincidental on-screen ad appeared on the Free Press' live stream. The advertisement for personal background checks -- supplied by Google --...

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Amazon Finally Brings Kindle to Canada

Here's how newspapers can make more money -- the Amazon Kindle. The Kindle -- for those unfamiliar -- is a hand-held wireless device from Amazon that made its debut in Canada on Tuesday. The device has been popular in the U.S. for a few years now and allows bookworms...

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On7 Freebies for Inaugural Issue

On7 Freebies for Inaugural Issue

The new tabloid version of Sunday's Winnipeg Free Press -- known as "On7" -- is not a free paper. That's why staffers were scratching their heads when we informed them that it was being given away for nothing in some locations throughout the city. But they were just...

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