Manitoba

Manitoba massage therapist who gave female clients ‘inguinal’ treatments convicted of sex assault

WINNIPEG — A man in southern Manitoba who did massage therapy in his home has been convicted of sexually assaulting some of his female …

Criminal Sentencing

Winnipeggers want Bishop Grandin Boulevard renamed

Some Winnipeggers want to rename Bishop Grandin Boulevard due to its namesake’s lobby for residential schools.<p>Coun. Brian Mayes (St. Vital) said he …

Residential Schools

Manitoba RCMP nab speeder going 182 km/h with baby, toddler in back seat

Manitoba RCMP say a man faces nearly $1,300 in fines after he was caught speeding along the Trans Canada Highway at 182 km/h with two small children …

Canada

Human rights to dancing tights

Connecting 18 quotes to 18 human-rights luminaries at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights.<p>Learning the Cygnet Dance from Swan Lake at the Royal …

Human Rights

Manitoba nurse gives up her bed for an injured baby black bear

When a wounded baby black bear was found lying in a pile of garbage in Manitoba recently, the question soon came up of where to keep it on its first …

Cottages

ManyFest set to kick off for eighth year

Downtown’s biggest bash is nearing its return.<p>ManyFest kicks off for the eighth straight year on Sept. 7 and runs through Sept. 9, bringing food, …

Winnipeg

Skip the Dishes Lawsuit Signals Need for New Employment Laws

Governments, not individual drivers, should be ensuring minimum work standards.

University of Manitoba

Police urged to end secrecy about murder-suicides

The lack of information about recent murder-suicides in Winnipeg has shined a light on the need for police agencies to develop better policies on how …

Murder-suicide

Saints' David Onyemata project progressing as he competes for starting role | NOLA.com

Defensive tackle David Onyemata might be the quietest player on the New Orleans Saints.<p>"He just sits down and plays his Nintendo Switch all day, and …

Football (U.S.)

Bruce Oake Recovery Centre begins next stages with expected detractors

The next stage of Winnipeg’s Bruce Oake Recovery Centre will be discussed at a community meeting on Tuesday, but it’s what is expected outside of the …

Protest

New study shows that lake trout can adapt to climate change – but with serious impacts

A new study from the University of Manitoba has discovered that lake trout can change their behavior due to the effects of climate change, which …

Climate Change

Mayoral candidate pledges to put more buses on road, switch to electric

Mayoral candidate Jenny Motkaluk says she’d increase the number of Winnipeg Transit buses by 190, or 30%, and eventually switch the entire fleet to …

Winnipeg Sun

Winnipeg’s six ride-sharing apps take bite out of taxi numbers

Winnipeggers can now book a ride through at least six different ride-share apps, and they’re starting to make a dent in traditional taxi …

Ridesharing

Groups clash over proposed drug treatment facility in Winnipeg neighbourhood

Dozens of people dressed in white protested a proposed long-term drug treatment centre in Winnipeg on Tuesday, voicing concern about property values, …

Canadian News

Winnipeg police arrest two following suspected carjacking attempts on Sunday

Winnipeg police dealt with two attempted carjackings on Sunday and say they have arrested two men.<p>The first happened Sunday at about 10:30 a.m. on …

Crime

West Winnipeg homicide was a murder-suicide, say police

A homicide earlier this month in west Winnipeg was a murder-suicide, police said Tuesday.<p>Police were called to the home on Wordsworth Way in the …

Murder-suicide

21 Canadians still in NFL camps after Eagles cut Zaruba

Twenty-two Canadians began July on an NFL training camp roster.<p>Twenty-one remain.<p>The NFL champion Philadelphia Eagles on the weekend released Adam …

Football (U.S.)

Bison Football Preview: McKoy and Dufault lead veteran defence into 2018 - The Official Site of University of Manitoba Bisons Athletics

<i>After beginning training camp on August 11, Bison football is locked in on preparations for the 2018 U SPORTS season. To get you ready for the opener</i> …

Canadian University Sports

Young stars at the XXIII International Ballet Festival of Miami

One of the great emotions always felt during the International Ballet Festival of Miami, this year in its 23rd edition, is the joy of watching young …

Miami Beach

In photos: Tracing the footsteps of Manitoba’s polar bears

<b>For photographer Susan Portnoy, the opportunity to shoot polar bears—with her camera, of course—was an experience not to be missed. And so, lens at</b> …

Polar Bears

Calgary man charged in hit-and-run that killed Manitoba teen

The death of a Manitoba teen near Winnipeg has led to hit-and-run charges against a Calgary man.Last Friday, a vehicle struck two 15-year-old boys …

Crime

RBC Global Asset Management expands its private markets business with appointment of new Head of Real Estate Equity Investments

TORONTO, Aug. 13, 2018 /CNW/ - RBC Global Asset Management (RBC GAM) today announced the appointment of Michael Kitt as Head, Real Estate Equity Investments.<p>Based in Toronto and reporting to Dan Chornous, Chief Investment Officer of RBC GAM, Michael will be responsible for leading the firm's …

Investing

Four councillors still unopposed in upcoming civic election

As Winnipeg’s civic election heats up, four incumbent councillors still face no competition.<p>As of Monday afternoon, councillors Matt Allard (St. …

City Politics

Free Press Head Start for Aug. 13

What you need to know<p><b>Kapyong deal’s complex history:</b> A deal between Ottawa and local First Nations to transfer ownership of the former Kapyong …

Humidex

Machete-wielding man on meth tells Winnipeg police to shoot him

A 34-year-old Winnipeg man on drugs taped weapons to his hands in a bid to be shot, Winnipeg police say.<p>Just after 7 a.m. Friday, police got a call …

Crime

SWIM: Kelsey Wog has impressive meet at Pan Pacific Championships in Tokyo - The Official Site of University of Manitoba Bisons Athletics

After just two seasons with the Manitoba Bison swimming team, there's no questionKelsey Woghas made a splash. Still, she has continued to elevate her …

University of Manitoba

Community group plans legal action to block addictions treatment centre

A community group that opposes a planned addictions treatment centre at the old Vimy Arena site says it’s now exploring the legal nature of a land …

Canadian News

Former Bison receiver settling in with Blue Bombers

Nic Demski has always enjoyed playing football in his hometown of Winnipeg, ever since his days with the Oak Park Raiders and University of Manitoba …

Canadian University Sports

Police seeks public’s help in finding missing elderly man

The Winnipeg Police Service is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a missing 80-year-old man.<p>George Lepine was last seen in the North …

hair loss

Buy one, donate one: Mealshare charity expands into Winnipeg

Buy one, donate one. It’s a simple concept one group is hoping Winnipeggers will get behind.<p>Mealshare is a non-profit organization that donates meals …

Nonprofits