Manitoba

Portage la Prairie mother struck and killed while checking on her son after crash

A 42-year-old mother from Portage la Prairie died after she was hit by a pickup truck.<p>It happened on Thursday, just after 5 p.m.<p>RCMP said the woman, …

Crime

A Gorgeous Collection Of Nature At Night That Will Leave You In Wonder

Thank you to all the photographers that shared their best photos showing nature at night in the Nature And The Night Photo contest with chances to …

Western Canada

Federal funding shortfall for Indigenous children in CFS could reach $150M

OTTAWA — The federal and provincial governments have underfunded children and young adults in CFS care by $104 million a year, according to research …

First Nations

The 38 Dakota Warriors Lincoln Hanged

In some cases, trials lasted less than five minutes. None of the accused were provided with legal representation, and much of the evidence was based …

South Dakota

Contractor employee fatally injured at Manitoba Hydro site

An employee of a contractor working for Manitoba Hydro near the northern community of Gillam suffered a fatal workplace injury early Wednesday.<p>The …

First Nations

Woman killed checking on son after fender bender near Portage la Prairie, Man.

Manitoba RCMP say a woman is dead following a three-vehicle crash near Portage la Prairie.<p>Police say a woman and her son were driving in a van …

Western Canada

Artificial stomach enhancing digestive, dietary research at University of Manitoba

The University of Manitoba now has a never-ending belly — and one which will never get heartburn — to help researchers stomach any and all of the …

Winnipeg

The Pas Huskies looking to advance in Good Deeds Cup with your votes

Thursday, January 18th, 2018 7:49am<p>The Huskies hosted a dinner at Oscar’s Place, a homeless shelter in The Pas,<p>“I was beaming with pride just to have …

Aboriginal Canadians

Months after meeting, residents still refuse to pay rent to Manitoba Housing

The province's bid to evict Waterhen First Nations residents who have never paid rent after decades living in Manitoba Housing units in Portage la …

Housing

Hydro contractor's employee who died on the job was a hard worker with a big heart, brother says

Todd Maytwayashing, who died on the job with a Manitoba Hydro contractor in northern Manitoba this week, should be remembered for his dedication to …

First Nations

Staff-to-resident abuse in long-term care homes up 148% from 2011

Marketplace investigation finds an average of 6 seniors are abused by their caregiver every day<p>Diana Pepin never expected to capture abuse when she …

Western Canada

'Holy mackerel': Former WFPS chief questions why current chief went to 36 conferences since 2014

In 2017 fire-paramedic chief attended 12 conferences outside Manitoba; police chief attended none<p>Winnipeg fire-paramedic Chief John Lane travelled to …

Western Canada

Collision involving pedestrian shuts down highways south of Portage la Prairie

Several kilometres of highways were closed to traffic Thursday night as the RCMP investigates a crash that led to serious injuries.<p>Highway 240 is …

Western Canada

'Gap in the system': Winnipeg man, once found unsuitable to sell securities, was able to sell life insurance

William MacKay was twice disciplined by Insurance Council of Manitoba, denies any wrongdoing<p>A former Winnipeg life insurance agent was allowed to …

Western Canada

Dine Out Vancouver's World Chef Exchange builds culinary bridges

Gail JohnsonA cheap airplane ticket is what allowed Vancouver chef Andrea Carlson to check an item off her bucket list and travel to Japan last …

Restaurants

Mount Royal

| Women's Ice Hockey at Manitoba 1-2 (<p>2nd - 19:58<p>) LS<p>| Men's Basketball at MacEwan L, 80-70 (Final) BX | RC<p>| Men's Ice Hockey at Lethbridge W, 2-1 …

Canadian University Sports

2018 Meridian Canadian Open: Men’s Teams

<b>MEN’S TEAMS | WOMEN’S TEAMS</b><p>TEAM BOTTCHER<p>SKIP<p>THIRD<p>SECOND<p>LEAD<p><b>EDMONTON, AB</b> | Team Bottcher has captured two World Curling Tour titles this season in …

Curling

27th annual Duckworth Challenge concludes on January 19, 2018 with basketball portion at Manitoba - University of Manitoba

<b>The 27th annual Duckworth Challenge pits the University of Manitoba versus the University of Winnipeg Wesmen in women's soccer plus volleyball</b> …

Canadian University Sports

Duck Bay shooting suspect arrested

A Dauphin man has been arrested in connection to a shooting incident that happened in Duck Bay last month.<p>RCMP said they received a report on …

Policing

24 works of Canadian fiction to watch for in the first half of 2018

Mark your calendars! These fine works of fiction are coming to a bookshelf soon near you.<p><b>The Boat People by Sharon Bala</b><p>Sharon Bala is the author of …

Books

Festival du Voyageur expanding family programming, limiting day passes

The Festival du Voyageur will be free to kids under 12 for the first time, there's a new app to map out your visit and sales of day passes will ...

Festivals

Dauphin man facing gun charges

A Dauphin man has been arrested in relation to a shooting incident in Duck Bay in December.<p>Last Thursday, Winnipegosis RCMP, with the help of Dauphin …

Crime

Love letter to Winnipeg: Brazilian tourist says city 'can only be in Canada'

A Brazilian tourist has discovered what Winnipeggers already know: Winnipeg is a truly unique city that "can only be in Canada."<p>Danielle Bruzzi …

Canada

Cold temperatures hit southern Manitoba

It’s a cold start to the week for many Manitobans, with extreme cold warnings blanketing most of the region.<p>As of Monday morning, Environment Canada …

Weather

Number of Manitobans that can't cover monthly bills goes up

It's the time of the year of the annual household debt reckoning and as low interest rates start inching higher more are feeling the pinch.<p>In the …

Mortgages

Manitoba RCMP charge teen with attacking a cab driver in The Pas

A 15-year old from The Pas was charged following an attack in a cab in the northern Manitoba town Jan. 8.<p>Police said a 30-year old taxi driver had …

Crime

First Nation, Second Nation: A discussion about the state of Indigenous people in Canada today - Home | Ideas with Paul Kennedy

The discussion about Canada's Indigenous peoples has been going on since Europeans first arrived here. Who they are, and how Indigenous and …

Aboriginal Canadians

'Better than it ever was'

In mid-December a person who hadn’t been to Daly Burgers in ages popped by for a bite.<p>Seconds after Gus Vailas stepped out of the kitchen to greet …

Winnipeg

Portage la Prairie man and 13-year-old daughter die in highway collision

A Portage la Prairie man and his teenage daughter were killed in a highway accident in Ontario that sent three more to hospital Saturday …

Western Canada

Freshwater under stress as acidity rises, scientists say

ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Some freshwater ecosystems are acidifying rapidly as carbon dioxide emissions rise, according to research by German scientists, raising fears over fish stocks and water quality.<p>Only 1 percent of the world’s water is freshwater, but 40 percent of all fish are …

Climate Change