Winnipeg

Christmas comes early for Justin Bieber fans, life-size sex doll that looks just like him is on sale

The rubber doll stands 160cm tall and customers who might be tempted to buy the product will also get the option of choosing the size of the penis of …

Viral

New book explores legacy of architecture firm behind iconic Winnipeg buildings and neighbourhoods

Green Blankstein Russell and Associates: An Architectural Legacy explores the impact on the city<p>We pass by the buildings each day — City Hall, the …

Amazing

Fair trade from Guatemala to Winnipeg

A pop-up store in Cityplace is helping artisans in Guatemala earn a living. Handcrafted shoes made of leather, Christmas ornaments made from delicate …

Manitoba

A new hope for Star Wars fans: The Force (sort of) exists, says Winnipeg prof

University of Winnipeg professor explores 'the Force' as latest Star Wars movie makes its premiere<p>As any <i>Star Wars</i> fan can tell you, "the Force" is …

Star Wars

Canadian Gray’s wild NFL rookie ride ends in Ohio

After working out Tuesday morning with his New York Jets teammates, rookie practice-squad offensive lineman Geoff Gray took a phone call.<p>It was his …

Canadian Football League

More and more women climbing into trades positions in Manitoba

From welders to mechanics, the number of women signing up for a career in trades is slowly rising.<p>Construction, plumbing, heavy lifting and building …

Manitoba

West Coast's Jared Ebell relishes his Drosselmeyer role in Alberta Ballet Nutcracker

At this time of year, Alberta Ballet dancer Jared Ebell is fully immersed in the world of <i>The Nutcracker</i>. But, growing up on Vancouver Island’s east …

Ballet

Star Wars' last Jedi may use the Force of quantum science

The Force in Star Wars suggests it may be a form of quantum entanglement. Here's how.<p><i>Rey, played by Daisy Ridley, trains in the ways of the Force in</i> …

Star Wars

Local celebrities set to take the stage for RWB’s Nutcracker

Local celebrities set to take the stage for RWB's Nutcracker<p>One of Winnipeg’s favourite winter traditions is returning with a tradition of its own …

Royal Winnipeg Ballet

Ex-patriate triathlete, former Olympian retiring from competition

On a good day, Sarah-Anne Brault will "treat" herself to a workout. Often times, that means 20 hard minutes running up Mount Royal in the heart of …

Manitoba

Accused bank robber gets bail in Alberta, but also faces charges in Saskatchewan

MEDICINE HAT, Alta. — A former Winnipeg television news director accused of robbing banks in Alberta has been granted bail.<p>But Stephan Vogelsang …

Crime

Kids Dreamed Up a Dozen Stunts That WestJet Then Livestreamed for Its Christmas Campaign

This time of year, airports are magical winter wonderlands where holiday wishes come true. Right?!<p>WestJet certainly went all out to make it so, …

Advertising Industry

Google Earth's Voyager Articles Canadian Residential Schools

Google is helping Canadians learn about one of the most important yet painful chapters in the country’s history.<p>The massive technology giant has …

Google Earth

Mike’s Monday Outlook: Just a bit more snow

While it was a snowy start to the week with some school closures, that was the biggest snowfall we’ll have this week.<p>Winnipeg had around 5cm of snow …

Weather

Winnipeg business owners fear possible metered parking hike will drive shoppers away

Some Winnipeg business owners are worried about a proposed metered parking hike.<p>Kari England owns Toad Hall Toys, a business that’s been in the …

Manitoba

'Completely racist': Rental ad posted online offers discount to 'local white Canadians'

An ad online is highlighting how racism can create a barrier in finding a place to live in Winnipeg.<p>The online post advertises a room for rent close …

Manitoba

Boys can be dancers, and there’s nothing wrong with that

Photos: Mikaela Mackenzie<p>A <b>pint-size hockey player</b>, Noah Young made headlines when a video of his <b>improvised hip-hop moves in his goalie gear</b> was …

Lifestyle (Canada)

Million-dollar-plus home sales soar

Winnipeg’s real estate market has seen a record-setting year in 2017, with 44 $1-million-plus, single-family homes sold, according to data provided …

Real Estate

The most northerly town in the world could disappear

LONGYEARBYEN, NORWAY - It’s freezing, snowing and so far north that the sun won’t rise again until March, but the 2,000 residents of the world’s most …

Climate Change

Winnipeg dentist turning baby teeth black — to keep kids out of surgery

Silver diamine fluoride a low-cost way to halt (but not fix) tooth decay<p>A new treatment for tooth cavities could mean that fewer kids need to squirm …

Health

Ash borer beetle found in Winnipeg; first appearance in West

WINNIPEG - An invasive beetle that has already ravaged millions of trees in Central Canada and the U.S. has made its first appearance in the West.<p>The …

Manitoba

$75K worth of meth seized in Winnipeg

Woman, 41, faces charges around trafficking, possession of a weapon<p>After $75,000 worth of methamphetamine was seized from a Winnipeg home, a …

Methamphetamine

COMMENTARY: Ride sharing in Winnipeg? How do you use it?

With all the talk of Uber and possibly Lyft coming to Winnipeg next year I got to thinking, “How do I call an Uber anyhow?”<p>Story continues below<p>I’ve …

Uber

Huffington Post founder to receive award from U of M

The founder of the Huffington Post will be honoured next year with an award from the University of Manitoba.<p>Arianna Huffington will receive the …

Arianna Huffington

$5M donation dedicated to helping U of Manitoba become hub for human rights

Philanthropist Arthur Mauro's donation to establish a multi-disciplinary chair in human rights, social justice<p>The University of Manitoba has received …

Rights & Freedoms

City creating new electoral ward, eliminating another

Changes to the city’s electoral wards have been finalized with the creation of a new ward in south Winnipeg and the elimination of an existing …

Manitoba

Manitobans' net worth rising fastest

Statistics Canada says the median net worth of Manitobans rose more from 2012 to 2016 than anywhere else in the country — and significantly more than …

Real Estate

Ageing gracefully isn’t enough any more

Organizers encouraged spontaneous feedback post-it notes for participants to write their comments and ideas, A graphic facilitator transformed the …

Ski pants and bags of fruit: Gift requests from Winnipeg kids bring tears to paramedic's eyes

Response to gift-giving project Tags for Tots 'overwhelming', says Winnipeg paramedic<p>Connie Bazin didn't know what to expect when she launched a …

Luxury vehicles stolen by sophisticated fraudsters from Winnipeg dealerships

Out-of-province bank accounts, driver's licences, forged records used to get vehicles, police say<p>Winnipeg police say they're facing a new trend in …

Identity Theft