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Indian and Metis Friendship Centre loses funding, lays off staff

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 17:29:52 EST


The Indian and Metis Friendship Centre is at risk of closing its doors after 59 years in the North End. Its funding was suspended on Jan. 31 by the Manitoba Association of Friendship Centres, which distributes both provincial and federal funding.

Listening for a story: What it's like to stake out the border for asylum seekers

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 19:09:00 EST


A steady trickle of asylum seekers have sneaked into Canada over the vast prairie straddling the Manitoba-North Dakota border. The best way to find them in the dark, cold night is to listen for their voices, people in Emerson, Man., tell reporter Jill Coubrough.

Not quite the Oscars: Manitoba man has his own epic awards gaffe

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 00:29:00 EST


When all of the people on stage at the Oscars were looking around confused on Sunday night, it was a moment all too familiar for Winnipeg’s Dave Barber.

First-aid course offered for mental illness in Winnipeg

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 21:11:05 EST


When someone falls on the street and is injured, people in the community are likely to have been trained in first aid and will jump into action until paramedics can arrive. But what happens if that person is having a mental health crisis?

Major flood risk remains for Red, lower Assiniboine and other southern Manitoba rivers

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 14:39:04 EST


There remains a major risk of flooding this spring in southern Manitoba, despite the recent thaw that melted much of the snow upstream along the Red River drainage basin.

Grandview newspaper closes after 117 years in business

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 18:13:19 EST


A small Manitoban town has lost its newspaper. The Grandview Exponent recently announced Friday’s paper would be its last edition, after 117 years in business.

Restaurateur who refused to install grease trap loses fight

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 12:14:55 EST


A Wolseley restaurateur who refused to install a grease trap has lost a fight against an exemption that allows him to operate without one.

Border services sets up emergency trailer to make space for refuge seekers

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 10:16:16 EST


The Canada Border Services Agency has set up a trailer near the border town of Emerson, Man., to help asylum seekers who want to file for refugee status. More than 140 people have walked into Manitoba from the U.S. since January.

Bringing Nellie Home: Canadian suffragist's 2 early homes come back to Manitou

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 18:56:57 EST


Two of Nellie McClung's former houses are being moved back to Manitou, the southern Manitoba community where the famous author and women's suffragist had lived in the early years of her career.

Making music video with teens in Indigenous communities helps plant 'seed of confidence'

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 15:44:03 EST


Eight teens in the community of around 2,600 people took part in a workshop run by N'We Jinan, a non-profit organization that helps youth across North America make music videos with a mobile recording studio.

'There's nothing left': Fire destroys Letellier Hotel, Oscar's Bar

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 09:11:39 EST


The owner of a southern Manitoba hotel and watering hole spent the night parked in a Tim Hortons lot, confused and trying to process what happened after a fire destroyed his business and his home.

Missing teen Shyla Boubard last seen in Winnipeg's North End

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 15:06:41 EST


Winnipeg police are asking for help finding a missing 14-year-old girl who was last seen in the North End Monday.

Distraught teen tries to Taser police officer

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 13:28:11 EST


Winnipeg police say an officer narrowly missed being Tasered in the face by a suspect who took the weapon from police during a scuffle.

UN lawyer to visit Manitoba to observe influx of asylum seekers

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 07:00:00 EST


The United Nations will send a human rights lawyer to Manitoba on an observation mission in the coming weeks related to the recent influx of refugees, who've trickled into the province on foot after fleeing the United States.

Recent Manitoba court policy to address delays could pit rights against one another: defence lawyers

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 06:00:00 EST


New rules in Manitoba's superior court — designed to speed up trial dates and prevent cases from being thrown out due to unreasonable delays — are raising concerns within the criminal defence community.