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'Too late' for federal compensation for Winnipeg family of woman put through CIA-funded brainwashing

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 12:28:43 EST


The family of Velma Orlikow likely won't get compensation from the federal government after she was subject to brainwashing experiments funded by the CIA.

5,200 mammograms cancelled after CancerCare Manitoba vans break down

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 13:05:04 EST


More than 5,000 women in rural Manitoba have to rebook appointments for their mammogram because the two vehicles with the mobile unit have mechanical problems.

Manitoba 'a world leader in curling,' skips way toward international centre of excellence

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 13:19:43 EST


Jennifer Jones and Connie Laliberte are two of the big names helping to bring an International Curling Centre of Excellence to Winnipeg.

Cannabis stores to be built on Manitoba First Nations lands

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 10:53:27 EST


Three Manitoba First Nations are joining forces to help establish a cannabis distribution network in the province.

RCMP search for missing Powerview teen believed to be in Winnipeg

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 13:23:50 EST


RCMP are asking for the public's help locating a missing 16-year-old girl from Powerview, Man., believed to be in Winnipeg.

Neonatal unit at Winnipeg hospital limits visitors

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 11:28:18 EST


The Health Sciences Centre Winnipeg Children's Hospital is restricting visitors to neonatal intensive care units to try to reduce severe respiratory infections in babies.

Next phase of James Avenue Pumping Station redevelopment gets green light from city committee

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 12:19:44 EST


The next phase of James Avenue Pumping Station redevelopment has been given the go-ahead at city hall.

Snowmobiles worth $50K stolen from Gimli business

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 12:02:39 EST


Manitoba RCMP are asking for the public to help identify some thieves who swiped three snowmobiles from a business in Gimli.

'A really good person': Winnipeg's latest homicide victim described as potential leader in the community

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 01:24:21 EST


Family and those who knew the city’s latest homicide victim describe Jordan Thomas as an outgoing, confident and athletic young man who could have become a leader in the community.

Is #MeToo changing the office holiday party?

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 11:18:16 EST


The spiked eggnog may not be ladled out as freely this year at staff holiday parties — if at all.

Facebook message brings men back to epic 1995 paddle to northern Manitoba

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 09:46:13 EST


More than 20 years after five young men made a 64-day canoe and kayak trip from Winnipeg to tiny Panco Lake near Hudson Bay, one of them received a Facebook message with a photo of a plaque they left behind in 1995 and the question "Is this you?"

20 people forced from Balmoral Street apartments after fire inspectors order it be boarded up

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 06:00:00 EST


From the outside, it looks like your classic Winnipeg character building but inside tenants of 181 Balmoral St. say its been a world of trouble.

Winnipeg's MacDon Industries sold for $1.2B

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 08:57:47 EST


Winnipeg-based agriculture equipment maker MacDon Industries Ltd. is being sold for $1.2 billion to another Canadian company.

Teghan's top 5: A Comedy Christmas Miracle and a cinnamon bun book

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 06:00:57 EST


This is a tough weekend because money is tight for a lot of people around the holidays (and if it’s not for you, congrats!) so this list is on the affordable side.

Manitoba premier says some rural hospitals to close, be converted to care homes

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:08:22 EST


Premier Brian Pallister says some hospitals in rural Manitoba will be closed or converted into personal care homes as part of the Progressive Conservative government's plan to reform health care.

Coun. Marty Morantz to call audit into Sterling Lyon Parkway extension

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 16:38:37 EST


A Winnipeg councillor plans to call for an audit of a project that would see a freeway run through a southwest neighbourhood. The announcement comes hours CBC News revealed senior city staff was told of plans to partly or fully expropriate nearly 100 homes as part of that project one year earlier than previously thought.

Hawks feed early and often as Jets fail to take flight

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 22:44:59 EST


Patrick Kane and Nick Schmaltz each had a goal and an assist as the Chicago Blackhawks extended their season-high winning streak to four games with a 5-1 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Thursday.

Brandon civil servants urge city to greenlight sale of weed

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 20:47:41 EST


Known for the scenic Prairie that surrounds, civil servants in the Wheat City now seem poised to be associated with grass, too.

Pallister commits to cutting PST, transparency around pot revenues in year end interview

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 13:34:20 EST


Manitoba's premier is committed to cutting the PST one point by the end of his first term, and says he will be transparent about how the government uses revenues from pot sales.

Police arrest 3 teens in connection with fatal stabbing near school

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 14:46:09 EST


Three teenagers face charges after a fatal stabbing near David Livingston School that killed one man and left another man in critical condition.