Premier Brian Pallister says he has no intention of withdrawing his threat to sue the Free Press over its coverage of taxes he may owe on his vacation home in Costa Rica.Pallister was questioned about the threatened lawsuit in the legislature Thursday...
An 'emergency' session of three weeks that extended the Legislature's sittings could end Monday after a deal was struck between the government and the NDP opposition.
After serving as a Manitoba NDP MLA for 13 years, a disillusioned Bidhu Jha is no longer a party member, and laments its leadership at both the provincial and federal level. Now 75, he and his wife are leaving Winnipeg....
Traffic delays will continue after a stretch of Portage Avenue near Donald Street buckled late Wednesday afternoon. The city said heat is to blame.
How hot is it outside? Well. Hot enough for pavement slabs to buckle Wednesday afternoon on the north side of Portage Avenue at Donald Street, closing two of the three westbound lanes.
A Winnipeg cannabis advocate and head shop owner does not think Manitoba's ban on homegrown cannabis will deter people when recreational marijuana is made legal this fall.
Saskatchewan Roughriders receiver Duron Carter has pleaded guilty to his marijuana possession charge in Winnipeg.
Saskatchewan Roughrider Duron Carter won’t have a conviction on his record even though he pleaded guilty to drug possession after getting caught with marijuana-laced chocolate chip cookies at the Winnipeg airport.
About two years after the Graffiti Gallery opened its doors in a former pickle factory on Higgins Avenue, the police showed up. They were there to see the artwork — at least, that’s what they told Stephen Wilson, the gallery's executive director.
Dozens of weapons, including hunting rifles, restricted pistols and a cannonball, were laid out on a table at Winnipeg Police Service headquarters Thursday. With 10 days left in the province-wide gun
More than 300 firearms and weapons, including shotguns, machetes, restricted magazines, and a cannon ball, have been turned in to Manitoba Police Services for the 2018 Manitoba Gun Amnesty Initiative...
The federal government has officially passed Bill C-46 to crack down on drug-impaired driving, but a Winnipeg defence lawyer says the new rules miss the mark.
In the bedroom of a North End rooming house, a Winnipeg man kept notebooks of handwritten instructions on the dark web and bitcoin. His notes were amid mixtures of methamphetamine and cocaine, heroin and fentanyl...
WestJet Encore has operated more than 4,000 flights in and out of Brandon since it launched its air service nearly five years ago. Company president Charles Duncan said Westman travellers continue to flock to the popular Brandon-Calgary route.
Winnipeg police have arrested and charged a 56-year-old Winnipeg man, after a security officer was assaulted at Health Sciences Centre.
It’s typical of Catherine Cook that she edited a statement to emphasize teamwork in a national award for her work to be announced on National Indigenous Peoples Day.
A Winnipeg girl who endured treatments for Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) is on track to raise $10K for the Children's Hospital.
A Winnipeg mother is taking the search for a stem cell transplant match for her son to the community.
Residents of Little Grand Rapids First Nation will be flown back home in groups starting this Saturday after a wildfire caused them to evacuate for about a month, according to Councillor Clinton Keeper...
The 13th Annual Aboriginal Day celebration was blessed with more than just sunny weather in Selkirk Park on June 21, the summer solstice. Federal Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations...
There were pipe ceremonies to greet the sunrise at The Forks. and drum songs and fiddle jigs Thursday to celebrate National Indigenous People Day all over Winnipeg, the city with the largest Indigenous population in Canada.
The courtyard of City Hall was filled with pounding music, colourful dancing and the smell of tobacco on Thursday as the City of Winnipeg celebrated National Indigenous Peoples Day.
National Indigenous Peoples Day has continued to grow, and Thursday was a testament to that growth as crowds of people gathered at the Riverbank Discovery Centre in Brandon to take part in the celebration...
Manitoba's First Nations family advocate says people should be outraged over the 9,000 Indigenous children separated from parents through child and family services in Manitoba.
Thursday is National Indigenous Peoples Day and it’s being celebrated across Manitoba.
OTTAWA — Residents of First Nations communities evacuated in 2011 during flooding of Lake St. Martin are on track to return home by November 2019, but some fear this week’s announcement of a channel project to prevent future flooding won't protect their communities.
National Indigenous Peoples Day celebrations rang out across the country yesterday as Canadians of all races and cultures came together to celebrate our nation’s Indigenous population. Attendance was
A Canadian cannabis company building a massive production facility in Winnipeg has set its sights on expansion in the Selkirk area.
The Brandon School Division will hold a public information session next month on its plans to build a new K-8 school in the city’s south end. The come-and-go session will take place on July 4, from 5:
A new program at Garden City Collegiate is bringing kids with special needs together with other students to create an in-school flower shop.
A Brandon team of skip Tim Lane, third Rod Rose, second Len Howell and lead Kevin Foley will compete for a provincial lawn bowling championship on its home greens this weekend.
The mystery over how seven plants of GMO wheat wound up growing next to an Alberta field access road will take some time to unravel. This high-tech
The race is on to reassure Canadian wheat customers following the revelation genetically modified wheat was found last summer in Alberta. Already Japan and South Korea have shut the door...
Wheat bids in Western Canada were down with U.S. futures for the week ended June 15. Improving crop conditions across Canada and the U.S. weighed on...
The City of Winnipeg will shift to four-year operating budgets, despite the fact some councillors fear the municipality lacks the information to actually create one.Council voted 9-6 vote in favour…
One of the biggest myths perpetuated at city hall these days is that Winnipeg Transit is grossly underfunded, that it’s so cash-starved it can’t provide the city with decent bus service…
A Winnipeg city councillor said its time to put the question of reopening Portage and Main to pedestrians, on a ballot...
It was a day of surprise announcements at city council Thursday, where two veteran councillors said they would not run for re-election in the fall, and a former councillor said he will join the race.
Point Douglas city councillor Mike Pagtakhan and Transcona City Councillor Russ Wyatt will not seek re-election in October.
Coun. Jeff Browaty wants to ask voters whether they want Winnipeg's most famous intersection opened to foot traffic.
Two city councillors think Winnipeggers should have a say on Portage and Main.
Mayor Brian Bowman and city council have spoken: it's time for the firefighters' local to get in line with other civic unions in Winnipeg and start picking up the tab for its president's salary. Counc
City Hall voted in favor Thursday to seek full reimbursement from the head of Winnipeg's firefighters union for a salary that is paid by taxpayers.
Winnipeg city council wants taxpayers to stop paying a union boss' salary.
The city’s public service will work to clear taxpayers from paying any part of a union president’s salary.On Thursday, council approved Mayor Brian Bowman’s plan to end tax dollar…
Winnipeg city council wants to be reimbursed for any part of Alex Forrest's salary covered by the city's coffers.
Couns. Jeff Browaty and Janice Lukes want the public to have a say on the reopening of Portage and Main to pedestrians, by putting a question on the ballot in the October civic election.
Two long-time Winnipeg city councillors are on their way out of city hall come the 2018 election, while a past councillor is hoping to make a return.
A pair of city councillors would like to see residents vote on opening the corner to pedestrians in the next civic election.
After days of rallying on social media, it appears residents of Bridgwater Lakes will be getting their splash pad turned back on, Friday.
Water will start flowing at the splash pad in Bridgwater Lakes following a spat between two levels of government that left it run dry.
Mayor Brian Bowman laid the blame for the dry fountain in Bridgwater Lakes on area Coun. Janice Lukes, and what he said was her combative nature and unwillingness to work collaboratively.
As temperatures rise in Winnipeg on the first official day of summer, the Salvation Army is hitting the streets to make sure the city’s homeless and vulnerable population keeps cool in the heat.
A member of Parliament is denying an accusation that she caused a disturbance, created confusion and was verbally abusive at an emergency shelter for forest fire evacuees last summer.
Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s office said a five-year renewal of the program will come into force in April 2019.
The Accessible Canada Act aims to remove barriers for millions of Canadians but advocates want the Trudeau government to strengthen enforcement measures.
Global and domestic uncertainty will carry past Wednesday’s cap to the House of Commons’ spring session. So described Westman’s two Conservative members of Parliament, who cited unease related to trade...
With the federal election in 2019 fast approaching, At Issue looks at what's next for Canada's three major party leaders.
Last Friday, an Ipsos Poll revealed 70 per cent of Canadians plan to explore ways to avoid buying American-made goods in the wake of huge tariffs imposed on steel and aluminum by U.S. President Donald Trump...