Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister called a byelection Tuesday for the St. Boniface seat in Winnipeg — a long-time NDP stronghold that the Liberals hope to steal with their new leader. The July 17 vote...
Manitoba Liberal Leader Dougald Lamont is defending one of his MLAs, who — some would argue — has been making the news for all the wrong reasons.In an interview on Tuesday, Lamont called Keewatinook M
WINNIPEG - A Manitoba law that forbade members of the legislature from switching party caucuses — an action commonly called floor-crossing — did not violate the Charter of Rights, a Court of Queen's Bench judge ruled...
A byelection will be held July 17 in the provincial constituency of St. Boniface to fill the vacancy left by former Manitoba premier Greg Selinger's resignation earlier this year.
A Manitoba judge has rejected a claim that a law which prevented members of the legislature from switching party caucuses was unconstitutional.
Voters in St. Boniface will go to the polls July 17 for a provincial byelection.
Steven Fletcher claimed victory Tuesday, even as a Court of Queen's Bench judge rejected a lawsuit he filed last year, challenging the validity of a Manitoba law that prevented MLAs from changing part
A report reviewing Manitoba's whistleblower legislation showed 155 allegations of wrongdoing by government employees or departments have been made over the past ten years...
The province's whistleblower legislation may have found only three cases of wrongdoing in government in its first decade, but the Manitoba Ombudsman says complainants aren't whistling in the wind.
During the first 10 years of Manitoba’s whistleblower protection law, 155 disclosures alleging wrongdoing in the provincial public service were received by the Manitoba Ombudsman, but just three resulted in a finding of wrongdoing.
A woman who blew the whistle on financial wrongdoing at a personal care home says she suffered emotionally and financially from becoming a whistleblower, but says she doesn’t regret her decision.
Given the frequently strained relationship between Ottawa and Manitoba’s Progressive Conservative government during the past two years, it’s refreshing to be able to applaud both for putting aside their differences in support of an urgent cause.
Omnitrax says it is appealing a federal regulatory ruling that requires it to repair the broken rail line in Churchill.
(New flood channels are planned for the northern part Lake Manitoba and Lake St Martin to empty into Lake Winnipeg . First Nations aren’t convinced...
The number of incarcerated Manitoban youth is the second-highest in Canada, and the rate of incarcerated Indigenous youth is the second-highest of any province, according to Statistics Canada data rel
Eight missing youth were located over the weekend in the latest street sweep by Project Return, a joint project that marshals support from police and community groups to help teens at-risk of being se
A community forum organized by the Winnipeg Police got community members out to tackle the issue of meth in the community and what can be done to help the situation.
A collaborative effort involving Winnipeg outreach and police, dubbed 'Project Return' saw eight at-risk youth taken off city streets June 15.
An attempt at standing up for the greater good fell flat for a Winnipeg couple.
Someone died from an opioid-related overdose every three days in Manitoba last year, according to new government data released Tuesday. Nearly 4,000 Canadians died from apparent opioid overdoses in 2017, an increase of 34 per cent from the previous year.
When a celebrity dies by suicide, it can open necessary conversations about suicide and mental health. It also often puts into stark relief how misunderstood suicide and mental illness continues to be.
Generation Z is more open to discussing their mental health, experts say. But when they need help, it's not always there.
Miranda McLeod is setting up a OneMatch testing station at The Forks on Saturday hoping to find a stem cell donor for her four year old son.
Hail damage from a powerful storm that lashed much of southern Manitoba last Thursday could cost Manitoba Public Insurance "upwards of $20 million," spokesman Brian Smiley says.
A lightning storm that swept through southern Manitoba last week, dropping hail the size of golf balls and softballs, could cost Manitoba Public Insurance as much as $20 million.
The National Energy Board is supposed to be examining the impact of the Manitoba-Minnesota transmission line project and deciding on whether to issue a licence to build it. But instead the board is hearing arguments over a controversial agreement between Manitoba Hydro and the Manitoba Métis Federation.
The Manitoba Metis Federation is threatening to pull its support for the final leg of the massive power line to Minnesota after Manitoba Hydro has offered payouts to multiple First Nations in the province.
Hundreds of Manitoba wildfire evacuees waiting for word on when they’ll be allowed to return home may receive notice Wednesday, authorities said — with the first flights tentatively scheduled for Saturday.
The lights are back on and some wildfire evacuees aren't waiting for the Red Cross or the government to give them permission to return home to Little Grand Rapids and Pauingassi First Nations.
Several Manitoba First Nations will receive nearly half a million dollars in funding to participate in the environmental assessment process for a new all-season road connecting remote communities in northeastern Manitoba.
Power has been restored to Little Grand Rapids and Pauingassi First Nation, but evacuees are still waiting to return home. It's been more than a month since a massive wildfire sparked, forcing more than 1,400 people from the two communities to flee their homes.
A four-year-old boy who was swept under the water at Gods River in Shamattawa First Nation while swimming with friends has died.
A four-year-old boy was found dead on Thursday after he drowned while swimming in Gods River, RCMP said.
Several northern Manitoba communities, including The Pas, Flin Flon and Snow Lake, are under an extended heat warning issued by the province Tuesday.
Heat warnings are in place all across western Canada from Manitoba to British Columbia and the Northwest Territories.
Manitoba municipalities will soon have the authority to hold plebiscites that would allow them to say no to legal recreational cannabis sales in their jurisdictions.
The problem with “alternative” budgets like the one released by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives this week – which proposes massive tax and fee hikes – is they never do an assessment of people's ability to pay higher taxes.
City hall’s Portage and Main project took another step forward Tuesday, with the release of a request for proposal (RFP) for a comprehensive assessment of the downtown Winnipeg underground concourse and plan for its rehabilitation.
Various Manitoba municipalities are considering whether to hold a plebiscite on retail cannabis sales after legalization, but some mayors are more worried about whether the province will help foot the bill...
An alternative civic budget proposes to spend more on city services by finding the money from large increases in the property and business taxes, a reduction in the police budget and some new charges.
After the third time her 16-year-old son was severely scratched or bitten by another class mate, a Winnipeg mother just wants her son to be safe at school.
Newcomer groups that help make Manitoba a friendly place for immigrants and refugees are joining forces. The Ethnocultural Council of Manitoba launches today at the South Sudanese Community Centre in
The Manitoba government is looking for ideas towards a proposed International Curling Centre of Excellence.
The findings state that employers' top concerns include workplace safety, impairment or intoxication and increased use of cannabis in the workplace.
A Winnipeg sexual assault survivor says they feel retraumatized after their picture appeared without their permission on a banner at a federal government event celebrating female empowerment.
OTTAWA — A parliamentary committee says it’s time Manitoba, Ottawa and First Nations co-ordinate how each prevent and respond to fires on reserves, arguing unclear jurisdiction is putting lives in danger.
People in Winnipeg are concerned about a new report out that says children in Canada are not getting enough physical activity.
Since the White House announced its zero tolerance policy in early May, more than 2,300 children have been taken from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border, resulting in a new influx of young children...
When marijuana stores open across Canada later this year, it will look very different than in Colorado