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LGBTTQ* families file complaint
22 Jun 2017 at 8:57pm
Where a child goes to school in Manitoba shouldn’t determine whether they’re free from discrimination about gender and sexual diversity, the Manitoba Human Rights Commission has been told.
Two LGBTTQ* families ......
Dam those beavers
22 Jun 2017 at 9:31pm
ASHERN — A certain buck-toothed, flat-tailed national symbol with a waddling gait is wreaking havoc in parts of Manitoba on a scale not seen in a lifetime.
Armies of beaver are ...
Mural's message of hope, inspiration called heart-gripping
22 Jun 2017 at 10:32pm
What was once a brick wall is now adorned with a five-storey depiction of an indigenous woman mending a human heart.
The mural, honoured on Thursday as the 2016 Winnipeg Mural ...
Chef testifies no sex assault took place
22 Jun 2017 at 10:32pm
A Winnipeg chef on trial for sexual assault testified he did not force himself on a woman who accuses him of raping her 10 years ago.
Rob Thomas, 39, has ...
Province has no plan to survey Omnitrax damage for itself
22 Jun 2017 at 7:24pm
Manitoba is relying entirely on a firm hired by the fed-up owner of the Hudson Bay Railway to assess the flood damage to Churchill’s lifeline, rather than send government engineers ...
Family of woman killed by dangerous driver feels failed by justice system
22 Jun 2017 at 3:57pm
The family of a 23-year-old woman killed by a dangerous driver as she was crossing a Winnipeg street says a one-year jail sentence serves no justice.
"We were failed by this ...
Sears to limp out of Garden City mall
22 Jun 2017 at 7:19pm
Canada’s retail industry is undergoing a seismic shift, with the Sears store in Garden City Shopping Centre among the latest additions to a growing list of casualties.
Sears Canada announced Thursday ...
Province's top court slams justice system for keeping criminal's case in limbo
22 Jun 2017 at 4:12pm
The justice system has an "insatiable appetite" for delays, Manitoba's highest court said in a ruling on a case that took two years — and 31 court appearances — to ...
'Suck my toes' killing nets Ruggles 10 years in prison
22 Jun 2017 at 9:04pm
Police were investigating a fatal shooting in an apartment on Bannerman Avenue last July when Erskine Ruggles walked over to the officers, put down a bag containing a .357 Magnum ...
Porter's luscious tones dazzle Jazz Festival audience
22 Jun 2017 at 10:00pm
We all can remember the creamiest milkshake we've ever had.
Take your time. Get that texture and flavour back in your mind.
Well, no matter how creamy you remember it was ...