Skip to content

Twenty Four Hour Winnipeg News Aggregator. 🦬 ❤️ 🇺🇦

Home of socials, potholes, honey dill sauce, slurpees, Domo, Juniors, and murder

Archive page 208 of 213

  • Sunday 07AM Feb 13/22

    ‘National economic crisis’ at Ambassador Bridge declared over: mayor

    Police in Windsor have cleared the remaining protesters that had choked off access to the Ambassador Bridge for almost a week, however, traffic remains at a standstill at the busiest border crossing into the United States. Windsor mayor Drew Dilkens said the “national economic crisis” at the bridge has come to an end, adding the […]

    The post ‘National economic crisis’ at Ambassador Bridge declared over: mayor appeared first on CityNews Winnipeg.

    © CityTV |

  • Sunday 06AM Feb 13/22

    Canada’s Steven Dubois wins bronze in men’s 500m short track event

    Canadian short-track speedskater Steven Dubois won a bronze medal in the men’s 500 metres on Sunday at the Beijing Olympics. Dubois finished third behind Shaoang Liu of Hungary and Konstantin Ivliev of Russia. The 24-year-old native of Terrebonne, Que., also won silver in the 1,500 metres after missing out on the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics when […]

    The post Canada’s Steven Dubois wins bronze in men’s 500m short track event appeared first on CityNews Winnipeg.

    © CityTV |

  • Sunday 05AM Feb 13/22

    Letters: February 13, 2022

    Majority loses Our governments are about to cave in to the minority of crying truckers, the same government is about to cave in to the anti-vaxxers. In a month or two, my non-vaccinated “friends” can dine with me at the now-crowded restaurant. I guess the squeaky wheel does get the grease. To heck with the […]

    © Winnipeg Sun |

  • Sunday 03AM Feb 13/22

    Winnipeg, will you be my Valentine?

    media_content
    Winnipeg is not always easy to love. The winters are cold, dark, and brutal — especially this one, that’s been a one-two punch of frigid temperatures and tons of snow. The ......

    © Winnipeg Free Press |

  • Sunday 03AM Feb 13/22

    Eye on Crime

    media_content
    Incident: 1184 When: Feb. 5, 2022 Where: 600 block of Osborne Street A woman selected more than $300 in merchandise at a grocery store and tried to leave without paying. When stopped by ...

    © Winnipeg Free Press |

  • Saturday 10PM Feb 12/22

    Captain comes through in clutch in Jets win over Preds

    Take a bow, Blake Wheeler. On a night the Winnipeg Jets needed their best players to step up to the plate and deliver, the long-time team captain was there to crush one out of the park in a 5-2 victory over the Nashville Predators at Bridgestone Arena in Music City. A tumultuous season for the […]

    © Winnipeg Sun |

  • Saturday 09PM Feb 12/22

    Wheeler's 5 points helps Jets beat Predators

    Jets Predators Hockey

    Blake Wheeler scored two goals and assisted on three others to lead the Winnipeg Jets to a 5-2 victory over the Nashville Predators on Saturday night.

    © CBC |

  • Saturday 09PM Feb 12/22

    Khan wins Tory nomination for Fort Whyte byelection

    media_content
    Obby Khan has traded the blue and gold of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers for the blue of a Progressive Conservative byelection candidate. Khan, 41, won the nod over two other candidates ......

    © Winnipeg Free Press |

  • Saturday 08PM Feb 12/22

    January 2022 Coach of the Month: Sam Buchanan

    U14 Southwest Fury coach Sam Buchanan has been selected as Global Winnipeg's coach of the month in conjunction with Sport Manitoba.

    © Global |

  • Saturday 08PM Feb 12/22

    Prominent Winnipeg lawyer Greg Brodsky to be laid to rest Sunday

    A giant of the Winnipeg and Canadian legal community, Greg Brodsky will be laid to rest on Sunday afternoon after passing away on Wednesday. He was 81. Graveside funeral service will take place on Sunday at 3 p.m. at the Shaarey Zedek Cemetery, Gate No. 3, at 236 Armstrong Ave. The service will also be […]

    © Winnipeg Sun |

  • Saturday 07PM Feb 12/22

    Tories chose Obby Khan to carry banner in Fort Whyte byelection

    Manitoba’s Progressive Conservatives have chosen former Winnipeg Blue Bomber and local restauranteur Obby Khan to carry its banner in the Fort Whyte byelection. “I’m very honoured that the members in Fort Whyte put their trust in me to represent our party,” said Khan, who was selected ahead of Melanie Maher, a recent federal candidate in […]

    © Winnipeg Sun |

  • Saturday 06PM Feb 12/22

    Obby Khan wins PC Fort Whyte nomination

    The PC Party of Manitoba has announced Obby Khan as the official candidate to represent the party in the Fort Whyte by-election. 

    © Global |

  • Saturday 05PM Feb 12/22

    WFPS crews respond to carbon monoxide incident

    Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service is warning of the dangers of carbon monoxide and the need for carbon monoxide alarms after responding to a condominium building on Friday. At shortly before 4:30 p.m., WFPS crews were called to reports of a carbon monoxide alarm activation in a five-storey condominium building in the 100 block of Tuxedo […]

    © Winnipeg Sun |

  • Saturday 04PM Feb 12/22

    Manitoba doctor receives nat’l recognition for work on Indigenous health care

    A Manitoba doctor who has spent years advocating for the health and wellness of First Nations people and communities has received national recognition for the work he has done and the lasting impacts his work has had on Indigenous health care. In a Feb. 4 media release, it was announced that Dr. Barry Lavallee, who […]

    © Winnipeg Sun |

  • Saturday 04PM Feb 12/22

    STELTER: Report highlights inequities in Winnipeg neighbourhoods

    A new 98-page report highlights some of the inequities well-known by Winnipeggers when it comes to the suburban-downtown divide. A Voluntary Local Review of Winnipeg was published recently and submitted to the United Nations by United Way Winnipeg and the International Institute for Sustainable Development. The report is one of the first of its kind […]

    © Winnipeg Sun |

  • Saturday 04PM Feb 12/22

    “GO HOME”: Counter-protesters gather at Manitoba Legislature to tell truckers to leave

    A group of several hundred counter-protesters gathered on the steps and in front of the Manitoba Legislature on Saturday, calling on Winnipeg Police and civic leaders to take action against the Winnipeg Freedom Convoy which has been parked for over a week on Broadway and Memorial Boulevard, a short distance away. With chants of “Go […]

    © Winnipeg Sun |

  • Saturday 04PM Feb 12/22

    Counter-protest calls on group to leave legislature

    media_content
    Uniformed police officers formed a line to separate two groups of protesters — one of which was chanting “freedom,” while the other was shouting “go home” at the former — ......

    © Winnipeg Free Press |

  • Saturday 04PM Feb 12/22

    Canada closes embassy in Ukraine, relocates diplomatic staff amid fears of war

    Canada has shuttered its embassy in the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv and relocated its diplomatic staff to a temporary office in the western part of the country amid fears of a war with Russia. Foreign Affairs Minister Melanie Joly announced the move Saturday afternoon in a statement that blamed Russia for the deteriorating security situation […]

    The post Canada closes embassy in Ukraine, relocates diplomatic staff amid fears of war appeared first on CityNews Winnipeg.

    © CityTV |

  • Saturday 01PM Feb 12/22

    Manitoba ticket holder wins $173K in Lotto Max draw

    One lucky Manitoba ticket holder came oh, so close to cashing in big in Friday’s Lotto Max draw. Purchased somewhere in the province, the ticket matched six of the seven winning numbers plus the bonus to earn $173,320. The winning numbers were 1, 10, 12, 30, 33, 34 and 36. The bonus was 4. However, […]

    © Winnipeg Sun |

  • Saturday 01PM Feb 12/22

    Gunnlaugson loses crown at Manitoba men’s championship

    There will be a new Manitoba men’s curling champion this year Defending champ Jason Gunnlaugson and his Morris rink dropped their second straight game of the playoff round, 7-4, to Ryan Wiebe of Ft. Rouge on Saturday morning, sending the 37-year-old to the sidelines early. “Not a very good performance all week from us,” a […]

    © Winnipeg Sun |

  • Saturday 01PM Feb 12/22

    Unmasked shoppers protest at Polo Park

    media_content
    Security guards stationed themselves at every entrance of Manitoba’s largest mall Saturday in preparation for the arrival of anti-mask protesters. Shortly after noon, small groups of unmasked shoppers walked through various ......

    © Winnipeg Free Press |

  • Saturday 11AM Feb 12/22

    HAL’S KITCHEN: Feeling peckish, Winnipeg?

    Megan McMaster is owner of Peckish Winnipeg, an Instagram company that creates custom charcuterie boxes. A global pandemic may not be the perfect time to start a business but it sure has worked out well for Megan. It began as a hobby and then a side hustle but she’s already looking to hire help as […]

    © Winnipeg Sun |

  • Saturday 11AM Feb 12/22

    ‘Should be an alarm bell’: Calls for action after fatal fires on First Nations

    Monias Fiddler says time is moving slowly for the Sandy Lake First Nation as the community feels the immense weight from the loss of three children in a house fire last month. Grant Meekis, 9; Remi Meekis, 6; and Wilfred Fiddler, 4, died when their home was engulfed in flames on the Oji-Cree First Nation […]

    © Winnipeg Sun |

  • Saturday 11AM Feb 12/22

    Police identified victim in city’s sixth homicide

    Winnipeg Police have identified the victim of the city’s sixth homicide of 2022 as 30-year-old Abdulwasi Ahmed. On Wednesday at around 3:40 a.m., Winnipeg Police responded to the 200 block of Garry Street, where two people were injured during a shooting. Police said officers located an injured adult male and provided him with emergency medical […]

    © Winnipeg Sun |

  • Saturday 10AM Feb 12/22

    RCMP hit trails this weekend

    RCMP will be hitting the snowmobile trails this weekend ensuring safe behaviour with Lac du Bonnet RCMP conducting a snowmobile patrol in the Lac du Bonnet and Pinawa areas on Saturday. “For the most part, we expect people will be out simply enjoying the trails and the frozen lakes,” said Staff Sgt. Cory Meyers, Lac Du […]

    © Winnipeg Sun |

  • Saturday 09AM Feb 12/22

    Many faith leaders wary of religious exemptions for vaccine

    By the thousands, Americans have been seeking religious exemptions in order to circumvent COVID-19 vaccine mandates, but generally they are doing so without the encouragement of major denominations and prominent religious leaders. From the Vatican, Pope Francis has defended the vaccines as “the most reasonable solution to the pandemic.” The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America […]

    The post Many faith leaders wary of religious exemptions for vaccine appeared first on CityNews Winnipeg.

    © CityTV |

  • Saturday 08AM Feb 12/22

    Court Approves $10M Settlement in Lawsuit Over Royal Winnipeg Ballet Photographer

    WINNIPEG — The Royal Winnipeg Ballet is apologizing to students on the same day a court approved a $10-million settlement in a class-action lawsuit over allegations a former teacher and photographer took intimate photos and released them without consent.

    © 2022. This article Court Approves $10M Settlement in Lawsuit Over Royal Winnipeg Ballet Photographer appeared first on ChrisD.ca - Winnipeg News.

    © ChrisD |

  • Saturday 06AM Feb 12/22

    Putin, Biden plan high stakes phone call in Ukraine crisis

    Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Joe Biden are to hold a high-stakes telephone call on Saturday as tensions over a possibility imminent invasion of Ukraine escalated sharply and the U.S. announced plans to evacuate its embassy in the Ukrainian capital. Before talking to Biden, Putin is to have a call with French President […]

    The post Putin, Biden plan high stakes phone call in Ukraine crisis appeared first on CityNews Winnipeg.

    © CityTV |

  • Saturday 06AM Feb 12/22

    Two-thirds of Canadians support military force to end Ottawa protests: poll

    A new poll finds more than two-thirds of Canadians would support the use of military force to help clear out Ottawa protesters, while support for the truckers has fallen to 20 per cent – both for what they are protesting and how they are going about it. The latest survey by Maru Public Opinion finds […]

    The post Two-thirds of Canadians support military force to end Ottawa protests: poll appeared first on CityNews Winnipeg.

    © CityTV |

  • Saturday 06AM Feb 12/22

    Windsor police begin process of removing protesters at Ambassador Bridge

    Windsor police moved in to remove protesters Saturday at the Ambassador Bridge border crossing that has disrupted Canada US trade. A city bus and school bus arrived on scene Saturday morning and police moved in formation toward them. One of the protesters used a megaphone to alert others that police were coming for the demonstrators, […]

    The post Windsor police begin process of removing protesters at Ambassador Bridge appeared first on CityNews Winnipeg.

    © CityTV |

  • Saturday 06AM Feb 12/22

    Truckers wanted — no vaccination required: Manitoba Trucking Association

    Terrain Transport rig in Ottawa

    The Manitoba Trucking Association, which represents 60 to 75 per cent of trucks on the road in the province, says drivers can still make a living even if they are not vaxxed, despite claims by some protesters that being unvaxxed has cost them their livelihood

    © CBC |

  • Saturday 05AM Feb 12/22

    Letters: February 12, 2022

    Slippery slope So, Jim “Papa” Feakes wants the unvaccinated to pay for their own bills out of pocket for refusing a free vaccine if they end up in the hospital with COVID, because they didn’t want to follow health advice. If we go down that road, should smokers pay for their own lung cancer medical […]

    © Winnipeg Sun |

  • Saturday 02AM Feb 12/22

    Convoy protesters embrace U.S. revolutionary symbols

    The symbols that are part of an anti-vaccine mandate protest in front of the legislature are most often signs touting “freedom” and Canadian and American flags. On Friday, the day ......

    © Winnipeg Free Press |

  • Saturday 02AM Feb 12/22

    Charges tossed after video 'lost'

    Charges against a semi-truck driver accused of drunk driving have been tossed out of court after a judge ruled “misrepresentations” by police and a failure by the Crown to provide ...

    © Winnipeg Free Press |

  • Friday 11PM Feb 11/22

    Stars outlast Jets in OT

    Too many times the Winnipeg Jets have fought the good fight, only to watch their hard work slip away from them in the third period. Friday night at American Airlines Center in Dallas changed the narrative slightly, as the Jets battled back from a one-goal deficit in the final frame to force overtime. The end […]

    © Winnipeg Sun |

  • Friday 10PM Feb 11/22

    Winnipeg Jets earn point but fall to Stars in Dallas

    A late goal from Mark Schiefele and the Winnipeg Jets sent the game to overtime, but Jason Robertson scored the game-winner for the Dallas Stars in a 4-3 victory Friday night.

    © Global |

  • Friday 09PM Feb 11/22

    Canada’s Grondin, O’Dine win bronze medal in mixed team snowboard cross

    Meryeta O’Dine didn’t expect her second Olympic medal would come down to a crawling contest. O’Dine was third in the mixed team snowboard cross big final at the Beijing Olympics Saturday when she was knocked down by Italy’s Caterina Carpano, who took a jump too high and landed on the Canadian’s back. Gold and silver […]

    The post Canada’s Grondin, O’Dine win bronze medal in mixed team snowboard cross appeared first on CityNews Winnipeg.

    © CityTV |

  • Friday 09PM Feb 11/22

    Fab four make final eight at Manitoba men’s curling showdown

    The top seeds are where they are supposed to be at the Manitoba men’s curling championship — in the playoff round. Top seed Mike McEwen, No. 3 Colton Lott and fourth-ranked Braden Calvert got there untouched, taking advantage of a first-draw bye and winning back-to-back games to reach the eight-team playoff. Defending champion and No. […]

    © Winnipeg Sun |

  • Friday 07PM Feb 11/22

    'Very good day': business reaction to capacity limit elimination positive

    media_content
    Winnipeg small-business owner Paul Taylor welcomes Friday’s announcement by the provincial government to drop capacity limits, as part of sweeping COVID-19 public health order changes coming into effect Tuesday. “This ......

    © Winnipeg Free Press |

  • Friday 07PM Feb 11/22

    Stefanson's call for 'balance' wobbly politics, critics charge

    media_content
    Premier Heather Stefanson was accused of taking a page from former U.S. president Donald Trump’s playbook Friday after she refused to tell protesters at the legislature to go home and ......

    © Winnipeg Free Press |

  • Friday 07PM Feb 11/22

    The difference with these protests

    media_content
    Almost exactly two years ago, premier Brian Pallister wrote a fundraising email to Progressive Conservative supporters decrying what he called “two-tier justice” in Manitoba. About a dozen Indigenous activists occupied a ...

    © Winnipeg Free Press |

  • Friday 07PM Feb 11/22

    Weekend of protest looms

    media_content
    Protests against COVID-19 vaccine mandates and restrictions are expected to ramp up in Manitoba this weekend, in defiance of calls for demonstrations and a U.S. border blockade to end. Events are ...

    © Winnipeg Free Press |

  • Friday 07PM Feb 11/22

    Stefanson rejects science, picks politics

    media_content
    There are two takeaways from Premier Heather Stefanson’s unexpected announcement Friday that all pandemic restrictions, including mask use, will be lifted over the next month. First, under her leadership, data and ...

    © Winnipeg Free Press |

  • Friday 07PM Feb 11/22

    Uncertainty after the unthinkable

    media_content
    Not long before the smoke, Joe Kornelsen arrived at the Kirkwood Block wearing his winter boots and winter coat, his neck wrapped in a handmade, two-metre-long scarf, the colour of ...

    © Winnipeg Free Press |

  • Friday 06PM Feb 11/22

    Doctors concerned decision to lift restrictions could backfire

    media_content
    The Manitoba government will lift all COVID-19 restrictions by the middle of March as it prepares for a “new normal,” even as experts warned the pandemic is not over yet. A ...

    © Winnipeg Free Press |

  • Friday 06PM Feb 11/22

    Jets’ Dubois kickstarts heart while in COVID protocol

    A few days away in the Big Apple during the NHL’s All-Star break wasn’t supposed to come with an education in Motley Crue. “It was fun to start and then, a weird situation,” Pierre-Luc Dubois told reporters after rejoining the club on Friday, fresh off his five-day stint in COVID protocol. “I watched The Dirt […]

    © Winnipeg Sun |

  • Friday 06PM Feb 11/22

    Steinbach protest second in two days

    media_content
    STEINBACH — HORNS blared for hours in downtown Steinbach as a crowd of protesters, in vehicles and on foot, denounced Manitoba’s vaccine mandates and public health restrictions Friday. A variety of ......

    © Winnipeg Free Press |

  • Friday 06PM Feb 11/22

    Frustration, fear in wake of Steinbach school protest

    media_content
    One student at Steinbach Regional Secondary School says he felt immense fear, panic and frustration after he witnessed hundreds of his peers crowd the halls and take off their masks ...

    © Winnipeg Free Press |

  • Friday 05PM Feb 11/22

    City applauded for affordable housing plan

    media_content
    NEW grants to entice the creation of affordable housing units could soon be available in Winnipeg. A proposed tax increment financing policy aims to support the construction of 1,500 affordable housing ...

    © Winnipeg Free Press |

  • Friday 05PM Feb 11/22

    City convoy tries to recruit religious community

    media_content
    Organizers of the Winnipeg anti-mandate convoy at the legislature have reached out to religious leaders to seek their support. “While we understand that many of the restrictions imposed over the past ...

    © Winnipeg Free Press |

  • Friday 05PM Feb 11/22

    Outdated vaccines given on reserve

    OTTAWA — The federal government says nurses inadvertently administered outdated COVID-19 vaccines to residents of a remote northern Manitoba reserve because a shipment of doses was mislabelled. The mistake, which affected ...

    © Winnipeg Free Press |

  • Friday 05PM Feb 11/22

    Freedom Convoy plan ‘family fun day’ as province promises end to restrictions

    The Winnipeg Freedom Convoy protest remained active at the Manitoba Legislative Building on Friday with considerable infrastructure, including a portable office building, generators, and around 75 trucks, vehicles, farm machines, and RVs. More activity is planned for the weekend. Meanwhile, the province has announced an end to most pandemic health measures in the coming weeks. […]

    © Winnipeg Sun |

  • Friday 05PM Feb 11/22

    Union raises alarm over lack of rural paramedics

    media_content
    Even more ambulances are sitting idle in rural Manitoba due to a lack of staff, according to fresh data obtained by the union for most paramedics outside Winnipeg. “The paramedics who ...

    © Winnipeg Free Press |

  • Friday 04PM Feb 11/22

    Cold comeback in the cards for Bombers’ Alexander

    He first felt something in his knee during the second quarter of the Grey Cup game. By the final play in overtime – the tip-scoop-interception that sealed Winnipeg’s second straight championship – Blue Bombers safety Brandon Alexander had a torn ACL that would need surgery. Regrets? Not a one. “I knew there was something wrong,” […]

    © Winnipeg Sun |

  • Friday 04PM Feb 11/22

    Students, parents raise concerns after province pivots on school rules

    media_content
    One month after stricter public-health protocols were introduced in kindergarten to Grade-12 buildings to address the rampant spread of COVID-19’s Omicron variant, the province is loosening them. As of Tuesday, classrooms ...

    © Winnipeg Free Press |

  • Friday 04PM Feb 11/22

    Stefanson says state of emergency not yet needed for protests at border, legislature

    Manitoba’s premier says calling a state of emergency is not needed yet due to protests at Emerson’s international border crossing and outside of the legislature grounds in downtown Winnipeg. Premier Heather Stefanson said during a news conference Friday that the province is continuing to monitor both situations. “If we have to take action, we will, […]

    © Winnipeg Sun |

  • Friday 04PM Feb 11/22

    Weekend mall protest will only hurt biz, says city councillor

    Winnipeg City Councillor Scott Gillingham (St. James) is speaking out against a planned anti-COVID mandate protest at CF Polo Park mall on Saturday, saying the infiltration will negatively affect workers and businesses. Protesters plan to enter the mall in the ward of St. James and then remove their masks in defiance of public health orders. […]

    © Winnipeg Sun |

  • Friday 04PM Feb 11/22

    Vaccine cards, mask mandates will soon be a thing of the past in Manitoba

    By next month, Manitobans will no longer need to flash their vaccine card to get into restaurants or wear a mask at the grocery store as the province revealed its plans to lift restrictions amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The province announced Friday that effective March 1 the use of vaccine cards will be eliminated and […]

    © Winnipeg Sun |