Winnipeg artists’ collective nominated for $100,000 national prize

A Winnipeg-based group is on the long list to win a prestigious award for emerging contemporary artists in Canada. The Ephemerals — a collective made up of artists Jaimie Isaac, Niki Little and Jenny Western — were nominated for the 2019 Sobey Art Award this week. The award is open to Canadian artists 40 and under. The winner receives a $100,000 prize, which was doubled in 2018 from the usual $50,000. Each long-listed artist receives a $2,000 award, and four finalists from the list will receive $25,000. The Ephemerals have collaborated…

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Money collected through newcomer application fees far outstrips announced spending

The amount of money the province announced it was spending on newcomer services last week is much less than the total amount collected through fees from the provincial nominee program. Last week, the province announced it was spending $3.1 million to support newcomer services across Manitoba, using money generated from program application fees. In response to a freedom of information request filed by the NDP, however, the province revealed it had taken in nearly $5 million from those fees since the start of 2017. “Newcomers to Manitoba need services like…

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Blues Top Jets to Take 3-2 Series Lead – Schwartz Scores Late Winner

report this ad WINNIPEG — Jaden Schwartz scored with 15 seconds remaining in the third period, lifting the Blues to a 3-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Thursday and handing St. Louis a 3-2 series lead in their Western Conference quarterfinal. Ryan O’Reilly and Brayden Schenn also scored for the Blues, who host Game 6 of the best-of-seven series on Saturday. Jordan Binnington stopped 29 shots for St. Louis. Winnipeg was up 2-0 after the first period on goals by Adam Lowry and Kevin Hayes. Connor Hellebuyck made 26 saves for Winnipeg, which…

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‘It’s terrible’: High numbers of canine abuse reports nothing new, says Manitoba dog rescue

Dogs continue to be the most reported animals abused or neglected in Manitoba, according to the latest data from the province’s animal welfare program.Since numbers began to be tracked in 2013, there has been a steady increase in reports of animal abuse in Manitoba. Last year, 1,054 cases were filed, and more than half of those cases involved dogs.However, dog rescue organizations said the number of dogs in need hasn’t changed, saying it’s always been high.Story continues belowREAD MORE: Winnipeg Animal Services looking for ‘furever’ home for 2 dogs in…

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RAW: Winnipeg Jets Paul Maurice Post Game Reaction – April 18

April 19 2019 12:16am Winnipeg Jets head coach Paul Maurice reacts to their 3-2 game five loss to the St. Louis Blues on Thursday at Bell MTS Place. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” ) { var resp = jQuery.parseJSON( jQuery.ajax({ url: “/gnca-ajax/videoshare-links/{\”id\”:\”” + svp.releaseInfo.contentId + “\”}/”, async: false }).responseText); gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] = resp; } jQuery(‘#videoContainer’).gnca_socialVideoShare(‘init’, gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] ); } }; // don’t do on IE, doesn’t work yet if ( !gNews.Common.isIE && !gNews.Common.isTrident && gNews.Common.isFlash ) { var gnca_videoShareCallbackInterval = window.setInterval( function() {…

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RAW: St. Louis Blues Craig Berube Post Game Reaction – April 18

April 19 2019 12:16am St. Louis Blues head coach Craig Berube reacts to their 3-2 game five win over the Winnipeg Jets on Thursday at Bell MTS Place. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” ) { var resp = jQuery.parseJSON( jQuery.ajax({ url: “/gnca-ajax/videoshare-links/{\”id\”:\”” + svp.releaseInfo.contentId + “\”}/”, async: false }).responseText); gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] = resp; } jQuery(‘#videoContainer’).gnca_socialVideoShare(‘init’, gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] ); } }; // don’t do on IE, doesn’t work yet if ( !gNews.Common.isIE && !gNews.Common.isTrident && gNews.Common.isFlash ) { var gnca_videoShareCallbackInterval = window.setInterval( function() {…

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RAW: Winnipeg Jets Blake Wheeler Post Game Reaction – April 18

April 19 2019 12:13am Winnipeg Jets captain Blake Wheeler reacts to their 3-2 game five loss to the St. Louis Blues on Thursday at Bell MTS Place. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” ) { var resp = jQuery.parseJSON( jQuery.ajax({ url: “/gnca-ajax/videoshare-links/{\”id\”:\”” + svp.releaseInfo.contentId + “\”}/”, async: false }).responseText); gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] = resp; } jQuery(‘#videoContainer’).gnca_socialVideoShare(‘init’, gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] ); } }; // don’t do on IE, doesn’t work yet if ( !gNews.Common.isIE && !gNews.Common.isTrident && gNews.Common.isFlash ) { var gnca_videoShareCallbackInterval = window.setInterval( function() { //console.log(‘…

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RAW: Winnipeg Jets Kevin Hayes Post Game Reaction – April 18

April 19 2019 12:09am Winnipeg Jets forward Kevin Hayes reacts to their 3-2 game five loss to the St. Louis Blues on Thursday at Bell MTS Place. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” ) { var resp = jQuery.parseJSON( jQuery.ajax({ url: “/gnca-ajax/videoshare-links/{\”id\”:\”” + svp.releaseInfo.contentId + “\”}/”, async: false }).responseText); gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] = resp; } jQuery(‘#videoContainer’).gnca_socialVideoShare(‘init’, gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] ); } }; // don’t do on IE, doesn’t work yet if ( !gNews.Common.isIE && !gNews.Common.isTrident && gNews.Common.isFlash ) { var gnca_videoShareCallbackInterval = window.setInterval( function() { //console.log(‘…

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RAW: Winnipeg Jets Connor Hellebuyck Post Game Reaction – April 18

April 19 2019 12:06am Winnipeg Jets goalie Connor Hellebuyck reacts to their 3-2 game five loss to the St. Louis Blues on Thursday at Bell MTS Place. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” ) { var resp = jQuery.parseJSON( jQuery.ajax({ url: “/gnca-ajax/videoshare-links/{\”id\”:\”” + svp.releaseInfo.contentId + “\”}/”, async: false }).responseText); gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] = resp; } jQuery(‘#videoContainer’).gnca_socialVideoShare(‘init’, gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] ); } }; // don’t do on IE, doesn’t work yet if ( !gNews.Common.isIE && !gNews.Common.isTrident && gNews.Common.isFlash ) { var gnca_videoShareCallbackInterval = window.setInterval( function() { //console.log(‘…

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RAW: Winnipeg Jets Ben Chiarot Post Game Reaction – April 18

April 19 2019 12:06am Winnipeg Jets defenceman Ben Chiarot reacts to their 3-2 game five loss to the St. Louis Blues on Thursday at Bell MTS Place. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” ) { var resp = jQuery.parseJSON( jQuery.ajax({ url: “/gnca-ajax/videoshare-links/{\”id\”:\”” + svp.releaseInfo.contentId + “\”}/”, async: false }).responseText); gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] = resp; } jQuery(‘#videoContainer’).gnca_socialVideoShare(‘init’, gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] ); } }; // don’t do on IE, doesn’t work yet if ( !gNews.Common.isIE && !gNews.Common.isTrident && gNews.Common.isFlash ) { var gnca_videoShareCallbackInterval = window.setInterval( function() { //console.log(‘…

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