Man arrested after allegedly texting threats, firing shotgun downtown

The Winnipeg Police Service has arrested a 37-year-old man after he allegedly fired a shotgun in downtown Winnipeg early Friday morning. Police say around 12:10 a.m. officers responded to the area of Assiniboine Avenue and Hargrave Street after reports a...

Man arrested, stolen shotgun recovered after shots fired near Hargrave and Assiniboine

A 37-year-old man was arrested after police received a report of shots fired in the area of Hargrave Street and Assiniboine Avenue. (CBC) Winnipeg police charged a man with multiple weapons offences and recovered a stolen shotgun after someone reported...

Short and (hopefully) sweet: 4 sketch comedy shows at the Winnipeg Fringe

Comedy Records Presents: Jay and Eytan runs July 18 to 26 at the 2019 Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival. (Shawn McPherson) Looking for the next Kids in the Hall, Saturday Night Live or Baroness von Sketch Show? You might just find...

Winnipeg police arrest 37-year-old man after shots fired Friday morning

Winnipeg police arrested a man after gunshots were reportedly fired downtown early Friday morning.Police responded to the area of Assiniboine Avenue and Hargrave Street after receiving reports of a man firing a gun outside.Members of the tactical support team and...

On the Fringe: 5 shows at the 2019 Winnipeg Fringe that push the boundaries

Hits Like a Girl runs July 18 to 27 at the 2019 Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival. (Katie Powell/Devon More Music) Some shows at the Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival play it safe. And others do not. From a show featuring a...

Son of woman found dead in Redwood Ave. home 8 years ago says ‘it’s time to start celebrating her life’

Malik Harb, right, walked with friends and family to the Manitoba Legislative Building to mark the eighth anniversary of his mother's death. (Jaison Empson/CBC News) Friends and family of Cara Lynn Hiebert are calling for someone to come forward with...

Fringe Fest scores rave reviews for celebrating LBGTQ diversity: Lara Rae

Lara Rae says the Winnipeg Fringe Festival celebrates 'gender-free expression.' (Sarah Constible) On July 10, 2015, aged 52, I made a life-changing, life-saving decision to change my gender.  Once committed, I came out of the closet (as the old joke...

Homeless immigrant builds ‘magnificent’ Winnipeg shack after promise of better life in Canada falls through

Allan Par sits on the bed in the two-room shack he constructed next to a parking lot bridge and creek off Empress Street. (Bryce Hoye/CBC) Swallows flutter out from beneath a bridge over a shallow Winnipeg creek next to where...

‘It’s not normal and it’s not OK’: Animal rights activists protest Manitoba Stampede

Activists stand outside the Morris Stampede grounds to protest what they call abuse and cruelty against animals at the rodeo. (Tyson Koschik/CBC) Animal rights activists took a stand Friday night at the Manitoba Stampede & Exhibition in Morris, waving signs and...

Blue Bombers hold Redblacks to 1 point in blowout win

Winnipeg Blue Bombers quarterback Matt Nichols runs for a first down along the way to a blowout win over the visiting Ottawa Redblacks on Friday. (John Woods/Canadian Press) After getting off to a slow start Friday night, the Winnipeg Blue...
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