OPP investigate sudden deaths in Kenora

OPP investigate sudden deaths in Kenora Kenora OPP are investigating what they’re calling two sudden deaths in the Northwestern Ontario community. Police said officers were called to a residence on Hawk Lake Road in Kenora at about 2:40 p.m. Saturday. There, they discovered two deceased Kenora residents: a 62-year-old woman, and a 57-year-old man. OPP are investigating the circumstances of the deaths, but said in a written release there is no concern for public safety. A postmortem examination is scheduled to take place over the coming days in Toronto. OPP are…

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Mike’s Monday Outlook: coldest start to April in over 20 years

Mike’s Monday Outlook: coldest start to April in over 20 years There were some cranky faces around the office today ’cause most of my colleagues are sick of the cold. It’s understandable, because you have to look a long way into the past to find a similarly cold early April.The beginning of April will typically see temperatures range from -5° Celsius in the morning to 6° C in the afternoon. This week won’t come close. It likely won’t even get to 0° C all week with many days seeing temperatures…

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Senators sink like a rock in standings without Stone

Senators sink like a rock in standings without Stone OTTAWA — His numbers are terrific in a season condensed due to injuries, but Ottawa Senators right-winger Mark Stone takes no solace in his fine individual play. “That wasn’t a career year for us. It’s been pretty miserable around here. We haven’t been able to win many hockey games, so I’m not thinking much about my own self,” Stone, who hails from Winnipeg, said Monday morning. Stone has 20 goals and 62 points in just 58 games for the struggling Senators.…

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'Not a lot of happy faces' on holiday train delayed 16 hours from Saskatoon to Winnipeg

'Not a lot of happy faces' on holiday train delayed 16 hours from Saskatoon to Winnipeg When Todd Peterson and his son boarded a Via Rail train headed east Monday morning in Melville, it was already more than 12 hours late. The pair were headed to Toronto to visit colleges. They were supposed to board at 12:50 p.m. CST Sunday, Peterson said. Instead, it was 2 a.m. CST Monday morning. “I assume we’re going to be over a day late,” Peterson said by phone while still on board.  The pair…

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City to review crosswalk safety at site where Winnipeg boy was killed

City to review crosswalk safety at site where Winnipeg boy was killed Concerns around a St. Vital crosswalk will soon be reviewed by a committee at City Hall.The Standing Policy Committee on Infrastructure Renewal and Public Works is being asked to expand a new traffic study for St. Anne’s Road.It includes reviewing a pedestrian crosswalk that has been deemed notoriously dangerous by residents in the area and was where an 8-year-old boy was killed in February.Story continues belowSurafiel Musse Tesfamariam was using the crosswalk on St. Anne’s Road and Varennes…

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Finnish star could make NHL debut with Jets Tuesday

Finnish star could make NHL debut with Jets Tuesday OTTAWA — Sami Niku has done a remarkable job adjusting to a smaller workspace, but it’s likely he’ll make his NHL debut on one of hockey’s biggest stages. The Finnish defenceman, enjoying a strong start to his North American pro career with the Manitoba Moose, received a promotion by the Winnipeg Jets on Sunday and was a spectator in Ottawa Monday. Winnipeg head coach Paul Maurice indicated the offensively gifted blue-liner will likely be in the lineup Tuesday in Montreal when…

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Academy Lanes strikes gold with new location

Academy Lanes strikes gold with new location Winnipeg’s storied bowling alley will look quite different when it reopens this summer.First off, there’s a name change – Academy Lanes will be no longer come July, and instead, bowling fans will be flocking to Uptown Alley.“Uptown is the building that we’ve been in since the beginning, so we wanted to take some of our history and combine it with our future so we created the Uptown Alley brand so we won’t forget where we came from,” president Todd Britton said.Story continues belowThe…

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Assiniboine Park Conservatory to close Monday

Assiniboine Park Conservatory to close Monday A century old building that has served as a refuge for generations of Winnipeggers will close its doors for good, Monday at 5 p.m. The Assininoine Park Conservatory, built in 1914 to showcase horticulture, will close in preparation for the building of Canada’s Diversity Gardens. Some of the thousands of plants it contains will be moved to Toucan Ridge at the Zoo, while the building itself will be torn down to make way for the new project. “We believe it will become an iconic…

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Blue Bombers hire defensive coach James Stanley away from Tiger-Cats

Blue Bombers hire defensive coach James Stanley away from Tiger-Cats The Winnipeg Blue Bombers are filling out their front office as they get plans in place for a mini-camp later this month. The team announced on Monday that it has added James Stanley to the 2018 coaching staff as a defensive assistant. Stanley spent the past five seasons with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats as defensive backs coach, helping lead players like Delvin Breaux (2014), Emanuel Davis (2015) and Craig Butler (2015) to CFL all-star status. Prior to his time in Hamilton, Stanley helped…

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Kathy Buckworth shares spring decluttering tips for the whole family

Kathy Buckworth shares spring decluttering tips for the whole family April 2 2018 12:16pm Spring cleaning is the chance to declutter and freshen up the home after a long cold winter. Author and Parenting Expert, Kathy Buckworth, explains how the whole family can help declutter all while making some money too. ‘ }); } else /”, 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 ) catch (e) ; }, 1000 );…

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