From fire to flood: Winnipeg homeless community displaced by rising water levels

Homeless people living under the Osborne Street Bridge have been flooded out by rising water levels. (Tyson Koschik/CBC) High river levels brought on by an intense snowstorm more than a week ago have forced people living in one of Winnipeg's...

Family of Bombers QB Matt Nichols donates $10K to Children’s Hospital Foundation

Winnipeg Blue Bombers quarterback Matt Nichols, seen here in an Oct. 1 photo, and his wife, Ali, have made a $10,000 donation to the Children's Hospital Foundation. (Jaison Empson/CBC) The Children's Hospital Foundation of Manitoba is now one step closer...

Holidays a busy time for retail theft in Canada: Loss prevention expert

WINNIPEG -- Just ahead of the holiday season when theft tends to spike, loss prevention experts from a number of local retailers were in Winnipeg on Wednesday to talk with law enforcement about ways to curb the crime. “Today’s event...

Abducted, forced into marriages, and escaping with their lives: Ugandan woman share stories of surviving war

It was over 20 years ago when Grace Acan, only 16-years-old at the time, was abducted from her Ugandan boarding school and forced to live in captivity – facing conjugal slavery, forced labour, and sexual violence at the hands of...

Mum’s the word on Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ starting quarterback

With the playoffs right around the corner in the CFL, the mind games have already begun. Trending Stories Irish man arrested after 39 bodies found in cargo truck in England The ridings with the best (and worst) voter turnout in...

Answering the call: Winnipeg’s Feast Café to cook up meals for 500 storm evacuees

Christa Bruneau-Guenther, owner of Feast Café Bistro, is cooking and delivering food to 500 snowstorm evacuees for five days straight. (Kim Wheeler/CBC) A Winnipeg restaurant closed its doors to the public Wednesday, in order to ensure evacuees from First Nations communities forced from...

Manitoba Hydro wants photos from the October snowstorm to help plan for the future

Manitoba Hydro is looking for Manitoban’s help in planning for possible future weather events. It is asking anyone with photos of the Thanksgiving weekend snowstorm to send them its way. Hydro specifically wants pictures of snow and ice accumulation anywhere...

Health Canada reinstates licence for Manitoba pot producer

A Winnipeg-based marijuana producer has gotten the green light to start selling pot again after the company was shut down by regulators for selling “unauthorized” batches of product.Health Canada suspended the sales license of Bonify Medical Cannabis in February after...

Lighthouse Mission at risk of closing if it can’t replace boiler

An unexpected problem with the boiler at the Lighthouse Mission building on Main Street has the charity operating in the cold and at risk of closing if they can't raise the funds to fix it. (CBC) A Winnipeg charity that feeds...

Hydro warns photo-seekers not to put lives at risk for sake of social media

People gathered outside police tape set up around the hydro incident in North Kildonan on Tuesday. Hydro says some got too close. (Walther Bernal/CBC) Manitoba Hydro says gawkers endangered their own lives when they tried to gather footage of an arcing...
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