Slain Winnipeg woman remembered as ‘happy, outgoing’ as family and friends mourn devastating loss

Norma Andrews body was found on Saturday afternoon by Winnipeg Police. (Submitted by Thamer Garson) A sidewalk in Winnipeg's downtown filled with tears, sorrow and love for their lost one Monday night, as families and friends mourned the death of...

Crowd gathers to mourn woman found dead in Balmoral Street home

Mourners held a vigil Monday night outside of a home where police say a woman was found dead over the weekend. The woman has been identified by police as 28-year old Norma Andrews. Drumming and chanting filled the air as...

Vernon Adams Jr. suspended for ‘dangerous and reckless act’ against the Blue Bombers

The Canadian Football League has suspended Montreal Alouettes quarterback Vernon Adams Jr. for what they deemed a dangerous and reckless act.Adams Jr. was suspended for one game on Monday following a telephone hearing with CFL commissioner Randy Ambrosie.The incident happened...

Winnipeggers beginning to recover following Friday’s flash flood

On Friday, some city streets were drenched by over 50 millimetres of rain.MPI says over 250 hail claims have been opened following the storm, almost all of them coming from drivers in Brandon.READ MORE: September storm brings heavy rainfall numbers...

Rare orchid pits Manitoba farmer against protection of endangered species in land dispute

A rare legal battle is pitting a Manitoba landowner against the preservation of a flower. The western prairie fringed orchid is an endangered species - the only place it can be found in Canada is in a southeastern pocket of...

Supreme Court justices grilled by high school students in Winnipeg visit

Supreme Court of Canada Justice Russell Brown answers a student question at Miles Macdonell Collegiate on Monday, joined on stage by Manitoba Court of Appeals Justice William J. Burnett. (Trevor Brine/CBC) Supreme Court justices found themselves on the hot seat...

Supreme Court justices grilled by high school students in Winnipeg

Supreme Court of Canada Justice Russell Brown, right, answers a student question at Miles Macdonell Collegiate in Winnipeg on Monday, joined on stage by Manitoba Court of Appeals Justice William J. Burnett. (Trevor Brine/CBC) Supreme Court justices were on the...

Rain, hail rob some western Manitoba farmers of record crop

Bill Campbell's farm, 30 miles south of Brandon. (Bill Campbell) Bill Campbell likens this fall's harvest to a horse race.  "You are at the final turn and you are bearing down on the finish line and you know you are...

Winnipeg councillors call for action to reduce phosphorus pollution

Three Winnipeg councillors are expressing worry over phosphorus pollution and the health of Lake Winnipeg. According to a news release, Kevin Klein, Shawn Nason and Jason Schreyer are concerned by the decision to not use the International Institute of Sustainable...

Teen pregnancy rate plummets in Manitoba, still higher than national average

WINNIPEG - There’s been a “sharp drop” in teen pregnancies in Manitoba. According to data in The 2019 RHA Indicators Atlas, published by the Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, fewer Manitoba teens are getting pregnant than in the past. The...
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