CAA Manitoba expecting 1,600 service calls in car-killing deep freeze

It’ll be a busy Thursday for CAA Manitoba as the province spends a second consecutive day in a car-killing deep freeze.The auto association is expecting upwards of 1,600 roadside assistance calls Thursday, after eclipsing 600 on Wednesday. CAA’s Kaitlyn Furse...

Peg City Car Co-op grows

July 30 2019 6:51pm As Peg City Car Co-op continues to grow, Amber McGuckin reports more and more Winnipeggers are finding advantages in not owning a vehicle. ' }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+""; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] !=...

CAA poll ranks Empress Street as ‘worst road’ again

May 8 2019 4:18pm The votes are in, and for a second year in a row, Winnipeg’s Empress Street has surfaced as the worst roadway in the province, says CAA Manitoba. ' }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+"";...

Empress Street takes top ‘honours’ again as Manitoba’s worst road

The results are in: CAA Manitoba has compiled local drivers’ picks for the province’s worst roads in 2019.The votes – which were submitted via Facebook and CAA’s website – were based on the following criteria: traffic congestion, potholes/crumbling pavement, timing...

CAA Manitoba partners up to clean Winnipeg creek on Earth Day

CAA Manitoba joined forces with members of Clifton School’s safety patrol to pick up trash around near Polo Park on Earth Day.“It’s our third annual cleanup with Clifton School on Omand’s Creek here on Empress Street which is the home...

CAA Worst Roads

March 24 2019 6:53pm When the snow melts, bad roads are left behind. Global’s Alison MacKinnon spoke to Winnipeggers to find out what road they think is the worst. ' }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+""; if( typeof...

CAA, Bike Winnipeg, seeking nominations for Manitoba’s worst roads

Is Manitoba’s worst road in your neighbourhood?CAA Manitoba and Bike Winnipeg are teaming up to encourage road users – of all kinds – to think about the safety and infrastructure challenges they face on their commutes and vote for the...

Do you have an emergency kit in your car? CAA Manitoba says it’s a good idea

Manitobans are known for making the most of the winter. But if a storm causes you to be stuck in your car, are you prepared?READ MORE: ‘Tis the season to plug it in: Manitoba CAA talks car batteriesWhile the majority...

‘Tis the season to plug it in: Manitoba CAA talks car batteries

With Manitoba settling in for an extended period of extreme cold, most drivers know to plug in their vehicles.…but why does that help your car start in the bitter cold? At what temperatures should we really be plugging in, and...

How to navigate a Manitoba winter

December 7 2018 8:52am Erika Miller from CAA Manitoba joins Global’s Kahla Shea with tips on how to be prepared for whatever winter may throw at you. ' }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+""; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] !=...
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