July 2020 lunar eclipse: When and where to watch the ‘buck moon’ event

Who needs fireworks when you’ve got a lunar eclipse?Skywatchers in much of Canada and the United States will be treated to a penumbral lunar eclipse on U.S. Independence Day, just before the full “buck moon” rises late on July 4...

Manitoba infrastructure minister announces construction of new interchange at busy Winnipeg intersection

Manitoba Infrastructure Minister Ron Schuler on Monday announced the construction of a new interchange at St. Mary’s Road and the South Perimeter Highway in Winnipeg, a busy intersection. Schuler said design work will begin this year and would like to...

Northern Manitoba mayors encouraged by relaxed travel restrictions

Never mind the international jet-set this summer — some northern Manitoba mayors hope Winnipeggers and others will vacation in their neck of the woods now that COVID-19 northern travel restrictions were entirely axed Friday.The restrictions, which limited travel north of...

Permit required for personal fireworks use: City of Winnipeg

As Canada Day approaches, the City of Winnipeg is reminding residents of the importance of fireworks safety.Because there are no public fireworks exhibitions planned for the holiday due to COVID-19, officials are anticipating an increase in personal fireworks use. Read...

No live fireworks or concert at The Forks, virtual Canada Day celebration instead

Winnipeg’s premiere gathering spot The Forks is moving its Canada Day celebrations online amid the COVID-19 pandemic.Usually, tens of thousands of Winnipeggers flock to the popular destination to celebrate Canada’s birthday. With provincial health regulations limiting public gatherings to just...

Former Winnipeg Catholic school student speaks out about racist environment

Jason Pinder says his daughter was subject to harassment and anti-Black racism when attending St. Boniface Diocesan High School in 2017 and 2018. He says he chatted with the school’s principal on numerous occasions but nothing was done to make...

WestJet will end physical distancing on flights starting July 1

WestJet Airlines Ltd. is ending its seat distancing policy on board its aircraft starting July 1, raising health concerns amid a pandemic that has devastated the travel industry.The airline has blocked the purchase of middle seats and adjacent seats for...

Coronavirus: Northern Manitoba travel restrictions lifted as two new cases reported

Health officials in Manitoba reported two new cases of COVID-19 Friday.The case bring Manitoba’s total number of probable and positive cases reported since March to 318.The new cases are a man in his 30s that is travel related, and a...

Winnipeg police arrest 3 people in connection with inter-provincial cocaine network

Cst. Rob Carver with the Winnipeg Police Service announced on Friday that two men and a woman from Regina, Sask., have been arrested in connection to a large cocaine network that was trafficking the illegal drug through from Vancouver through...

Manitoba pledges financial support to homeless shelters in Winnipeg, Brandon

The Manitoba government is expanding its financial support to homeless shelters as the COVID-19 pandemic continues, Families Minister Heather Stefanson announced Friday.Stefanson said the province is pledging almost $760,000 to help vulnerable Manitobans during the coronavirus crisis.“As we continue to...
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