Humans self-isolating due to coronavirus a ‘bonanza’ for Manitoba wildlife

Although the recent dumping of snow might have put a damper on things — at least for a few days —one of the byproducts of so many Manitobans self-isolating amid the coronavirus pandemic has been an increase in wildlife activity...

City of Winnipeg says 57 properties potentially at risk for spring flooding

Depending on weather conditions, there’s a risk of moderate flooding on the Red River.That’s according to the Province of Manitoba’s March flood outlook, released Tuesday.The report says predicted water levels are between 19 and 20.5 feet at the James Avenue...

UFOs in Manitoba skies last weekend? Not quite, says planetarium manager

Did you spot any strange lights in the Manitoba skies over the weekend?According to the manager of the planetarium at the Manitoba Museum, don’t worry — they weren’t UFOs, but new satellites sent into space by American aerospace company SpaceX.“One...

Recycling art contest for Manitoba kids and teens

March 27 2020 11:21am Take Pride Winnipeg executive director Tom Ethans discusses a new contest where Manitoba youth are encouraged to get creative with their recycling. ' }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+""; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != "object"...

How to stay productive while working from home

March 26 2020 11:13am Productivity Coach Clare Kumar joins Global News Morning with her best advice on how we can be successful while working from home. ' }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+""; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != "object"...

Winnipeg animal shelters struggling

March 26 2020 10:48am D’Arcy Johnston from D’Arcy’s A.R.C. joins Global News Morning with more on what the organization needs most right now. ' }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+""; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != "object" ) { var...

Manitoba flood risk looking lower than previously thought: meteorologist

The COVID-19 pandemic may be top of mind right now, but with warmer weather comes something else that could affect many Manitobans — flood season.The Red River is rising in North Dakota and is predicted to hit major flood stage...

Manitoba Hydro scaling back work, cancelling travel at Keeyask site to fight COVID-19 spread

Manitoba Hydro is scaling back work and suspending travel to one of its biggest sites in the province, in an effort to help reduce the spread of COVID-19.Hydro announced they will suspend all operations of the Keeyask project construction site...

Supreme Court postpones federal carbon tax challenge in response to coronavirus

The Supreme Court of Canada has postponed until at least June hearing a constitutional challenge of the federal government’s carbon tax over the spread of a novel coronavirus.The top court was to have heard the challenge, launched by Saskatchewan and...

Manitoba to push ahead with carbon tax challenge in court, says Premier Brian Pallister

By Steve Lambert The Canadian Press Posted February 28, 2020 1:33 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size -A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The Manitoba government is pushing ahead with a court challenge of the federal carbon...
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