Riding Mountain National Park open for business, with limits

Some national parks across the country are gradually starting to reopen, and Manitoba’s Riding Mountain is on the list. However, like most things these days, there will be some differences.Starting Monday, you will be able to access day use trails,...

Portage la Prairie woman missing since March likely in Winnipeg, say police

Posted May 27, 2020 2:35 pm Updated May 27, 2020 2:36 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size -A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Police are asking for help finding a Portage la Prairie woman who has been...

Teen gets maximum sentence for violent robbery at Winnipeg liquor mart

A Winnipeg teen has been given the maximum youth sentence for his role in a violent robbery at a liquor store last November that sent a young cashier to hospital after she was punched in the face.The 15-year-old, who can’t...

In-province tourism key to Manitoba success during pandemic: Destination Canada

In-province “staycations” in Manitoba are looking more and more popular this year as interprovincial travel remains restricted in Canada due to the COVID-19 pandemic.Destination Canada’s Gloria Loree told 680 CJOB that research from her organization — a Crown corporation tasked...

Premier Brian Pallister to update Manitobans on latest coronavirus measures Tuesday

Premier Brian Pallister has called a press conference for 11 a.m. Tuesday.Global News will livestream the press conference here.While a topic wasn’t given, it’s presumed the premier will talk about the latest coronavirus measures in the province. Trending Stories Huge...

Victim in random Winnipeg bus stabbing remembered as a ‘gentle person and a kind man’

The niece of Winnipeg’s latest homicide victim says her uncle was a gentle man, who was likely on his way to visit friends when he was stabbed in an unprovoked attack on a city bus Sunday.Taralee Beardy tells Global News...

Manitoba school divisions working on plans to bring students back to schools

In Manitoba’s second phase of its reopening plan, there’s a roadmap for getting some students back to the classroom.Even though classroom learning will remain suspended for the remainder of the school year, the province says schools will be able to...

‘One for the history books:’ Horse racing back but without crowds at Winnipeg’s Assiniboia Downs

A horse track in Manitoba has had some significant moments in its more than 60 years of racing, but animals charging around the oval loop before empty stands will be historic.“It’s going to be nothing short of bizarre,” said Assiniboia...

Lights, camera, quarantine: Manitoba film industry taking cautious approach to reopening

While Manitoba’s film industry has been included in the province’s upcoming second phase of reopening amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the local film development corporation’s CEO and film commissioner says local movie-makers will take a cautious approach to back-to-work.Manitoba Film and...

Winnipeg finishes spring cleanup; offering free compost

Winnipeg has wrapped up its annual spring cleaning and is making available plenty of compost for anyone who lives in the city.Over 300 pieces of equipment and some 500 workers got started cleaning the city’s sidewalks, bridges, medians and over...
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