Winnipeg ranked in top-10 most bike-friendly cities, but high score may not reflect reality

Winnipeg may not seem like one of Canada’s best cities for cycling, but a new ranking places the city ninth in Canada for bike infrastructure.Tech-powered real estate brokerage Redfin released its inaugural ranking of bike-friendly cities, and awarded Winnipeg a...

MPI urging drivers to be cautious after fatal crash with deer near Neepawa

After a crash involving a deer caused the the death of a 58-year-old woman near Neepawa, Manitoba Public Insurance (MPI) is urging drivers to use caution when encountering wildlife on the roads.According to RCMP, a 42-year-old driver struck a deer...

Icy conditions close Highway 1 between Headingley and Portage La Prairie

By Global News Posted December 7, 2019 3:14 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size -A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Slick winter roads closed Highway 1 between Headingley and Portage La Prairie Saturday afternoon, the province said....

Winnipeg Transit cuts likely avoided in 2020 after public works committee motion

Transit riders can rest a little easier after Winnipeg city councillors on the public works committee rejected major proposed cuts to transit service — at least for 2020.The public works committee’s recommendation will now move to the budget working group,...

City eyeing pedestrian safety improvements on Ness Avenue: St. James councillor

The city councillor for St. James is looking into possible improvements to a busy intersection in his area that saw two teens rushed to hospital after being struck by a car Wednesday morning.Coun. Scott Gillingham told 680 CJOB there have...

Elementary school student hit by vehicle in Waverley Heights

Posted December 2, 2019 1:31 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size -A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A young student from the Pembina Trails School Division was taken to hospital after being hit by a vehicle Monday...

Winnipeg parking ban begins as city launches new snow route resource

By Global News Posted November 30, 2019 12:33 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size -A Larger font Increase article font size A+ ‘Tis the season… for parking bans — Winnipeg’s annual snow route parking ban begins Sunday. As in...

Exchange District business owners fed up over ‘piecemeal’ development in the area

A group of Exchange District business owners are calling for a moratorium on development in the area, telling the city there needs to be a better plan in place for things like bike lanes, parking, and loading zones in the...

New Manitoba Public Insurance tribunal to speed up disputes between drivers, Crown corp

In an effort to speed up the resolution of disputes between drivers and Manitoba Public Insurance (MPI), the Crown corporation will be establishing a new tribunal.The province said Wednesday that the Independent Claim Dispute Tribunal (CDT) will come in to...

Love-struck deer potential trouble for Manitoba drivers

By Kellen Taniguchi Global News Posted November 27, 2019 3:55 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size -A Larger font Increase article font size A+ After a mild winter in 2018, Manitoba drivers may need to watch out for lusty...
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