Winnipeg emergency room wait times spike in January

If you ended up in a hospital waiting room at the beginning of 2019, chances are you weren’t sitting there alone.Emergency room wait times increased in all but two hospitals in Winnipeg, according to the WRHA.READ MORE: Manitoba ER wait...

Winnipeg Handi-Transit users experiencing delays

Many Winnipeggers using the city’s Transit Plus system, formally known as Handi-Transit, experienced delays on Thursday.Winnipeg Transit said on Twitter the slow response time is because it’s “in the process of implementing a new scheduling software.”Winnipeg Transit Plus (Handi-Transit) is...

Winnipeg man needing life-saving surgery made to wait

December 13 2018 12:36pm Ian Le Clerc was told by his heart surgeon that he needed surgery by the end of the month if he was to live into 2019, but was then told after pre-op testing his surgery couldn’t...

First train rolls into Churchill after a long anticipated wait

After more than a year of waiting, Churchill residents were surprised Wednesday evening to hear sounds of a train rolling into their community.Residents expected the train to arrive today, but the change of plans was not a disappointment for the...

Wait times down at Winnipeg ERs, on the rise for cancer treatment

ER wait times are down in Winnipeg hospitals, according to the latest data from the Health Authority.Before the city’s healthcare overhaul, wait times at the ER’s were about two hours.READ MORE: Hospital wait times are higher, WRHA promises improvements still to...

Winnipeg man frustrated over 12 year wait time to have problem tree trimmed

A Transcona man was told by the City of Winnipeg he would have to wait a dozen years to get the tree in front of his home trimmed, a timeline he says is unacceptable.Michael Whittaker decided to contact the city...