Selkirk unleashes amphibex ice breakers in fight against spring flooding

The city of Selkirk, Man., is launching its amphibex ice-cutting machines Monday afternoon to start breaking through the ice on the Red River north of Winnipeg.Selkirk mayor Larry Johannson told 680 CJOB the annual event is a vital part of...

Mike’s Monday Outlook: temperatures take a quick dip

While there have been some cold days so far in 2020, we’ve avoided prolonged stretches in the deep freeze.This week, as much as temperatures will cool off, the forecasted temperatures aren’t too cold overnight, but there will be some brisk...

Snotcicles, meuling and sneep: the unique language of Manitoba winter goes social

Posted February 4, 2020 2:15 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size -A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Are you familiar with a snotcicle? How about foggypeepers, mueling or sneep? If you live in Manitoba, you’ve likely experienced...

Soaked soil, high rivers raise spectre of spring flooding in Manitoba

By The Canadian Press Posted February 4, 2020 11:54 am Smaller font Descrease article font size -A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Heavy precipitation in the United States is adding to concerns about potential flooding this spring in...

Unseasonably warm weather gets Winnipeggers outdoors

By Global News Posted February 2, 2020 8:56 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size -A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Unseasonably warm weather kept Winnipeggers outdoors over the weekend as the forecasted high temperature hovered around 0...

Winnipeg’s mild January will finish just outside the Top 10 warmest on record

Posted January 31, 2020 2:13 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size -A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The month of January has been a gloomy one in Winnipeg with plenty of cloud cover, but also some very...

City of Winnipeg plows through snow clearing, residential parking ban lifted

The city has lifted the residential parking ban put in place following last weekend’s snowstorm.The ban kicked in Tuesday when city crews started going street-to-street clearing snow. READ MORE: Winnipeg’s residential parking ban kicks in Tuesday The blast of winter...

Manitoba offering disaster aid to those affected by severe October snowstorm

The Manitoba government is offering disaster assistance to municipalities, homeowners, farms and small businesses pummelled by a vicious snowstorm in October.More than 250,000 electricity customers lost power at some point as thick, heavy snow brought down tree limbs and power...

Keeping our pets safe in the cold

January 23 2020 9:17am Ingrid Sproll, Veterinarian at Winrose Animal Hospital shares ways we can keep our pets safe during the chilly winter weather. ' }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+""; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != "object" ) {...

Winnipeg shelters collaborate

January 21 2020 12:32pm A look at how Siloam Mission, Main Street Project and the Salvation Army Centre of Hope have grown collaboration to bring Winnipeg’s most vulnerable in out of the cold. ' }); } else { var rel_id...
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