Thursday’s NFL game in Winnipeg will see crowd ‘similar to the last Bomber game’: promoter

On Thursday night, the NFL is set to take over IG Field in Winnipeg.The exhibition match-up between the Oakland Raiders and Green Bay Packers will be the only NFL game ever held in Canada, west of Toronto.Crews have begun working...

Winnipeg Blue Bombers bring back defensive end Alex McCalister

With injuries to the defensive line starting to add up, the Winnipeg Blue Bombers brought back a player that was cast aside in training camp.The Bombers announced they’ve signed American defensive end Alex McCalister on Tuesday. The 25-year-old was one...

Winnipeg’s Waverley Underpass officially opens

Monday marks the first day that traffic can officially begin using the city’s newly constructed Waverley Underpass.The project began in January 2017 and finished sooner than its projected completion date of December 2019.The construction of the underpass comes after Winnipeg...

Winnipeg police investigating reported theft of RCMP officer’s gun, Taser

Winnipeg police say their major crimes unit is investigating the alleged theft of a gun and a Taser from an RCMP officer.Police say the incident happened during a break-in last Thursday or Friday in the city’s Island Lakes neighbourhood.READ MORE:...

Manitoba PCs promise more child care spaces, new subsidy

The Progressive Conservatives proposed a new child care subsidy for low-income families and promised to create more child care spaces by building more schools if re-elected in September.The funding program, which the Tories dubbed the Portable Child Care Benefit, would...

Winnipeg firefighter suffers injury battling vacant house blaze

A firefighter suffered a minor injury while battling a blaze in a vacant house in Winnipeg early Sunday morning.Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service personnel went to a fire in a vacant two-storey house in the 600 block of Pritchard Avenue just...

Roadwork closing part of Empress Avenue till fall, downtown streets for weekend

A stretch of Empress Street is being shut down until late fall for roadwork, and construction will also see a pair of downtown streets closed this weekend.The city says Empress Street from St. Matthews Avenue and Jack Blick Avenue will...

City announces weekend road closures ahead of Waverley Underpass opening

In preparation for the opening of Winnipeg’s Waverley Underpass, the city says it will be temporarily closing the construction site beginning Friday evening at 5:30 p.m.The construction site at Waverley Street and Taylor Avenue will be closed to drivers over...

Winnipeg police make arrest after officers chase stolen car through Elmwood

Winnipeg police apprehended a 20-year-old man who took officers on a chase through Elmwood on Wednesday.Police said they spotted the man, who was driving a stolen car, near Raleigh Street and Chalmers Avenue around 1 p.m.When officers turned on their...

Winnipeg’s Louise Bridge to undergo temporary closure for maintenance

Winnipeg drivers using the Louise Bridge will have to take an alternate route for a few weeks.Starting Monday, Aug. 19 and running until Sept. 2, the bridge will be temporarily closed to both north and southbound traffic between Sutherland Avenue...
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