IBEW Local Union 435

214-301 Weston Street
Winnipeg, MB R3E 3H4, Canada

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Cranky voters spur lively city council debate in Elmwood-East Kildonan

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 20:12:09 -0700

They were irritated by candidates who didn’t clearly answer questions. They booed when the moderator asked about Coun. Thomas Steen’s criminal charge. And, they grumbled about the sorry state of community clubs, snow clearing and city accountability. Cranky voters in Elmwood-East...

Male in serious condition after stabbing near Elmwood High School

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 14:55:45 -0700

Winnipeg police are investigating a stabbing that put one male in hospital in serious condition. The stabbing occured Wednesday near Elmwood High School, in the 500-block of Chalmers Avenue. Residents in the area say a male Elmwood student was stabbed by another student. They said the injured

Steeves' claims on North Dakota road repair incorrect

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:40:47 -0700

Mayoral candidate Gord Steeves relied on two myths Wednesday morning as he expanded on his infrastructure policy. Standing alongside a pothole-riddled street in Transcona, Steeves repeated the vow he makes at almost every event, to make road building his top priority if elected mayor. Steeves

Ebola 'risk to Canadians is very low'

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 10:00:37 -0700

OTTAWA – Canadians who have travelled to West Africa should contact their doctor if they feel sick at all, the head of the Public Health Agency of Canada said today. In the wake of the diagnosis of the first case of Ebola outside of Africa yesterday, in a patient in Dallas, TX, Dr. Gregory

Biotech industry blooming in Manitoba

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 07:00:37 -0700

Like all industry campaigns, National Biotech Week tries to raise awareness of the opportunities in the field, especially to encourage young people to pursue that area of study and ultimately increase the capacity in the sector. At an event in Winnipeg on Tuesday, it was noted Manitoba has the

Overhaul child-welfare plan: chiefs

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 06:59:55 -0700

THE child-welfare system in Manitoba must be overhauled to shift the focus back on the territory of First Nations and on families and the parenting skills gutted by a century and a half of residential schools, aboriginal leaders said Tuesday. Those recommendations were among the 10 proposals

RCMP revokes support for anti-terrorist handbook

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 06:59:33 -0700

RCMP say a national anti-terrorist handbook launched Monday in Winnipeg to counter Islamic State and al-Qaida extremists on Canadian soil has an "adversarial tone" and the police force no longer backs the publication. United Against Terrorism is a 38-page booklet and 14-month effort by the

Rebates for electric cars urged as market expands

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 06:59:22 -0700

PAUL EDMOND can't understand why Manitoba isn't a leader of the electric vehicle movement. The president of Edmond Financial Group is researching the purchase of an e-car but he has discovered his home province, even with its abundance of hydro power, is nowhere near the cutting edge. For

Battle begins anew for Pardy

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 05:50:35 -0700

Bonavista native trying to lock up a spot in the Winnipeg Jets’ blueline depth chart

Does Your Child Have One of Canada's Top Teachers?

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 04:00:00 -0700

While in British Columbia, students are boarding a train to Jasper following a historical novel study to display their research to tourists and locals along Main Street. For their interactive and innovative teaching concepts, Canada's History has selected the following educators as the recipients of the 2014 Governor General's History Awards for Excellence in Teaching. The Governor General's ...

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