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Winnipeg, MB R3T 2E5, Canada

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Hopefuls make final push

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 00:12:14 -0700

Winnipeg's mayoral candidates chose picturesque settings on Tuesday to issue last-minute appeals for voter support in a contest pitting a resurgent Brian Bowman against previous longstanding favourite Judy Wasylycia-Leis. Hopefuls chose The Forks, a dock along the Red River, the steps of city

EDITED storage lockers-sidebar

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 00:11:48 -0700

OPERATORS of private storage companies insist they do their best to prevent clients from putting illegal or dangerous items in lockers but "can't control what people bring in." A manager who oversees one of the largest storage units in Winnipeg said he's seen containers full of money, drugs and

Infanticide different than murder: author

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 00:11:41 -0700

With as many as four dead newborns discovered at a storage facility in Winnipeg and no reports of missing infants, the questions remain: Who is their mother? And how did this happen? Police wouldn't release details of their investigation, but a Winnipeg sociologist who's written a book on

It's much scarier than Halloween

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 00:10:44 -0700

Zombies. Vampires. Ghouls. Werewolves. Aliens. Creepy clowns. Googly-eyed monsters. Skeletons. Justin Bieber. What with Halloween creeping toward us, there's a lot of scary stuff out there. But for me, the really terrifying thing, the thing that strikes fear in my soul is the thousands of

Dead newborns found in locker

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 00:10:34 -0700

It's what workers at a U-Haul storage facility call a delinquent locker, a storage space that hasn't been paid for in months. What those workers discovered inside that locker on Monday might send them for counselling. They found the remains of up to four infants in various stages of

Wild Assigns Baldwin to Alaska

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 18:32:47 -0700

DES MOINES, Iowa - Iowa Wild General Manager Jim Mill announced on Tuesday that defenseman Corbin Baldwin has been assigned to the Alaska Aces, Iowa's ECHL affiliate.

Bowman says voting for him is only way to stop Judy W-L

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:46:19 -0700

Brian Bowman says a vote for him is the only way to stop Judy Wasylycia-Leis from becoming Winnipeg's next mayor. Bowman said Wasylycia-Leis can only bring more of the poor governance that's happened at city hall, and he is the only alternative for those wanting positive change. "This election

Door-to-door mail ends quietly

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 05:26:06 -0700

In the end, despite all the protest, the mail still arrived and people in parts of northwestern Winnipeg donned jackets and visited their community mailboxes. It's no surprise that Monday, the first day of a transition from home delivery to neighbourhood boxes, came and went without much of an

Poll could be bad for Bowman

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:11:57 -0700

Given the sorry state of the Winnipeg Jets and Blue Bombers this fall, people in this city may not know how hard it is to hold on to a lead. Take Judy Wasylycia-Leis, for instance. For nearly 10 months, the former NDP MP and MLA was running away with Winnipeg's mayoral race. She polled at 45

Reader shares positive story about city police officers

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:11:49 -0700

NOW FOR SOMETHING COMPLETELY DIFFERENT... At the end of last week's police new conference, a reporter asked Winnipeg police Chief Devon Clunis if the recent, less-than-flattering internal affairs cases involving police officers was weighing heavily on him and the rank and file. Chief Clunis

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