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Winnipeg, MB R3T 2E5, Canada

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Winnipeg Humane Society Promotes Puppies and Dogs for Reduced Prices

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:29:40 -0700

The WHS is having a promotion on Friday, July 25 to help dogs and puppies find homes: all adult dogs (six months and older) will be $50 to adopt. Puppies under six months will be $150. (PRWeb July 23, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/07/prweb12037460.htm

Teen takes responsibility for killing fellow high school football player with surprise punch

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:45:01 -0700

A Winnipeg teen has taken responsibility for killing a fellow high school football player with a single surprise punch hurled outside a rookie initiation party in Transcona. Christian O'Neail, 18, suffered a major brain injury and died after being struck in the jaw and falling to the pavement

History is not on their side

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 11:00:29 -0700

The dream of breathing new life into a long-vacant Main Street heritage building has turned into a nightmare for a local developer. Mark Buleziuk, an auctioneer and owner of Space2Work.com, a Winnipeg boutique development firm, and his wife, Shelley, decided nearly four years ago to spend

St. Boniface Cathedral evokes the ruins of Nero's burned city in ambitious fringe offering

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 11:00:04 -0700

There is a long tradition, going back to the Middle Ages, of hosting religious plays outside the walls of the Catholic Church. Regular theatre had been banned by the church, but producing plays in medieval Europe is believed to have begun as part of the Christian worship service. By AD 1200, the

Thousands of accused people being needlessly detained: civil rights advocates

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:15:33 -0700

Manitoba's bail system for accused people is broken and a provincial policy mandating "zero tolerance" for breaches of bail conditions is a major reason why, rights and inmate advocates said this morning. The comments were made as the Canadian Civil Liberties Association released a massive

Authority of police board questioned

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 05:29:45 -0700

QUESTIONS are being raised over what authority and responsibilities the fledgling police board can exercise over the Winnipeg Police Service. The issue arose at a Winnipeg Police Board meeting Tuesday, when executive director Don Norquay and senior police officials disagreed over how much

Winnipeg's crime rate continues to drop

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:16:14 -0700

Forget tougher: Winnipeg police are getting smarter on crime. And it appears to be paying off. That was the message from Winnipeg Police Service officials Tuesday as they heralded yet another drop in the city's often-maligned crime rate -- the fifth straight year of declines. A renewed push

Musicians sing city's praises

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:15:03 -0700

With Greece's economy looking hopeless, they gambled established careers, a Mercedes and a villa near the sea for an apartment, entry-level jobs and hope in Winnipeg during its worst winter since 1898. Ten months later, they feel like they've hit the jackpot. "It's like a dream," said former

Glover staffers remove ugly details from Wikipedia

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 16:00:01 -0700

Staff of Canadian Heritage Minister Shelly Glover anonymously edited her Wikipedia page to remove controversial details about her run-ins with Elections Canada. The information disappeared last week and involved a 2013 request by Elections Canada that the Saint Boniface Conservative MP be

Iowa Wild Re-Signs Defenseman Corbin Baldwin

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 15:02:47 -0700

Des Moines, IA - Iowa Wild General Manager Jim Mill on Tuesday announced the American Hockey League (AHL) club has re-signed defenseman Corbin Baldwin to a standard player contract (SPC) for the 2014-15 season.

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