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Zoo has faults, but it's not all bad

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 01:23:39 -0800

During the long period of decline when the City of Winnipeg failed to adequately fund Assiniboine Park, Winnipeg's zoo was a major downer. A long row of iron bird cages appeared to be a cruel apparition from the Victorian age. A pair of tree kangaroos were perched behind Plexiglass in a fake

Hut stuff

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 01:23:31 -0800

The Red River Mutual Trail at The Forks this year combines art and shelter in ways that will draw the eye and push the envelope, The Forks promised Wednesday. "Over the years, we've pushed the envelope on the words "Warming Hut," said Paul Jordan, chief executive officer of The Forks Renewal

Boy's honesty warms Winnipeggers' hearts

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 01:22:31 -0800

IN SEARCH OF A LITTLE GENTLEMAN... Last week, for a change of pace, I shared a Winnipeg feel-good story about how excited eight-year-old Connor McDaniel was to be handed a Jets stick autographed by Mark Scheifele, the first star of a recent win over the New Jersey Devils. It wasn't Scheifele who

Popular calendar whets interest in weather

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 01:22:05 -0800

When it comes to an interest in the weather, Winnipeggers are the most curious in the nation. Environment Canada senior meteorologist David Phillips, who compiled the 2015 Weather Trivia calendar, said Winnipeggers lead the nation in wanting to know about weather conditions. "The Environment

'Fun party for two' ends in tragedy

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 01:21:50 -0800

Belize police have not ruled out the possibility someone pushed Winnipeg's James Searles into the Mopan River before he drowned. The 59-year-old Searles could not swim, police Supt. Dinsdale Thompson said Wednesday in an interview from San Ignacio, a town about five kilometres from where Searles

City resumes search for CAO

Wed, 26 Nov 2014 14:54:09 -0800

The search for a new chief administrative officer for Winnipeg has been restarted. Mayor Brian Bowman announced Wednesday that he's restarted the search process that was suspended in May. "We have a commitment to Winnipeggers to get to work immediately on filling this position," Bowman said in

Christian Peron promoted to head of research and development for Seccuris

Wed, 26 Nov 2014 13:11:41 -0800

Christian Peron has been selected to be the new Director of Research, Development and Software Services in the company’s Seccuris Labs division. (PRWeb November 26, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/11/prweb12357938.htm

Wheat Kings Acquire Veteran Goaltender

Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:03:08 -0800

Brandon, MB. -- The Brandon Wheat Kings have announced two moves Wednesday.

What Is Overcome Resistance - Choking Charge In Jian Ghomeshi Case?

Wed, 26 Nov 2014 09:46:23 -0800

Jian Ghomeshi was charged with four counts of sexual assault and one count of "overcome resistance - choking" on Wednesday. The former CBC Q host has been under investigation since Oct. 31, after three women, including actress Lucy DeCoutere of the "Trailer Park Boys," filed official complaints with the Toronto Police. Ghomeshi is scheduled to appear in court Wednesday afternoon. Under section ...


Wed, 26 Nov 2014 09:42:16 -0800

The Saskatoon Blades traded goaltender Alex Moodie to the Brandon Wheat Kings for a conditional 2015 Bantam Draft pick

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