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Troy Stoudermire Earns Special Teams Player of the Week

Tue, 02 Sep 2014 11:39:38 -0700

WINNIPEG, MB., September 2, 2014 - After coming very close in the past two weeks, Bombers returner Troy Stoudermire broke free during Sunday's Labour Day Classic, returning a punt 64 yards for a touchdown, and tying the ball game at 21. He also returned seven kickoffs for 153 yards, and with that, has been named the Special Teams Player of the Week.

Steeves takes aim at Wasylycia-Leis

Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:53:47 -0700

Gord Steeves took his mayoral campaign Tuesday morning to the front-runner’s headquarters. Steeves staged his news conference in front of Judy Wasylycia-Leis’ campaign office, to contrast the differences between what each is offering voters. “I want to frame this debate and I

Masonic symbols, hieroglyphs hidden in ‘Da Vinci Code’ legislature

Tue, 02 Sep 2014 06:03:49 -0700

If ever there was a building designed for fans of Dan Brown's "The Da Vinci Code," the Manitoba Legislative Building is it.

Ottawa's fiscal whims won't help new mayor

Tue, 02 Sep 2014 00:10:49 -0700

Hundreds of thousands of Winnipeggers are, as we speak, readying themselves to choose the city's next mayor in October's civic election. We're wondering which of the candidates will restore trust and integrity in city hall. Or find a way to rebuild our crumbling infrastructure. Or sustain key...

Labour faces new challenges

Tue, 02 Sep 2014 00:10:13 -0700

As the workforce shifts its priorities to suit the millennial mindset, the labour movement changes along with it. Welcome to the reality for David Sauer, president of the Winnipeg Labour Council, as he readied to march alongside workers and union members at the annual Labour Day march in

City confidential: How Winnipeg's election campaign is shaping up

Tue, 02 Sep 2014 00:10:02 -0700

The week after Labour Day means three things in Winnipeg: unhappy schoolchildren, even unhappier Bombers fans and the realization the municipal election campaign has entered the so-called serious phase. If you've managed to avoid the election so far, well, too bad for you. Here's what's

Book 'em? These days, students more likely to use online resources

Tue, 02 Sep 2014 00:09:30 -0700

Textbooks used to be synonymous with learning, but for today's students they are as foreign as a one-room schoolhouse. With iPads, Smart Boards and online blogs and videos, the familiar frayed hardcover book, complete with scribbles in the margins, is all but forgotten. Remember the 1990s when

Elementary schools get reduced-speed zones

Tue, 02 Sep 2014 00:09:05 -0700

KIDS who love school should be delighted today -- this is just about as long a school year as it's possible to have. Thanks to Labour Day falling on Sept. 1, and June 30 being a weekday, the school year will be 197 days long. Only a leap year could have made it longer. There's really no

Mighty tree of paranormality

Tue, 02 Sep 2014 00:08:50 -0700

Winnipeg has more than 3,300 hectares of green space, made up of parks, gardens, trails, grasslands, forests, ponds and streams. Assiniboine Park, modelled after New York City's Central Park and home of the multimillion-dollar Journey to Churchill exhibit, gets most of the attention. But there

Stevie Nicks Set To Release New Album This Fall

Mon, 01 Sep 2014 16:09:20 -0700

Looking for a little Stevie Nicks fix? If you are, you’re in for a treat. The rocker recently announced that she plans to release a double album this fall called 24 Karat Gold: Songs From The Vault. The album will …

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