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Doggy Daycares
Animal shelters are full of animals that are just waiting for someone to take care of them and bring them to a place they can feel safe at and could call it home. Doggy daycares across Winnipeg are filling up fast due to owners who don’t want to brave the elements and go for a walk but still want their furry friends to enjoy some physical activity. January, February, and March is pretty much the peak season for daycare and boarding. The president of the Ma...
Impaired Driving
A lot of accidents on the road happened because drivers are in a hurry, distracted or simply intentionally do not follow the rules and regulations. Every year, about 421,000 people are injured in crashes that have involved a driver who was distracted in some way. Unfortunately, a lot of those drivers are teenagers, who are not just irresponsible to their own vehicles and lives, but to other people’s health and lives as well. Some drivers just really don’t...
Drugs
On Monday, January 14th a fire broke out in the Maryland area, just a day after the fire on Ellis Avenue. According to the company, which manages both facilities, two large fires in apartments in Winnipeg`s the West End were caused by drug use. “Both of these fires were drug-related,” said Mike Romani, president of Armor, a company that manages 626 Ellice Avenue and 426 Maryland Street. Romani says he believes that one of the fires was specifically related...
Blue Bombers
Fellow Winnipeggers, everyone who loves and supports Blue Bombers, get your tickets early for the next game or for the whole season! Let us all come together and show our support for our city team. If you are not going to visit the game, let us plan a game night at home with friends and family! Winnipeg Blue Bombers spoke person confirmed that a 28-year-old linebacker Ian Wild leaves the Bombers after six seasons with the team. Wild was a big part of the t...
Culture
Despite the fact that the weather will not be the most pleasant in Winnipeg at the weekend (cooling to -30 and strong wind is expected), we do not recommend you to stay at home, because you can have a lot of fun! So, what to do this weekend in Winnipeg? 1. FortWhyte Alive Winterfest We offer you to declare war to cold and to head to FortWhyte on Sunday. There you can go skiing, sledding, ice skating, playing snowballs and spending time outdoors in all othe...
Society
Last summer, three women (two residents of Manitoba and one from Sask) were accused of racist posts addressed to representatives of the Indigenous people of Manitoba, which they posted on their Facebook accounts. On Wednesday, Indigenous mediation circle took place and two of the women were at Opaskwayak Cree Nation, near The Pas. "It's history in the making … it's history in dealing with non-Indigenous perpetrators," OCN Onekanew (Chief) Christian Sinclai...
Winnipeg Jets
Winnipeggers are so lucky to have such a great team in our city as Jets. Winnipeg Jets always show a great game and a spectacular show. On Thursday, January 17th Winnipeg Jets beat the Nashville Predators 5-1. A great victory for Jets, that put the team on a top of the Central Division in a mid-season showdown between rivals. Just a few days ago, January 15th our own glorious Winnipeg Jets, despite getting dominated in the shot department, managed to come...
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Society
Now Winnipeg’s 311 service is familiar to every resident of Winnipeg, but 10 years ago it was something new in the city. “Back in the early 2000s, there were major Canadian cities, U.S. cities, that were moving to this idea of a ‘one call to City Hall’ model of customer service,” said Yvette Cenerini, part of the original 311 project team. “We wanted to make it easier and more convenient for our citizens to get information and services from their city gove...
Society
Winter is not the best season for riding a bike in Manitoba. However, in the province there are many people who prefer this type of transport at any time of the year. How to protect yourself and to survive riding a bicycle in a harsh winter in Manitoba? Experts share useful information. 1. Consider your commute Think over your route beforehand. If you live in Winnipeg, or in other large cities of Manitoba, you will be much more comfortable to get to the de...
Society
Bear Clan from Winnipeg received about $200,000 donation on Wednesday. The donation was made by Bell Let’s Talk and the City of Winnipeg. Now Bear Clan can expand its areas of activity, improve the food program and add new resources to the organization. Bear Clan also reported that they plan to increase the number of people involved in the program to almost 1,500 people. “When we first started out, we had a very narrow focus,” Winnipeg’s Bear Clan executiv...
Crime
Due to the violence that occurs because of meth crisis in the city Winnipeggers do not feel safe. After the events that happened this week in the apartment building in West End in Winnipeg, people feel a lot of fear. On Tuesday morning, a suspicious man was spotted by surveillance cameras near a store close to Maryland Street. The video showed that a man was wandering around the store and then decided to follow the man, which led him to the apartment build...
Society
Ice sculptor from Winnipeg created the replica of the police chopper in the city's North End. Now, all city residents have the opportunity to see a life-size ice police helicopter made by Leigh Keast. His ice masterpiece is about 300 kilograms and it stands on Aberdeen Avenue. Shortly before Christmas, the sculptor made Santa with a sleigh with reindeers, and now a helicopter appeared in their place. "To me, it's just a glorified snowman, really," Leigh Ke...
Society
Winter is becoming more severe, and people who live on the streets feel it especially strongly. As it became known, in the coming days, the temperature can become –33 C in Winnipeg. For many homeless it can be very dangerous because they have nowhere to warm up. In connection with this, the city’s shelters are making maximum efforts to accommodate as many people as possible and to give them the opportunity to survive the cold. "Nobody wants to even walk fr...
Weather
Everyone loves snow days and beautiful weather the winter brings. But sometimes too much snow can bring some problems like difficult driving conditions and power outages. The winter forecast for Canada shows different temperatures and not as much snow, as it was last year. It is expected that the eastern part of the country throughout the winter will have a lot of rain in the form of rain and snow, predicts Accuweather. “When we can avoid cotton base layer...
Blue Bombers
Our own Winnipeg Blue Bombers is a great team with a bright future and the fans show their support each and every game! It is great news for all of us, the star linebacker will stay with our team for future seasons and we can expect nothing but great games and great show! On Tuesday, January 15th Winnipeg Blue Bombers announced that all-star linebacker Adam Bighill has signed a three-year deal to remain with the team. Adam Bighill had a great 2018 season f...
UFO
Canadians claim that aliens can hide under water. In Canada, local television news informed residents that the other day an unidentified object had crashed over Lake Winnipeg in the Canadian province of Manitoba. According to preliminary data from ufologists, this could be a real alien UFO along with aliens. During the fall of the object, an extraordinary condensation trail formed in the sky, eyewitnesses say. One of the UFO witnesses told a local televisi...
Winnipeg Jets
Our very own hockey stars going on a road trip, Winnipeg Jets will play against the Nashville Predators. On Wednesday, January 16th Winnipeg Jets recalled defenseman Cam Schilling from the Manitoba Moose. A 30-year-old Cameron Schilling first stepped on ice in Jets uniform back in November of 2018 and recorded one assist while appearing in four games. Schilling is in his second season in the organization and has one goal and nine assists in 27 AHL games wi...
Politics
Winnipeg's new city budget cannot be tabled until the province clarifies funding for this year. This was announced by Mayor Brian Bowman, speaking after the first meeting of the executive committee in 2019. He noted that he had not received any notification of the province’s financing from the Pallister government. As the mayor noted, the budget should have been drafted next month, but now its adoption will be postponed. Bowman wants to get a written fundi...
Society
MGEU tells that Manitoba Lifeflight should not fly without a critical-care physician on board. Staff problems began after the government wanted to privatize air ambulance services last summer in the province. The situation has led to many disagreements between the government and the ambulance doctors. The medicals even said that the situation of deterioration in the quality of patient care services can happen in the case of transition to a fully commercial...
Society
Recently one story of a Saudi woman who escaped and barricaded herself at the airport in Thailand is on every newspaper and news website online. Thankfully, this story has a happy ending and the woman is now safe and arrived in Canada. 18-year-old Rahaf Mohammed al-Kunun, who fled from Saudi Arabia, was granted asylum in Canada. Official Ottawa “responded positively to the UN’s request for asylum,” said Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday, Jan...
Rent
Everyone wants to live in a big house, with many rooms and the property big enough to drive around in a golf cart, with a pool and four-car garage, but not everyone can afford it, especially counting the fact that after purchasing a house like this for a hefty price, you will have to pay annual taxes on the property that could reach like $40-50 thousand dollars annually. Sales were down 5 percent from 2017, and down 6 percent from the record-setting year 2...
Culture
Toronto and Vancouver residents will see the movie about one of the most famous Canadian goaltenders Terry Sawchuk 'Goalie' on the 1st of March. Terry was born in Winnipeg, and he got the title of the best NHL goaltender of the 1950s and 1960s. The movie was shot in Ontario. As became known, Kevin Pollak plays the general manager Jack Adams and O'Brien's real-life wife Georgina Reilly plays Sawchuk's wife, Pat. It tells about the life of a great athlete si...
Winnipeg Jets
Winnipeg Jets is an amazing team and has a huge army of fans and supporters. Go Jets Go! On Tuesday, January 15th our own glorious Winnipeg Jets, despite getting dominated in the shot department, managed to come out on top and beat the Vegas Golden Knights a 4-1 at Bell MTS Place. Laurent Brossoit showed a fantastic game, he finished the night with 43 saves and set a franchise record for saves in a period, making 26 stops in the middle frame alone. The Jet...
Crime
Drug trafficking is a big and constantly growing problem in Canada, but on the other hand, it is also a problem in other countries. In some case Canada citizens involved in drug trafficking and smuggling, but recent international court hearing caught press attention – Citizen of Canada is sentenced to death for drug smuggling in China A middle stage court in the city of Dalian in Liaoning province in northeastern China sentenced a Canadian citizen to death...
Society
A vet from Manitoba sounds alarm: she thinks that funding cut of Western College of Veterinary Medicine in Sask can lead to reducing the number of veterinarians in local clinics. Dr. Keri Hudson Reykdal is concerned about the situation as there is a shortage of veterinarians in Manitoba. "That's certainly going to eliminate chances for people that are aspiring to be veterinarians — they're not going to be able to go to school," said Hudson Reykdal, a vet i...
Drugs
Drug trafficking problem is on a rise in Canada for the last couple of years. Winnipeg authorities started a full-scale investigation into city`s meth problem. As per Winnipeg Police, there is a spike in meth-related crime incidents, like property theft, residential break-ins, unreasonable anger towards each other (meth users) and other people around them, violent attacks, some ending up in lethal outcomes for victims, lately there were three deadly beatin...
Bed Bugs
Bed bugs are a real problem in Winnipeg and, according to statistics from year to year, it runs in our city for at least a few years in a row on a very high level. Winnipeg was at the second place in 2017 and, apparently, nothing had changed in 2018 as well. According to a press release from Orkin Canada, the problem with bed bugs in Winnipeg is at an all-time high. The Orkin report for 2017 shows that Winnipeg did not budge this year, as they were again i...
Society
Some Winnipeg School Division trustees think that local high school students starting their day too early. Trustee Chris Broughton noted that the idea of starting lessons for high school students later is now under study. According to him, this initiative was put forward by one of his colleagues about a year ago. The administration was interested in the idea and it was decided to study in detail all the pros and cons of switching to a later time to start c...
Society
Winnipeg Air Traffic Controllers expressed solidarity with their colleagues from the United States, who are forced to work without a salary. At the moment, about 10,000 air traffic controllers in the United States go to work without having a clue when they get paid.  This happens because U.S. government prolonged partial shutdown for federal American employees. Since the work of air traffic controllers is considered indispensable, they must come to the wor...
Society
Lexi Orbanski, a pastry arts student from Arborg, Manitoba, presented her culinary masterpiece at a Toronto cake competition and managed to win the main prize. Victory in a prestigious competition was brought to her by a gingerbread house with a height of 1 foot, made entirely of edible components. The competition is held annually by one of the hotels in Toronto during the holidays. Nowadays, a student from Manitoba gets a culinary education at George Brow...
Alcohol Theft
There is a huge amount of thefts in liquor marts nearly 1500 reported last year, which a big increase in comparison to previous years 2017 and 2016. This statistics is at least concerning, but also shows a bigger problem in the city where crime lever constantly rises and police are not capable of preventing from increasing every year. In Winnipeg, a group of teenagers decided to have fun and break a law, which led to all of them arrested after a break-and-...
Lotto
Everyone dreams of hitting a lottery jackpot, but not everyone even tries and buys lottery tickets. Life is full of surprises, not always good ones, but sometimes it's just your lucky day! Our fellow Winnipegger Khalaf Shammo had always dreamt of winning the lottery, so he did his part and bought a ticket. And he is now the latest winner of the LOTTO 6/49 draw. A new Winnipeg millionaire plans to start a family business and use his latest winning for that....
Society
Winnipeg singer makes a new tattoo to draw attention to suicidal youth. Rob Nash already has several tattoos and they are all very interesting and unique and show his attitude towards music. However, this time, the singer gave sociality to his tattoos. Rob's right hand is already covered with the signatures of people who wanted to commit suicide. Now, the singer fills his left hand with ink. “I’m covering the other arm with more tattoos, more signatures, b...
Society
CNIB provides the residents of Winnipeg with a unique opportunity to raise a future guide dog for the blind people of the province. A puppy can be taken home at the age of about eight weeks and will be raised to the age of 12-15 months. With each new litter, the institute needs more and more volunteers for this work. “Our puppy raising program is actually a really big part of CNIB guide dogs. It’s where we have all the volunteers that will accept one of ou...
Society
This summer in Winnipeg 2 types of pesticides will be used to protect the trees in the city from a dangerous pest – the emerald ash borer. This insect has caused significant damage to greenery in the city last few years. For the second year in a row, Winnipeg’s insect control branch will use 2 pesticides, including widely used neonicotinoid, to fight its invasion. This year, ash trees will be given three injections, created to minimize the effect of pestic...
Society
This year, the celebration of the Ukrainian New Year was overshadowed by the theft of the brass plaque, which was considered the national historic site of the Labour Temple in Winnipeg. Despite the theft, people nevertheless gathered to celebrate the holiday. Glenn Michalchuk, the president of the Ukrainian Labour Temple, explained that the theft took place on Friday night, just on New Year's Eve on the Julian calendar. "It's really disappointing, it reall...
Society
Will, this is the goose’s nickname, did not fly south but stayed at Winnipeg car wash for the winter. Since December, residents from the community next to Shell car wash on Pembina Highway come and bring food and water to the goose. Tiffany Lui, animal care co-ordinator at Wildlife Haven Rehabilitation Centre, said that a lot of reports were sent to her from the local people. She also said that they are trying to catch the goose, to see if it is healthy, b...
Drugs
Unfortunately, meth and other drug trafficking is a rising problem in Manitoba and Canada overall. Police and Drug Enforcement Agency working hard to identify and arrest those, who involved in drug trafficking organized crime activities. But sometimes a regular traffic stop can lead to a major drug bust. Last Friday, January 11th police stopped a vehicle on Highway 17 east of Dryden, Ontario after the driver allegedly committed Highway Traffic Act offenses...
Drugs
Drug trafficking problem is on a rise in Canada for the last couple of years. Winnipeg authorities started a full-scale investigation into city`s meth problem. As per Winnipeg Police, there is a spike in meth-related crime incidents, like property theft, residential break-ins, unreasonable anger towards each other (meth users) and other people around them, violent attacks, some ending up in lethal outcomes for victims, lately there were three deadly beatin...
Fire
Unfortunately, fires or other life-threatening incidents are happening at industrial and production sites quite often. But much more dangerous and scary is a residential are fire, the place, where people live, there can be little children inside or elderly people, who are not fast up on their feet to run for safety. On Sunday, January 13th approximately 4 a.m. the sound of a blaring fire alarm woke up the residents of an apartment complex on Ellice Avenue....
Winnipeg Jets
Winnipeg Jets is an amazing team and has a huge army of fans and supporters. Go Jets Go! Last week was great for our team with another victory for our team! Amazing result 7-4, that is a great and deserved game score for our own Winnipeg hockey team! The Winnipeg Jets had goals from seven different players as they won their second game in a row to close out the homestand. The Jets finally solved their first-period scoring woes as they beat the Colorado Ava...
Realestate
Everyone wants to live in a big house, with many rooms and the property big enough to drive around in a golf cart, with a pool and four-car garage, but not everyone can afford it, especially counting the fact that after purchasing a house like this for a hefty price, you will have to pay annual taxes on the property that could reach like $40-50 thousand dollars annually. Sales were down 5 percent from 2017, and down 6 percent from the record-setting year 2...
Winnipeg Jets
Winnipeg Jets is an amazing team and has a huge army of fans and supporters. Go Jets Go! Last week was great for our team with another victory for our team! Amazing result 7-4, that is a great and deserved game score for our own Winnipeg hockey team! The Winnipeg Jets had goals from seven different players as they won their second game in a row to close out the homestand. The Jets finally solved their first-period scoring woes as they beat the Colorado Ava...
Society
In Canada laws regarding the empowerment of local police have been revised, and now any driver in the country risks losing the driver license. As it turned out law enforcement officers could check if a person drank alcohol even at his home or at a bar when a person didn’t even think to get behind the wheel after a drink. It is enough just to have ″reasonable suspicion ″ for the officer to perform a breath test. However, now in Canada on this basis, any dri...
Emergency Landing
Nowadays everyone takes flights. Even the people, who afraid of planes, still fly because it is the safest and fastest way to travel, sometimes, though, the incidents happen. Planes have mechanical issues or the passengers have some health or mental problems, which can force a crew to make a decision of an emergency landing in the nearest airport. The flight, which flew from Los Angeles to London on Thursday, January 10th was forced to stay overnight in Wi...
Meth problem
Methamphetamine is a real problem in Canada, the majority of people involved are youth and older teenagers. There is a study conducted by Winnipeg Police department about how people on meth are no longer productive, so they have to find other ways to get money to fuel their addiction and get more drugs. People on meth turn to pity theft and other, more serious crimes. Bike theft, residential break-ins, garage theft is now a rising problem in the city. On M...
Crime
We all had bad days, some are just hard, but sometimes you just wish you didn’t leave a bad today. Hitting a wall or throwing a game console controller into a TV is pretty bad, but this Toyota driver went crazy and crashed into a Porsche dealership - on purpose. The incident occurred late on Monday night in Toronto, according to a Toronto media report, it is known that this man was 20 years old, and he did everything intentionally. Apparently, two employee...
Power Outage
Everyone loves snow days and beautiful weather the winter brings. But sometimes too much snow can bring some problems like difficult driving conditions and power outages. The winter forecast for Canada shows different temperatures and not as much snow, as it was last year. It is expected that the eastern part of the country throughout the winter will have a lot of rain in the form of rain and snow, predicts Accuweather. There were almost 8,000 Winnipeg res...
Society
Everyone dreams of hitting a lottery jackpot, but not everyone even tries and buys lottery tickets. Life is full of surprises, not always good ones, but sometimes it's just your lucky day! Monica Hornbeck, who bought her $6 quick pick ticket at a McGregor Street store, won one of the Lotto Max prize draws December 7th. Hornbeck won her million-dollar prize by correctly playing all seven numbers in one of the Maxmillions draws. The winner said she plans to...
Society
The Indigenous people of Manitoba influenced the economy of the province really significantly in 2018. During last year, the Indigenous population brought more than $9 billion to the provincial economy. This year, the first report was made on the contribution of this population, and its goal was to reduce racism in the country, and in the province in particular. Carolyn Bennett, Canada's Indigenous-Crown relations minister, said the following: "We know tha...
Society
One of the most famous video game developers, Ubisoft, opened a studio in Winnipeg. As it became known, Ubisoft plans to allocate $35 million for Manitoba over the next 5 years. Darryl Long, Ubisoft Winnipeg's managing director joked: "Fast forward a hundred years and I love the fact that we've evolved from hardware to software development." Manitoba has an online tax benefit on digital media, so such a well-known video game developer has accepted the invi...
Society
Canadian farmers, including farmers from Manitoba, believe that pesticide use will lead to poor harvests. However, the use of pesticides can also lead to the extinction of bees. As it became known, the most popular methods of dealing with harmful pests can lead to the fact that bees and other important insects will also be affected by these poisons. In the summer of 2018, Health Canada offered to stop using chemical pesticides for the next 3-5 years. In th...
Society
The problem of vaping in Canada is very relevant now, because more young people are addicted to it, and the teens from Manitoba are no exception. Due to the increasing popularity of vaping, Health Canada decided to warn the youth of all possible risks. Maryse Durette, one of the representatives of Health Canada, said: “The vaping market is evolving rapidly, with the regular introduction of new products into Canada.” She added: “We are aware of both anecdot...
Society
Clint Masse, A Maze in Corn owner, decided not to stop there and built a winter version of his famous maze. On Saturday, on the site of a maze in corn, he officially opened a giant snow maze. It is located 25 kilometres from Winnipeg near St. Adolphe. For construction, the man used 300 full trucks of snow. "It's been a huge excitement to build it," said Clint. For the last 3 weeks, he, his family and a team of 9 people have been engaged in construction alm...
Society
The famous hockey expert Murat Ates, who writing about Winnipeg Jets for The Athletic website, calls on all men to support his initiative and join the annual Valentine's creation campaign. Ates offers everyone who wants to help visit the Good Will Social Club this Saturday and support a charity event against domestic violence. “Since 2015, a really good friend of mine from Winnipeg named Meg Crane has coordinated this event that sends handmade valentines t...
Society
In the modern world, people spend too much time with their smartphones, without thinking about what harm it can do to their health. Dr. Gordon Partridge, chiropractor from Winnipeg, states that when you hold your head in one position above the screen of your gadget, it causes tremendous pressure on your neck, and the consequences can be very serious. “If you think about posture — being hunched over — the tension that builds up, the lack of mobility … peopl...
Crime
A lot of accidents on the road happened because drivers are in a hurry and some are excessively speeding, distracted or simply intentionally do not follow the rules and regulations. Every year, about 421,000 people are injured in crashes that have involved a driver who was distracted in some way. Over 78% of all distracted drivers are distracted because they have been texting while driving. In 2018 that number is already much higher throughout Canada. Mani...
Society
New Year - new life! Many residents of Manitoba want to improve their health, their mood and, in general, their lives in 2019. Health Canada experts shared the main changes people need to make in order to achieve their goals. First of all, they need to think about what they need to get rid of in their life and only then about what to add to it. So, 4 things that should be left in the old year: Anger If you want to become healthier, you should forget about...
Blue Bombers
Our own Winnipeg Blue Bombers is a great team with a bright future and the fans show their support each and every game! The last game was a big failure for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, unfortunately, Calgary team was better and finished the game on top. The Bombers announced on Wednesday, January 9th they’ve released Randle after five seasons with the football club. Randle, 30, joined the Bombers through a trade in 2014 after playing two seasons for the Calg...
Society
City authorities recognize and understand the importance of constant transport infrastructure growth and modernization to be able to satisfy the needs of Winnipeg citizens and a workforce visiting our city every day. Mayor Brian Bowman says the city transport system needs a major overhaul.  “We really have to make tough decisions to really improve the transit. I'm from Charleswood. I rode 66 all my life, and the routes haven't changed much. This is your gr...
Humboldt Broncos crash
A little over nine months ago a scary crash happened in Saskatchewan, experts believe it was not an accident. On April 6 last year 16 people were killed and 13 injured, when a westbound semi-trailer truck struck a northbound coach bus near Armley, Saskatchewan, Canada. The semi-trailer had failed to yield at a flashing stop sign at the intersection of Highways 35 and 335. Jaskirat Singh Sidhu faces 16 charges of dangerous driving causing death and 13 charg...
Missing Person
A missing person is always a tragedy for the family and friends. People have no rest, can’t sleep peacefully, when a family member is not at home and safe. A 29-year-old Tanys Lee Hughes was last seen on November 29th in the northern Manitoba community. Police say she told her family she was headed to Winnipeg and has not been seen or heard from since. Hughes is described as 5’4″ with short, brown hair and was last seen wearing a red parka and black pants....
Society
The 81-old Manitoba resident was diagnosed with lung cancer in September but he is still waiting for a biopsy and the official confirmation of his diagnosis. George Myer’s daughter, a nurse from East Saint Paul, is very concerned about the situation because for several months her family has been waiting for confirmation of the diagnosis and treatment prescription for her father. "My dad feels that he is being forgotten about, he's being ignored and neglect...
Society
The woman from Winnipeg who survived the Holocaust is worried that the modern generation knows nothing about that terrible period. Regine Frankel was hiding in France with her family during the Second World War. She still remembers the fear that she had at that time, because at any moment they could be found and killed and she did not know whether she would live the next day or not. For several decades Regine has come to schools in Winnipeg and shares her...
Society
The fee for using the rink has led to the fact that it has ceased to be popular. An outdoor rink in the Rural Municipality of St. Andrews continues to be empty after the introduction of entrance fees for its use. At the moment, the fee is $60 both for a child and an adult, and $120 dollars for an adult and two children. “I used to use this outdoor rink because it’s such a short walk away and now I’m not able to so it’s pretty sad,” said 15-year-old Trinity...
Winnipeg Jets
Winnipeg Jets is an amazing team and has a huge army of fans and supporters. Go Jets Go! Chicago Blackhawks had suffered their eighth straight loss on Tuesday, December 11th with Winnipeg Jets. The Jets scored three times less than six minutes apart in the opening period on their way to a 6-3 victory over the Hawks at Bell MTS Place. And now another victory for our team! Amazing result 7-4, that is a great and deserved game score for our own Winnipeg hocke...
Culture
A cat from Manitoba made her big screen debut in 'A Dog's Way Home'. The movie hits theatres on Wednesday and all residents of Manitoba eagerly awaited to see their national hero there - Smarty Pants. This is a story about a dog that wants to meet her owner and makes a 400-mile journey. Smarty Pants has one of the leading roles there. Courtney Voth, an animal trainer, rescued this cat when she was only 6 weeks old and from the first day it was clear that s...
Speeding
A lot of accidents on the road happened because drivers are in a hurry and some are excessively speeding, distracted or simply intentionally do not follow the rules and regulations. Every year, about 421,000 people are injured in crashes that have involved a driver who was distracted in some way. Over 78% of all distracted drivers are distracted because they have been texting while driving. In 2018 that number is already much higher throughout Canada. Mani...
Society
Every winter in Winnipeg there is special parking rules implemented to help snow cleaning services move the equipment around the city and clean the streets to make it possible and safe to drive and get to work and back home. The city authorities use special signs to mark places that are prohibited from parking, which are priorities for snow removal. As per Manager of Streets and Maintenance for the City of Winnipeg, Michael Cantor, the Winnipeg road worker...
Road Construction
Last year by the city`s authorities was announced a big number of road construction projects in Winnipeg. Most of such works were already finished, but some of the projects are still in progress in different areas of the city. New Year, new construction projects! Winnipeg is a great and constantly growing city. Our city authorities recognize a need for constant growth and development as the city`s population grows every year. Manager of engineering at the...
Society
Winnipeg residents get together to make slides for sledding and ice skating rinks. Most residents choose the Forks, but there are those who prefer to spend time on Winnipeg's Assiniboine River. This is not the first year: about 20 years ago, people living in the St. James area got together and made slides and skating rinks for themselves and their children for the first time. There are benches, chairs, and even Christmas trees so that the eyes always admir...
Society
Do you want to read something new and interesting on a frosty winter evening? Book critics of Manitoba have chosen the best fifteen books written by Canadian writers for you. 1. Washington Black by Esi Edugyan The boy named Wash becomes a witness to the murder and miraculously escapes the death. After that, he goes on a dangerous journey around the world. 2. Dear Evelyn by Kathy Page The book begins during the Second World War and shows a 70-year long love...
Society
Families of elderly people who were in Revera, complained about insufficient quality of services, which led to repeated deaths. Revera has 500 senior living facilities across Canada, 12 among them are in Manitoba. According to the lawyer, Revera has already faced 85 lawsuits. Marlene Greenwood's daughters believe that the health of their 72-year-old mother has deteriorated significantly since she moved to Revera. They joined families who decided to file la...
Society
Faith Nickel, the 16-year old girl from Moosehorn, have gathered about two thousands of socks and other warm clothes and accessories for homeless people living in Winnipeg. Winter is getting harsher and it is very difficult for homeless people to live outside in such cold weather. Therefore, a teenager from Moosehorn decided to help poor people who live on the street. The girl collected 1,946 new pairs of socks and about 100 warm clothes including gloves,...
Blue Bombers
Our own Winnipeg Blue Bombers is a great team with a bright future and the fans show their support each and every game! The last game was a big failure for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, unfortunately, Calgary team was better and finished the game on top. The Winnipeg Blue Bombers made a pair of signings on Boxing Day. The club inked national defensive back Jacob Firlotte and international linebacker Otha Peters Jr. to contracts. The Winnipeg Blue Bombers anno...
Society
Every driver in Canada is expected to see rising gasoline prices as they fire up their vehicles for road adventures on the Victoria Day long weekend. All Canada citizens are aware of the gas prices are going up every year, in couple recent years, this is really not a good situation, because this affects every person in our country, every trip to work and to the local grocery store matters and hits your wallet just to travel and get around the city. The fue...
Society
City authorities recognize and understand the importance of constant transport infrastructure growth and modernization to be able to satisfy the needs of Winnipeg citizens and a workforce visiting our city every day. Mayor Brian Bowman says the city transport system needs a major overhaul.  “We really have to make tough decisions to really improve the transit. I'm from Charleswood. I rode 66 all my life, and the routes haven't changed much. This is your gr...
Weather
Everyone loves snow days and beautiful weather the winter brings. But sometimes too much snow can bring some problems like difficult driving conditions and power outages. The winter forecast for Canada shows different temperatures and not as much snow, as it was last year. It is expected that the eastern part of the country throughout the winter will have a lot of rain in the form of rain and snow, predicts Accuweather. However, Western Canadians may exper...
Society
Mark Bilash, a photographer working on the Pin-Up Life mag, accidentally saw photos of a model from Winnipeg and could not help but become interested in working with her. Bilash specializes in pin-up photos, that is, everything about America in the 1940-1950s. Crystal Rondeau made an incredible impression on Mark and he immediately realized that their acquaintance would lead to a lot of amazing pictures. “I was so amazed and impressed at the amount of hard...
Culture
For most residents of Manitoba, the festive season is over. However, not for everyone. The holidays are just getting started for those who follow the Julian calendar. The Ukrainian community in Manitoba is preparing to celebrate Christmas on January 7th. One of the representatives of the community told about the celebration in his family. First, the whole family gathers at a festive table, which should consist of 12 lean dishes, and then his family members...
Society
Winnipeg resident Mark Dobres decided to show everyone that if you show creativity, you can come up with fun winter activities at no extra cost. To do this, he came up with his crazy carpet. This is a piece of dense polyethylene 10 ft. wide, using which you can really quickly go down the hill. Also, his goal Mark set to pull down as many people as possible at the same time. He found the material for the carpet in the warehouse where he works and asked to t...
Auto
At the end of last year, the spies first came across a new Audi Q4 crossover during road tests. The German company continues to fill new niches for itself, this time it was the turn of the compact premium coupe-like crossover segment. It is not yet known how exactly the new product will be called - according to rumors, it can get the name Q4 or Q3 Sportback. In any case, externally, the model will largely repeat the new generation Q3 crossover. The front p...
Crime
Methamphetamine is a real problem in Canada, the majority of people involved are youth and older teenagers. There is a study conducted by Winnipeg Police department about how people on meth are no longer productive, so they have to find other ways to get money to fuel their addiction and get more drugs. People on meth turn to pity theft and other, more serious crimes. Bike theft, residential break-ins, garage theft is now a rising problem in the city. It a...
Air1
Winnipeg Police Press Release from January 6th. Car theft is a growing problem in Canada, thankfully in Winnipeg, we have the Air1 helicopter that helps police to track down and find the stolen vehicle fast! The first part of the video shows events that happened December 30th at about 11 pm, police noticed a pickup truck with a stolen license plate. Later it turned out that the car had been stolen from the Fort Richmond area two days earlier (the owner had...
Winnipeg Jets
Jets is an amazing team and has a huge army of fans and supporters. Just yesterday, on Sunday, January 6th our very own team defeated another contestant and proved yet again, that Winnipeg Jets is one of the best hockey teams! Kyle Connor ended a 10-game pointless streak with a goal that helped the Jets defeat the Dallas Stars 5-1 on Sunday. “Yeah, felt good,” Connor said. “Nothing’s really changed too much from my game. I thought I was a little quicker to...
Missing Person
A missing person is always a tragedy for the family and friends. People have no rest, can’t sleep peacefully, when a family member is not at home and safe. A teenage boy is missing in Brandon, Manitoba. A 14-year-old Josh Beaulieu has been missing since December 24th. Police says he has a slim build, fair complexion, short brown hair, and brown eyes. Anyone with information is asked to call Brandon police at 204-729-2345. Also the recent case of another mi...
Crime
Methamphetamine is a real problem in Canada, the majority of people involved are youth and older teenagers. There is a study conducted by Winnipeg Police department about how people on meth are no longer productive, so they have to find other ways to get money to fuel their addiction and get more drugs. People on meth turn to pity theft and other, more serious crimes. Winnipeg police say a man high on meth made dozens of fake calls to 911 operators New Yea...
Lottery
Everyone dreams of hitting a lottery jackpot, but not everyone even tries and buys lottery tickets. Life is full of surprises, not always good ones, but sometimes it's just your lucky day! As per Western Canada Lottery Corporation (WCLC) there a new millionaire in Winnipeg, but no one has claimed the prize yet. WCLC said Thursday the winning $1 million ticket for the January 2nd Lotto 6/49 draw was sold in the city, but Manitoba’s first lottery millionaire...
Society
Stephanie Murphy tried to get pregnant for many years. The woman has passed many unpleasant moments, including miscarriages. In June, she found out that she was pregnant. The woman and her husband rejoice in their happiness really a lot. However, after only 20 weeks, Stephanie had preterm labor and her baby was too small to survive. Unlike previous miscarriages, Stephanie began to have milk this time. “I thought, ‘Ugh, this is so cruel. I don’t even have a...
Society
Do all the inhabitants of Winnipeg rejoice in the snow? Absolutely not! Snow on the roads of the city is a big problem for people with disabilities who to use wheelchairs for movement. Kate Grisim shares a story that happened to her a few days ago. So, the woman was in the Grant Park Shopping Centre, and then, using her usual route, she tried to get to the bus stop, which she has been using for many years to get home. However, the woman could not do that b...