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Doctors’ clerical duties cut 10%
Mon, 04 Mar 2024 00:10:04 +0000
Overburdened doctors across the province have had their tedious and time-intensive clerical duties cut more than 10 per cent over the last year. A new report shows Manitoba has exceeded […]
Snow slams Manitoba’s Westman region as city escapes blast of winter
Sun, 03 Mar 2024 23:01:48 +0000
The Westman region of Manitoba got walloped by a blizzard Sunday morning, closing highways and threatening power supplies. Winnipeg is expected to escape the worst. The low-pressure system which came […]
Long may he reign
Sun, 03 Mar 2024 21:37:42 +0000
Concert review William Prince With Fontine and Kacy & Clayton Centennial Concert Hall Saturday, March 2 Attendance: 2,305 (sold out) Four and a half stars out of five Time is […]
Two men charged in stolen-car crashes
Sun, 03 Mar 2024 18:51:36 +0000
Two men have been arrested after separate collisions involving stolen vehicles this weekend. In the first incident, Winnipeg police attempted to pull over a stolen vehicle near St. Matthews Avenue […]
LGCA pulls nightclub liquor licence
Sun, 03 Mar 2024 18:02:08 +0000
A Winnipeg nightclub’s liquor licence has been cancelled for repeated violations in a 13-month span — the sixth punishment of its kind since Manitoba’s current regulator was set up in 2014. Obsidian Ultra Lounge was over-capacity or had over-served alcohol to customers during a series of unannounced inspections since New Year’s Eve in 2022, according to the Liquor, Gaming and Cannabis Authority of Manitoba. “The LGCA has cancelled other licences, but this is the first time a licence has been cancelled for repeated breaches,” spokeswoman Lisa Hansen wrote in an email. “The LGCA’s executive director can issue an order to […]
Canada sanctions more Russian officials in response to death of opposition leader
Sun, 03 Mar 2024 18:04:27 +0000
OTTAWA – Canada’s foreign affairs minister has announced another round of sanctions against the Russian government, which she says are in response to last month’s death of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny and Russia’s “continued gross and systematic violations of human rights.” Mélanie Joly announced the sanctions in a statement released early Sunday morning, which says the measures will be imposed on six Russian senior officials and high-ranking employees of its prosecution, judicial and correctional services. The statement says they were involved in the violation of Navalny’s “human rights, his cruel punishment and ultimately, his death. “Navalny, 47, was roundly […]
Fraudsters managed to deceive 1,000 Manitobans into giving them money last year
Sun, 03 Mar 2024 15:56:09 +0000
Scammers really do know every trick in the book. It isn’t just the promise of cheaper cellphone rates. It can be the lure of romance, the chance to earn a […]
Crews battle trio of fires overnight
Sun, 03 Mar 2024 15:42:27 +0000
A vacant home in the North End that burned for a second time in just weeks will be demolished, as firefighters continue to battle a high number of blazes in […]
Hundreds of inmates flee after armed gangs storm Haiti’s main prison, leaving bodies behind
Sun, 03 Mar 2024 15:41:06 +0000
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Hundreds of inmates fled Haiti’s main prison after armed gangs stormed the facility in an overnight explosion of violence that engulfed much of the capital. At […]
Wesmen drop semi, remain alive for berth in nationals
Sun, 03 Mar 2024 05:50:54 +0000
Henry Rempel hammered a game-high 14 kills and added six digs to lead the Trinity Western Spartans to a 3-0 (25-23, 25-18, 25-19) win and a 2-1 series victory over […]