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Manitoba Amateur Athlete Profile - Eli Batt

WINNIPEG, MB. - Eli (Batter) Batt can play. After all, he’s a fifth-year defenseman with the Raiders Jr. Hockey Club, a league champions and one of the veteran standouts in the Manitoba Major Junior Hockey League. Eli would prefer that his nickname be “Batman,” but that name was already taken by his father, Dennis Batt…

VIDEO - Winnipeg Flood Circa 1950

VIDEO OF THE DAY - We enjoy sharing the lighter side of life with you through videos. Please share them with your friends on Facebook and Twitter. In today's video, take a trip back to Winnipeg in the 1950's and see how floods affected us back in the day. Click play to watch the video;…

Manitoba Road Fatalities Second Lowest in 35 Years

WINNIPEG, MB. - Manitoba Public Insurance confirms that 2017 was one of the safest years on Manitoba roads since 1982. In 2017 there were 73 people killed in 65 fatal collisions, making it the second lowest in 35 years, based on preliminary analysis released by MPI. The 2017 results were second only to 2014 when…

Magnitude 8.2 Quake off Alaska Prompts Tsunami Warning

INTERNATIONAL NEWS - Communities along the west coast have been given the all clear from a tsunami warning that was issued early this morning. An earthquake off the coast of Alaska happened around 1:30 AM is what initiated the official tsunami warning all along the North American west coast. Sirens could be heard in some…

EpiPen Shortage in Canada

WINNIPEG, MB. - Health Canada and Pfizer announced that currently there is a shortage for the EpiPen auto-injectors. Pfizer said the shortage for the EpiPen auto-injectors in the 0.3 mg format (DIN 00509558) due to a manufacturing disruption and is currently anticipated to be resolved by March 2, 2018. The shortage does not impact EpiPen…

Winnipeg Police - Coffee with a Cop

WINNIPEG, MB. - Winnipeg Police said they will hold another of their successful Coffee with a Cop events. Join members of the Winnipeg Police today at Tim Horton's located at 1-1385 McPhillips Street from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Coffee with a Cop has no agenda or speeches, it's just a chance to ask questions,…

42-Year-Old Morris Woman Facing Multiple Charges

WINNIPEG, MB. - A 42 -year-old woman who lied to police has now been charged in in relation to several break and enters and thefts, said Morris RCMP. On Sunday, January 14, officers from the Morris RCMP responded to a call of a suspicious person walking down a back lane who was carrying a wide…

Amazon Go Opens in Seattle

BUSINESS NEWS - Amazon opened its checkout-free grocery store. The experiment could dramatically alter brick-and-mortar retail. Aleksandra Michalska has more information in this Reuters News video report. Kevin Klein, Manitoba Post Photo is screen shot

Winnipeg Stabbing Victim Who Died from Wounds Identified

WINNIPEG, MB. - Winnipeg police have confirmed that a 22-year-old woman has died from stab wounds she received last Thursday. Winnipeg police responded to three separate stabbing incidents in the city last Thursday, January 19th. One stabbing that was reported happened around 5:45 p.m in the 400 block of Furby Street. Police located a woman…

Manju Lodha and Ray Dirks Recognized by Lieutenant Governor

WINNIPEG, MB. - Lt.-Gov. Janice Filmon presented the 2017 Lieutenant Governor’s Award for the Advancement of Interreligious Understanding at a ceremony at Government House. The award was presented jointly to Ms. Manju Lodha and Mr. Ray Dirks. For more than 10 years, Lodha and Dirks have worked together to promote understanding, respect and acceptance for…

City of Winnipeg is Having a Taxi License Lottery

WINNIPEG, MB. - Winnipeg City Council approved 60 more year-round taxi licenses that will be awarded through a lottery. The city is inviting those interested in the "vehicles for hire" industry to attend information sessions. There will be two different sessions that will provide more details on the process and requirements on the taxicab license…

New High Demand Sector Program Offered at RRC

WINNIPEG, MB. - A new program, Architectural Technology, which is in a high demand sector will be offered at Red River College beginning in September of this year. The diploma program will prepare students for career success in the fields of architecture, engineering and construction. “As industry evolves in Manitoba, it’s important that we continue…

Province Announces Nominations Open

WINNIPEG, MB. - Do you know someone worthy of the national Emergency Management Exemplary Service Award (EMESA)? The award recognizes individuals who have advanced the concepts of emergency management, Minister Ron Schuler announced, nominations are now open. “This award recognizes women and men for exceptional service and achievement in the field of emergency management who…

VIDEO - Americans Answer Basic Questions About Canada

VIDEO OF THE DAY - We enjoy sharing the lighter side of life with you through videos. Please share them with your friends on Facebook and Twitter. In today's video, Buzz Feed has American's answer some basic questions about Canada and the answer's are hilarious. Click play and enjoy the video; Kevin Klein, Manitoba Post…

Hot Eats in Winnipeg - Bernstein’s Delicatessen

WINNIPEG, MB. - If you are only in Winnipeg for a quick visit, you owe it to yourself to make the short drive over the St. James bridge to 1700 Corydon Ave. Awaiting you there will be a sublime, house-made corned beef sandwich. Bernstein’s Delicatessen hand slices the still-warm corned beef extra thick and they…

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