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How Diabetes Affects Your Bones

Diabetes is a chronic disease that’s very serious, and unfortunately, is a widespread disorder affecting millions. However, what most people don’t know is that diabetes can affect your bones by damaging their overall health, increasing the risk of fracture, and more. Additionally, diabetes can increase your risk of developing many bone or joint disorders. Osteoporosis…

Why You Should Vaccinate Your Pet

The Canadian Veterinary Medical Association) supports the use of vaccines by veterinarians to control and prevent infectious disease in animals, including dogs and cats. Vaccines play a crucial role in veterinary preventive medicine and in the reduction in the risk of human exposure to zoonotic disease. Your veterinarian should ensure that you are informed of,…

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How Diabetes Affects Your Bones

Diabetes is a chronic disease that’s very serious, and unfortunately, is a widespread disorder affecting millions. However, what most people don’t know is that diabetes can affect your bones by damaging their overall health, increasing the risk of fracture, and more. Additionally, diabetes can increase your risk of developing many bone or joint disorders. Osteoporosis…

Why You Should Vaccinate Your Pet

The Canadian Veterinary Medical Association) supports the use of vaccines by veterinarians to control and prevent infectious disease in animals, including dogs and cats. Vaccines play a crucial role in veterinary preventive medicine and in the reduction in the risk of human exposure to zoonotic disease. Your veterinarian should ensure that you are informed of,…

50,000 at-risk Manitobans Can Get Tested for Diabetes

WINNIPEG - November is Diabetes Awareness Month, and Dynacare is partnering with Diabetes Canada on the largest diabetes wellness initiative Manitoba has ever seen. The goal is to screen 50,000 at-risk Manitobans for diabetes using the A1C (blood sugar) test from Oct. 29 to Dec. 7th. This would be almost a 56 per cent increase…

A Scene From "Alien" Used by BC Couple for Maternity Photo Shoot

VANCOUVER — In Ridley Scott’s 1979 classic, "Alien," the crew of the Nostromo begin a voyage unknowingly carrying a new being along with them. Thirty−nine years later, Todd and Nicole Cameron of Nanaimo, B.C., drew inspiration from the film to tell their friends and family that they too will embark on a voyage with a…

Win Cirque du Soleil Tickets at the Assiniboine Park Zoo

WINNIPEG - Saturday and Sunday the Assiniboine Park Zoo is partnering with Cirque du Soleil to give Zoo visitors a chance to win four front row tickets to the opening night of Crystal at Bell MTS Place. Zoo officials said visitors can enter to win at the Journey to Churchill exhibit or Wild Things Unique…

Assiniboine Park Zoo Bids Farewell to Juno

WINNIPEG - The Assiniboine Park Zoo is sad to announce the upcoming departure of Juno the polar bear. Juno will be heading back to the Toronto Zoo, where she was born, in early October. Monday, October 1 is expected to be the last day visitors will be able to see Juno in her current home…

On This Day I Lost My Mom to Domestic Violence

WINNIPEG, MB - September 22nd was a Sunday night many years ago, my teenaged brother had just left the house for his part-time job at Shoppers Drug Mart. Our youngest brother was out of town and at I was at a hockey game hundreds of miles away. I remember that night like it was yesterday.…

Hot Eats In Winnipeg - King & Bannatyne

WINNIPEG, MB - Owner Mike Buono is a straightforward kind of guy. His fabulous sandwich restaurant is located at the corner of King and Bannatyne, so it seemed appropriate to name it King + Bannatyne. The restaurant was bustling over the lunch hour when we paid a visit. “Counter service” is a restaurant style that…

Alberta Farmer Who Wants a Wife Looks to Belgium

MILLARVILLE, Alta. — Bjorn Bonjean didn’t have trouble dating in southern Alberta, he just hadn’t found the right woman when producers of a reality television show in Belgium came calling. The 28−year−old winemaker is one of five farmers from around the globe vying for the hearts of Belgian women in the show that echoes the…

Actor Burt Reynolds dies at 82

ENTERTAINMENT NEWS - Burt Reynolds, whose good looks and charm made him one of Hollywood's most popular actors has died at age 82. Linda So has more information in this Reuters News video report.

Red Panda Weekend at the Zoo

WINNIPEG - Red Panda Weekend is coming to the Assiniboine Park Zoo this Saturday and Sunday (September 1 & 2, 2018) and visitors of all ages are welcome to come out and enjoy the fun. The event is in honour of International Red Panda Day, a day of awareness and education held annually in September.…

Celebrating 135 Years of Government House

Lt.-Gov. Janice C. Filmon is hosting a series of free public events to honour the 135th birthday of Government House. Conversations and Celebrations brings together a gathering of fascinating people from across the province. Tuesday September 11, 2018 offers an interactive evening with Zane Zalis. He is an award-winning composer/producer/educator and the founder of the…

Burger Week is Back

WINNIPEG - Save your appetite for an amazing week of burger festivities! Burger Week is back, and it's bigger and better than ever! From September 1st to September 7th, 2018 you can try burgers at more than 114 different restaurants. That's bigger than any other city participating. Winnipeg restaurants have been perfecting their entries all…

Firefighter Who Went Missing Shares His Story

TORONTO — Danny Filippidis says he just wanted to capture a few memories. His annual ski trip to Lake Placid, N.Y., with colleagues from Toronto Fire Services was drawing to a close when he realized he’d forgotten to bring a camera to the lodge where he was unwinding with friends about half−way up Whiteface Mountain.…

Brett "The Hitman" Hart Given Blackfoot Name

CALGARY — Bret (The Hitman) Hart may go with a new nickname in the future. The legendary wrestler, who made his in−ring debut in 1978 and took part in nearly 3,000 matches before his retirement, was given an honorary Blackfoot name at an Indigenous ceremony in Calgary on Thursday. Hart’s new Blackfoot name is Iyiikitapinna…

$25 Million in Prizes at Professional Video Game Competition

VANCOUVER — When thousands of fans pack Vancouver’s Rogers Arena this weekend, it won’t be a hockey player or a musical superstar they’re screaming to see. Instead, the deafening crowd will cheer on professional video gamers as they battle for the more than US$25 million up for grabs in what’s being described as the esports…

VIDEO - Law Abiding Geese

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, we see something that we experience on a regular basis in Winnipeg. Just not sure our geese are as law abiding as this family. Click…

Lights of the North is Almost Here

WINNIPEG - Would you love to take a trip to China? Now, the Lights of the North is bringing China to Winnipeg. With only a couple of weeks to go, the exhibits are going up fast. 50 artists from China are working diligently to create the magical display of colour and lights that will take…

RCMP National Youth Advisory Committee is Recruiting

The RCMP in D Division is recruiting youth for the RCMP’s 2018–19 National Youth Advisory Committee (NYAC)! To apply, you must reside in Canada and be 13 to 21 years old. Applications must be received by September 7, 2018. This is a great opportunity for young people to get involved in the conversation about community…

The Hidden Dangers of Popular Painkillers

Despite their widespread use, many people remain unaware of the potential side effects of popular painkillers. The term "analgesic" normally refers to drugs used to provide pain relief. There are prescription medications, over-the-counter products, and natural remedies with analgesic properties. All can be effective, but the use of pharmaceuticals can have serious consequences. Corticosteroids Doctors…

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