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Grammys Feature Winnipeg Treats

WINNIPEG - Guests at tonight’s Grammys will be sampling treats from a Winnipeg bakery. Items made by Flour and Flower will be handed out in gift bags at the awards show. Owner Rachel Nedelec says 175 boxes of goodies were sent to Los Angeles. Each box contains three of the bakery's petal pops made of…

Winnipeg's Millennium Library Reopening

WINNIPEG - The Millennium Library will reopen next Monday with new security measures including metal detectors and Winnipeg Police officers on-site. The library was closed after the fatal stabbing of 28 year old Tyree Cayer on December 11th. The detectors and cops will remain in place until the city hears the results of a risk…

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Grammys Feature Winnipeg Treats

WINNIPEG - Guests at tonight’s Grammys will be sampling treats from a Winnipeg bakery. Items made by Flour and Flower will be handed out in gift bags at the awards show. Owner Rachel Nedelec says 175 boxes of goodies were sent to Los Angeles. Each box contains three of the bakery's petal pops made of…

Winnipeg's Millennium Library Reopening

WINNIPEG - The Millennium Library will reopen next Monday with new security measures including metal detectors and Winnipeg Police officers on-site. The library was closed after the fatal stabbing of 28 year old Tyree Cayer on December 11th. The detectors and cops will remain in place until the city hears the results of a risk…

Layoffs At New Flyer In Winnipeg

WINNIPEG - New Flyer Industries has laid off 30 of its Winnipeg workers just a few weeks after getting a $50 million loan from the Manitoba government. The bus manufacturer says it hopes the layoffs are temporary and it may grow its workforce later this year. The company says it has been severely affected by…

Winnipeg Bylaw Change Clears First Hurdle

WINNIPEG - A bylaw change that would hit some Winnipeg property owners with fire fees is a step closer to reality. The Property and Development Committee has unanimously approved the proposed amendment which would pass on the cost of fire crews to owners of derelict buildings. It could end up costing thousands of dollars depending…

Trying Out Slower Speeds In Winnipeg

WINNIPEG - A handful of Winnipeg neighbourhoods will see reduced speed limits this spring as part of a pilot project. Two of the neighbourhoods are Worthington in St. Vital and Richmond West. Both will get a reduction to 40 kilometres per hour from 50. In Tyndall Park South, the trial speed limit will drop to…

Queen's Influence On Winnipeg Architecture

WINNIPEG - An exhibit is examining the affect Queen Elizabeth had on architecture in Winnipeg. The exhibit which is called “Queen Elizabeth The Second and Winnipeg: A Modern Elizabethan Era” looks at the monarch's seven decades of influence on local design, as well as the evolution of Canadian architecture. Exhibit creator Daniel Guenther says the…

Winnipeg's Extreme Cold Warning Continues

Today - Sunny. Wind northwest 30 km/h gusting to 50. High minus 20. Wind chill minus 41 this morning and minus 30 this afternoon. Frostbite in minutes. Tonight - A few clouds. Wind northwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light this evening. Low minus 28. Wind chill minus 28 this evening and minus 37…

Pause Continues At Winnipeg Landfill

WINNIPEG - Premier Heather Stefanson says operations will remain on hold at a portion of Winnipeg's Prairie Green landfill while work begins to determine whether it can be searched for the remains of two First Nations women. The Manitoba government will be joining an Indigenous-led committee tasked with deciding if a search is possible to…

Winnipeg Cyclist Killed In Crash With Loader

WINNIPEG - A cyclist is dead after police say he was hit by a front-end loader clearing snow in Winnipeg. Two off-duty cops came across the scene shortly after the incident happened on Thursday night on Mission Street near Archibald Street. The officers gave the man emergency medical care but he died soon after. Investigators…

Winnipeg Police Dog Bites Student

WINNIPEG - A police dog has been removed from service in Winnipeg after a child was bitten during a school trip on Wednesday. A police K9 unit was at Samuel Burland School for a classroom visit when a student was bitten by an animal officer. The injured kid received medical care before being taken to…

Chiefs Meet About Landfill Search

WINNIPEG - The Chief of a Manitoba First Nation says she expects to meet today with Winnipeg's Police chief about searching a landfill outside the city for the remains of two Indigenous women believed to be the victims of an alleged serial killer. Long Plain’s Kyra Wilson says there is also a meeting this week…

Winnipeg MP Jim Carr Passes Away

WINNIPEG - Manitoba has lost a long-time politician. MP and former cabinet minister Jim Carr has passed away at 71. The Winnipeg South Centre representative has been battling cancer and kidney failure for the past few years. In a statement, Carr’s family said he was pleased to see his "Building a Green Prairie Economy" bill…

Winnipeg Police Ask For Help In Deadly Crash

WINNIPEG - Police are asking for help, including dash camera video, as they investigate a fatal crash in Winnipeg early Saturday. Two vehicles collided at the intersection of Inkster Boulevard and King Edward Street at about 12:30 a.m. The female driver of one of the cars was killed in the crash. A 21 year old…

Winnipeg Police Chief Refuses To Resign

WINNIPEG - Police chief Danny Smyth says he will not resign. He also says he supports exploring options to recover the remains of two Indigenous women who are believed to be in a landfill outside Winnipeg. Police say the remains of Morgan Harris and Marcedes Myran ended up in the Prairie Green landfill in the…

New Toonie For Queen

WINNIPEG - Thousands of people have been visiting the Royal Canadian Mint in Winnipeg this week to get their hands on a special toonie that honours Queen Elizabeth who died in September. So far, over four thousand people have made the trip for the new toonie which is gold with a black outer ring to…

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