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Winnipeg Nygard Warehouse, Home Burns

WINNIPEG - The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service says a building that was both a warehouse for the Nygard clothing brand and home to Peter Nygard himself for 40 years has been damaged by fire. The City of Winnipeg says crews responded to a report of a large fire at 1340 Notre Dame Ave. at 6…

U of Manitoba Union Votes to Strike

WINNIPEG - The University of Manitoba Faculty Association says the majority of its members have voted in favour of going on strike. The labour union says 85 per cent of ballots cast during the three-day voting process that started on Saturday were in support of a walkout. But the UMFA notes that the outcome of…

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Winnipeg Nygard Warehouse, Home Burns

WINNIPEG - The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service says a building that was both a warehouse for the Nygard clothing brand and home to Peter Nygard himself for 40 years has been damaged by fire. The City of Winnipeg says crews responded to a report of a large fire at 1340 Notre Dame Ave. at 6…

U of Manitoba Union Votes to Strike

WINNIPEG - The University of Manitoba Faculty Association says the majority of its members have voted in favour of going on strike. The labour union says 85 per cent of ballots cast during the three-day voting process that started on Saturday were in support of a walkout. But the UMFA notes that the outcome of…

Parking Enforcement Resumes In Winnipeg

WINNIPEG - The City of Winnipeg plans to start enforcing residential parking limits again. When the pandemic began in March of 2020, the city allowed people to ignore posted time limits when parking on streets. Those restrictions will be back in effect starting November 1st. If you need to park for longer than the allowed…

New Winnipeg Radio Station

WINNIPEG - There's a new radio station at an old spot on Winnipeg's FM dial. NOW started broadcasting at 94.3 on Monday afternoon at 1 p.m. Formerly known as The Drive, the station features a whole new lineup of announcers, all of them not from our city. Ahead of the change of format, Pattison Media…

Winnipeg School Gyms Used For COVID Testing

WINNIPEG - Two gymnasiums in the Winnipeg School Division will be used during evening and weekend hours as COVID-19 testing sites for unvaccinated employees. The division's website says Tec-Voc and Grant Park High Schools will be cleaned and fogged daily when the testing is done. New health orders go into effect today that require all…

U Of Manitoba Strike Vote Continues

WINNIPEG - A three day strike vote is underway by faculty at the University of Manitoba. The U of M Faculty Association says its members want their pay to be closer to what professors are making at other universities across Canada. The university is offering a three year contract with a 2.5 per cent salary…

Winnipeg Cabbie Accused of Extortion, Careless Driving

WINNIPEG - The Winnipeg Police Service says a taxi cab driver is facing numerous charges, including extortion and dangerous driving, after a young woman was seen being dragged by a vehicle as it drove off. Police say they responded to a home in the St. John's neighbourhood at around 10 Wednesday morning after a 23-year-old…

2 Arrested After Winnipeg Robberies

WINNIPEG - The Winnipeg Police Service says they’ve nabbed two men after two west Winnipeg break-ins that occurred in the span of less than two weeks. Officers say they responded to a report of a break-in at a home on Acheson Dr., in the Heritage Park neighbourhood, this past week. They were told a number…

Winnipeg Seeks to Re-Ban Residential Grow Ops

WINNIPEG - Winnipeggers frustrated by smells coming from cannabis producers in their neighbourhood are seeing a win as Winnipeg City Hall addresses the challenge of medical weed in residential areas. Winnipeg’s Property and Development Committee has voted in favour of a proposal for a new zoning and licensing framework that would only allow large cannabis…

Elections Canada on Winnipeg Miscount Cause

WINNIPEG - Elections Canada is revealing what went wrong during Marty Morantz’s election win after a review of the counting error that led to a 436-ballot discrepancy. An initial total had the Charleswood-St. James-Assiniboia-Headingley incumbent winning over Liberal candidate Doug Eyolfson by only 24 votes, which would have automatically triggered a recount, overseen by a…

Arrest In Attack On 97 Year Old Winnipeg Woman

WINNIPEG - Police have arrested a suspect after a 97 year old woman was attacked earlier this month. 24 year old Rudy Wayne Elliott is accused of kicking the senior's upper body and injuring her on October 4th in the 500 block of Webb Place. Investigators say the incident was unprovoked and the two did…

Important Homelessness Vote At Winnipeg City Hall

WINNIPEG - The city's Planning, Property and Development Committee will vote today on selling land to an organization that builds housing for homeless war veterans. Homes For Heroes has been trying to come to Winnipeg for a long time but officials here have been less than welcoming. Founder Dave Howard says his group has been…

2 Arrested In Winnipeg Nightclub Shooting

WINNIPEG - Police have arrested two people after a nightclub shooting in Winnipeg last month. 31 year old Simalew Tolcha Mammo and 24 year old Jeffrey Russell Sadiua each face a number of charges. Investigators believe two groups became involved in an altercation that escalated to where shots were fired at the club in the…

Winnipeg Getting New Schools

WINNIPEG - The Manitoba government says the construction of two new schools will serve a swelling student population in southwest Winnipeg. In a ground-breaking ceremony this morning, Education Minister Cliff Cullen says the elementary and high schools will provide the growing Bison Run neighbourhood in Waverley West with safe spaces to learn close to home.…

Winnipeg Gym Ordered Closed

WINNIPEG - A gym that racked up thousands of dollars in COVID-19 fines has been ordered closed. A closure notice dated last Friday has been posted on the door at the Morfit location at Cityplace in downtown Winnipeg. The owner of Morfit Training Centre said on the company's website recently that clients would not be…

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