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Shaw Park's Uncertain Future

WINNIPEG - The fate of the Winnipeg Goldeyes is still murky after a vote by the mayor and his inner circle rejected the team’s latest proposal for its lease of Shaw Park. Members of Mayor Brian Bowman’s executive policy committee pressed for more details on the team’s finances before voting four-three against the proposed lease…

U of M Rejects Arbitration

WINNIPEG - The University of Manitoba has rejected an offer of contract arbitration from its faculty members. The university has offered a zero per cent pay increase for April of this year to March of next year which is in line with a mandate from the province in August. The faculty association had people honking…

Possible Exposures/Wednesday

WINNIPEG - Here are the latest possible exposures to COVID-19 in Winnipeg, as provided by provincial public health officials.

Winter Is Here

WINNIPEG - Snow has arrived, about six centimetres, so get out that block heater extension cord and find that window scraper. The official first day of winter isn't until December 21st but that doesn't change this morning's driving conditions. Environment Canada is forecasting flurries for the next couple of days. We can also expect colder…

St. Mary's Goes Remote

WINNIPEG - A private school in Winnipeg has decided to send its senior students home to study, as COVID-19 case counts continue rising in the city. Administrators at St. Mary’s Academy have confirmed that students in grades 9 through 12 will begin learning remotely starting Monday, and say it’s the best decision for them right…

COVID Testing Expands

WINNIPEG - The Province is rolling out community clinic-based COVID-19 testing and a scheduling system for booking test appointments. Dakota Medical Centre at 17-845 Dakota St. will be the first community clinic to provide ongoing tests as part of an arrangement with Doctors Manitoba, with several other clinics across the province offering to have the…

Possible Exposures/Tuesday

WINNIPEG - Here are the latest possible exposures to COVID-19 in Winnipeg, as provided by provincial public health officials.

Beverage Rooms Reopen

WINNIPEG - The province has changed its mind and beverage rooms in the city can now open up again after being closed for just a day. The change of heart comes after discussions with the Manitoba Hotel Association. Beverage rooms which are food and drink establishments connected to hotels will still have to operate at…

Gretzky Rookie Card

1979-80 O-Pee-Chee or Topps Wayne Gretzky Rookie Card RC#18 Considered one of the most iconic hockey cards ever produced, this condition sensitive card features an in-action shot of the young and spry Wayne Gretzky playing for the Edmonton Oilers. This notorious sports card is sought after by many collectors and this card in mint condition…

Possible Exposures/Monday

WINNIPEG - Here's a list of the most recent possible exposures to COVID-19 in Winnipeg, as provided by provincial public health officials.

"Wear A Friggin' Mask"

WINNIPEG - Mayor Brian Bowman is urging Winnipeggers to "wear a friggin' mask." He made the comment after the province announced new COVID-19 restrictions for Winnipeg to try and get the virus under control in and around the city. The new measures which kick in today for two weeks include a reduction in gathering sizes…

Downtown Transit Hub

WINNIPEG - The city would like your thoughts on the Winnipeg Transit Master Plan. It would see Union Station at Main and Broadway and that area of downtown turned into the central hub of the rapid transit network. All three rapid lines and five other frequent and direct lines would meet there. Better pedestrian crossings…

Possible Exposures/Sunday

WINNIPEG - Here are the latest possible exposures to COVID-19 in Winnipeg from provincial public health officials.

Grace Hospital Says Sorry

WINNIPEG - Grace Hospital says it's sorry for the way a First Nations elder was treated. 72 year old Sadie North's daughter took her in because she was very sick with a bacterial skin infection but she says the clerk who checked her in was dismissive of her illness and she didn't receive help until…

Merry COVID Christmas

WINNIPEG - Coronavirus-related Christmas ornaments are selling out online. Old World Christmas which usually releases about 150 new glass designs every year has already sold out of pandemic decorations like this one where Santa is wearing a mask. Other tree ornaments include a blue bottle of hand sanitizer and a shiny roll of toilet paper,…

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