High river levels brought on by an intense snowstorm more than a week ago have forced people living in one of Winnipeg’s homeless camps to seek higher ground. On Wednesday, the make-shift camp under the Osborne Street bridge was plunged below several feet of muddy water, leaving its residents displaced. The only
The Winnipeg Jets have re-signed high-profile scorer Patrik Laine to a two-year, $13.5 million deal. That was announced Friday by Mark Chipman, chairman of True North Sports and Entertainment, which owns the NHL team. “Our deal reflects what we think is the best for us. Patrik has enormous potential,” Chipman told the crowd at
Advocates at a Winnipeg fundraiser in support of HIV awareness and funding are hoping the recent revelation made by Queer Eye star Jonathan Van Ness about being HIV-positive will help break the stigma around and educate people about those living with the diagnosis. Van Ness told The New York Times in
RCMP say they are sending a dive team to the remote community of Gillam, Man., to assist in the search for two suspects wanted in connection to three northern B.C. homicides. Divers will start searching a section of the Nelson River on Sunday and are expected to arrive in Gillam Saturday night,
Thousands of former flood evacuees are beginning to see compensation from the provincial and federal government eight years after being displaced from four Manitoba First Nations. About 4,000 people were forced to leave Lake St. Martin, Little Saskatchewan, Dauphin River and Pinaymootang First Nations during the flood of 2011. They and another 3,000
The blackout spells always come with the same feeling — Faeza Mejo feels as though she’s trying to scream for help, but someone or something is holding her back. She then loses all awareness of her surroundings, sometimes for hours. To outside observers, she appears to be having a seizure.
The Canadian Medical Association says it has resigned from the World Medical Association and is accusing the international group’s incoming president of plagiarizing his inaugural speech. In a statement released on Saturday, the CMA said it discovered that part of Dr. Leonid Eidelman’s speech was taken from a former CMA president’s
There were 29 tornadoes across the Canadian Prairies this summer, with Saskatchewan registering the most, but the one in Alonsa, Man., caused the most damage. So far. The Prairie and Arctic Storm Prediction Centre released these preliminary 2018 summer tornado numbers. (Environment Canada) “These numbers are still preliminary as our summer