Manitoba Seeks Legal Opinion On Carbon Tax

The announcement was made by Justice Minister Heather Stefanson. “Dr. Schwartz is a well-known Manitoban expert on constitutional law who will provide a legal opinion...

Families flock downtown for fitness, fun at city's 49th annual Ford River Race

Eric Robinson, 28, is a San Antonio resident who raced with his brother as a team for the first time on Saturday. “I think it's...

Some city-run golf courses could close, be redeveloped in the coming years

Daryl Pasto, an everyday player at Fred Enke Golf Course 8251 E. Irvington Road, practices his putting stroke on the practice greens on Aug. 2,...

Another attempt to fill empty Watervliet council seat fails

During last week's City Council meeting, Manning introduced another resolution, this time to try to appoint resident and Planning Board member Donnelly Whitehead to the...

Pallister in Costa Rica | CTV News Winnipeg

New Democrat Party Critic Andrew Swan is accusing Premier Brian Pallister of unplugging while in Costa Rica. Meanwhile, the minister of Sport, Culture and ...and more »...

KSPR says goodbye to Chief Meteorologist Kevin Lighty

After months and months of being bullied in school, Phil Mick has a reason to smile: a new group of unlikely friends. How to spot...

Letters and comments, Aug. 5

It comes with the territory, the salary and the responsibility. I'm not even close to having the responsibilities of the premier and I stay connected...

Sports Shorts: Aug. 5, 2017

8:10 a.m.- Tee 1, Tom Reid, Nolan Reid, Dave Kokes, Derek Bodette. 8:10 a.m.- Tee 10, Alan Cardin, Scott Post, Al Kaufman, ... 8:40 a.m.-...

Runners bring Manitoba medal total to 18

Team Manitoba picked up eight more medals Friday at the 2017 Canada Summer Games, bringing their overall total haul to 18. Rower Emma Gray started...

Manitoba's Economy Ramps Up

WINNIPEG, MB. — Manitoba's Growth, Enterprise, and Trade Minister Cliff Cullen says the province's economy created over 10,000 new private-sector jobs so far in 2017.

Co-operation needed to restore buildings

A petition has been started by Riverview-Fort Garry MLA James Allum to encourage the owners of Rubin Block (270 Morley Ave.) to restore and reopen...

More than study needed for south Perimeter: reeve

Infrastructure minister Blaine Pedersen announced on Aug. 1 that a request for proposals was issued for an engineering consultant to conduct a functional design study...

Employment numbers looking up for Manitoba

“Manitoba's economy leads the country in job growth and attracting new investment,” Growth, Enterprise and Trade Minister Cliff Cullen said in a statement. “Building on...

Pallister 'unplugged': NDP | Manitoba | News | Winnipeg Sun

NDP MLA Andrew Swan stepped up to take another shot at a beleaguered premier on Friday, adding more fuel to the fire a day after...

Phone records show no calls between Manitoba premier, senior staff ...

Phone records from Brian Pallister's senior staff suggest the Manitoba premier didn't make or receive a single call to senior staff via landline at his...

CNN special to feature Virginia Tech police chief

BLACKSBURG, Va. - An area law enforcement member is in the national spotlight this weekend. CNN is airing a special report Saturday at 9 p.m.

NDP leadership candidates Ashton, Kinew square off in Thompson forum

Provincial NDP leadership hopefuls Steve Ashton and Wab Kinew shared their visions for Manitoba's future at a recent public forum in Thompson. While the two...

Canadian actor Harvey Atkin had a gift for comedy

With his bright-yellow bucket hat, chunky glasses and Groucho Marx moustache, Harvey Atkin's Morty Melnick, the hapless director of crummy Camp North Star, was the...

Contempt Proceedings Justified for CFPB's Cordray, GOP Report Says

The panel then served the CFPB with additional subpoenas to investigate the bureau's alleged failure to respond to initial document requests. The report suggests that...

Optimism — in Tory-coloured silks — no longer a long shot at the ...

At a place that's always been about playing the odds, the longest shot of all came a couple ye... - Horse Racing - .and more »...

Thelma Krull's husband seeks court order declaring her dead

Winnipeg police locate truck and trailer involved in fatal hit and run · Impacts of health cuts hitting women 'every single time': Theresa Oswald ·...

Impacts of health cuts hitting women 'every single time': Theresa Oswald

Theresa Oswald wrote in a blog post that cuts to services such as lactation consultants and the mature women's health clinic, as well as privatizing...

Six of the best films to see at the cinema this weekend

Maudie finds humanity in unlikely places, Williams profiles an icon for whom racing is life.and more »...

Kweens inducted into Hall of Fame

Flin Flon MLA Clarence Pettersen is commending members of past Hapnot Collegiate Kopper Kweens basketball teams on a provincial honour. Kweens teams were inducted into...

Ombudsman sides with NDP in complaint over premier's mobile ...

Manitoba's ombusdman has decided in favour of an NDP complaint against the Progressive Conservative government's initial refusal to release Premier Brian ...Pallister off the grid during...

Pallister off the grid during vacations: records show

Winnipeg Free Press - Winnipeg Free ...Winnipeg Free PressManitoba Premier Brian Pallister was out of contact with cabinet ministers and senior Manitoba government staff during...

Government throws farmers under bus

Pallister then, contrary to his pre-election promises, proceeded with the BiPole lll boondoggle — just as former Premier Greg Selinger planned. Pallister claimed, after spending...

Neepawa Collegiate getting expansion

Education Mininster Ian Wishart and Indigenous and Municipal Relations Minister Eileen Clarke made the announcement Thursday that the high school will have a 38,000-sq. ft.

MPI: Long Weekend Fridays Deadliest Day On Roads

However, everyone is expected to travel our roadways in a safe and respectful manner,” says Crown Services Minister Ron Schuler. “We are all accountable for...

Chesterfield Preview

A pre-season break to Portugal and Spain will also have been a good experience for the club, where Caldwell's side drew 0-0 with a Benfica...

Suspended chief fire officer Kevin Pearson claims damning ...

The report calls for sweeping changes to Avon Fire and Rescue Service - including changes to the senior management.Fire service probe 'a stitch-up', claims suspended...

Shooting, darts, hockey, football and polocrosse news

Warwick 2 Tom Osborne, Kate Newbrook, Deanne McLellan, Taylor Osborne, Les Fraser and Lucinda Gray. Warwick 1 competed in the A Grade, ... Award winners...

Dozens of MPs also collecting government pensions

Some MPs, like former NDP MP Jim Maloway, have elected to not receive pensions from past jobs while sitting in the House of Commons. Others,...

Provincial NDP leadership candidates unveil endorsements from MLAs, former ministers and union

Meanwhile, Kinew, the MLA for Winnipeg's Fort Rouge riding since April 2016, who was endorsed by Manitoba Federation of Labour July 24, said he had...

Province pursues P3s in school builds

Premier Brian Pallister and Education Minister Ian Wishart announced Wednesday KPMG will work with the province as part of the Manitoba Schools Project to look...

Brian Pallister's Wife Was Sent Sensitive Material On Personal Email While They Were In Costa Rica

WINNIPEG — Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister's secret, security-conscious method for working while at his vacation home in Costa Rica involves his wife's personal email account...

Detroit Lions' Jim Caldwell going back to basics in contract year

Just think back to the last time the Lions played, in early January at Seattle, when Golden Tate dropped a first-down pass, Eric Ebron did...

Lalor, ten years later: looking back a decade after discovery

Rob Winton (from left), then head of Hudbay's Manitoba operations, Dave Chomiak, then the provincial mineral resources minister, G. Wesley Voorheis, then chairman of the...

AROUND TOWN

The OSU Extension Master Gardeners of Washington County are presenting a Bring One Take One Flower & Seed Exchange on Aug. 26 in Upper Muskingum...

School Board decides against entering legal fight

... above the political theater” of wasting “time, money, and intellectual capital” on legal fees, Ziegler — appointed to the board by Scott to fill...

Kinew, Ashton line up more support

Erna Braun, a former NDP labour minister, will support Kinew's bid to lead the Manitoba NDP, as will UFCW Local 832, Manitoba's largest private-sector union,...

News from bowls and golf on the Southern Downs

Kerry Wharton, June Gilmore, sponsor Bob Lester, Stuart Gilmore, Stuart Sparksman, Gail and Cec Watts and sponsor Judy Lester at Jumpers and Jazz golf in...

Warilla's on state grade one pennants finals mission

Wayne Crane, Erin Smith and Ted Clarke are the other three players from 2004 who captured the pennant again for Warilla last year. But Warilla...

Training camp observations: Brandon Copeland shines in Lions' first padded practice

But Charles Washington has been getting a lot of run too, and drew Caldwell's praises after practice. He's a name worth watching at the back...

Ottawa will hold Omnitrax to contract: innovation minister

Bains met with Manitoba Growth, Enterprise and Trade Minister Cliff Cullen on Tuesday and was to participate in a roundtable organized by the Winnipeg Chamber...

Province asks for study of aging stretch of Perimeter Highway

Infrastructure Minister Blaine Pedersen said the province is looking at the replacement of the south Perimeter Highway as an opportunity to not just replace the...

As NDP leader, Steve Ashton would push transition towards greener economy

Protecting low-income Manitobans, reducing reliance on fossil fuels and expanding Manitoba Hydro's mandate are among the policy proposals provincial NDP leadership candidate and former Thompson...

Allan D. Ter Hark

Allan is survived by his wife, Marge of Sioux City; three daughters, Nancy and Roger Van Gorp of Liberty, Mo., Cindy and Dan Moser of...

Ousted MLA Fletcher vows to hold former colleagues to account

Since he now lacks a political party, it's up to a committee chaired by Speaker Myrna Driedger to handle Fletcher's request to ask questions in...

Pace Race: Jeanette Trujillo-Rondeau Best Predictor

The other better predictors (and the time in seconds that they were off their prediction) for the 3 miles were Ryan Smeltzer (12), Michael Young...