Lessening Winnipeg’s landfill impact; Citizen input sought on Route 90 options; Cab-jacking sparks call for ‘panic’ buttons; Street renamed after Winnipeg’s “James Bond”; Aging sewage tank threatens Lake of the Woods
Changes made by the Harper government that affect which magazines qualify for arts funding have left some longstanding arts publications anxious about their future.
Members of Manitoba’s aboriginal communities are still calling for an apology from the culture minister over remarks suggesting northern residents could substitute Cheez Whiz for milk.
A private member’s bill that would potentially abolish the national long-gun registry is slowly making its way through Parliament, opening up a volatile Canadian debate.
Thieves unaware they stole lion; Searching for Cinderella in Shenzhen; School selling bonus points to students to raise their grades; Christianity not allowed on licence plates
Online scams have taken on a new face and penetrated popular social networking sites. Facebook is quickly becoming a popular tool for scammers. The company has come under fire for not protecting its users from bogus ads, virtual games and hackers.
HALIFAX (CUP) – It is absolutely critical that Canadians get behind open and neutral networks that don’t place restrictions on content, access or speed, according to Terry Dalton, Chair of the Atlantic Canada Organization of Research Networks in Nova Scotia.
Celebrated the Friday following American Thanksgiving – also known as “Black Friday”, one of the busiest shopping days of the year – Buy Nothing Day has gained international recognition.
OTTAWA (CUP) – Canadians were given some royal treatment as Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, wrapped up an 11-day, four-province tour of Canada this week.
EDMONTON (CUP) – An annual survey filled out by University of Alberta business graduates has revealed an unexpected shift in salaries – with female employees exceeding their male counterparts.
Does Canada need a super-highway system like the German Autobahn?
Imagine a town with no poverty. For University of Manitoba professor Evelyn Forget, no imagining is required.
Since 1997, Winnipeg’s recycling has more than doubled from 23,413 tonnes to 45,560 tonnes in 2008. In response, the City of Winnipeg recently released a report recommending the expansion of its recycling program to accommodate Winnipeggers’ increased recycling demands.
While students often turn to their parents for help meeting the financial demands of school, some are looking to a sweeter variety of mommies and daddies to meet their needs. They’re using online dating websites that connect young, attractive males and females (known as sugar babies) to older, successful men and women (known as sugar daddies and sugar mamas).
Biodiesel mandate begins; Heart and Stroke kicks off CPR month; Province tries to educate patients of their rights; Couple charged for improvising liquor; Bombers announce CFL awards nominees
Religious gay play sparks protest; Kitty caught the flu; Binge drinking and moonshine mars Mayan horse race; The Queen has a royal wrestler
The world’s most hated profession is also one of the strictest, lawyers say, and it may get stricter.
A string of high-profile overturned convictions in the province, including Thomas Sophonow and Kyle Unger, attributed to charismatic prosecutor George Dangerfield, prompted Maclean’s magazine to claim that Manitoba may become Canada’s wrongful conviction capital.
The siblings disputing a legal will; the ex-couple in a dirty divorce fight; the neighbours in disagreement over fence placement: the legal system is a costly, impersonal and often inefficient medium for solving interpersonal conflict.
When someone is arrested, the punishment is supposed to fit the crime. Between the police station and the courtroom are chances to remain free, but those chances have conditions that can make it difficult.