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Manitoba forecasters say cold spring increasing the risk of flooding in Winnipeg

Manitoba flood officials say the cold spring is increasing the risk of flooding in Winnipeg.

The Red River is cresting downstream from the capital, but ice hasn’t melted enough to open the floodway which diverts water around the city. 59 more words


Found their man: Jets sign Maurice to four-year extension

Paul Maurice’s 35-game cameo was enough to warrant a long-term extension in Winnipeg — on Wednesday, the Jets re-upped with their bench boss on a four year deal, … 208 more words

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Manitoba set to prohibit flavoured tobacco in effort to stop youth smoking

Manitoba is set to join the list of provinces that restrict the sale of flavoured tobacco products.

Healthy Living Minister Sharon Blady says the aim is to stop tobacco companies from luring young people into smoking through cigarillos and other flavoured products. 237 more words


ZIZO week 16: Stewie and the Geese

Following up on a similar theme as PrairieJill last week: except she had deer and I have Stewie.

This week’s ZIZO collage (click on the image to open it in a separate window and then click once again to enlarge it): 105 more words

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One man dead after house fire on Enfield Crescent

Several people are hurt and one man has died after a fire on Enfield Crescent in St. Boniface.

Winnipeg police said emergency personnel were called to a home in the 300 block of Enfield Crescent just after 5 a.m. 54 more words


The Bleeping Week Thus Far

I never watch the Shaw channel but on Monday night I did.  I was browsing for something to watch while I worked out and happened to stop on that channel.  182 more words


City committee orders North Kildonan home uninhabitable

The owner of a North Kildonan home that has become a “blight” on the community has been ordered to make the home habitable or have it demolished. 277 more words