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Reid's Fight for Life rally sparks conversation about living with mental illness

WINNIPEG — The family of 33-year-old Reid Bricker hopes a rally at the legislature will help spark change in the province and keep the conversation about mental illness going. 243 more words

Canada

Winnipeg's Amber Balcaen grabs historic NASCAR victory

WINNIPEG — 24-year-old dirt racer, Amber Balcaen, made history Saturday night on the race track in USA.

The Winnipeger became the first Canadian-born female racer to win a NASCAR-sanctioned race in USA at Motor Mile Speedway in Virginia. 76 more words

News

Canadian Corner: Canadian Pacific Royal Hudson Steam Locomotives

Featured subjects on August’s Canadian Corner post are Canadian Pacific Railway Royal Hudson steam locomotives in various locations:

Canadian Corner

BREAKING NEWS | POLICE INVESTIGATING SECOND SUSPICIOUS PACKAGE TODAY

Winnipeg Police Service is currently investigating a suspicious package in the 200 block of Vaughan St.

Vaughan is currently closed to traffic and pedestrians.

More information as it becomes available

Winnipeg

'I want answers so bad:' Manitoba First Nations men angry over birth mix-up

WINNIPEG — For years, people in the tiny northern Manitoba community of Norway House Cree Nation gossiped and whispered about why David Tait Jr. and Leon Swanson didn’t look much like their parents. 655 more words

National

Planetarium

I’m still nauseous from the planetarium.

I went in a bout of depression to remind myself that I am infinitesimal and insignificant and that my depression is illogical. 436 more words

Writing

Weekend Reflections: Pelicans

A quick scan through Lightroom Library for forgotten reflections and I came across this photo of some pelicans from 2 months ago. I had gone on a walk looking for some Mergansers(there had been reports of a couple of them in a retention pond to the east of where I live)…no Mergansers, but while I was there 2 Pelicans flew in and swam around and around and around the edge of the pond. 9 more words

Winnipeg