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Rookie phenom Patrik Laine continues to show off his power play prowess with 2 as Winnipeg Jets outscore Dallas Stars in NHL action

WINNIPEG — Rookie Patrik Laine scored twice on the power play as the Winnipeg Jets defeated the Dallas Stars 4-1 on Thursday.

The Jets have scored five power-play goals this season, with the 18-year-old Laine netting four of them. 399 more words


Backstage Tour at the Manitoba Opera

When I found out I was moving to Winnipeg, my piano teacher in Montreal told me the city was known for the arts. Although I’m used to a peripatetic lifestyle and was excited by the move, it was news to me, since all I knew about Winnipeg was that 1) it was cold, 2) it was home to a world-renowned ballet company, and 3) there weren’t any current nearby cosmologists or string theorists (until Andrew and I came here). 1,356 more words

Bright Righteous // SC Mira

SC Mira

This was my first time seeing SC Mira. I was outside when their set started, and I came in to the sounds and feel of something different than what I expected. 1,297 more words


“Friendly Giant” Killed by Officer at Winnipeg Remand Centre Identified as Russell Spence (31)

Barely ten months into 2016 and there have already been four death associated with the Winnipeg Remand Centre. One victim who died during some type of struggle with an officer on October 12 has been identified as Russell Spence (31) of Winnipeg. 267 more words


You've Lost That Feeling (REM Episode #01)

© 2016 City of Broken Dreams

“Hey,” I hear a voice call from the foot of the bed.

When I don’t respond, I feel a firm nudge, which finally forces me to attend to the source of my premature waking. 631 more words

Creative Writing

'Tyler is a hero': Manitoba teen gives a special gift to strangers after his death

STEINBACH, Man. — A weekend crash in Steinbach has left a family without their teenage son but many strangers with a second chance.

16-year-old Tyler Klassen was critically injured in a car crash Saturday while he was behind the wheel. 222 more words


Congratulations Leanne and Tim

Leanne and I grew up together and I spent a lot of my childhood running around her family’s farm. I was thrilled when I got the message from Tim this past summer letting me know that they were wanting to start looking for a home. 257 more words