Winnipeg city council wants more specifics on a hotel and water-park complex proposed for The Forks before it votes to spend $7 million to subsidize the facility. The water park proposal will now be referred back to council’s downtown development committee for further review.
A Winnipeg man has been sentenced to 100 months in prison for a violent, prolonged attack against his ex-girlfriend. Allan Wishlow claims someone else must be responsible for the attack. The judge rejected that claim, saying it was a sadistic attack and there was plenty of evidence it was him.
$300 million of new freeways was approved by city council yesterday. They voted to extend the Chief Peguis Trail to Route 90 and the William Clement Parkway to Wilkes Avenue, by 2016.
Panty thief, forty-two-year-old James Duerkesen, is going to jail for four years after pleading guilty to 92 charges of break, enter and theft in Mantioba and Alberta. He has been breaking into homes and stealing women’s lingerie for the last 21 years.
The people of Manitoba have decided – of all the crappy roads in the province, St. James Street is the worst. CAA Manitoba counted 35-hundred votes that came in over the 4 week campaign and plan to pass the report to the government.
People who have diabetes, schizophrenia and prostate cancer will soon see more prescription medications covered under the province’s pharmacare program. 179 new drugs will be added to the province’s formulary within the next month, according to the Health Minister.
The first adult mosquitoes of the year should start buzzing in about 14 days. It’s simply far too early to say if this summer will be as mosquito-free as last year, but there is less water on the ground than in a typical April. You can help prevent them by dumping containers, draining eavestroughs, covering rainwater collection-containers and filling low-lying areas
Manitoba Museum executive director Claudette Leclerc received the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal Wednesday for her outstanding contributions to arts, heritage and educational organizations in Canada.
Aerosmith bassist Tom Hamilton has accused TV producers of carefully editing band interviews in order to trap frontman Steven Tyler. The bassist says their quotes were taken out of context.
The Beatles first concert in the United States, which hasn’t been seen in over four decades, will be in movie theatres May 17 & 22.
Chris Ethridge, best known for his work with the Flying Burrito Brothers, has passed away at 65.