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TIFF 2014: Well, I guess five outta seven ain't bad...

After last year’s selection success with the back-half pack, I wasn’t all that worried when my screening window for this year’s picks opened today at noon, two days after single tickets went on sale to the general public.  691 more words


Cop chopper helps nab Charleswood car thieves

Winnipeg police have two alleged car thieves in custody after the suspects returned to the scene of their crime—in the same truck they’d just stolen—early Tuesday. 100 more words


Former Bombers QB Max Hall arrested

WINNIPEG – Former NFL and Winnipeg Blue Bombers quarterback Max Hall was arrested last week in his home state of Arizona on suspicion of shoplifting and narcotics possession. 194 more words


Wasylycia-Leis opens campaign office with four commitments, few details

Judy Wasylycia-Leis unveiled a list of four commitments she says will make Winnipeg “a city that works” at the official opening of her Portage Avenue campaign office Tuesday. 230 more words


Paula Havixbeck promises to take green approach to bug battle

Paula Havixbeck promises a greener approach to killing mosquitoes if elected mayor, including replacing Malathion with an organic-based pesticide.

“Something we’ve gotten away from in the last two summers is the biological and microbial systems, which includes much more larviciding and dragonflies and more natural ways of fighting mosquitos,” she said. 164 more words


Winnipeg police arrest man groping women on bus

A Winnipeg man is facing charges after he groped two women on a bus.

Police said the first incident happened on Monday at about 10:15 a.m. 74 more words


David Sanders promises hands-on management at city hall, 311 overhaul

City Hall’s most persistent critic promises he’ll be the most hands-on manager it has had in years if he’s elected mayor.

In the first announcement of his campaign, David Sanders outlined several ideas to overhaul the civic administration and identified the infrastructure deficit as a top priority. 168 more words