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Harold and Vivianne Stoneham say they moved their Canada Life policy to a different insurance adviser after confronting broker Gary Weston about the provisions of their policy. A Winnipeg woman wants compensation for what she says are mistakes made by her life insurance broker that cost her thousands of dollars in lost benefits.
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Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press files Cameron Walker, 16, was fatally stabbed outside an Allegheny Drive townhouse in January 2011. "I'm the one who did the crime, I should do the time," Matthew Krasny told police following his arrest.
The planned power outage early Tuesday morning will affect homes, businesses, traffic signals and street lights in an area bordered by Main Street, Broadway, Memorial Boulevard and Logan Avenue. Parts of downtown Winnipeg will be without electricity for about an hour overnight, as Manitoba Hydro crews repair a line that was damaged on Monday morning.
The move by Russ Wyatt not to seek re-election in Winnipeg's Transcona ward means there'll be a new face representing them at city hall after the Oct. 22 civic election. Wyatt announced on Friday that he has withdrawn his registration papers for the councillor position in Transcona, so he can seek the federal Liberal nomination in the area.
Joan Thomas, who is from Winnipeg, will be interviewed at 11 a.m. Tuesday morning by reporter Geoff Kirbyson about The Open Sky . Wolseley is more than just the setting for the story, though.
A bike gang member convicted in what's believed to be Ontario's largest mass slaying didn't know anyone would die that night eight years ago, nor did he help other bikers carry out the execution-style killings, his lawyer argued Monday. Brett Gardiner is one of five men challenging dozens of murder convictions in a ruthless internal cleansing of the outlaw motorcycle club that left eight members of its Toronto chapter dead.
The Canadian Museum For Human Rights in Winnipeg is shown in a handout photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO, Canadian Museum of Human Rights - Aaron Cohen July 2000 - Winnipeg media magnate and philanthropist Izzy Asper pitches to the federal government the idea of a "tolerance" museum in Winnipeg.
A complaint about a man in a red truck pointing a firearm led to multiple drug and weapons charges against two Alberta men. Several Winnipeg police units went to Winnipeg's St. Boniface neighbourhood just after 1:30 a.m. Sunday following a complaint about two men in a red truck.
The 25-year-old woman told police she was walking along Euclid Avenue when a man on a bike struck up a conversation with her. When the two got near Barber Street and Prince Edward Street, the man grabbed and assaulted her.
Continental Travel will be hosting an information evening on Thursday, Sept. 18, 7:30 p.m. at the Manitoba Club, 194 Broadway, to highlight Tauck European River Cruising, along with Tauck Culturious , Tauck Bridges and their BBC Earth Journeys.
One of Lutz Beranek's favourite stories about his father, a German prisoner of war from 1944 to 1946, was his first encounter with a skunk. Richard Beranek, a new arrival at the PoW logging camp at Mafeking, just north of Swan River, had never seen the endearing critter before.
Greetings cyclists, sports fans, and friendly ManitobansThe Shimano Canadian Cyclocross Championships will descend upon the majestic Forks Market in Winnipeg on October 24, 25, 26 and we need your help. Please follow this link for further information.
The major American city that is closest to both Manitoba and Saskatchewan is Minneaoplis, and I have enjoyed visiting there a number of times over the years. In the early 1970s, we could drive down to shop or enjoy some Twins' baseball, with not much more than a wave at the Canada-U.S. Border.
While the Winnipeg Free Press , through its City Beautiful series, studies how architecture shaped the DNA of the city, the Winnipeg Art Gallery is offering a tour of some the city's most modern architecture. The eighth annual Home Tour, set up through the Volunteer Associates of the WAG, is holding a self-guided tour of five Winnipeg homes on Sunday, Sept.
The human cost of Canada's commitment to the war on terror will be on display in Winnipeg next week. Built from the recovered memorial plaques from Kandahar Air Field cenotaph, the Vigil display focuses on fallen Canadians, including the 158 soldiers, a Canadian diplomat, contractor, journalist as well as 40 United States Armed Forces personnel attached to the Canadian Forces.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 06:19 am
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