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A downtown parking lot is being turned into a drive-in movie theatre on Saturdays throughout August.
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For the first time in 47 years of farming, Giles Norek got 10 inches of rain within 48 hours on his Saskatchewan crops.
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JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS Recent Greek immigrants Stefanos Boukis, his wife, Lia Andronikou, and their daughter, Danae, left an uncertain economic future in Greece for Winnipeg, where they have purchased a home and started a music school.
CORRECTS DATE ZOO DIRECTOR SPOKE TO JULY 22 In this March 20, 2014 photo released by Greenpeace, Arturo, a 28-year-old polar bear, walks inside his concrete enclosure at the zoo in Mendoza, Argentina.
It's hard to fault the wealthy mayor of Winnipeg for wanting to escape Canada's bitterly cold winters and head south for rest and relaxation.
Not the local street thugs that international media voice Vice recently decided to make into local heroes in its portrayal of the city as the murder capital of Canada.
But it was limited to verbal volleys outside the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, instead of the violence that has killed hundreds of Palestinians and more than a dozen Israeli soldiers in the Middle East.
The Canadian Judicial Council inquiry into the conduct of Manitoba Associate Chief Justice Lori Douglas was little more than a disgraceful schmozzle.
Peter Nygard faces allegations from local residents and environmental groups who say he has been expanding his massive Bahamian estate without regard for the environment.
Beginning Nov. 1, WestJet is offering direct flights from Winnipeg to Fort Lauderdale, Fla., the airline and Winnipeg Airport Authority announced.
The first hole in the diamond drill program is now under way and is designed to follow up on the encouraging results of previous drilling by the Alliance and others in the Railroad Zone which is located in the northeast part of the property.
John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press City parks caretaker Cathy Reeve says St. Johni 1 2s Park was not in great shape when she took over her job, but civic pride has spiffed it up in recent years.
"There's a good chance that this community will be under huge pressures coming up in the next few months," said Mayor Steve Strang, RM of St. Clements.
Sarah Taylor / Winnipeg Free press Baha Alfahouri was one of hundreds of people who took part in Saturday s Rally for Gaza at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights.
Updated: Wed Jul 23, 2014 09:13 am
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