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Portage and Main: Landmark Winnipeg intersection could open again to pedestrians

Portage and Main: Landmark Winnipeg intersection could open again to pedestrians

WINNIPEG — The landmark intersection of Portage Ave. and Main St., which has inspired a song, a stamp, and years of passionate debate among Winnipeg residents, may soon be open to pedestrians for the first time in more than 40 years.
'What I love to do': Meet Ruby Chopstix, Manitoba's first drag artist-in-residence

'What I love to do': Meet Ruby Chopstix, Manitoba's first drag artist-in-residence

WINNIPEG — Ruby Chopstix's rise to Winnipeg stardom literally started from the bottom. Deep in the bowels of a local theatre basement, Chopstix made her debut as a drag queen in front of a small crowd who had gathered to watch a local talent show.
Manitoba NDP government aims to toughen Crown guidelines for people seeking bail

Manitoba NDP government aims to toughen Crown guidelines for people seeking bail

WINNIPEG — The Manitoba government promised a crackdown on crime Thursday with increased monitoring of people released on bail and new guidelines for Crown attorneys involved in bail hearings.
Airport upgrades on the horizon an advantage to region

Airport upgrades on the horizon an advantage to region

Virden’s airport is slated for expansion to allow larger craft and more flying days
Jets extend win streak to four games with 4-2 victory over Blues

Jets extend win streak to four games with 4-2 victory over Blues

WINNIPEG — Alex Iafallo didn’t let his confidence take a hit when his goal-scoring drought reached 20 games.

Sean Monahan has a goal and assist, Winnipeg wins 4th straight, 4-2 over St. Louis

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Sean Monahan scored a goal and added an assist after missing a game because of an illness to help the Winnipeg Jets beat the St. Louis Blues 4-2 on Tuesday night and extend their win streak to four games.
NHL commissioner Gary Bettman doesn't view Jets' low attendance as 'crisis'

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman doesn't view Jets' low attendance as 'crisis'

WINNIPEG — NHL commissioner Gary Bettman says he doesn't think the Winnipeg Jets' attendance issues are a red flag for the team's viability. Bettman and deputy commissioner Bill Daly spoke to reporters Tuesday before the Jets hosted the St.
NHL commissioner Gary Bettman calls on Jets, Winnipeg fans to find solution to falling attendance

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman calls on Jets, Winnipeg fans to find solution to falling attendance

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — NHL commissioner Gary Bettman called Winnipeg a strong market where “hockey matters,” and said he believes the team's falling attendance will be resolved. Bettman spoke Tuesday, before the Jets hosted the St. Louis Blues.
Dog attack sends woman to hospital

Dog attack sends woman to hospital

Police investigate multiple dog attack at Waywayseecappo First Nations
Manitoba government runs ads and poll on temporary fuel-tax cut

Manitoba government runs ads and poll on temporary fuel-tax cut

WINNIPEG — The Manitoba government has to date budgeted $200,000 to advertise its temporary fuel-tax cut, the finance minister's office says, and is also running an opinion poll on the effectiveness of the ads.
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