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    Wildfire moves closer to home, sheep farm near Ashern, Man.

    Wildfire moves closer to home, sheep farm near Ashern, Man.


    Wildfires burning east of Ashern, Man., moved farther north Wednesday night, pushing within a kilometre of a home and sheep farm, an area official...

    Wildfires burning east of Ashern, Man., moved farther north Wednesday night, pushing within a kilometre of a home and sheep farm, an area official says.

    Coun. Russ Wyatt returns to city hall following addictions treatment

    Coun. Russ Wyatt returns to city hall following addictions treatment


    Transcona Coun. Russ Wyatt has returned to city hall following a 79-day stay in an addictions treatment facility near Gimli,...

    Transcona Coun. Russ Wyatt has returned to city hall following a 79-day stay in an addictions treatment facility near Gimli, Man.

    'Most of them are scared': Hundreds airlifted from 2 Manitoba First Nations as wildfire grows

    'Most of them are scared': Hundreds airlifted from 2 Manitoba First Nations as wildfire grows


    More than 600 people from Little Grand Rapids and 45 from nearby Pauingassi First Nation were evacuated from the fly-in communities Wednesday, with hundreds more expected to leave Thursday as a massive fire continues to burn near the eastern Manitoba...

    More than 600 people from Little Grand Rapids and 45 from nearby Pauingassi First Nation were evacuated from the fly-in communities Wednesday, with hundreds more expected to leave Thursday as a massive fire continues to burn near the eastern Manitoba communities.

    Mother died in Pukatawagan First Nation house fire

    Mother died in Pukatawagan First Nation house fire


    The father of a woman who died in a house fire in a northwestern Manitoba First Nation this week said relatives who escaped the fire are carrying survivor's...

    The father of a woman who died in a house fire in a northwestern Manitoba First Nation this week said relatives who escaped the fire are carrying survivor's guilt.

    Hot conditions prompt weather advisory in parts of Manitoba

    Hot conditions prompt weather advisory in parts of Manitoba


    Environment Canada has issued a special weather advisory for parts of northern and south-central Manitoba, including Winnipeg, as high humidity and temperatures in the 30 C range are...

    Environment Canada has issued a special weather advisory for parts of northern and south-central Manitoba, including Winnipeg, as high humidity and temperatures in the 30 C range are expected.

    New Grace Hospital emergency room five times bigger than old one

    New Grace Hospital emergency room five times bigger than old one


    The west Winnipeg hospital's new ER, which opens May 29, will be 38,000 square feet, more than five times the current 7,000 square...

    The west Winnipeg hospital's new ER, which opens May 29, will be 38,000 square feet, more than five times the current 7,000 square feet.

    Exhaustion, concern and relief on board first Hercules airlift for Manitoba fire evacuees

    Exhaustion, concern and relief on board first Hercules airlift for Manitoba fire evacuees


    Passengers on board the first military Hercules plane carrying residents from a fire-threatened Manitoba community were exhausted but relieved to be heading to safety Wednesday...

    Passengers on board the first military Hercules plane carrying residents from a fire-threatened Manitoba community were exhausted but relieved to be heading to safety Wednesday evening.

    U of M hikes tuition by maximum amount allowed under new legislation

    U of M hikes tuition by maximum amount allowed under new legislation


    Students at the University of Manitoba will pay hundreds of dollars more for their tuition when they return to school in the...

    Students at the University of Manitoba will pay hundreds of dollars more for their tuition when they return to school in the fall.

    Cabinet minister Ken Cheveldayoff has history of controversy around Winnipeg Jets tickets

    Cabinet minister Ken Cheveldayoff has history of controversy around Winnipeg Jets tickets


    This isn’t the first time Saskatchewan cabinet minister Ken Cheveldayoff had been in the midst of questions around tickets to a Winnipeg Jets hockey game. A few years back he was caught up in the midst of Manitoba's "Ticketgate"...

    This isn’t the first time Saskatchewan cabinet minister Ken Cheveldayoff had been in the midst of questions around tickets to a Winnipeg Jets hockey game. A few years back he was caught up in the midst of Manitoba's "Ticketgate" scandal.

    Evacuation of communities threatened by fire 'came too late,' airline manager says

    Evacuation of communities threatened by fire 'came too late,' airline manager says


    A manager of an airline helping rescue evacuees from a fire-threatened First Nation says residents are facing panic and confusion in the midst of an evacuation that should have started...

    A manager of an airline helping rescue evacuees from a fire-threatened First Nation says residents are facing panic and confusion in the midst of an evacuation that should have started sooner.

    Winnipeg worker dies at city's water treatment plant

    Winnipeg worker dies at city's water treatment plant


    A Winnipeg worker is dead after falling from a chemical tank at the city's water treatment plant Tuesday...

    A Winnipeg worker is dead after falling from a chemical tank at the city's water treatment plant Tuesday morning.

    Court awards Winnipeg man $700K after failed tuberculosis diagnosis

    Court awards Winnipeg man $700K after failed tuberculosis diagnosis


    A man who was diagnosed with tuberculosis as a teen has been awarded $700,000 after court ruled the hospital failed to diagnose it quickly...

    A man who was diagnosed with tuberculosis as a teen has been awarded $700,000 after court ruled the hospital failed to diagnose it quickly enough.

    Stung by pipeline dispute, Alberta refuses to sign statement at western premiers meeting

    Stung by pipeline dispute, Alberta refuses to sign statement at western premiers meeting


    As western premiers met in Yellowknife Wednesday to discuss pharmacare, infrastructure, justice and community safety, the dispute over Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain pipeline still loomed...

    As western premiers met in Yellowknife Wednesday to discuss pharmacare, infrastructure, justice and community safety, the dispute over Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain pipeline still loomed large.