It has become an annual ritual in Manitoba — mid-winter thoughts turn to the spring melt and whether land and communities will be threatened by rising water that comes from rivers as far away as the Rocky Mountains and South Dakota.
Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister says the prime minister must help unify the country by ensuring the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion is built so that western oil can get coastal access to overseas markets.
The farm that has been in Jamal Abas' family for four generations was without power for a sixth straight day Tuesday — one of thousands of homes and businesses across Manitoba still suffering after a massive snowstorm that brought down trees, transmission lines and large utility towers.
More than 30,000 Manitoba homes and businesses remained without power on Sunday, October 13, 2019, in the wake of a snowstorm that the province's Crown energy utility said had left an unprecedented amount of damage to transmission lines, towers and more, and will take days to repair.
A Manitoba politician who was investigated for showing an assistant a picture of naked women and making inappropriate remarks says he has undergone sensitivity training, has learned his lesson and hopes to move on.
The Supreme Court of Canada's decision to hold hearings outside of Ottawa for the first time in its 144-year history is part of a plan to let Canadians see how the high court works and strengthen trust in the institution, says Chief Justice Richard Wagner.