• Letters: May 31, 2023

    No surprise there What a crock! Most Canadians already knew the fix was in for Mr. Socks to once again avoid an investigation into his actions or lack thereof. Along with giving Justin Trudeau a pass, David Johnston has shown he has absolutely no integrity. I knew Johnston was not going to recommend an inquiry. […]

  • Nothing to see here: Bombers O'Shea not concerned by run defence

    Blue Bombers head coach Mike O’Shea on Tuesday rattled off half a dozen things his team did wrong against the run in its pre-season opener in Edmonton. The Bombers gave up 160 yards on 28 plays, a gaudy average of 6.4 yards a pop. As for what they could have done better… “Tackle,” O’Shea began. […]

  • City to increase shelter sites, update extreme weather policy

    The City of Winnipeg is moving forward a plan to help the city’s homeless and the most vulnerable stay safe and out of the cold and heat. Mayor Scott Gillingham and Coun. John Orlikow introduced a motion at Tuesday’s City Council meeting to increase 24/7 Safe Spaces and update Winnipeg’s extreme weather policies. It was […]

  • Man dead following early-morning stabbing

    A 22-year-old man is dead following a stabbing early Tuesday morning. Winnipeg Police were called to the 400 block of Burrows Avenue for the report of a stabbing at around 3:45 a.m. General Patrol officers attended and confirmed a male victim had been stabbed and rushed him to hospital in critical condition. The victim died […]

  • 'Exhilarating': First pre-season game a thrill for Bombers rookie Bennett

    Defensive end Anthony Bennett, the Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ first pick of the 2023 CFL draft, is providing a rookie diary for Sun readers throughout training camp. The 26-year-old played his first professional pre-season game in Edmonton on Saturday. Here’s what he said about it as the team returned to practice on Tuesday. Yeah, you’re nervous. […]

  • Blue Bombers' Zach Collaros to sit vs. Riders, Tyrrel Pigrome to run, probably

    We probably all have one thing that drives us nuts about our jobs, maybe a cumbersome computer program or some ridiculous protocol that makes no sense to anybody. The bane of Zach Collaros’s professional existence? “Two-and-outs,” the Winnipeg Blue Bombers quarterback said, Tuesday. “Are very infuriating.” Collaros is nothing if he’s not competitive. It’s his […]

  • STELTER: Winnipeg's violent crime severity reaches highest level since 2009

    The Winnipeg Police Service’s annual report is out and confirms what many people may have perceived anecdotally — crime was high in 2022. Total crime jumped by 25.6% compared to 2021 and violent crime severity reached its highest level since 2009. While that is a cause for concern, it’s worth contextualizing these statistics. When compared […]

  • Winnipegger joins millionaire ranks after hitting it big with Lotto 6/49

    It’s a phone call just about anyone would love to get. When Winnipegger Barbara Ducharme’s phone rang on the morning of May 18 she got a major shock and immediately wanted to call her husband to give him the news. Ducharme was told that the LOTTO 6/49 ticket she purchased on PlayNow.com won $1 million […]

  • Priest charged with sexually assaulting eight-year-old girl in Manitoba First Nation

    A Catholic Priest has been arrested after police allege he sexually assaulted an 8-year-old girl on a Manitoba First Nation, and police are now asking those who may have more information about the Priest to contact them, because they believe there may be more victims. During a Tuesday afternoon media conference in Winnipeg, RCMP Supt. […]

  • Arrest made in murder from earlier this month

    A 38-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the murder earlier this month of Vincent Brian Kipling. Winnipeg Police said the Homicide Unit, with the assistance of the Manitoba Integrated Violent Offender Apprehension Unit (MIVOAU), made the arrest on Monday in the North Point Douglas neighbourhood. A warrant had been issued for his arrest […]

  • Three males including 12-year-old boy charged with aggravated assault

    Three males including a 12-year-old boy have been charged with aggravated assault after a pair of men were attacked Sunday morning while they were sleeping near the riverbank. Winnipeg Police were called to the 100 block of Mayfair Avenue at around 7:40 a.m., regarding an injured individual, later identified as a 25-year-old male. The victim sustained […]

  • Hot weather could be preview of what summer has in store for us

    The heat Manitoba has been experiencing could be a preview of what summer will look like in the province. Winnipeg has already experienced an above-average number of days where the temperature hit 30 C in May. Where the average is 1.2 days with such heat there have already been four days, the highest number since […]