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International Peace Garden marks 90 years of greenery, tranquillity and reflection

International Peace Garden marks 90 years of greenery, tranquillity and reflection

BOISSEVAIN, Man. — Tucked away in a sparsely populated stretch of prairie along the world's longest undefended border, the International Peace Garden has, for 90 years, quietly celebrated the friendship between Canada and the United States.
Saskatchewan Roughriders push back game versus Toronto to Sunday

Saskatchewan Roughriders push back game versus Toronto to Sunday

TORONTO — The Saskatchewan Roughriders and Toronto Argonauts will complete their back-to-back series a day later than originally planned.
Man accused of killing Saskatchewan Mountie ordered to stand trial on murder charge

Man accused of killing Saskatchewan Mountie ordered to stand trial on murder charge

REGINA — A man accused of killing a Saskatchewan RCMP officer during a traffic stop has been ordered to stand trial for first-degree murder.

Saskatchewan Roughriders sign trio of Canadian defensive players

REGINA — The Saskatchewan Roughriders signed defensive lineman Alain Cimankinda, defensive back Vincent Dethier and linebacker Jared Beeksma on Thursday. All three players are Canadians.
Assistants Lauer, Johnston join new head coach Bowness on Winnipeg Jets' staff

Assistants Lauer, Johnston join new head coach Bowness on Winnipeg Jets' staff

WINNIPEG — The Winnipeg Jets have filled out the staff of new head coach Rick Bowness, naming Brad Lauer and Marty Johnston as assistants on Thursday.
Indigenous woman says she feels heard as accused priest has first court appearance

Indigenous woman says she feels heard as accused priest has first court appearance

POWERVIEW, Man. — A First Nations woman says she is disappointed a 92-year-old priest accused of assaulting her when she was a student at a former residential school did not attend his first court appearance.
Manitoba lifts public indoor mask mandate, northern travel restriction, few health orders remain

Manitoba lifts public indoor mask mandate, northern travel restriction, few health orders remain

The clock has struck midnight (well, 12:01 a.m.) for most of Manitoba’s remaining COVID-19 public health orders.
Manitoba opens winter road system, but opening delayed for Pukatawagan ice road

Manitoba opens winter road system, but opening delayed for Pukatawagan ice road

Most of Manitoba’s winter road system is up and running for this season - except, it appears, for the road to Pukatawagan.
New Manitoba health orders affect capacity limits, isolation calls; masks, vaccine cards gone next month

New Manitoba health orders affect capacity limits, isolation calls; masks, vaccine cards gone next month

Manitoba has announced plans to speed up its easing of public health orders, with most capacity limits going bye-bye next week, along with orders for close contacts to isolate.
Manitoba eases health orders for some private gatherings, sporting events, several public settings

Manitoba eases health orders for some private gatherings, sporting events, several public settings

Manitoba will be loosening some public health measures starting next week.