The Public Health Agency of Canada is denying any connection between the National Microbiology Lab in Winnipeg, two scientists who were escorted out of the building last summer, and the coronavirus outbreak in China. Baseless stories claiming that the two scientists are Chinese spies and that they smuggled the coronavirusRead More →

A long-standing fair-trade social enterprise in Canada will be shutting its doors this year. Ten Thousand Villages announced Tuesday it will be shutting down its corporate operations in Canada this year, which includes the closure of its two stores in Winnipeg. In an update on its website Tuesday, the Mennonite CentralRead More →

Unusually wet fall weather in southern Manitoba has left soybean and potato crops stranded in fields, municipalities fighting floods at a time when rivers usually run low and climatologists pondering what all this water means. Manitoba agricultural producers had already endured a dry spring and summer that stunted some crops before aRead More →

A Manitoba mother is scrambling to figure out a solution after learning she’ll have to travel nearly 700 kilometres to deliver her baby in November. Kassandra Mckay is scheduled to have a C-section to deliver her third child on Nov. 28. The Thompson, Man., woman was hoping to be able to haveRead More →