Winnipeg Sun

Sun, 14 Feb 2016 00:21:26 CST
'I just hate it': Child abuse victim speaks out about sentence
Sabrina-Riki Moreau's first childhood memory isn't a boisterous kids' birthday party or a trip to the zoo. Rather, the scene forever embedded in the young woman's mind involves a dark basement and an encounter with her grandfather that began a ...

Sat, 13 Feb 2016 22:40:16 CST
Trump takes shot at Bush over Iraq war at Republican debate
Republican presidential candidates Donald Trump and Jeb Bush engaged in an angry clash on Saturday over the Iraq war and the proper U.S. role to take against Russia's involvement in Syria.

Sat, 13 Feb 2016 21:44:22 CST
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia dead at 79
Conservative U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has died, setting up a major political showdown between President Barack Obama and the Republican-controlled Senate over who will replace him just months before a presidential election.

Sat, 13 Feb 2016 20:54:02 CST
Alberta mothers who lost sons to drunk drivers call on Liberal government to enact tougher legislation
Two Alberta mothers are continuing their fight for changes to drunk-driving laws, and are urging the Liberals to pick up where the Conservatives left off last year.

Sat, 13 Feb 2016 20:37:26 CST
Meet Winnipeg's Gravel King
Coun. Brian Mayes has become such a champion of the city's opt-in program for asphalting gravel back lanes that the St. Vital councillor has earned himself a fitting moniker: Gravel King.

Sat, 13 Feb 2016 20:33:25 CST
Festival du Voyageur brings out hearty partiers
Snowmobile suits may have outnumbered Hudson Bay Company striped coats, but on the first full day of Festival du Voyageur the people came despite hellish cold and high windchill values.

Sat, 13 Feb 2016 19:44:58 CST
Sask. man gives fiancee his kidney for Valentine's Day to save her life
A Saskatchewan man gave more than his heart to his ill fiancee in the weeks leading up to Valentine's Day -- he gave one of his kidneys.

Sat, 13 Feb 2016 19:39:32 CST
Italian student showed signs of electrocution: Egypt forensic source
Egypt's forensics authority handed over to the prosecutor general's office on Saturday its final autopsy report on the Italian student who was tortured and found dead in Cairo last week.

Sat, 13 Feb 2016 18:05:59 CST
Meet the seven-year-old ski hill hero [Video]
He’s a hero and he’s only seven-years- old.

Sat, 13 Feb 2016 17:17:31 CST
Bumpy road won’t necessarily upend underpass
It remains to be seen if the latest developments in the ongoing saga of the Waverley underpass is a road block or just a speed bump.

Sat, 13 Feb 2016 16:40:28 CST
Libs outspent Tories in first 100 days
In its first 100 days in office, the majority government of Stephen Harper handed out about $4 billion worth of grants, loans, or other spending commitments.

Sat, 13 Feb 2016 14:39:19 CST
20 Questions with MTC's Steven Schipper
Steven Schipper was born in Montreal, but Winnipeg and the Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre have been his home since the 1980s.

Sat, 13 Feb 2016 13:09:59 CST
Cold snap that slapped Winnipeg may be slipping away
Environment Canada ended an extreme cold warning for Winnipeg late Saturday morning, and it seems as though bitterly cold temperatures were on their way out, too.

Sat, 13 Feb 2016 12:10:06 CST
A war story that ends with a love story
“Something told me she would be my wife. She didn’t know that. This is how life is. You go by instinct.”

Sat, 13 Feb 2016 11:11:32 CST
Ghomeshi and complainants treated fairly
Amsterdam’s Torture Museum proudly boasts forty instruments of punishment, including devices called “The Skullcracker,” “Thumb Screws” and the simple, but ominous, “Saw.” One room is dedicated to “The Rack” — commonly consid...

Sat, 13 Feb 2016 10:04:17 CST
Lotto Max jackpot goes up to $40M as no one wins it
No one has the winning ticket for the $28.6-million jackpot in Friday night's Lotto Max draw.

Sat, 13 Feb 2016 00:24:32 CST
2 girls killed in murder-suicide at Arizona high school: Police [Video]
A shooting at a suburban Phoenix high school that killed two 15-year-old girls and caused panic among parents was a murder-suicide, police said.

Sat, 13 Feb 2016 00:21:40 CST
Edmonton boy got to see Deadpool six weeks ago thanks to Ryan Reynolds
Some hospital patients need bed rest, others physio. An Edmonton boy trying to kick cancer got a masked mercenary.

Sat, 13 Feb 2016 00:13:50 CST
Transit victim glad assault caught on tape
A young Winnipeg mother believes surveillance footage is the only thing that kept her out of the hot seat now occupied by a Winnipeg Transit driver charged with assaulting her.

Fri, 12 Feb 2016 21:18:56 CST
Missing women cases under-reported [Video]
The number of cases of missing and murdered indigenous women has been under-reported, two Liberal cabinet ministers say.

Fri, 12 Feb 2016 20:16:21 CST
Could Zika come to Canada? Scientists don't have an answer – yet
Canadian scientists, who were “blindsided” by the Zika virus outbreak in South and Central America, are scrambling to answer the question: could the virus come to Canada?

Fri, 12 Feb 2016 19:37:18 CST
Racy night with handcuffs lands Arkansas man in handcuffs, again
An Arkansas couple's evening of "kinky" entertainment ended with one pair of handcuffs used for fun being replaced by another used for real in an arrest, police said on Friday.

Fri, 12 Feb 2016 19:22:58 CST
Russia keeps bombing despite Syria truce; Assad vows to fight on
Major powers agreed on Friday to a cessation of hostilities in Syria set to begin in a week and to provide rapid humanitarian access to besieged Syrian towns, but failed to secure a complete ceasefire or an end to Russian bombing.

Fri, 12 Feb 2016 19:18:36 CST
Mountie breaks bones in hand during attack in Kelowna ER
RCMP say one of two officers who was attacked in the emergency room of a Kelowna, B.C., hospital ended up with broken bones in his hand.

Fri, 12 Feb 2016 18:53:08 CST
Escaped inmate assaults motorist, steals car in New Brunswick: Police
Police say a 29-year-old New Brunswick man escaped from Dorchester Penitentiary Friday afternoon and assaulted a motorist as he made his getaway.