Why selling our Toronto home to be mortgage free didn’t work

Why selling our Toronto home to be mortgage free didn’t work

Real estate is emotional. Why? Because a home is more than walls and a roof, it’s a container for our lives, our families, our communities. As part of an occasional series, we’ve asked local writers to share their stories on real estate and housing. It was spring 2021 and houses in our East York area … Read more

Woman with dementia abducted in stolen vehicle found safe: Winnipeg Police – Winnipeg

Woman with dementia abducted in stolen vehicle found safe: Winnipeg Police – Winnipeg

Winnipeg Police say they have located a woman who went missing after a vehicle was reportedly stolen early Saturday morning. Police issued a silver alert Saturday morning for a 63-year-old woman who they say was abducted while sitting in the back seat of her blue 2012 Jeep Patriot at a gas station parking lot in … Read more

New pet ownership rules coming to Winnipeg in July – Winnipeg

New pet ownership rules coming to Winnipeg in July – Winnipeg

The city posted a new list of rules for pet owners and businesses on its website Wednesday. There will be several new requirements for domestic pet owners to follow as well as new wildlife regulations, effective July 1. Leland Gordon, the city’s manager of animal services, told Global News the city’s recent by-law review was … Read more

Woman dies, driver flees following collision in Transcona on Sunday – Winnipeg

Woman dies, driver flees following collision in Transcona on Sunday – Winnipeg

Winnipeg police say a 24-year-old woman died early Sunday morning following a two-vehicle collision in Transcona. The force says the incident happened at the intersection of Bond Street and Kildare Avenue West at approximately 2:20 am The victim had to be extracted from the vehicle before being brought to hospital in critical condition, however, police … Read more

Red River Valley flood warning issued as Colorado low moves through province – Winnipeg

Red River Valley flood warning issued as Colorado low moves through province – Winnipeg

A flood warning is in place for the Red River Valley from Emerson to the floodway inlet south of Winnipeg, the province announced Sunday afternoon. This as southern Manitoba deals with flooded bases and roads, while western parts of the province navigate power outages as a second Colorado low rattles the province. Winnipeggers are reporting … Read more

HBC giving historic Winnipeg building to Indigenous group

HBC giving historic Winnipeg building to Indigenous group

The Hudson’s Bay Company is giving its historic downtown Winnipeg building to an Indigenous organization, to be used in part for affordable housing as well as an Indigenous cultural, healing and arts centre. The company is expected to announce the gift Friday. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and other government representatives will be in attendance. The … Read more

Manitoba storm has moved on, but more snow on the horizon – Winnipeg

Manitoba storm has moved on, but more snow on the horizon – Winnipeg

Manitoba’s latest blast of weather may not have reached the historic proportions some were expecting, but the snowfall totals were on par with expectations. Environment Canada says the largest reported snowfall came from Onanole and Riding Mountain National Park at 82 centimeters. Further south, Killarney saw around 60 cm. The south-central region, including Winnipeg, got … Read more

Trevis McLeod: Winnipeg police arrest Portage la Prairie man wanted in deaths of his wife and children

Trevis McLeod: Winnipeg police arrest Portage la Prairie man wanted in deaths of his wife and children

Trevis Mcleod, who was wanted for the death of his wife and two children, was arrested by Winnipeg police Friday evening. Manitoba RCMP said officers with the Winnipeg Police Service arrested McLeod in the downtown area around 8:30 pm, saying the arrest was without incident. RCMP said McLeod has been turned over to its Major … Read more

Winter storm warning lifted for Winnipeg: Environment Canada – Winnipeg

Winter storm warning lifted for Winnipeg: Environment Canada – Winnipeg

The City of Winnipeg is no longer under a winter storm warning. Environment Canada officially lifted the warning for the city Thursday at 3 pm Read more: Staying home during Manitoba storm may have saved lives, officials say The weather agency says another two to 10 centimeters are expected in the south today — but … Read more

High winds pound Manitoba in massive blizzard as residents brace for ‘historic’ storm

High winds pound Manitoba in massive blizzard as residents brace for ‘historic’ storm

A man shovels out his car as the city wakes up to a snowstorm in Winnipeg, on April 13.JOHN WOODS/The Canadian Press Clem Culley had been shovelling drifting snow on his Winnipeg sidewalk for an hour Wednesday. He said he had another hour to go and he plans on doing it all over again Thursday. … Read more