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Métis musician and TV host Ray St. Germain, dubbed ‘Winnipeg’s Elvis,’ dies at 83

Métis musician and TV host Ray St. Germain, dubbed ‘Winnipeg’s Elvis,’ dies at 83

Jun 26, 2024 | 11:44am
Ray St. Germain, the singer-songwriter and television personality nicknamed “Winnipeg’s Elvis” for his uncanny vocal likeness to the king of rock ‘n’ roll, has died. The Manitoba Métis Federation confirmed his death while his family said on social media that the 83-year-old died of Parkinson’s disease at a local care centre on Tuesday.  St. Germain […]
“Let’r Rip”: Degelman Industries introduces new line of Staggered Ripper

“Let’r Rip”: Degelman Industries introduces new line of Staggered Ripper

Jun 21, 2024 | 7:43pm
Degelman Industries unveiled a new product at the Launch Pad during Canada’s Farm Show on Tuesday. The HDSR series of staggered ripper is being introduced in Canada after a soft launch in the United States over the last eight months, said Derek Molnar, Director of Marketing for Degelman Industries at the show. “It’s not so […]
Host Saginaw Spirit win Memorial Cup junior hockey title, beating London Knights 4-3

Host Saginaw Spirit win Memorial Cup junior hockey title, beating London Knights 4-3

Jun 3, 2024 | 10:26am
SAGINAW, Mich. (AP) — Josh Bloom scored off a rebound during a scramble in front of the net with 22 seconds left to give the host Saginaw Spirit their first Memorial Cup junior hockey title, 4-3 over the London Knights on Sunday night. Saginaw is the fifth U.S. winner in the 104-year history of the Memorial Cup, following the Portland Winterhawks in 1983 and […]
Canada seeks to turn the tables on United States for women’s world hockey gold

Canada seeks to turn the tables on United States for women’s world hockey gold

Apr 13, 2024 | 9:22pm
Canada lost the women’s world hockey championship gold medal on home ice to the United States last year, so poetic justice will be on the minds of Canadian players Sunday in Utica, N.Y. The two countries will clash for women’s international ice hockey supremacy at the Adirondack Bank Center a year after the U.S. doubled […]
Three people charged with child sexual offenses
RCMP Serious Crimes Unit

Three people charged with child sexual offenses

Apr 9, 2024 | 7:23pm
** WARNING: The following story contains information that may be disturbing to some readers. ** RCMP have charged three people including two Fort McMurray residents with a litany of offenses involving physical and sexual abuse of children with some offenses going back over a decade. On March 21, 2024, the RCMP’s Serious Crimes Unit concluded […]
Lets Rock!  The Brier Opens Friday in Regina

Lets Rock! The Brier Opens Friday in Regina

Feb 28, 2024 | 2:26pm
Hot on the heels of the Scotties last week in Calgary last week, comes the Montana’s Brier. The national men’s curling championship will be getting underway Friday at Brandt Centre. One of the big storylines is returning champion Brad Gushue, who is looking to be only the second team to win three straight championships. The […]
Canadian cattle herd at its lowest in three decades: Stats Canada

Canadian cattle herd at its lowest in three decades: Stats Canada

Feb 27, 2024 | 3:40pm
The Canadian cattle herd has fallen to its lowest level in more than 30 years. Statistics Canada reports on January 1st, there were 11.1 million cattle and calves on farms, down 2.1 percent from the previous year. That is the lowest number since 1989. Drought conditions and tight feed supplies, along with good prices, resulted […]