Last Day of DFD Rooftop Campout
The Dauphin Fire Department's rooftop campout is winding down. They've crushed their goal this year and are now shooting for $20,000.
A Facebook post this morning says they need a bit of help to get there.
The campout on top of the Dauphin Marketplace Mall is scheduled to end later today. It started on Thursday at noon.
As of yesterday afternoon, they had raised $17,874.26.
Money raised goes to Muscular Dystrophy Canada.
Federal Budget to Tackle Climate Change
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says steps to deal with climate change will be in his government's budget, which will be tabled Tuesday afternoon.
Trudeau made the remark in a tweet he sent after last night's Earth Hour, which saw millions of people around the world turning off their lights between 8:30 and 9:30.
A government spokesman says the lights went out for an hour at the Rideau Hall cottage where the Trudeau family is living while renovations are carried out at 24 Sussex Drive, the prime minister's official residence.
Another Suicide Bombing in Turkey
Turkey is identifying the suicide bomber who killed himself and four foreign tourists in Istanbul as one of its own citizens.
The interior minister says Mehmet Ozturk was a militant with links to the Islamic State group.
Yesterday's explosion in a busy pedestrian shopping street left dozens of people wounded.
Snowy Start to Spring on East Coast
It's chilly but it could be worse for Dauphin's first day of spring.
Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for parts of southwestern Nova Scotia, southern New Brunswick, and western Prince Edward Island.
Forecasters say a storm will dump 15 to 20-centimetres of snow on the affected region tonight and into tomorrow.
Huge Development Proposed in Winnipeg
A Winnipeg developer is proposing a 200-hectare building that would house hotels, an amusement park, golf courses, offices and more.
Anthony Panchoo says he has the backing he needs for the multi-billion dollar project called Dreamscape through various partners.
But he says he needs to speak with the three levels of government to talk about infrastructure.
Panchoo says the project would take 12 years to build, and once complete, it would make Winnipeg a global destination.