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Thursday, 09 November 2017 06:25

Winnipeg Mayor Calls for Edmonton Eskimos Name Change

Winnipeg Mayor Brian Bowman thinks the C-F-L's Edmonton Eskimos should change their team name.

 

Bowman, who is Metis, says he respects the Edmonton organization but would prefer a different name.

The team says in a statement it uses the name with pride and respect but also says it is listening to the conversation people are having about the name.

The team also says it welcomes contact from Bowman to express his opinion on the issue. 

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Hylife Foods plan to expand

Saturday, 18 November 2017 07:09
Hylife Foods plan to expand

Hylife foods in Neepawa are expanding their processing plant with a 100 million dollar investment.

Updated: Donate to the Endow Manitoba 24 Hour Giving Challenge across the Parkland today

Saturday, 18 November 2017 06:53
Updated: Donate to the Endow Manitoba 24 Hour Giving Challenge across the Parkland today
Community foundations all over the Parkland have the chance to help raise money for legacy projects in their communities.

Reports say Semi hit Portage overpass

Friday, 17 November 2017 19:27
Reports say Semi hit Portage overpass

Reports are saying that a westbound semi hit the Portage overpass on the Trans Canada highway this evening.

Truck slid off bridge into icy water this morning

Friday, 17 November 2017 16:06
Truck slid off bridge into icy water this morning

A 73 year old man from St. Claude, which is south of Portage, rolled his truck this morning.