MANITOBA HYDRO CUTS MORE THAN 900 JOBS

MANITOBA HYDRO CUTS MORE THAN 900 JOBS

    Job cuts to reduce hydro workforce province-wide         Manitoba Hydro announced Friday that they will be reducing their executive team by 30% followed by a reduction in it’s workforce by 900 positions. The public utility said that they will also be restructuring middle management positions. “Today’s announcement marks the first step in a process of significant transformation for Manitoba Hydro with changes in our executive leadership team and the realignment of our organizational structure,” said Manitoba Hydro President and CEO, Kelvin Shepherd. “These changes are a…

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TEENS BUSTED AFTER STEALING 7 VEHICLES

TEENS BUSTED AFTER STEALING 7 VEHICLES

    7 vehicles stolen in just over a month         A 17 year old male and a 16 year old female are facing a number of charges relating to the theft of seven vehicles from car dealerships across the city.   It started in late December of 2016 and the  Winnipeg Police Stolen Auto Unit began investigating a series of thefts. On Thursday, February 2, 2017 officers found two suspects in a stolen vehicle around Magnus an Salter. Police busted one of the suspects on scene…

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THIEF LEARNS A TREE IS NOT A GREAT PLACE TO HIDE FROM POLICE

THIEF LEARNS A TREE IS NOT A GREAT PLACE TO HIDE FROM POLICE

    Car thief tries to evade police by climbing tree           You don’t have to be smart to steal a car! Police were patrolling in the area of Watt and Chalmers when they noticed a vehicle that had been stolen. The driver of the stolen vehicle made a quick turn after seeing the marked police cruiser and promptly crashed into a snow bank.  At this point the three suspects in the vehicle bailed out and attempted to flee on foot as officers closed in. Members…

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NEW PARAMEDIC LICENCE PLATES ANNOUNCED

NEW PARAMEDIC LICENCE PLATES ANNOUNCED

    New plates available for Manitoba emergency medical services providers           Manitoba announced a new specialty licence plate is available to qualifying Manitoba emergency medical services providers. “For paramedics across the province, this new licence plate is a distinctive way for active and retired paramedics to demonstrate the bonds that unite them,” said Crown Services Minister Ron Schuler.  “The new licence plate reflects the history and culture of paramedics, while also meeting the needs of all our road safety partners.” The new plate series, which…

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RECIPE | HEARTY INDIAN DUMPLING STEW BANISHES WINTER BLUES

RECIPE | HEARTY INDIAN DUMPLING STEW BANISHES WINTER BLUES

      Kadhi Pakora to warm the soul!         By: Rinku Bhattacharya   When the weather outside turns cold and chilly, I reach for chickpea flour to make Kadhi Pakora in all its comforting glory. Kadhi is a slow, simmered chickpea soup often made with chickpea fritters, called pakoras, that are simmered in the fragrant, saucy broth. The resulting meal is a comforting dish akin to a chicken stew with dumplings, except this version is vegetarian.     It is amazing how much nutrition can be packed into…

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