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Stoughton also broke some news -- He says next year's first Grand Slam of Curling event will be at Selkirk Arena, Oct. 28-Nov. 2.

  • In this photo taken on May 11, 2012, Val Werier proudly displays the Order of Canada medal he received in Ottawa in 2004. The Order of Canada is the centrepiece of Canada’s honours system and recognizes a lifetime of outstanding achievement, dedication to the community and service to the nation.

    Val Werier: 1918 to 2014

    04/21/2014 8:05 PM 0

    Val Werier, a journalist who wrote unrelentingly as a champion of the environment long before it was fashionable, died April 21. He was 96.

  • Rae and Jerry's Steak House is a Winnipeg institution.

    Dining Out: Rae and Jerry's

    04/17/2014 7:58 AM 0

    Rae and Jerry's still packs them in, and if you try getting a seat without a reservation, you may end up eating in the lounge, which is not a bad thing, actually.

  • Lead singer Jacob Hoggard performs with Hedley at Winnipeg's MTS Centre on Tuesday.

    Hedley rocks the MTS Centre

    04/15/2014 10:49 PM 0

    B.C. pop-rock band Hedley performs in Winnipeg Tuesday, April 15, 2014 — one of its final Canadian stops before the band embarks on a European tour in May.

  • A full moon becomes a blood moon as Canada experiences a full lunar eclipse, early Tuesday, April 15, 2014.

    In pictures: Tuesday's 'blood moon'

    04/15/2014 11:00 AM 0

    Sky-gazers in Manitoba were treated to a rare "blood moon" early Tuesday as moon was eclipsed by the Earth's shadow.

  • Minnesota Wild goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov makes a glove save during first-period NHL action against the Winnipeg Jets at the MTS Centre in Winnipeg on Monday night.

    Jets vs. Wild, April 7, 2014

    04/7/2014 9:45 PM 0

    The Winnipeg Jets were defeated 1-0 by the visiting Minnesota Wild at the MTS Centre on Monday, April 7, 2014.

  • Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus, 48, an internationally acclaimed German photographer, was killed and AP reporter Kathy Gannon was wounded on Friday, April 4, 2014 when an Afghan policeman opened fire while they were sitting in their car in eastern Afghanistan.  The photos that follow celebrate her remarkable photojournalism.

    Anja Niedringhaus, acclaimed photographer of life and death

    04/4/2014 12:22 PM 0

    Anja Niedringhaus faced down some of the world's greatest dangers and had one of the world's most infectious laughs. She photographed dying and death, and embraced humanity and life. She gave herself to the subjects of her lens, and gave her talents to the world, with images of wars' unwitting victims in Afghanistan, Iraq, Bosnia and beyond. Shot to death by an Afghan policeman Friday, Niedringhaus leaves behind a body of work that won awards and broke hearts.

  • Lynne Cohen, Spa, 1999, dye coupler print, 80.6 x 102 cm sight; integral frame: 110.9 x 131.5 x 2.8 cm.  National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa

    Lynne Cohen’s “Readymade” spaces coming to the WAG

    04/3/2014 12:35 PM 0

    Lynne Cohen: Between Something and Nothing, the latest exhibition partnership between the WAG and the National Gallery of Canada, opens to the public April 12.

  • Chef Melissa Hryb and manager Laneil Smith at Marion Street Eatery.

    Dining out: Marion Street Eatery

    04/3/2014 7:25 AM 0

    A look at the delicious items on the menu at Marion Street Eatery.

  • Medical marijuana being produced in Winnipeg by Delta 9 Bio-tech is worth $3 million.

    Green scene

    03/31/2014 6:40 PM 0

  • Serena Ryder opens the Juno Awards 2014 at MTS Centre in Winnipeg
(Joe Bryksa/ Winnipeg Free Press)

    Juno Awards 2014

    03/30/2014 11:09 PM 0

    Photographs from the 2014 Juno Awards show and backstage at MTS Centre in Winnipeg.

  • Host and Juno nominee Serena Ryder arrives on the red carpet at MTS Centre Sunday night for the 2014 Juno Awards. 
(Joe Bryksa/ Winnipeg Free Press)

    Junos 2014 red carpet

    03/30/2014 7:05 PM 0

    Photos from the red carpet arrivals at MTS Centre in Winnipeg for the 2014 Juno Awards.

  • Imaginary Cities performs with the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra for the Manitoba Rocks! series during JunoFest at the Centennial Concert Hall in Winnipeg on Friday. The Manitoba Rocks! series is taking place from Friday March 28 to Sunday, March 30, 2014.

    Welcome to Music City

    03/28/2014 11:29 PM 0

    Musicians from across Canada have already flooded Winnipeg in time for the 2014 Juno Awards, set for broadcast Sunday, March 30 at 8 p.m.


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