Happy birthday to the Bard

Local actors rehearse a scene while posing for a photo to celebrate William Shakespeare's 450th birthday Wednesday afternoon amid the ruins at The Trappist Monastery Provincial Heritage Park, which will host upcoming productions of Shakespeare in the Ruins. From left, Tom Keenan, Rodrigo Beilfuss, Kevin Klassen, Nadine Pinette and Monika Thurn Und Taxis.
Updated

Flood-stricken seniors have temporary home

8:28 PM 0

Residents displaced after their personal care home flooded Easter Sunday have a temporary new place to call home.

The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority announced the 86 residents will move to the River Ridge Retirement Home until damage at the Golden Links ......

Send us your scoop More Breaking News

This Just In Twitter bird

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Flood-stricken seniors have temporary home wfp.to/JRT 8:20 pm on Apr 23

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Federal minister wants Manitoba apology wfp.to/JR8 8:12 pm on Apr 23

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: McDonald's pauses its foreign workers program wfp.to/JRL 7:06 pm on Apr 23

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Wu-Tang Clan coming to Winnipeg wfp.to/JRV 5:28 pm on Apr 23

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Brown water warning issued wfp.to/JRZ 5:12 pm on Apr 23

  • aldosantin

    @aldosantin: Brown water returning to south Winnipeg this week, caused by construction on a water feeder main at Pembina Hwy & Bison Drive. 4:52 pm on Apr 23

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: PUB approves natural gas hike wfp.to/JR5 4:16 pm on Apr 23

  • walsht

    @walsht: .@kenneyjason lashed out today @GregSelinger gov't’s “campaign of fear” last year on immigration changes bcove.me/z92mf7j4 4:06 pm on Apr 23

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Oklahoma court could face impeachment wfp.to/JRt 4:00 pm on Apr 23

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Habs rest while Bruins and Wings battle wfp.to/JRU 4:00 pm on Apr 23

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Airport security vulnerabilities not uncommon wfp.to/JRq 3:36 pm on Apr 23

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Pump pain worse than normal this spring wfp.to/JRr 3:36 pm on Apr 23

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Jodie Foster weds artist Alexandra Hedison wfp.to/JRw 3:22 pm on Apr 23

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Amazon snares classic shows in deal with HBO wfp.to/JRB 3:20 pm on Apr 23

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Sony developing live-action Barbie comedy wfp.to/JR4 3:12 pm on Apr 23

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: NDP calls for Canadian troops for Africa wfp.to/JRY 3:04 pm on Apr 23

  • PaulWiecek

    @PaulWiecek: 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. 2:43 pm on Apr 23

  • PaulWiecek

    @PaulWiecek: Jeff Stoughton, when asked if he still has some Olympic aspirations: "No, I'm out." Says his commitment to new team is for 1 year. 2:42 pm on Apr 23

  • fpbowen

    @fpbowen: NDP's deal with MB Jockey Club. The numbers: pic.twitter.com/Flrqe5KEpY
    2:29 pm on Apr 23

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Scientists watch enormous Antarctic iceberg drift wfp.to/JRu 2:24 pm on Apr 23

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Up to 500 Canadians to watch Ukraine election wfp.to/JRm 2:24 pm on Apr 23

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: New law opening pre-1999 adoption records could take effect in 2015 wfp.to/JRP 2:00 pm on Apr 23

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Keystone gets drop-kicked again wfp.to/JMk 1:54 pm on Apr 23

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Riders exceeded CFL's $4.4-million salary cap wfp.to/JMW 1:28 pm on Apr 23

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Assad counts days to next election wfp.to/JMA 1:22 pm on Apr 23

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Assiniboia Downs, province sign 12-year VLT agreement wfp.to/JMC 1:22 pm on Apr 23

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Province signs agreements for federal job training programs wfp.to/JMy 12:56 pm on Apr 23

  • PaulWiecek

    @PaulWiecek: Downs agrees to drop all relevant outstanding litigation; govt agrees to new 12-year VLT deal with Manitoba Jockey Club. 12:34 pm on Apr 23

  • PaulWiecek

    @PaulWiecek: Breaking: MB government and MB Jockey Club reach "comprehensive agreement that resolves all matters outstanding between them..." 12:34 pm on Apr 23

  • PaulWiecek

    @PaulWiecek: Downs agrees to drop all relevant outstanding litigation; govt agrees to new 12-year VLT deal with Manitoba Jockey Club. 12:29 pm on Apr 23

  • PaulWiecek

    @PaulWiecek: Breaking: MB government and MB Jockey Club reach "comprehensive agreement that resolves all matters outstanding between them..." 12:26 pm on Apr 23

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: New name, new role for Winnipeg Technical College announced wfp.to/JMj 12:16 pm on Apr 23

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Canada to phase out old rail tank cars in 3 years wfp.to/JM6 11:42 am on Apr 23

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Yard waste collection begins next week wfp.to/JMN 11:28 am on Apr 23

  • PaulWiecek

    @PaulWiecek: CFL announces Saskatchewan Roughriders exceeded the salary cap in their Grey Cup winning 2013 season. All other teams were under. 11:08 am on Apr 23

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: The Cube wins architecture medal wfp.to/JM0 11:08 am on Apr 23

  • wfpcmitchell

    @wfpcmitchell: David Asper opines: Wrong way to review wrongful cases - via @WinnipegNews shar.es/TIzW4 via @ShareThis 11:07 am on Apr 23

  • PaulWiecek

    @PaulWiecek: Bombers sign RB/returner CJ Tarver, who looked great at minicamp in Florida last week. 11:07 am on Apr 23

  • PaulWiecek

    @PaulWiecek: Because the Riders were over the cap by under $100k, the violation won't affect their draft status. 11:05 am on Apr 23

  • PaulWiecek

    @PaulWiecek: Riders were $17,975 over the $4.4 million salary cap and will be fined the same amount. 11:04 am on Apr 23

  • PaulWiecek

    @PaulWiecek: CFL announces Saskatchewan Roughriders exceeded the salary cap in their Grey Cup winning 2013 season. All other teams were under. 11:03 am on Apr 23

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Firearm-related crimes highest on Prairies: study wfp.to/JMS 11:02 am on Apr 23

  • aldosantin

    @aldosantin: Winnipeg resumes bi-weekly yard waste pick-up beginning next week. 11:01 am on Apr 23

  • PaulWiecek

    @PaulWiecek: Bombers also add import DB Bruce Johnson to training camp roster. 10:41 am on Apr 23

  • PaulWiecek

    @PaulWiecek: Bombers sign RB/returner CJ Tarver, who looked great at minicamp in Florida last week. 10:40 am on Apr 23

  • fpbowen

    @fpbowen: Manitoba is latest stop for Kenney as he rolls out employer-led job training programs across most of Canada. digitaljournal.com/pr/1822813 10:30 am on Apr 23

  • fpbowen

    @fpbowen: Employment & Social Development Min. Jason Kenney & Jobs & Economy Min. Theresa Oswald on Canada Job Grant today. pic.twitter.com/C3qtlmSEqt
    10:25 am on Apr 23

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: 'The Cube' gets 2014 Gov. Gen.’s Medal in Architecture - wfp.to/JMo (.@wpgphotog file photo) pic.twitter.com/YjY5MIiks1
    10:23 am on Apr 23

  • WFPEdTait

    @WFPEdTait: Calder Trophy finalists announced and #NHLJets Jacob Trouba NOT 1 of them. Tyler Johnson, Ondrej Palat of TB and Nathan MacKinnon of Avs 10:14 am on Apr 23

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Manitoba sees retail slump in February after busy January wfp.to/JMQ 10:06 am on Apr 23

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Dan St. Germain, one of Variety's 10 Comics to Watch in 2013, will be .@RumorsComedy - shar.es/TIh8s 9:50 am on Apr 23

  • PaulWiecek

    @PaulWiecek: Jeff Stoughton confirms last week's Freep story - Rob Fowler at third, Alex Forrest at second and Connor Njegovan at lead next year. 9:48 am on Apr 23

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Group home admits lapse on sex offender wfp.to/JM1 9:40 am on Apr 23

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: City's economic-development agency on a roll - shar.es/TIGKu 9:40 am on Apr 23

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: A big day for adopted children, province expected to open up records - shar.es/TI7NG 9:22 am on Apr 23

  • aldosantin

    @aldosantin: EPC endorses grant to Canadian Tire. 9:21 am on Apr 23

  • wfpmmcneill

    @wfpmmcneill: Manitoba one of 3 provinces to see a drop in retail sales in Feb. Down 1.3 % from previous month and the biggest decline among the 3. . 9:19 am on Apr 23

  • danlett

    @danlett: A Wednesday column: Consistency of enforcement key to curbing hockey violence - via @WinnipegNews shar.es/TET3b 9:19 am on Apr 23

  • heyjturner

    @heyjturner: Manitoba is second in country for youth charged with gun-related violent crime. Sask. leads the category. 9:18 am on Apr 23

  • heyjturner

    @heyjturner: Winnipeg is fifth in Canadian cities for violent crime where firearm present. 9:18 am on Apr 23

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Travelling through time on Google maps wfp.to/JMH 9:18 am on Apr 23

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Mayor's office to pay for Juno Beach markers honouring soldiers wfp.to/JM7 9:16 am on Apr 23

  • aldosantin

    @aldosantin: Also on EPC agenda: new housing policy; tougher inspection rules for hi-hazard industries; street name change to honour Taras Shevchenko. 9:09 am on Apr 23

  • aldosantin

    @aldosantin: EPC expected to rubber stamp 10-yr, $300K grant to Canadian Tire after it opened its digital facility in Wpg. 9:06 am on Apr 23

  • aldosantin

    @aldosantin: At Wpg city hall this morning: Mayor Katz & executive policy committee. 9:04 am on Apr 23

  • NickMartin14

    @NickMartin14: RT MT Louis Riel SD@louis_riel_sd LRSD Board approved a school facility exchange between Hastings and Gaboury schools last night. 9:04 am on Apr 23

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Airport sees increase in passengers in Q1 wfp.to/JMG 9:02 am on Apr 23

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Université de Saint-Boniface to introduce new president wfp.to/JMD 9:00 am on Apr 23

  • heyjturner

    @heyjturner: Manitoba is second in country for youth charged with gun-related violent crime. Sask. leads the category. 8:56 am on Apr 23

  • heyjturner

    @heyjturner: Winnipeg is fifth in Canadian cities for violent crime where firearm present. 8:54 am on Apr 23

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Petersfield residents forced to evacuate due to rising water wfp.to/JMh 8:52 am on Apr 23

  • NickMartin14

    @NickMartin14: Universite de Saint-Boniface to introduce next president THursday morning 8:51 am on Apr 23

  • wazoowazny

    @wazoowazny: Only a few homes on Jenny Dr saw some flooding; residents could be back in their homes before the day is over, Hardman said. 8:31 am on Apr 23

  • wazoowazny

    @wazoowazny: Darcy Hardman, emergency coordinator for the RM of St. Andrews, says the high water level in Netley Creek started dropping at 7am. 8:29 am on Apr 23

  • WFPJasonBell

    @WFPJasonBell: RM of St. Andrews evacuates 35 people from homes near Netley Creek as precaution early today. Water flows over Jenny Dr. in Petersfield. 8:10 am on Apr 23

  • garylawless

    @garylawless: lots of good causes out there, this is a local effort to help families help themselves wolseleyfamilyplace.com/golden-apron-g… #wolseleyfamilyplace 8:03 am on Apr 23

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Reclaiming Spain's Jews wfp.to/JM3 7:34 am on Apr 23

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Pesticides to be legal, restricted wfp.to/JM9 7:08 am on Apr 23

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Warm today, but we could see those April showers wfp.to/JMd 7:08 am on Apr 23

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Bomb, shooting in Egypt kills 2 police officers wfp.to/JMp 4:50 am on Apr 23

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Concocting your own condiments wfp.to/JMb 3:14 am on Apr 23

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: A big day for adopted children wfp.to/JMK 2:58 am on Apr 23

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Teen faces jail time after vandalism spree wfp.to/JMs 2:58 am on Apr 23

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Not even the flood of the decade wfp.to/JMf 2:58 am on Apr 23

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Charges pending in on-ice melee wfp.to/JME 2:58 am on Apr 23

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Mansion made to serve youths wfp.to/JMg 2:50 am on Apr 23

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: No more waiting lists, no late fees wfp.to/JM2 2:44 am on Apr 23

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Daft drafts plague Blue wfp.to/JMe 2:42 am on Apr 23

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Hub for digital retail in heart of downtown wfp.to/JMF 2:26 am on Apr 23

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Expanding video review would be correct call for NHL wfp.to/JMz 2:20 am on Apr 23

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: One-third report abuse as a child wfp.to/JMI 2:10 am on Apr 23

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Pirates rob Japanese tanker in Malacca Strait wfp.to/JMx 12:54 am on Apr 23

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Lightning go down fighting in 4-3 loss to Habs wfp.to/JMR 11:34 pm on Apr 22

  • PaulSamyn

    @PaulSamyn: EXCLUSIVE: Hockey coach and 12 year old players to face criminal charges on Wednesday's front page of @WinnipegNews pic.twitter.com/1eihgXnHvf
    10:46 pm on Apr 22

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: NYPD's Twitter request for photos backfires wfp.to/JMM 10:24 pm on Apr 22

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: B.C. producer recalls batch of medicinal pot wfp.to/JMa 10:18 pm on Apr 22

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Bruins beat Red Wings 3-0 in Game 3, take 2-1 lead wfp.to/JMc 9:56 pm on Apr 22

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Jet stowaway undetected for hours before departure wfp.to/JMn 9:10 pm on Apr 22

Poll

Do you support a proposed ban on tanning beds for youth under 18?

View Results

Advertisement

Proudly brought to you by:

Walt Morris Supercenter

Spotlight

  • instacontest: portraits

    #wfpChallenge

    Take part in our Instagram photo project. This week's challenge is Bright. Tag your photos with #wfpChallenge to take part.

  • The Mazda2 GS package adds $3,850 to the price and includes alloy wheels, side-sill extensions and a rear spoiler.

    Autos

    2014 MAZDA2: Big smiles for a subcompact

  • Arts & Life

    Spice up your dishes with these homemade condiments

  • Recipe swap

    Two pastries with sweetness, crumble of shortbread

  • Winnipeg Cheapskate

    Before you smash open the piggy bank to buy ads on social media, you can do some creative self promotion that will save your pennies.

  • on
  • 2
  • 3

Events

April 23, 2014

Submit an Event

News Café Event Booking

Spanish Institute courses

The Spanish Institute is offering new Spanish courses and Spanish private tuition from Beginners to Advanced. Classes start on March 10. Information and registration: 204-832 9893 or spanishinstitute@mts.net

[ View Full Event information ]

News by Category

Our Communities

Canstar Community News

Click here to view all Community News

Roll over the region tabs at the top to see which neighbourhoods are included. Click on the map to view news specific to that region and its neighbourhoods.