St. Boniface skyline

The Old St. Boniface City Hall clock tower can be seen in the distance past the Waterfront Drive train bridge.
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  • FAVOURITE PHOTO 2014 
This is the image that stands out for me this year. Not only does it bridge the generations of Canadian veterans, but it reminds me that unless Canada and the world change, Connor may wind up a casualty of war himself one day. September 10, 2014 

Seven-year-old Connor Chaulk checks out names on the rows of veteran graves at Brookside Cemetery candle-light vigil held to mark the anniversary of the start of the Second World War. Connor doesn't have any veteran relatives in Brookside but made a point of remembering his great grandfather, a Second World War veteran buried in Stonewall's cemetery.

    Photos of the year 2014 - Phil Hossack

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  • The parking lot at Polo Park mall is completely packed for Boxing Day shopping Friday.

    Boxing Day in Winnipeg

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    Local shoppers storm the malls and electronics stores to grab a great deal.

  • Video Steve Ashton Leadership Bid

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    Dec. 23, 2014 - NDP MLA Steve Ashton officially launches his bid to lead the Manitoba NDP at the parties ...

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  • Glass negatives by photographer E.J.C. Smith. at the turn of the 1900 century. His photo store was located at 276 Smith Street in Winnipeg. Copies made by the Winnipeg Free Press June 10 2014

    A glass menagerie

    Rare negatives from 1898 give glimpse into Winnipeg's history

  • Dark humour rides shotgun in the form of a skeleton with one driver.

    POV: Speed thrills

    They call it The Fastest Sport on the Prairies — and who can argue with that?

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    #wfpChallenge

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

  • On the River Seine

    Follow photographer Ruth Bonneville on a 22-kilometre canoe trip on the Seine River in Winnipeg with our video and interactive map.

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    POV: Garbage Hill

    From the crack of dawn to fading night light, Westview Park -- a.k.a. Garbage Hill -- is alive with the sound of movement.

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Christian Worthington, "Zeitgeist Vs. Great Man"

Christian Worthington regards history as an endlessly unfurling source of information that prompts the evolution of his art. Customarily, Worthington layers formal, canonical studies of history’s influential artists into his work. By placing these great ...

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