• Jets fans Debbie Dutka (from left), Tracy Schaldemose and Heather Foster cheer during a break in play while they watched the game at the Park Theatre in Winnipeg Thursday night.

    Stanley Cup Playoffs Game 1 - Jets vs. Ducks - April 16, 2015

    04/16/2015 11:38 PM 0

    The Winnipeg Jets start their 2015 playoff journey in Anaheim, Calif., Thursday against the Ducks.

  • Hair F/X barber Dunny Valencia cuts Jets logos in hair.

    Jets fan fever

    04/15/2015 11:08 PM 0

    Jets fans have designed some creative — and extreme — ways to show their love for the team during the playoffs.

  • Some of the pastries at the breakfast buffet at the Fort Garry Hotel.

    Brunch at the Fort Garry Hotel

    04/14/2015 10:42 AM 0

    The Sunday brunch at the Fort Garry Hotel has been scaled down, but will still be available on special occasions.

  • Winnipeg coach Terry Simpson maps out his game plan on the chalk board during Jets' practice at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit on Thursday, April 18, 1996. Winnipeg faced the Red Wings in game two of their opening-round playoff series.

    Jets in the playoffs: Apr. 23, 1996

    04/13/2015 10:35 AM 0

    The Winnipeg Jets played their final playoff game, before the team moved to Phoenix, against the Detroit Red Wings.

  • Firefighters attend a fire on an apartment balcony at 429 Westwood Drive Sunday.

    Westwood apartment fire

    04/12/2015 8:24 PM 0

    A fire broke out at a 14-storey apartment building at 429 Westwood Drive Sunday evening. Crews were able to extinguish the blaze, and its cause is under investigation.

  • His Eminence Metropolitan Yurij, Archbishop of Winnipeg and the Central Eparchy, leads Pascha service at Holy Trinity Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral Sunday.

    Pascha service at the Holy Trinity Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral

    04/12/2015 1:13 PM 0

    His Eminence Metropolitan Yurij, Archbishop of Winnipeg and the Central Eparchy, leads the Pascha service at Holy Trinity Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral on Sunday. Photojournalist Trevor Hagan captured some moments from the service.

  • Calgary Flames' Sam Bennett (63) at the side of the net and Michael Ferland (79) right before Ferland opened the scoring on Winnipeg Jets' goaltender Michael Hutchinson (34) in the first minute of NHL hockey action on Saturday.

    Winnipeg Jets vs. Calgary Flames April 11

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  • Art of sound

    04/11/2015 1:02 AM 0

    The Cluster Festival of Music + Integrated Art, which took place March 27 to April 3, was an opportunity for Winnipeg to see and hear new things, composer and co-founder Luke Nickel said. The annual affair, which began in 2008, included edgy workshops, concerts and visual art exhibitions that showcased local, national and international artists. One of the highlights was the performance by Montreal’s Architek Percussion in Metatron, a 28-minute magnum opus composed by festival co-founder Eliot Britton. During the intermission and following the Play concert, the audience was invited try out electronic instruments of Architek Percussion, Winnipeg’s Kerey Harper, Sweden’s Fredrik Gran and Montreal’s Myriam Bleau. For more photos and information on individual performances, visit photographer Norman’s website at leifnorman.net.

  • Jets fans celebrate at Portage and Main.

    Jets make the playoffs: April 9, 2015

    04/10/2015 10:36 AM 0

    Winnipeg Jets fans took their jubilation to Portage and Main Thursday night as the Winnipeg Jets made the NHL playoffs.

  • Ella Symaka (age 2) collects her chocolate eggs Sunday April 5, 2015 after taking part in the Royal Aviation Museum of Western Canada's Easter Egg Hunt. About 500 people came out on Sunday to participate.

    Easter egg hunt at the Royal Aviation Museum

    04/5/2015 3:55 PM 0

    Hundreds of children went hunting for Easter eggs at the Royal Aviation Museum on Easter Sunday, April 5. Photojournalist David Lipnowski captured some moments from the hunt.

  • A cyclist makes his way through thick snow on Portage Ave near noon in Winnipeg. April 02, 2015   (JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

    Really? April 2 in Winnipeg

    04/2/2015 2:38 PM 0

    Winnipeg was hit by a short but heavy snowfall Thursday morning. Here are a few images from our photographers.

  • The Airbus 320 skidded off the runway at the Halifax airport in bad weather, and officials said Sunday 23 people were taken to a hospital for observation and treatment of minor injuries.

    Air Canada plane skids off runway in Halifax

    03/29/2015 9:59 AM 0

    The Transportation Safety Board of Canada released these photos showing the damage to an Air Canada plane after it skidded off the runway at the Halifax airport.


April 18, 2015

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