• September 8, 2014 - Canadian Museum For Human Rights 
(John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press)
  • Glass negatives by photographer E.J.C. Smith, taken circa 1898. His photo store was located at 276 Smith Street in Winnipeg.
  • Nov. 17, 1885: Louis Riel
  • A full moon becomes a blood moon as Canada experiences a full lunar eclipse, early Tuesday, April 15, 2014.

Images from around the world chosen by the photo desk at the Winnipeg Free Press.

  • 0 Comments

    7 Total Pictures

  • May 14, 2013

    Aerial flight over Ochre Beach Ice Shove

    The phenomenon known as an ice shove damaged and destroyed 27 properties on the southern shore of Dauphin Lake at Ochre Beach. Described by some as an 'ice tsunami,' Ice Shoves have also recently destroyed or threatened property in Lake Mille Lacs, Minn., Lake Winnebago, Wis., Alberta Beach, Alta., and Lake Champlain, N.Y. These aerial photographs were taken three days after event. --Files from Bartley Kives and Larry Kusch.

    • Print
  • Looking out over Dauphin Lake the thawing ice still floats on the lake, and the shore where the ice shove destroyed homes can be seen in the foreground.
(Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press)

    Looking out over Dauphin Lake the thawing ice still floats on the lake, and the shore where the ice shove destroyed homes can be seen in the foreground. (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press) Photo Store

  • The shore of Dauphin Lake happened to meet the requirements for an ice shove, an unusual event bot not completely unknown.
(Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press)

    The shore of Dauphin Lake happened to meet the requirements for an ice shove, an unusual event bot not completely unknown. (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press) Photo Store

  • Over the past two months, ice shoves have also destroyed or threatened property in Lake Mille Lacs, Minn., Lake Winnebago, Wis., Alberta Beach, Alta., and Lake Champlain, N.Y.
(Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press)

    Over the past two months, ice shoves have also destroyed or threatened property in Lake Mille Lacs, Minn., Lake Winnebago, Wis., Alberta Beach, Alta., and Lake Champlain, N.Y. (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press) Photo Store

  • Specific factors must be in place for an ice shove. First, ice floating on a large body of water that's in the process of thawing. While solid sheets won't move, any form of free-floating ice -- large blocks or smaller shards -- can be pushed around by wind.
(Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press)

    Specific factors must be in place for an ice shove. First, ice floating on a large body of water that's in the process of thawing. While solid sheets won't move, any form of free-floating ice -- large blocks or smaller shards -- can be pushed around by wind. (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press) Photo Store

  • When the wind is strong enough and blows long enough to push that ice in one direction, it can become an ice shove when it hits the shore. The leading edge of this mass of ice will stop, forcing the trailing ice to pile up on top of it.
(Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press)

    When the wind is strong enough and blows long enough to push that ice in one direction, it can become an ice shove when it hits the shore. The leading edge of this mass of ice will stop, forcing the trailing ice to pile up on top of it. (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press) Photo Store

  • Given enough momentum, the resulting pile can surge onto the shore.

    Given enough momentum, the resulting pile can surge onto the shore. "It's like a freight train, and you have all these cars at the back end with nowhere to go," said Jay Doering, a University of Manitoba civil engineering professor. "Some have even referred to it as an ice tsunami." (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press) Photo Store

  • Premier Greg Selinger toured the smashed homes and cottages at Ochre Beach Monday morning and declared victims will qualify for disaster financial assistance.
(Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press)

    Premier Greg Selinger toured the smashed homes and cottages at Ochre Beach Monday morning and declared victims will qualify for disaster financial assistance. (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press) Photo Store

Fact Check

Fact Check

Have you found an error, or know of something we’ve missed in one of our stories?
Please use the form below and let us know.

* Required
  • Please post the headline of the story or the title of the video with the error.

  • Please post exactly what was wrong with the story.

  • Please indicate your source for the correct information.

  • Yes

    No

  • This will only be used to contact you if we have a question about your submission, it will not be used to identify you or be published.

  • Cancel

Having problems with the form?

Contact Us Directly

You can comment on most stories on winnipegfreepress.com. You can also agree or disagree with other comments. All you need to do is be a Winnipeg Free Press print or e-edition subscriber to join the conversation and give your feedback.

You can comment on most stories on winnipegfreepress.com. You can also agree or disagree with other comments. All you need to do is be a Winnipeg Free Press print or e-edition subscriber to join the conversation and give your feedback.

Have Your Say

New to commenting? Check out our Frequently Asked Questions.

Have Your Say

Comments are open to Winnipeg Free Press print or e-edition subscribers only. why?

Have Your Say

Comments are open to Winnipeg Free Press Subscribers only. why?

The Winnipeg Free Press does not necessarily endorse any of the views posted. By submitting your comment, you agree to our Terms and Conditions. These terms were revised effective April 16, 2010.