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Paula Havixbeck proposes new frozen pipe plan

Posted August 27, 2014 by Staff

Winnipeg mayoral candidate Paula Havixbeck has proposed a plan to deal with frozen pipes. The current councillor says she would immediately fix yards and boulevards in a “coordinated manner” that still need to be repaired. In the mid-term, she says … Continue Reading

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In Today’s Flash Flooding News

Posted August 22, 2014 by The Mound of Sound

Our cousins in Winnipeg are dealing with the celestial overflow that triggered flash flooding.  The Weather Network attributed it to the, by now standard, slow-moving rainstorm that hit the city and lingered long enough to deliver more than 75 mm….

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Where’s the outrage for Tina?

Posted August 22, 2014 by Ted Bird

     There were no riots after Tina Fontaine’s body was pulled out of the Red River in Winnipeg last Friday. It was news, all right, but the 15 year old’s still-unsolved murder couldn’t compete with Ferguson, Missouri, where unarmed blac…

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PS I Love You & Mozart’s Sister Announce Tour Dates

Posted August 6, 2014 by Andrew_Horan

Paper Bag Records labelmates PS I Love You and Mozart’s Sister have announced the dates of their fall tour of Canada. PS I Love You is hitting the road in support of their third release For Those Who Stay. The album was recorded when recorded when Paul Saulnier briefly moved to Toronto from the band’s
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The Devin Cuddy Band Announce Tour Dates

Posted July 8, 2014 by Andrew_Horan

The Devin Cuddy Band have announced the dates of their upcoming tour in support of sophomore album Kitchen Knife, out on July 28 on Cameron House Records. The tour will wrap in Toronto on August 8 with an album release show at the Horseshoe. To celebrate, they’ve shared a free stream of ‘Forty Four’; They
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Stream Grey Lands’ Cover of Bob Dylan’s ‘My Back Pages’ (Featuring Greg Keelor) for Free

Posted July 3, 2014 by Andrew_Horan

Grey Lands, the latest project from Cuff the Duke’s Wayne Petti, has unveiled a free stream of his cover of Bob Dylan’s ‘My Back Pages’, featuring Greg Keelor of Blue Rodeo, via CBC Music. The track is taken from Grey Lands‘ forthcoming debut album Songs by Other People, out on August 12 via Paper Bag
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Harper our “Asshole of the Day!”

Posted January 21, 2014 by Allan W Janssen

(Harper blowing a kiss to Benjamin Netanyahu!) Stephen Harper is making a big splash over in Israel, and also makes it as our “Asshole of the Day.” folks. Prime Minister Stephen Harper warned Monday of a new age of anti-Semitism, staking new ground in his allegiance to Israel by telling the country’s parliamentarians that those […]

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