Manitoba has reported its first death linked to one of the more contagious coronavirus variants of concern, the province says. The person who died had contracted the B117 strain first detected in the U.K.
Samuel Desjardins was on his way home from playing basketball with a friend on Saturday in Thompson, Man., when he took a step into a puddle that plunged him into frigid, waist-deep water.
After hearing complaints from nearby residents, St. James Coun. Scott Gillingham wants the city to find ways to stop recycling at depots from blowing into neighbouring yards.
Prices in lumber have doubled and tripled over the past year, but that's not stopping Manitobans from building homes and completing outdoor renovations.