Feb 25 - Today in Steinbach

Currently in Steinbach its -10°C and Variably cloudy

  • Feels Like: -15°C
  • Wind: S at 10km/h
  • Humidity: 91%
  • Pressure: 101.2 kPa

Featured Blog

The Story of Louis Riel

This past week we have celebrated the life and death of one of Manitoba’s most famous historical figures, Métis leader and politician Louis Riel.

Village News: Posted by Barry Dyck, Mennonite Heritage Village, Steinbach

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Stony Mountain inmate seriously assaulted

Stonewall RCMP are currently investigating a serious assault incident that occurred at Stony Mountain Correctional Institution.

Prospects of new trade and tax policy pressures hog markets

The Director of Risk Management with h@ms Marketing Services blames uncertainty over trade for this week’s dramatic drop in lean hog futures.

Province provides emergency supports for refugee claimants

The Manitoba government is working with municipal officials, non-profit settlement organizations and charities to provide emergency relief for refugee claimants crossing the Manitoba border into Canada.

Manitoba slaughter hog numbers show early signs of rebounding

The General Manager of Manitoba Pork reports the province’s pork industry is seeing the first signs of a rebound in the number of hogs available for processing.

River users advised to stay clear of ice-cutting machines

Manitoba Infrastructure reminds river users to observe warning signs and stay clear of equipment as ice-cutting machines and icebreakers take to the north Red River between Netley Creek and Netley Lake north of Selkirk starting today.

CBC Manitoba News

Asylum seekers learning to cope without hands after frostbitten walk into Canada

It's been exactly two months since Seidu Mohammed and Razak Iyal almost froze to death walking across the border into Manitoba from the United States, and while they're grateful to be in Canada, they're struggling to cope.

Royal Canadian Mint struggles to make money: documents

Once a cash cow, the Royal Canadian Mint is struggling to make money. Internal documents and other reports show the mint is facing strong headwinds as sales of collector coins tank, revenues diminish and profits fall.

Confidence and competence: Tips on talking to kids about personal safety

Noni Classen, director of education at the Canadian Centre for Child Protection, weighs in with some advice for how to make sure your child knows what to do in an unsafe situation.

Bipole II tower down for 2 days after being hit by farmer in tractor

Manitoba Hydro's Bipole II line was knocked out of service this week after a farmer drove into one of its towers with a tractor, a Hydro spokesperson confirmed Friday.

Defence lawyer for the man accused of killing Candace Derksen files motion to stay case

The defence lawyer for the man accused of killing Candace Derksen has asked that the case be stayed, arguing that the DNA used to link Mark Edward Grant to the murder was flawed and cannot be independently verified because it no longer exists.