Headlines May 18: While air quality advisories have ended, wildfire smoke across the prairies continues to cause poor air quality in parts of southern MB. Rain today, and sunshine for the long weekend. | MB CUPE members hold rally against banning books Wed in response to a delegation that called for the removal of LGBTQ, sexual education and other books at BSD board meeting. | “15-minute city” meeting will try again tonight in Brandon, at Keystone Centre Upper Curling Club 7 to 8:30. | MB aims to turn homes tied to suspected crime into affordable housing. | Magic mushroom dispensary with ON owners opens in Wpg’s Osborne Village. | Peg City Car Co-op adds vehicles, launches new service, grows to over 130 vehicles and is booked 30 minutes before each use. | Why were 2 scientists fired from Winnipeg lab? MPs to examine documents. | Winnipeg man in hot water after stun guns seized at border, police say. | Manitoba tables bill to regulate amateur combative sport. Today is Brown Bag It Thursday, Global Accessibility Awareness Day, HIV Vaccine Awareness Day, Hummus Day, International Museum Day, National Apéritif Day, National Cheese Soufflé Day, National Speech Pathologist Day, National Visit Your Relatives Day and No Dirty Dishes Day!
What a start to the day yesterday in Regina. An accidental cement spill by a contractor along Albert Street put traffic restrictions were in place in the southbound lanes at Albert Street and Avonhurst Drive while the contractor returned to clean it up. The cleanup was quick but the video is kinda funny. Poor guy.
WestJet Pilots are ready to strike. This as American Airlines flight attendants also get ready to strike south of the border. This could be a wild ride in the air this Summer travel season.
Meantime, in other parts of the world….
SOCIAL MEDIA BAN: We have a first US state where it is illegal to use Tik Tok.
Why not the “Golden Perogy Medal of honor”? Some Sun Seekers thought a “wrestling belt” might have been more appropriate, but no, a perogy PIN awaits anyone willing to take on the 25 restaurant perogy challenge on the perogy trail this Summer.
Would you hire someone to mow your lawn while in a swimsuit? Winnipeg woman offer “indecent” lawn mowing proposal. (for the record she actually will show up in a swimsuit).
BIG NEWS-The Car Chase! Was the Harry and Meagan car chase story BS? Some members of the media think it may be a tad exadurated.
Ai in Advertising. The vodka company targeting Canadians using Ai. We’ve even embraced Ai and have out own “show assistant”. Our Show has an “Ai Buddy” too and Friday we are going to name it/him/her!
HAPPY BIRTHDAY DIZY!
Forget FUR BABIES. Half of us feel our pets are our “Soul mates”.
Do a good deed and it comes back to you. Sort of. Candy Bar Karma.
What can I put in my KD? A Manitoba Man asks if anything else can be used to make KD other than milk. Gets quite the reaction.
King of the World! Jaw dropping 3D images of the Titanic were released yesterday.