REUTERS FILE PHOTO From left are New Democratic Party Leader Thomas Mulcair, Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau.

Stephen Harper calls Oct. 19 election

Prime Minister Stephen Harper on Sunday called a parliamentary election for Oct. 19, kicking off a marathon 11-week campaign likely to focus on a stubbornly sluggish economy and his decade in power.

Thomas Bach, President of the International Olympic Committee, announces Beijing as the city to host the 2022 Winter Olympics during the 128th International Olympic Committee Session, in Malaysia's capital city of Kuala Lumpur on July 31, 2015. (REUTERS/Edgar Su)

Beijing awarded 2022 Winter Olympics

Beijing was chosen by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to host the 2022 Winter Olympics on Friday, becoming the first city to be awarded both summer and winter Games.

Stonewall RCMP is warning people of a phone scam, in which fraudsters claim to be the Canadian Revenue Agency and you owe outstanding taxes. The scam goes on to say, that if you do not pay you will be arrested. (File photo)

Beware of tax scam

Recently, the Stonewall RCMP detachment has received dozens of calls from concerned citizens. They are reporting that they have been receiving telepho

Grand Beach filled with people seeking relief from the heat. The province has issued a heat advisory. The chief public health officer has provided several tips for people to cope with the heat. (Postmedia Network)

Heat advisory

Manitoba’s chief public health officer is reminding Manitobans to take precautions to prevent heat-related illness as hot and humid conditions continu