Winnipeg South End United (WSEU) went from not being able to win to never losing, to capturing a city — and then a provincial championship — and earning a trip to Ontario to compete for the national prize.
Julian Avila credits their coach, Riccardo De Thomasis.
“With Riccardo’s help every one of us stepped up our game,” he says. “With Riccardo’s help, we all came together. Riccardo believed in us.” (Peter J. Thompson/National Post)
No one was hurt when fire and explosions rocked Speedway International, a company that boasts on its website it is “North America’s No. 1 source for 99.99% racing methanol.” (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Christine Morin)
Trevor MacDonald, who was born female and gave birth to his son, has been breastfeeding the child using a supplemental feeding tube.
Mr. MacDonald was told that “a man cannot become an LLLC Leader,” he wrote on his blog Milk Junkies, which chronicles his breastfeeding experience. He wrote that he understands that he doesn’t fit their parameters, but says their definition is poor and out of date.
“At the time the policy was written, the authors assumed that men wouldn’t/couldn’t breastfeed, so they defined a leader as a woman,” Mr. MacDonald wrote in a blog post on Thursday. “I kinda doubt that many people envisioned my own scenario. I think that the interpretation of the policy should evolve.” (Photo: Dr. Jack Newman)
Winnipeg is bracing for an early mosquito invasion Winnipeggers might have welcomed this year’s early snow melt, but now they are bracing for its consequence: An early mosquito invasion. The insects are slated to buzz into Winnipeg sooner than usual, so the city’s insect control branch this week launched its larviciding activities, working to kill them before they reach the flying adult, biting stage.
The National Post’s Kathryn Blaze Carlson spoke with city councillor Scott Fielding about life in mosquitoville.
Jets return a missing piece of Winnipeg Not only have the Winnipeg Jets returned to fulfill the physical role of a National Hockey League team in town, it might not be a stretch to argue the Jets have returned to replace a missing piece of the city itself. Photo: Marianne Helm/Getty Images