Saturday May 4
Mother and 7-year-old son killed in crash near Carman, Man.
A Beausejour, Man. woman and her seven-year-old son were killed in a two-vehicle crash in the Rural Municipality of Dufferin, just south of Carman.
Seeding delays may help bolster Prairie sunflower acres
Delays in planting alternative crops this spring across Western Canada could translate into extra area being planted to sunflowers, according to an official with the National Sunflower Association of Canada .
Tight oat supplies keep bids supported on Prairies
Oat futures in Chicago and cash prices in Western Canada continue to hold up reasonably well as tight supplies underpin the commodity.
The Winnipeg Free Press
Seasonal sales wilt
KEN GIGLIOTTI / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS Rob Petkau, general manager of the Regent Avenue Canadian Tire outlet, says the store hired extra workers for the usual spring rush.
Weyburn This Week
Snow-covered fields likely to push back Prairie seeding
A late start to spring seeding is becoming more and more likely across much of Western Canada, as heavy snow cover in many areas and a slow melt will leave many fields too wet to plant for some time.