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22 Year-Old Virden Man Charged With 2nd Degree Murder

VIRDEN - A 22 year-old Virden man ha been charged with 2nd Degree Murder after stabbing a man during an altercation. On January 15 at 12:30 AM. RCMP arrived at a home on Queen Street West to find two men involved in a fight. One of the men was a 22 year-old from Virden and…

Assault Charges Upgraded to 2nd Degree Murder

WINNIPEG - Winnipeg Police have charged a man with 2nd Degree Murder regarding the assault and eventual death of 31 year-old Dexter Cortavista Dejarisco. Dexter was shot on January 7 at a home on Burrows Avenue. He was taken to hospital in critical condition and on January 15 he succumbed to his injuries. 34 year-old…

RCMP Investigate Theft of Multiple Firearms in Oakbank and Souris

OAKBANK/SOURIS - Two separate reports, in two different towns, involving the thefts of 53 guns have RCMP asking for the public's help regarding these incidents. Oakbank RCMP responded to an incident on January 14 at 3:00 am. where 12 handguns were taken from a locked gun safe in a garage at a home in the…

CFIB: Red Tape Awareness Week

The Canadian Federation of Independent Business has announce its 10th year of Red Tape Awareness Week. The event showcases the negative impact excessive regulations have on Canadians and highlights governments and public servants who have successfully cut red tape. “Looking back over a decade of fighting red tape, we are proud of what we have…

Impaired Driving Still Leading Cause of Death

New Statistics, released by MPI show that nearly half of all deaths on Manitoba roads last year were caused by impaired driving. Of the 71 auto-related deaths in 2018, 42 per cent were attributed to alcohol or drugs. 17 percent of those deaths were speed related and 28 per cent were due to not wearing…

Study Finds More Than Half Food Produced in Canada Wasted

More than half the food produced in Canada is wasted and the average kitchen tosses out hundreds of dollars worth of edibles every year, says a study researchers are calling the first of its kind. "It’s a lot of food," said Lori Nikkel of Second Harvest, the Toronto−based group working to reduce food waste that…

Brendan Warren and Alanna Sharman are Boston Pizza Bison Sports Athletes of the Week

WINNIPEG – Thanks to a couple game-winning performances from the past weekend, Brendan Warren from men's volleyball and Alanna Sharman from women's hockey have been named the Boston Pizza Bison Sports Athletes of the Week for the week ending January 14, 2019. Since starting in the conference in 2017-18, Bison men’s volleyball second-year middle Brendan…

New RCMP Advisory Board to Help Modernize

OTTAWA — The federal government is creating an external board of civilian advisers to help the RCMP modernize after years of grappling with internal bullying and harassment. Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale and RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki announced the plan for a management advisory board today at a news conference in Ottawa. Members of an…

Stranded Ashern Pilot Rescued in Remote Area

ASHERN - RCMP along with the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre in Trenton, Ontario rescued a stranded pilot from Ashern in a remote area on January 13. The 71 year-old pilot had left that morning to fly his plane to a camp at Sisib Lake, south of Grand Rapids. but never arrived. A Hercules search plane…

2019 Inductees Announced For Manitoba Softball Hall of Fame

The Manitoba Softball Hall of Fame has announced the 2019 inductees. Eight individuals and 3 teams will be inducted into the Manitoba Softball Hall of Fame on May 11, 2019. The group of inductees includes 4 Athletes, 3 All Around, 1 Builder and 3 teams. The Manitoba Softball Hall of Fame & Museum Inc. recognizes…

Hunters Charged For Hunting at Night with Lights

WINNIPEG — The Manitoba government says four men have been charged under the province’s new law than bans hunting at night with lights. The province says wildlife officers nabbed two men in December from the Lake Manitoba First Nation near Asher. They were also charged with carrying a loaded firearm in a pickup and hunting…

Police Looking for Witnesses to Pedestrian-Vehicle Collision

WINNIPEG - Police are looking for witnesses to a pedestrian-vehicle collision yesterday morning at 7:45 am. that took the life of a 71 year-old woman. It is believed that she was struck by a southbound vehicle as she crossed Henderson Highway near Slater Avenue. She was taken to hospital in critical condition and later died…

Young Children Terrorized and Sprayed with Bear Spray in Home Invasion

WINNIPEG - Two suspects were arrested after terrorizing a home that included young children and spraying them with bear spray. When police arrived they were told that a number of people had forced their way into the home on Powers Street at about 10:25pm. They confronted a 20 year-old man and pointed a firearm at…

Food Delivery Man Robbed at Gunpoint

WINNIPEG - A 39 year-old man delivering food was robbed at gunpoint by three people early in the morning on January 14th. When the delivery person arrived at a home on Yale Avenue, the three suspects were sitting on the front steps. After receiving the food, one of the suspects took out a handgun, refused…

14 Year-Old Youth Charged with Making Threats Involving Arthur Day Middle School

WINNIPEG - The Arthur Day Middle School was placed on a Hold and Secure footing for the entire day on January 14 while police evaluated social media threats that had been made to people associated with the school. Police remained at the school for the entire day as a security presence and to answer questions…

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