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Releaf Returns To Winnipeg

WINNIPEG - A non-profit tree planting initiative in Winnipeg has returned, promising to bring bigger and better releaf to the city’s urban forest. Trees Winnipeg says its ReLeaf program will be providing more tree planting kits than ever this spring as it kicks off another year of growth. The program has been so popular in…

Help Getting To Vaccination

WINNIPEG - The government of Manitoba says anyone who needs help getting to a COVID-19 vaccination site can now call 211 to be connected with a service provider. The province explains that 211 Manitoba, a telephone service led by the United Way in collaboration with Volunteer Manitoba, has begun a program that would provide seniors…

Job Revoked For Travel

WINNIPEG - A Manitoba civil servant has been knocked out of an interim role as a digital transformation executive after travelling to Vegas despite a travel ban imposed on government employees. Jerin Valel, who has also been a mixed martial arts referee since 2009, got into trouble following a stint officiating UFC 260 on March…

Vaccination Strategy Changing

WINNIPEG - The province is adjusting its vaccination strategy to try and deliver more doses more quickly, as the third wave of COVID-19 takes hold. This will likely include a pop-up clinic in Winnipeg but fewer of these pop-ups in rural areas. Meanwhile, Manitobans 59 and older are now eligible to get the shot. It's…

Ex-Mountie Off To Jail

WINNIPEG - A former Manitoba Mountie, once connected to a puppet club of the Hells Angels, is going back to jail after pleading guilty to cocaine charges. 50 year old Wayne Shuttleworth was arrested after an investigation led to the seizure of more than 350 grams of coke at his Winnipeg home in 2018. His…

Lotto 6/49 Winning Numbers

WINNIPEG - Here are the Lotto 6/49 winning numbers from Wednesday, April 14th. Good luck! The $22 million jackpot was won so Saturday's draw will drop to $5 million. In the event of any discrepancy between this information and the WCLC, the latter shall prevail. Photo: WCLC

3 Deaths, 86 Cases

WINNIPEG - The province is reporting three deaths today from COVID-19, one of them in Winnipeg. There are 86 new cases of the virus today, including 53 in Winnipeg. The variants of concern now total 560, with 225 of them active. Two people have been killed by the variants. 1,439 cases are active, 33,146 people…

Geese Dealing With Snow Too

WINNIPEG - Following a massive spring storm that dumped as much as 25 cm of snow across the province, Manitobans are seeing Canada geese appearing a little confused as they emerge from icy blankets, but experts point out the birds are doing just fine. The Prairie Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre says they’ve received reports of geese…

Education Task Force

WINNIPEG - The government of Manitoba says it wants to hear from teachers and parents as it expands the scope of its education system overhaul engagement process. Education Minister Cliff Cullen says several additional advisory groups will be formed over the next few months to help shape what the province calls a roadmap for its…

Farmers Lovin' This Snow

WINNIPEG - Many Manitobans haven’t been excited about the snow shoveling, but farmers in the province say the extra moisture was just what they needed. Environment Canada says southern Manitoba saw 15-25 cm of snow by Wednesday morning, wind gusting as high as 50 km/h. Morris got 15 cm, and Portage la Prairie and Brandon…

When Will Normal Return?

WINNIPEG - The province held a townhall last night where people called in to ask questions of public health officials and one of the main questions was when will things return to normal. Dr. Brent Roussin, Manitoba's top doctor, said the focus right now is getting COVID-19 vaccines into people's arms as quickly as possible.…

Cat Living Double Life

WINNIPEG - A man in England who went online to check out his neighbour's real estate listing made a shocking discovery. Michael Hubank sees his cat Freddy lying on his neighbour's bed in one of the listing photos. He posted the picture on Twitter and people loved it. It quickly went viral. "I tweeted it…

Lotto Max Winning Numbers

WINNIPEG - Here are the Lotto Max winning numbers from Tuesday, April 13th. Good luck! The $15 million jackpot was won so Friday's draw will drop to $10 million. In the event of any discrepancy between this information and the WCLC, the latter shall prevail. Photos: WCLC

2 Deaths, 135 Cases

WINNIPEG - The province is reporting two deaths today from COVID-19, both of them in Winnipeg and one of them from the UK variant. There are 135 new cases of the virus today, including 89 in Winnipeg and 34 in the north. The variants of concern now total 479, with 154 of them active. Two…

3 Women Assaulted in 2 Hours

WINNIPEG - The Winnipeg Police Service says they’re investigating three similar assaults that happened under suspicious circumstances on the same day this past weekend in which women were observed getting pulled into a vehicle. Police say a 911 caller reported hearing a scream and then seeing a woman possibly getting forced by two men into…

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