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Police Arrest Man Who Dragged Police Officer

WINNIPEG - Police have finally caught the man who was driving a stolen truck on August 24 and proceeded to drag the police officer trying to arrest him, causing him to be taken to the hospital for treatment of his injuries. 37 year old Ian Thomas Shupena was arrested on September 22 when police were…

Woman Assaulted on Osborne Street

WINNIPEG - On September 24, 2018 at around 7am a woman was assaulted on Osborne Street near Maplewood Avenue. She was walking in the eastbound lane when two men confronted her and knocked her to the ground. One of the men had a gun. They proceeded to try to take her backpack and when a…

Stolen Vehicle Leads to Arrest of Liquor Mart Robbery Suspects

WINNIPEG - At around 2am on September 24 police observed a vehicle driving in the area of St James and Notre Dame. A computer check quickly revealed that it was stolen and they called in additional support including K-9. They followed them to an address on Blake Street where 4 individuals including one youth were…

A Male Youth Beats 73-Year-Old Man to Death

WINNIPEG - A 73-year-old man has died after being severely beaten by an minor who is a repeat offender of violence. Police said on September 23rd at 2:15AM they responded to an assault that was at a home in the 400 block of Redwood Avenue. When officers arrived the minor was assaulting the 73-year-old. The…

Man Found Beaten Dies From Injuries

WINNIPEG - A man police discovered badly beaten on Monday afternoon has dies in hospital. Police said they responded to a report around 4:00PM of a man that had been assaulted in the railway underpass on McPhillips Street near Logan Avenue. The man was taken to hospital where he died from his injuries. Police are…

Marcel Arruda-Welch named CW Special Teams Player of the Week

For the third straight week, a Bison football player has earned the honour of Canada West Special Teams Player of the Week. In fact, for the second time in three weeks, that player is return specialist and defensive back Marcel Arruda-Welch. The 6'0" Arruda-Welch was crucial to a 37-27 win at Alberta in Week 4,…

Southeast Manitoba Welcomes Wireless Coverage

High-speed wireless LTE coverage is finally making its way to southeast Manitoba. The provincial government announced that Bell MTS will build three new LTE-advanced cellular sites in the communities of Woodbridge, Zhoda, and Stuartburn, giving them wireless service for the first time. “Better, faster service not only helps protect Manitobans in times of emergency but…

Newfoundland's Popular Merb'ys' Calendar is Back

ST. JOHN’S, N.L. — A stunningly popular calendar of burly, bearded mermen posing against scenic Newfoundland backdrops for charity is back for a second year. The 2018 ’merb’ys’ calendar — drawing its name from ’mermaid’ and the Newfoundland moniker for ’buddy’ — became a viral, global success when it launched last year, raising over $300,000…

Renovated Pembina Trails Library Re-Opens

The Pembina Trails Library is open for business again. Newly renovated, it includes an upgraded en trance, universally accessible washrooms, and improved shelving and collection layout. “Libraries are places that bring communities together,” said Councillor Mike Pagtakhan, Chair of the Standing Policy Committee on Protection, Community Services and Parks. “The Pembina Trail Library is now…

Police Searching for Stolen Front End Loader

WINNIPEG - Police are asking for the public's help in locating a stolen front-end loader. Police said the loader was taken sometime between September 22nd and 24th from the area of McGregor St. and Manitoba Ave. It is described as an orange coloured Caterpillar 928H Front-end Loader. It is marked with a logo reading “BayView…

Radio Ad Calls Residential School Harms a Myth

SASKATOON — A radio ad airing in Saskatchewan is asking listeners whether Canadians are being told the whole truth about residential schools. The radio spot, which aired recently across multiple private radio stations, was made by the Frontier Centre for Public Policy, a Winnipeg−based think tank. "We have been told that the residential school system…

Winnipeg Santa Clause Parade Needs a Christmas Miracle

WINNIPEG — The board of Winnipeg’s Santa Claus Parade suggests there will be no clatter of reindeer hooves on downtown streets this year unless funding can be found in time to save the more than century old event. The board’s directors say in a statement released Monday that they need about $68,000 by Oct. 5…

19-Year-Old Dies in Single Vehicle Crash

WINNIPEG - A 19-year-old has died from injuries resulting from a single vehicle crash Sunday in the area of St. Mary’s Road and Springside Drive. The 19-year-old driver was taken to hospital in critical condition but has died from his injuries. Police did not provide any further information at this time.

Winnipeg Police Identify 40-Year-Old Man Found Dead

WINNIPEG - Police identify the 40-year-old man found dead in a home on Pritchard Avenue September 22nd. The man has been identified as Jason Peter John James, 40, of Winnipeg. Police were originally responding to a ‘Check the Wellbeing’ incident in the 300 block of Pritchard Avenue. Police located a deceased 40-year-old male within the…

A 27-Yer-Old From Mitchell Facing Weapons & Drug Trafficking Charges

WINNIPEG - Winnipeg police arrested a 27-year-old man who is facing multiple weapons and drug trafficking charges. Police said on September 21st around 10:45 AM they stopped a grey 2000 Subaru Legacy traveling at a high rate of speed, northbound on Highway 52. The driver of the vehicle was in possession of 61 grams of…

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