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Manitoba and Indiana Partner on Agriculture

Indiana Lt.-Gov. Suzanne Crouch, accompanied to Manitoba by a 20-member delegation including representatives from Indiana companies, agricultural organizations, universities and state officials met with Deputy Premier Heather Stefanson, Agriculture Minister Ralph Eichler and Growth, Enterprise and Trade Minister Blaine Pedersen. The purpose of the visit was to discuss the shared interest of both jurisdictions in…

22-Year-Old Attempts an Armed Robbery in Broad Daylight

WINNIPEG - Winnipeg Police arrested and charged a 22-year-old man after he tried robbing a convenience store with a knife. Police said Monday around 5:00 PM, a lone male entered a store in the 100 block of Hargrave and demanded access to an attached building. When denied access, the suspect pulled a knife and attempted…

25-Year-Old Woman Arrested for 20 Plus Thefts and Robberies in Winnipeg

WINNIPEG - Winnipeg Police have arrested and charged a 25-year-old woman responsible for several thefts at Liquor Marts and other retail businesses. Police said between June 15th and August 27th the woman went to various Liquor Mart locations around the city of Winnipeg. She would enter the store, select several liquor bottles and exit the…

Typhoon Causes Canadian Filipino Community Concern

Members of Canada’s Filipino community say they’re concerned about family in the Phillipines in the aftermath of a fierce typhoon that hit the country over the weekend. Typhoon Mangkhut has killed 66 people in the Philippines and four in China, where it weakened to a tropical storm on Monday. Luzviminda Mazzone, president of the Federation…

Small Businesses Need MPs to Address Uncertainty

The Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) is asking for MPs to help small businesses by reducing costs and regulations. CPP rates are scheduled to go up every year for the next five years which will significantly raise payroll costs for employers. “In fact, even with the welcome news of a small drop in Employment…

Classical Mystery Tour Brings 'Beatles' to WSO

Get the best of the Beatles combined with the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra when Classical Mystery Tour performs at the Centennial Concert Hall September 21-23, 2018. The four musicians in Classical Mystery Tour look and sound just like The Beatles, but Classical Mystery Tour is more than just a rock concert. The show presents more than…

5 News Stories You Need to Know This Morning

FEDS LOOKING FOR JUDGE TO GUIDE PIPELINE PLAN The federal government is shopping around for a retired federal judge to help guide a renewed consultation with Indigenous communities on the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. The Federal Court of Appeal last month quashed the approval given to the project, saying the consultation with Indigenous communities wasn’t…

Canada Bans Use of Trans Fats

OTTAWA — Canada’s ban on the main source of artificial trans fats is now in effect. The ban takes aim at partially hydrogenated oils, or PHOs, which are the main source of industrially produced trans fats in all food sold in the country. Rules coming into force today make it illegal for manufacturers to use…

Only One Store to Sell Cannabis on First Day in BC

VANCOUVER — On the morning of Oct. 17, British Columbians shouldn’t expect to wake up and see marijuana stores opening their doors. At least that’s the message from the province’s minister of public safety and solicitor general, Mike Farnworth. In a news release issued Sunday, Farnworth said the government’s first and only BC Cannabis Store…

Hot Eats In Winnipeg - King & Bannatyne

WINNIPEG, MB - Owner Mike Buono is a straightforward kind of guy. His fabulous sandwich restaurant is located at the corner of King and Bannatyne, so it seemed appropriate to name it King + Bannatyne. The restaurant was bustling over the lunch hour when we paid a visit. “Counter service” is a restaurant style that…

Missing 16-Year-Old Brandon Girl Could be in Winnipeg

BRANDON - Police in Brandon are asking for help locating a 16-year-old girl, Kaitrianne Ironstand, who is believed to be in Winnipeg. Ironstand was reported missing from Brandon on Sunday September 9th of this year. She was last seen at 2:30 AM at her home, in the 300 block Louise Avenue. Ironstand is described as…

Fatal Vehicle-Pedestrian Accident

A 30 year-old man from Fisher River was killed on Friday evening (Sept 14) when he was struck by a vehicle on highway 224. The vehicle was driven by a 63 year-old woman from Fisher River who was heading northbound when she struck the man who was also walking in the northbound lane. She immediately…

UPDATE - Missing 6-Year-Old Autistic Girl Found

UPDATE @ 8:20 AM - Media in Saskatchewan are reporting that the Amber Alert issued late last night has been cancelled. The missing 6-year-old girl was found safe in the City of North Battleford. According to reports she was found just before 7:00 AM and is receiving medical attention now. WINNIPEG - An amber alert…

69-Year-Old Man Dies in Collision with Drunk Driver

TEULON - A 69-year-old man died in a two two-vehicle collision on Highway 17, approximately six kilometres west of Teulon, on Friday night. Police said the initial investigation has determined that an eastbound vehicle, being driven by a 27-year-old man from Inwood, hit the shoulder and overcorrected where it then collided with a westbound vehicle,…

One Man Dead & One in Hospital after Train Derails in Manitoba

WINNIPEG - One man is dead and another remains in hospital after a train derailed Saturday at the Minago River crossing in Manitoba. The derailment occurred on the east-west rail line, located approximately 12 kilometres west of the Highway 6 and Highway 39 Junction. Police said when the derailment was reported, they were told that…

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