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Deceased Man Discovered In Building on Young Street

WINNIPEG - On December 10th a body was located in a building on Young Street. The body has been identified as male and is suspicious in nature. The Homicide Unit is now investigating. No further information is available at this time but we will update as police release details.

RCMP Investigating Suspected Murder in The Pas

THE PAS - At about 7:00 this morning (December 14th) RCMP discovered the body of a woman on Bignell Avenue in The Pas near the Hudbay Rail Station. The death is being treated as a homicide and police are asking for the public's help with any information. Anyone with information is asked to call The…

Coal Power in Canada Must Go By 2029

OTTAWA — The death knell for coal−fired electricity in Canada is set to ring in just over 12 years. Ottawa put the final regulations in effect this week with such strict pollution standards for coal−power plants that only one plant in Canada can possibly meet them. The Boundary Dam coal plant in Saskatchewan uses carbon…

Winnipeg Man Arrested for Trafficking Meth

WINNIPEG - A 51 year-old Winnipeg man has been arrested for trafficking in methamphetamine as a result of an DEU investigation that began in early December. A home in River Park South was suspected of being involved in drug trafficking which led to a search warrant being executed on December 13th. Police seized $6,500 worth…

Suspicious Man Disguised as MTS Employee Tries to Enter Home in Transcona

WINNIPEG - A man disguised as a Bell/MTS employee tried to gain entrance into the home of a 46-year-old Winnipeg woman on December 13th at 7:45 pm. The incident occurred in the area of Plessis Road and Pandora Avenue in Transcona. The man knocked on her door, stated that he was from MTS and requested…

Team Manitoba Names Archers for Canada Winter Games

Team Manitoba in archery for the Canada Winter Games has been named, the Archers and Bowhunters Association of Manitoba is pleased to announce. The four archers selected as primary athletes are Bryanne Lameg, Austin Taylor, Cleo Wermann-Thorn and Kadin Giebelhaus. Selected as their alternates are, respectively, Nattasha Shpak, Brady Klassen, Janna Hawash and Roman Boyechko.…

Manitoba Child Failed By System

WINNIPEG — Manitoba’s advocate for children and youth says a girl who suffered repeated sexual abuse and died of a drug overdose was failed over and over again by the province’s child welfare system. The girl — identified only as Angel — was born to a mother with addiction issues and was apprehended by social…

RCMP Make Arrest for 2017 Double Homicide

ST. GEORGES - RCMP have made an arrest after an extensive investigation into the deaths of two men in St Georges, Manitoba on February 28, 2017. The two men, aged 35 and 43 were found deceased in their home and their deaths were determined to be the result of a homicide. 54 year-old Claude Francis…

Emailed Bomb Threats Being Made to Local Businesses

WINNIPEG - Winnipeg police are investigating numerous bomb threat that have been sent via email to local businesses. Apparently the threats are also being sent, not only across Canada, but also in the Unites States. Officers are attending to each location that has received a threat and all necessary precautions are being taken. The WPS…

Tragic Fire in RM of Riding Mountain Takes Life of 29 year-Old Man

RIDING MOUNTAIN - On December 9th at 12:45 am. firefighters were called to a fire at a home about 10 kilometres north of Inglis. When they arrived the garage was fully engulfed in flames. Two men, aged 74 and 43 had got out of the house safely, but a third man, aged 29 could not…

Put a Freeze on Winter Holiday Fires

WINNIPEG - The Office of the Fire Commissioner and the Manitoba Fire Service is encouraging Manitobans to 'Put a Freeze on Winter Holiday Fires'. The hope is to educate people on the risks from heating, holiday decorations and candles which all contribute to an increased risk of fire during the winter months. The Office of…

Robbers Terrorize Victims for Hours as They Rob Multi-Suite Residence

WINNIPEG - A group of people at a multiple-suite residence were held at gunpoint for several hours while the thieves went from suite to suite robbing them. The incident occurred on December 12th at 5:00 am. in the 200 block of Austin Street. During the robbery the suspects forced all of the residents into a…

Meet Santa at the Zoo

WINNIPEG - Meet Santa and Mrs. Claus at Assiniboine Park Zoo this weekend at the Zoo’s North Polar Party on December 15 and 16. They will be bringing holiday cheer and greeting guests in Tundra Grill from 10:30 am to 1:30 pm each day. “The holiday season is a great time of year for families…

Lotteries Vying for Customers with Interactive Displays

WINNIPEG — Like many millennials, Sarah Rogalsky doesn’t go out of her way to buy lottery tickets. The 32−year−old is part of an office pool and chips in $2 a week at her Winnipeg workplace, primarily for the social aspect of playing with others. "I’ve never bought a lottery ticket on my own." She is…

RCMP Arrest 6 For Drug Charges in Norway House

NORWAY HOUSE - 4 people were arrested after RCMP executed a search warrant at home in Norway House. On December 7th at 9:30 am police executed a search warrant and located and seized 85 grams of cocaine, a large sum of money, numerous cellphones and drug paraphernalia. Police arrested and charged 29-year-old Colin Gamblin of…

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