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Danger: Thin Ice on Winnipeg Waterways

WINNIPEG - With warmer weather finally arriving, residents are advised that thin ice conditions are becoming present on Winnipeg waterways, including drainage ditches, culverts, streams, creeks, retention ponds, and rivers. Last year, the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) responded to over 150 water and ice rescue calls. In an effort to reduce these types of…

Garden City Alumni Demand Seven Oaks School Trustees Debook Fundraiser Featuring Linda Sarsour

The Jewish community was joined by friends across the multicultural spectrum in Winnipeg, expressing shock that a school division is renting space to an event showcasing controversial Islamist-American pro- BDS activist, Linda Sarsour of Brooklyn, NY. Tickets for a 100th anniversary fundraiser - booked for next month into the Seven Oaks Performing Arts Centre on…

17 Year-Old Youth Points Gun at Victims on Sterling Lyon Parkway

WINNIPEG - A 17 year-old youth was charged with multiple firearm offences after two victims reported that he had pointed a gun at them while they were leaving a parking lot on Sterling Lyon Parkway. The incident happened at 7:00 pm and after the victims fled the area they contacted police immediately. Officers quickly located…

Four Year-Old Child Struck and Killed While Crossing Street

WINNIPEG - On March 18 at noon two pedestrians were struck crossing the street at Isabel Street and Alexander Avenue. The adult woman and four year-old child were taken to the hospital in critical condition. The four year-old child has since died as a result of her injuries. Members of the Traffic Division continue to…

Highlights From the 2019 Federal Budget

OTTAWA — Highlights from the federal Liberal budget tabled Tuesday by Finance Minister Bill Morneau: — $1.7 billion over five years, and $586 million a year after that, for a Canada Training Benefit to help workers upgrade skills and acquire new ones while keeping their jobs. The benefit includes a $250−a−year tax credit to pay…

Liberals Promise Billions to Egg, Dairy and Chicken Farmers

OTTAWA — The Trudeau government is promising billions of dollars to compensate dairy, egg and poultry farmers hurt by Canada’s recent free−trade agreements — industries concentrated in vote−rich Quebec and Ontario. The $3.65 billion the government is setting aside includes $2.15 billion to help farmers who lose income because of trade deals with Europe and…

65 Year-Old Woman Carjacked at Knifepoint

WINNIPEG - A 65 year-old woman was car-jacked at knife-point and forced to drive the suspect to his destination at midnight on March 19. The suspect was visibly intoxicated and when he arrived at the location he forced the woman to drive to, he approached a police car and informed them that he had consumed…

Charges Laid Against 38 Year-Old Man Who Pointed Gun at Off-Duty Police Officer

WINNIPEG - The man who pointed his gun at an off-duty police officer has now been charged with aggravated assault of a Peace Officer, possession of a scheduled substance for the purpose of trafficking and a number of other firearm offences. 38 year-old Mitchell Dean Beardy approached an off-duty officer walking to his vehicle at…

Flood Threat Rising in Red River Valley

WINNIPEG — Heavy snowfall in the United States has raised the threat of flooding in Manitoba’s Red River Valley this spring. The Manitoba government says conditions have worsened since its first flood outlook last month. The province says, with average weather over the next few weeks, that the Red River Valley could see flooding higher…

Four Inmates Charged in Stony Mountain Murder

WINNIPEG - Four inmates of Stony Mountain Institution have been charged with second-degree murder after an investigation into the death of 25 year-old Adam Kent Monias from Norway House on August 18, 2018. Monias was seriously assaulted at Stony Mountain on August 16, 2018 and died as a result of his injuries on August 18.…

Dauphin RCMP Seize Cocaine, Meth, and Weapons

DAUPHIN - Officers with the Dauphin RCMP seized cocaine, methamphetamine, and weapons following two traffic stops over the weekend. On March 15, 2019, at 9:10 pm, officers conducted a traffic stop on Main Street in Dauphin. The traffic stop led to a search of the vehicle which resulted in the seizure of 764 grams of…

42 Year-Old Intoxicated Woman Attempts to Run Over Police

WINNIPEG - A 42 year-old Winnipeg woman was charged with assaulting a peace officer and driving while impaired as she tried to run down officers as they tried to stop her. The suspect was first noticed driving her Dodge Caravan erratically at 11:30 pm. on Ellice Avenue. When police followed her, she stopped abruptly and…

Violent Man, Armed with Baseball Bat Trashes Garage and Threatens Police

WINNIPEG - An intoxicated and violent man, armed with a baseball bat threatened police and trashed a garage on Ralph Avenue West. Police found the intoxicated suspect at around 7:00pm.on March 16 after he had barricaded himself in the garage. He was striking anything within reach with the baseball bat and when he notice officers…

Suspect Armed with Multiple Knives Threatens Police

WINNIPEG - Winnipeg police were threatened by a man wielding multiple knives during a two-hour stand-off, as they tried to apprehend him in a multi-suite residence on Wellington Crescent. The incident began on March 16 at 5:19 am.when police received a report of a man carrying several knives. When they arrived they tried to apprehend…

Another Serious Incident Highlights Need for Secure Downtown Parking Solution

WINNIPEG - Another serious incident – one which could easily have resulted in a serious injury or worse – is once again highlighting the need for a secure downtown parking solution for members of the Winnipeg Police Service (WPS). On the early morning hours of March 17th, a WPS member had completed his shift and…

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