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RCMP Urging Public Not to Pursue Suspects

HEADINGLY - Over the last couple of weeks, the Headingley RCMP have responded to multiple reports of thefts where the owners of the property were actively pursuing the suspects in an attempt to get their property back. This has resulted in the owners chasing the suspects in vehicles down various gravel roads and, in one…

MPI Advise Caution Around Farm Machinery

MANITOBA - MPI is warning motorists to drive carefully around large, agriculture machinery now that harvest is underway. On average, there are nearly 40 collisions yearly in Manitoba involving agricultural equipment and passenger vehicles, according to Manitoba Public Insurance data. Farm equipment is large, may take up more than one lane, and is slow moving…

Bell MTS Place Skywalk Re-Opens

WINNIPEG - The Bell MTS Place Skywalk has re-opened after being closed this summer for renovation work. The skywalk reconnects Portage Place and City Place as part of the downtown skywalk system. Improved lighting and more durable flooring are featured in the renovated space and a new Premium Services Desk is now located at the…

Winning Lotto 649 Numbers for September 14

WINNIPEG - There was no winning ticket sold for the Saturday September 14th $5 million Lotto 649 jackpot. The $1 million EXTRA prize was won by a ticket holder in Quebec. The jackpot for the next Lotto 649 draw on Wednesday, September 18th will be an estimated $7 million. Here are the winning numbers for…

Police Looking for Identity of Suspect in Armed Robbery

WINNIPEG - Police are looking for assistance from the public in identifying a suspect in a frightening armed robbery. The 39 year-old victim was approached on August 26, just before 8:00 A.M. on Portage Avenue by the suspect who tried to take his wallet. He held a large knife and ran up to the victim…

Winning Lotto Max Numbers for Friday, September 13

WINNIPEG - There was no jackpot winner in last night's $27 million Lotto Max draw. The jackpot for the next draw on Tuesday, September 17 will now be an estimated $32 million. Here are the winning Lotto Max numbers for Friday, September 13 2019. In the event of any discrepancy between this information and the…

Manitoba Business Fined $50,000 for Safety Violations

WINNIPEG - Manitoba courts have ordered more than $50,000 in penalties after Convey-All Industries were prosecuted for violations of the Workplace Safety and Health Act and Regulations. The fines resulted from an incident on June 17, 2016 when Convey-All Industries Inc. workers were cleaning the rollers of a Cidan Panel Roll Former. Roll formers are…

Police Warn Increase in Online Dating Site Sexual Assaults

WINNIPEG - Police are warning that there is an increase in sexual assaults stemming from online dating classified ads and are advising caution when meeting anyone through an online source. The following tips are recommended to reduce the risk: Consider using a credible online dating site; most require a user fee Do some research; thoroughly…

Police Plan to Reduce Wait Times with Virtual Police Response Pilot Project

WINNIPEG - The Winnipeg Police Service is conducting a Virtual Police Response pilot project as an alternative reporting method. It is designed to test the use of online video platforms to enhance police ability to contact victims of residential and commercial Break & Enter events in a more timely and efficient manner. Currently, two online…

Recovery Day Festival Recognized at City Hall

WINNIPEG - A special luncheon was held at City Hall to recognize the importance of Recovery Day, a free day-long festival at The Forks Saturday to celebrate sobriety and overcome the stigma surrounding addictions. Mayor Brian Bowman has emerged as a strong ally for recovering addicts and the agencies that save lives and bring hope.…

Police Looking for Witnesses to St. Regis Hotel Shooting

WINNIPEG - Police are looking for anyone who may have information on a shooting that took place overnight behind the St. Regis Hotel on Smith Street. A member of the Winnipeg Police heard the shot as he was leaving HQ at about 1:10 A.M. Other members in the area also heard the shot. An investigation…

High-Risk Sex-Offender Released from Headingly

WINNIPEG - Winston George Thomas, a convicted, high-risk, sex-offender has been released from Headingly Correctional Centre and is expected to live in Winnipeg. All females, both adults and children are considered at high risk. He will be subject to supervised probation until December 13, 2020. He will also be subject to a lifetime weapons prohibition…

Are “We the People” Just Too Stupid for Democracy?

I admit that is a harsh question. But I think it is a fair question. But before explaining why, let me start by saying that I believe the cliché about the electorate always being right to be true. Lat night, Manitobans re-elected the Progressive Conservatives led by Brian Pallister. While some are elated with that…

$100,000 Winning Lotto 649 Ticket Sold in Winnipeg

WINNIPEG - The $5 million jackpot for last night's Lotto 649 draw was won by a ticket holder in Ontario. The $1 million EXTRA prize was won by a ticket holder in Ontario. The jackpot for the next Lotto 649 draw on Saturday, September 14th will be an estimated $5 million. Here are the winning…

Opioid Thieves Found Via Social Media

ROBLIN - On September 8, 2019, at approximately 7:15 pm, RCMP responded to a break and enter at a business on Main Street in Roblin. A male and female suspect gained entry to the business by breaking the lock on the door. They took a quantity of medication (opioids) and then fled in a vehicle.…

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