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Happy Manitoba Day!

WINNIPEG - Although celebrations may be a little more subdued than in previous years because of COVID-19, Manitoba Day, which marks the birth of our province, is still an opportunity to count the reasons to be grateful for the place we call home - and the Manitobans who made and make it the great home…

Body Found In House

WINNIPEG - The Winnipeg Police Service says they’re investigating the discovery of a body that was found in an abandoned house in the city’s West End. Investigators say they’re searching for evidence and looking into the cause after someone was found dead at a home on Simcoe St. near Sargent Ave. Police add that the…

Sandilands Fire Still Burning

WINNIPEG - Fire crews in the Sandilands region battling what may be the year’s worst weather disaster say the weather forecast isn’t working in their favour as they fight a wildfire that has burned nearly 2,000 hectares. The RM of Piney continues to face a state of emergency, with fire still considered out of control.…

Vaccine Eligibility 18+ Today

WINNIPEG - Just a day after lowering the age eligibility for a vaccine appointment to 24, the province will open it up to all adults later today. Manitobans 18 years old and up will soon be able to book a jab in the arm at a supersite or popup clinic. Premier Brian Pallister made the…

Paid Leave To Get Vaccine

WINNIPEG - The province is proposing a three hour paid leave so workers can get their COVID-19 vaccine. Finance minister Scott Fielding says Manitoba is at a critical point in the fight against this virus and the Pallister government wants to encourage everyone to get vaccinated as soon as they are eligible. He says the…

Lotto Max Winning Numbers

WINNIPEG - Here are the Lotto Max winning numbers from Tuesday, May 11th. Good luck! The $30 million jackpot wasn't won so Friday's draw will rise to $40 million. In the event of any discrepancy between this information and the WCLC, the latter shall prevail. Photos: WCLC

No Deaths, 329 Cases

WINNIPEG - The province is reporting no new deaths today from COVID-19. There are 329 new cases of the virus today, including 235 in Winnipeg. Cases of variants of concern total 4,611 in Manitoba, with 1,810 of them active. 24 people have been killed by the variants. 3,837 cases are active, 37,945 people have recovered,…

Drive-Thru Assault

WINNIPEG - A 39 year old man has been charged after a driver in a drive-thru was assaulted. Officers were on patrol in the West Broadway area on Monday morning when they saw it occur. The driver, a man in his 30's, was punched when he refused to buy a pedestrian who approached his vehicle…

New Ronald McDonald House

WINNIPEG - The government of Manitoba says it’s committing $5 million toward the construction of a new Ronald McDonald House facility that will almost triple the charity’s capacity to accommodate rural and northern Manitoba families. Health Minister Heather Stefanson says Ronald McDonald House Manitoba serves families who are what many parents fear the most: a…

60 COVID Tickets Last Week

WINNIPEG - 97 warnings and 60 tickets were issued in the province last week by COVID-19 enforcement officers. 50 of the tickets went to individuals for various offences and come with a fine of $1,296. 47 of the 50 tickets were linked to gatherings at private residences and outdoors. Manitoba Justice continues to investigate all…

Child Care Centres Stay Open

WINNIPEG - Child care centres and the parents in Winnipeg and Brandon who depend on them are working against the clock today as they prepare for a mass migration of students in Kindergarten through Grade 12 to virtual learning tomorrow. The Manitoba Government has created an online search portal to help parents find child care…

Dog Ends Carjacking

WINNIPEG - The RCMP say one suspect is in custody and another at large following a violent carjacking in Portage la Prairie. Mounties say a 14-year-old girl was sitting alone in a parked car waiting for her dad outside a home in the city when two men climbed into the car, one of them assaulting…

Risky COVID Behaviour

WINNIPEG - Dr. Brent Roussin says risky behaviour is causing many of the province's COVID-19 infections. Manitoba's top doctor says he and his public health officials have seen a lot of transmission chains that could have been avoided. People who should have been isolating and others with mild symptoms have gone out in public. There…

Body Shops Want Conciliator

WINNIPEG - The Manitoba Motor Dealers Association and Automotive Trades Association are calling for an independent conciliator to be appointed in their dispute with Manitoba Public Insurance. MPI claims to have exercised the right to terminate its agreement with the MMDA and ATA and is instead signing one-on-one deals with body shops. The MMDA and…

Break & Enter Bust

WINNIPEG - Police have arrested a 30 year old man after break-ins at more than a dozen businesses in the city over the past month. Nickolas Walter Combot is accused of stealing $38,000 in cash and goods and doing $13,000 in damage to these businesses. The Major Crimes Unit continues to investigate and would like…

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