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Second Accident Terrifying for Humbolt Player

CALGARY — A terrifying ordeal for Humboldt Broncos survivor Ryan Straschnitzki this past week as the bus carrying him home from physiotherapy was rear−ended by a truck. Straschnitzki, 19, was one of 13 survivors April 6 when a team bus was hit by a semi−trailer at an intersection north of Tisdale, Sask. Sixteen people died.…

Gun-Toting Bicycle Thief Arrested

WINNIPEG - Police arrested a bicycle thief with a gun while responding to a report of stolen bikes that had been observed in the St. Mary's Road area. On December 7th at 6:30 in the evening, police saw a man on a bicycle that they believed had been stolen. Police arrested him and also discovered…

Winning Lotto 649 Numbers

WINNIPEG - There was no winning ticket for the $9 million jackpot in Saturday night's Lotto 649 draw. However, the guaranteed $1 million prize was claimed by a ticket holder in Ontario. The jackpot for the next Lotto 649 draw on December 12th will be approximately $12 million. Here are the winning Lotto 649 numbers…

38 Year-Old Winnipeg Woman Stabbed to Death

WINNIPEG - A 38 year-old Winnipeg woman has been stabbed to death in the city's 17th homicide this year. On December 6th paramedics were called to a home on Tyndall Avenue where they found 38 year old Lisa Marie Kubica who was suffering from severe injuries to her upper body. She was taken to hospital…

Police Asking for Public Assistance for Sexual Assault in Osborne Village

WINNIPEG - Police are asking for the public's help identifying a suspect who sexually assaulted a woman in Osborne Village The assault occurred when an 18 year-old woman was walking in the area of River Ave and Osborne Street around 10:30 pm. on December 7th. A man approached her and grabbed her arm forcing her…

Winning Lotto Max Million Dollar Ticket Sold in Winnipeg

WINNIPEG - There was no winning ticket for the $60 million jackpot in Friday night's Lotto Max draw. However, a $1,000,000 winning ticket was sold in Winnipeg. 13 of the 42 Maxmillion prizes of $1 million each that were up for grabs were claimed by other ticket holders across the country. The jackpot for the…

Marty Gold Says - It Was a Parking Authority Cash Grab

Citizen journalism has a history of helping drivers in Winnipeg get their problems with the Parking Authority in front of City Council and the public. We know a thing or two about their dirty tricks and bureaucratic bumbling. After arts patrons and others in the Exchange District took an almost $300 hit Wednesday night when…

Can Fermented Foods Really Help with Gut Health

Fermented foods are a good source of probiotics and are purported to have numerous beneficial effects on human health, including prevention of antibiotic-associated diarrhea, improved symptom management of inflammatory bowel disease and irritable bowel and enhanced immune function. Diet and lifestyle factors can affect our gut microbiota or the community of the bacteria within the…

Riley Family Duck Pond Now Open For Skating

WINNIPEG - Assiniboine Park Conservancy is excited to announce that the Riley Family Duck Pond in Assiniboine Park is now open for skating! The adjacent Duck Pond shelter – which is equipped with accessible washrooms, picnic tables, rubber mats and a toasty fireplace – is the perfect place to tie skates, warm up, and take…

Winnipeg Man Charged With Drug Trafficking

WINNIPEG - A Winnipeg man has been charged with Drug Trafficking after being caught with $7,575 worth of Methamphetamine. On December 6th, shortly after midnight, police stopped a vehicle that had been driving erratically on Portage Avenue. Before the vehicle pulled over however, the driver threw a bag out of the window. Police retrieved the…

Multi-Vehicle Collision on Pembina Highway

WINNIPEG - A multi-vehicle collision has sent five people to hospital with one patient in critical condition. Two are in unstable condition and two are stable. The accident happened at about 1:00pm. Southbound Pembina Highway is closed between Grandmont Boulelvard and Rue des Trappistes. Northbound Pembina Highway remains open but motorists should expect delays in…

26 Year-Old Winnipeg Woman Arrested After Multiple Assaults

WINNIPEG - A series of assaults, including spitting on a bus driver has led to the arrest of a 26 year-old woman. On October 10th a 54 year old woman was waiting at a bus stop near Vaughn and St Mary Avenue when the suspect approached her and began screaming at her. She was kicked…

32 Year-Old Woman Arrested for Henry Avenue Fire

WINNIPEG - A 32-year-old woman has been arrested after setting a fire that resulted in three people being injured including a firefighter. On September 14th a building on Henry Avenue had to be evacuated after the suspect lit paper towels on fire in a washroom on the sixth floor. It took several hours to get…

Kelvin High School Students Attacked with Bear Spray

WINNIPEG - Five Kelvin High School students had to be treated by paramedics after being sprayed by bear spray. Yesterday, Just before lunch a group of students got into an argument with a suspect when he pulled out a can of bear spray and sprayed them in their faces. He ran away but left behind…

Zoo Planning Closure for Cleaning January 7-13, 2019

WINNIPEG - The Assiniboine Park Zoo will be closed January 7 to January 13, 2019 to conduct minor repairs, deep cleaning and refreshes to many of the public buildings. The park closed at the same time last year and it worked well as it allows them to work without having an impact on the visitor…

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