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Photo Radar Legal Challenge

WINNIPEG - Manitoba's highest court has rejected a photo radar legal challenge. Raymond Bernier argued the part of the Highway Traffic Act that allows him to be ticketed as the owner of a vehicle, regardless of who was driving, violates his right to be presumed innocent. However, the court of appeal ruled the facts of…

Good Year For Northern Lights

WINNIPEG - It's been a good year for the northern lights, according to Scott Young, an astronomer at the Manitoba Museum planetarium. It has to do with the sun's activity. Young says because the sun is more active, the northern lights are more visible here and across the country. Something else to watch for in…

Beautiful Manitoba Theatre

WINNIPEG - A magazine has named a Manitoba theatre one of the most beautiful in the world. Time Out says the Park Theatre in Clear Lake is number 21 on its top 50 list. The pandemic forced the theatre to close last year but the owner hopes to reopen in July. Here's what the magazine…

2 Deaths, 51 Cases

WINNIPEG - The province is reporting two deaths today from COVID-19, both of them in Winnipeg. There are 51 new cases of the virus, including 22 in Winnipeg and 26 in the north. 1,143 cases are active, 30,005 people have recovered, for a total of 32,051 cases so far. 181 Manitobans are in hospital right…

Blizzard Of '66 Anniversary

WINNIPEG - With a high of 3 C in Winnipeg under mainly sunny skies today, it’s hard to believe that 55 years ago today the city was hit with a blast of snow the likes of which few have ever seen. Today’s the anniversary of the blizzard that buried Manitoba in 1966. The March 4…

ER Closes At HSC

WINNIPEG - The emergency department at the Health Sciences Centre was evacuated early Thursday morning following a sprinkler system malfunction. Staff at Shared Health say the issue with fire suppression infrastructure in that part of the building meant the department could only be open to new patients if they were experiencing a stroke or trauma.…

State Of Emergency Continues

WINNIPEG - The Manitoba government says it’s keeping a province-wide State of Emergency in place as the healthcare system continues to fight against the spread of COVID-19 and emerging variants of the virus, even while it cautiously relaxes restrictions that remain at a critical pandemic response level - “red” on the four-colour scale. Infrastructure Minister…

Delaying 2nd Dose

WINNIPEG - The province is delaying second doses of the COVID-19 vaccines up to four months in an effort to get as many people as possible their first shot more quickly. Second doses already booked will go ahead. According to Dr. Joss Reimer, medical lead on the Manitoba Vaccine Task Force, all three of the…

WATCH: Granny Tackles Thief

WINNIPEG - A security camera in Australia has captured video of an elderly woman chasing down a man who allegedly stole her purse in a pub.

Sagkeeng Deaths Concerning

WINNIPEG - The chief at Sagkeeng First Nation is speaking out after a second member of his community has died in custody in less than a month. Derrick Henderson says he's extremely concerned. 37 year old Dwayne Simard, an inmate at Stony Mountain Penitentiary, died Monday after being arrested on Saturday. And then on February…

Vaccine Age At 89 Now

WINNIPEG - Manitobans 89 and older are now eligible to get one of the COVID-19 vaccines. If you're First Nations, it's 69 and up. The number to call to book your shot in the arm is 1-844-626-8222 (1-844-MAN-VACC). So far, 80,171 doses of vaccine have been administered, including 50,895 first doses and 29.276 second doses.

Lotto 6/49 Winning Numbers

WINNIPEG - Here are the Lotto 6/49 winning numbers from Wednesday, March 3rd. Good luck! The $15 million jackpot wasn't won so Saturday's draw will rise to $20 million. In the event of any discrepancy between this information and the WCLC, the latter shall prevail. Photos: WCLC

3 Deaths, 51 Cases

WINNIPEG - The province is reporting three deaths today from COVID-19, all of them in Winnipeg. There are 51 new cases of the virus, including 15 in Winnipeg and 30 in the north. 1,146 cases are active, 29,953 people have recovered, for a total of 32,000 cases so far. 186 Manitobans are in hospital right…

Airport Not That Noisy

WINNIPEG - Sightlines for more housing and other development in the Polo Park area are more clear on the horizon after new reports suggest worries about noise had overshot. A noise exposure forecast study a planning report commissioned by the provincial government found that noise levels from Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport don’t have…

Vandal: Starlight Increased Ask

WINNIPEG - A Winnipeg MP is explaining why the federal government hasn’t yet responded to a request to help fund a $400 million redevelopment project for a downtown Winnipeg mall, calling the developer’s 5 pm on March 1 deadline arbitrary. Liberal minister for northern affairs Dan Vandal says Toronto-based Starlight Investments originally asked for $20…

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