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Two Charged with Attempted Murder in Flin Flon Shooting

FLIN FLON - RCMP have charged two men with attempted murder after two men from Flin Flon were shot on January 17. The victims, aged 52 and 24, were shot at a home on 1st Avenue and were hospitalized with non-life threatening gun shot injuries. On January 18, 2020, David Ross, 24, of Flin Flon,…

Once Upon a Time in Iran

Is Donald Trump to blame for the downing of Ukrainian Airlines Flight 752 shortly after the aircraft took off from Tehran’s International Airport? Or does the blame lie solely with the Iranian regime and its Revolutionary Guard unit that fired the deadly missiles? As with most issues these days, there are hard, irreconcilable opinions held…

19-Year-Old Dies in Highway Collision

MANITOBA - Powerview RCMP are investigation the death of a teenager following a head-on collision Saturday. RCMP said they responded to a call around 5:40 pm, regarding a two-vehicle collision on Highway 11, approximately four km east of Highway 59. At this point RCMP believe that a car travelling west on Highway 11, collided head-on…

Two People Shot in Flin Flon

MANITOBA - RCMP in Flin Flon are investigating a shooting that injured two men Friday morning. January 17th around 3:00 am, police responded to a report of a shooting at a residence on 1st Avenue. Shortly afterwards, police learned that two men were at the local hospital suffering from gunshot wounds. The men, aged 52…

CFIB Claims $10 Billion is Lost to Red Tape

WINNIPEG – January 20th to 24th is the 11th year that the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) will call-for-action to reduce Government Red Tape. Red Tape Awareness Week has had some success encouraging various levels of governments across the country to take initiatives to reduce red tape. Canada’s ground-breaking Red Tape Reduction Act, for…

Lotto 649 $7 Million Jackpot Won on Prairies

WINNIPEG - The winning ticket for the $7 million Lotto 649 jackpot last night was sold on the Prairies. The jackpot for the next draw on Wednesday, January 22nd will be an estimated $5 million. Here are the winning Lotto 649 numbers for Saturday, January 18, 2020. In the event of any discrepancy between this…

Wanted by RCMP

MANITOBA - Thompson RCMP are asking for the public's help locating two men wanted for an assault that left a man with life threatening injuries. December 6, 2019, Police responded to a report of an unresponsive man, outside of the South Tower on Princeton Drive in Thompson. The man was taken to hospital with life-threatening…

Lightning Strikes 7 Times in Winnipeg

WINNIPEG - It was a stormy night for the Winnipeg Jets as the Tampa Bay Lightning posted 7 goals Friday night at Bell MTS Place. Watch video highlights here. Jets goalie, Connor Hellebuyck, was pulled from the net in the second period after allowing 5 goals. Tampa goaltender, Andrei Vasilevskiy, became the fourth goalie in…

Lotto Max Winning Numbers

WINNIPEG - There was one jackpot winner in last night's $50 million Lotto Max draw, the winning ticket was sold in Ontario. The jackpot for the next draw on Tuesday, January 21 is estimated to be $12 million. Here are your winning Lotto Max numbers for Friday, January 17, 2020. In the event of any…

$70,000 Fines for Workplace Health and Safety Violations

MANITOBA - Two Manitoba companies face hefty fines after violating the the Workplace Safety and Health Act. On Aug. 22, 2016, a Minitonas-based Louisiana-Pacific Canada Ltd. worker was assisting in the coupling and uncoupling of rail cars. This was not a part of the worker’s regular duties. When the rail cars came to a stop,…

Man on Methamphetamine Starts Fire in Oven with Shoes

WINNIPEG - A 48 year-old man, high on methamphetamine, started a fire in an oven with his shoes before threatening and injuring other tenants in the building with a knife. Fire crews and police arrived to the call on McDermot Avenue and learned a male suspect visiting the suite had previously consumed methamphetamine and was…

Police Identify Alexander Ave Homicide Victim

WINNIPEG - Police have identified a man who died under suspicious circumstances on January 14 at a home on Alexander Avenue. 33 year-old Greg Joseph Dumas was found deceased at about 11:45 AM and investigators have now determined that his death was a homicide. This investigation is continuing by members of the Homicide Unit.Investigators want…

Former Major League Outfielder Re-Signs With Goldeyes

WINNIPEG – Former Major League outfielder Willy Garcia re-signed with The Winnipeg Goldeyes on Monday. Garcia hit .310 with 58 runs scored, 23 doubles, 17 home runs, and 73 RBI in 86 games for the Goldeyes last season. The Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic native, 27-year-old outfielder amassed three hitting streaks of nine or more games,…

Police Looking for Witnesses to Pedestrian-Vehicle Collision

WINNIPEG - A pedestrian was sent to hospital in unstable condition after she was struck by a car yesterday just before noon. The woman was in the 100 block of Clonard Avenue when the accident occurred. The driver of the vehicle remained on the scene. The cause of the accident is still under investigation. The…

Wanted by Winnipeg Police

WINNIPEG - Winnipeg Police provide pictures and details of individuals that are wanted. Each week the Manitoba Post shines a light on those who pose a threat to our community. Robert Scott Robert Scott was set to serve a 6-year sentence when he was convicted on drug trafficking and kidnapping charges. Scott was released on…

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