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Bar Italia Shooter, Joshua Lucien Peter Turner​, Captured and Charged

WINNIPEG - Police have captured and charged Joshua Lucien Peter Turner who was wanted for the Bar Italia shooting in May of this year. Noel Talingan, 37, and a woman, 28, were found shot on May 29th around 12:40 AM. The woman was taken to hospital in stable condition, Talingan was taken to hospital in…

Alberta Doctor Investigated Allegedly Telling Homeless Indigenous People to "get jobs"

CARDSTON, Alta. — A southern Alberta doctor is on administrative leave from a position at Alberta Health Services after allegedly telling some homeless Indigenous people to "get jobs" in late May. Dr. Lloyd Clarke was removed as associate medical director for the southern region but continues to practise medicine in Cardston, south of Calgary, where…

CRTC to Intervene in Rival Wireless Carriers Fight Over Dropped Calls

OTTAWA — Canada’s telecom regulator has been asked to intervene in a battle between rival wireless carriers that is causing failed connections for hundreds of cellphone users, particularly in the North. Telus Communications filed an application last week with the Canadian Radio−television and Telecommunications Commission, calling for a public review of what it considers excessive…

Driver Struck a Vehicle, 2 homes and Fences Found Unresponsive by Police

WINNIPEG - Police have confirmed a collision that sent one man to hospital, stuck two homes and destroyed a number of fences was the result of a medical incident. On Sunday around 5:20 PM police driving in the area of Mountain Avenue and Salter Street saw a vehicle travelling westbound at a high rate of…

RCMP Asking for Help Identifying Suspect(s) in Sexual Assault of Woman in Gillam

GILLAM - A woman was sexually assaulted on August 5th in Gillam and RCMP are asking public to come forward with any information they may have that could help identify a suspect or suspects. Police say the sexual assault, on a 32-year-old woman, is believed to have occurred between the 2:00AM and 3:00AM August 5th,…

Impaired Driver From Headingley Found with Weapons and B & E Tools in Vehicle

WINNIPEG - A tip to Winnipeg Police lead to the arrest of a 35-year-old man found with weapons and break and enter tools in his vehicle. Police said they responded to a report of an impaired driver that was parked near Buchanan Boulevard and Hamilton Avenue.` Police found the vehicle at the intersection against a…

Police Warn of Fraudulent Texts

WINNIPEG - Winnipeg Police are warning people of phishing scams involving fraudulent ‘security alert’ text messages. Police say your mobile phone may receive an unsolicited text message that has a sense of urgency and/or warnings that your bank account will be closed or your access limited. These are often scams and examples can be seen…

Police Concerned for Missing 80-Year-Old Winnipeg Man

WINNIPEG - Police are asking for the public's help locating a missing 80-year-old Winnipeg man. George Lepine was last seen in the North Kildonan area on the morning of August 9th, 2018. George is described as Caucasian, 5'5", medium build, grey balding hair. He was last seen wearing thin framed eyeglasses, a brown plaid shirt…

Kenora Man & Woman Found With a Huge Amount of Drugs

WINNIPEG - A man and woman from Kenora are facing a number of drug trafficking charges after being stopped by police Saturday afternoon. Officers, from the Street Crime Unit, spotted a suspicious vehicle near Sargent Avenue and Furby Street. A man and woman were standing beside it. As officers spoke with the two, police saw…

Man Wanted Police to Shoot Him

WINNIPEG - A 34-year-old man wielding a machete and taunting officers wanted police to shoot him. Friday morning Tactical Team members responded to a report of a man distressed and armed with a machete outside a home in the Robertson neighbourhood. The man, who is believed to have been coming off the use of methamphetamine,…

Driver Who Killed 15-Year-Old Facing 14 Charges, Including Drug Related Impaired Driving

WINNIPEG - RCMP have laid fourteen charges against a 29-year-old man that struck and killed a 15-year-old boy, injured another and fled the scene Friday night. Police say on Friday at 11:45PM two 15-year-old boys were riding their bikes on the shoulder of Donald Road, just off of Highway 9, when a vehicle went off…

$100,000 Starting Point for the Bomber's 50 / 50 This Friday

WINNIPEG - The 50/50 prize pot for next Friday’s Blue Bombers game against Ottawa starts at $100,000. One lucky ticket winner will walk away form the game with half of the total funds raised from that game. Friday’s game is also the annual Military Appreciation Night, which will feature a fly past of two Canadian…

Five People in Hospital Following Plane Crash in Abbotsford

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. — Five people are in hospital, including one in critical condition, after a 1930’s era biplane crashed shortly after take off Saturday at the Abbotsford International Airport in British Columbia. Jadene Mah, a spokesperson for the Abbotsford International Airshow, said there was a pilot and four passengers on board the deHavilland Dragon Rapide…

Slain Officer's Spouse Reveals Depth of Grief

FREDERICTON — Until Friday morning, Jackie McLean’s Twitter feed was a mix of family moments, politics and wry jokes. But since Friday afternoon, hours after McLean’s common−law partner Const. Robb Costello died in the line of duty, it has become a heartbreaking real−time peek into the intense pain that comes with losing a spouse so…

Government Says - Kids Born to Russian Spies Should Not be Canadian Citizens

OTTAWA — Russian spies lurking in the Canadian shadows may toil in secret, but they’re still employees of Moscow — and therefore their children are not Canadian citizens, the federal government is telling the Supreme Court. In a newly filed court submission, the government argues the Toronto−born son of Russian intelligence agents should be denied…

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