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Sex Offender Warning

WINNIPEG - The Manitoba Integrated High Risk Offender Unit is warning the public about Brett Russell Jeffrey Pilch. The 55 year old convicted sex offender has received treatment but he's considered a high risk to re-offend in a sexual manner. Pilch was released from Stony Mountain Institution on Friday and is expected to take up…

Still No CFL Season

WINNIPEG - We won't be adding the Stanley Cup to the mantle this year but the Grey Cup may keep sitting there through 2021. There's still no word on whether there's going to be a CFL season played here at IGF. Football fans are hopeful there will be but if there isn't, at least the…

Tornado Was EF2

WINNIPEG - We now know more about Friday night's tornado near Virden that killed two people. Environment Canada says early indications are it was an EF2 with wind speeds of 190 kilometres an hour and it was very large. Two young people from Melita, Carter Tilbury and Shayna Barnesky, both 18 years old, were killed…

Water Warning

WINNIPEG - While some parts of the province have had too much water this summer, there's not enough in Lorette. The RM of Tache has issued a water conservation notice for the community. The town is said to be at its limit for water use because people have been over-watering their dry lawns and filling…

Lotto 6/49 Winning Numbers

WINNIPEG - Here are the Lotto 6/49 winning numbers from Saturday, August 8th. Good luck! The $11 million jackpot wasn't won so Wednesday's draw will be for $14 million. In the event of any discrepancy between this information and the WCLC, the latter shall prevail. Photos: WCLC

Tornado Kills 2

WINNIPEG - RCMP say two people are dead and another is in hospital after a tornado touched down near Scarth, Manitoba. That's about 15 kilometres south of Virden. It happened last night just after eight o'clock. Police found a farm with extensive damage. The people killed and hurt were in two vehicles tossed into a…

Lotto Max Winning Numbers

WINNIPEG - Here are the Lotto Max winning numbers from Friday, August 7th. Good luck! The $10 million jackpot wasn't won so Tuesday's draw will be for $15 million. In the event of any discrepancy between this information and the WCLC, the latter shall prevail. Photos: WCLC

Murder #27

WINNIPEG - There's been another murder, the fourth in just over a week. The city's 27th homicide of the year was a stabbing last night at a hotel parking lot in the 100 block of Higgins Avenue. 29 year old Joshua Robert Jeromiah Hansen was rushed to hospital but he died there later. Police are…

Province Adds 12K Jobs

WINNIPEG - Manitobans are getting back to work. Stats-Can says there was an increase of 12,400 jobs in the province last month. Premier Brian Pallister says we continue on a road-map to recovery. “Our local and national economy is still progressing as we learn to live this virus,” Pallister said. “Thanks to the efforts of…

Timmys Gets COVID-19

WINNIPEG - Tim Hortons has closed one of its stores after a worker tested positive for COVID-19. The restaurant is in Brandon on the Trans-Canada Highway. The company says the location will stay closed until a deep cleaning can be done and a separate crew of employees can be brought in. There's a cluster of…

More COVID-19 @ Maple Leaf

WINNIPEG - The union at the Maple Leaf pork processing plant in Brandon is calling for a halt to production after three more cases of COVID-19. UFCW Local 832 says the plant should shut down until at least next Monday so outstanding test results can come in. The three new cases of coronavirus, involving non-production…

CMHR Found To Be Racist

WINNIPEG - An external review has confirmed there's systemic and pervasive racism at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights. The 72 page report says employees also dealt with sexism and homophobia. Interim CEO Pauline Rafferty has apologized and says they'll get to work right away on many of the document's 44 recommendations. It all began…

Lotto 6/49 Winning Numbers

WINNIPEG - Here are the Lotto 6/49 winning numbers from Wednesday, August 5th. Good luck! The $8 million jackpot wasn't won so Saturday's draw will be for $11 million. However, there was a $1 million winner in Manitoba so get checking your tickets. In the event of any discrepancy between this information and the WCLC,…

Sex Assault On Furby

WINNIPEG - A woman has been sexually assaulted in her apartment on Furby Street. It happened yesterday morning about 6:30 in the 300 block of Furby. The woman was alone in her suite when a male suspect broke in through an unlocked fire escape door. She was attacked but managed to fight him off off…

Murder #26

WINNIPEG - That serious incident yesterday morning on Selkirk Avenue has become the city's 26th murder of the year. Officers responded to a report of a person shot in the 400 block of Selkirk where they found a male suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim was transported to hospital in critical condition where…

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