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Province Releases Planning Zoning and Permitting Review

WINNIPEG - The province today released the recommendations of the Planning, Zoning and Permitting Review in Manitoba, which outline ways in which processes can be improved to enable the Manitoba economy to flourish, Municipal Relations Minister Jeff Wharton announced today. “I would like to thank everyone who provided their input and feedback into the review…

National Single-Use Plastics Ban Needs to Include Study on Economic Impacts

WINNIPEG - The federal government must conduct a thorough economic impact assessment before taking steps to implement a national single-use plastics ban, says the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB). The move towards a full ban, announced earlier today, could hurt small businesses if it is put into action without taking them into consideration. “Small…

Olympian Pat Leech Inducted Into Speed Skating Canada’s Hall of Fame

WINNIPEG – Olympian Pat Leech (née Durnin) was inducted into Speed Skating Canada’s Hall of Fame as a builder, while the Williamson Derraugh Family were presented with theGagné Family Award, which honours the family legacies that run through the Canadian speed skating community. Leech, a native of Winnipeg, Man., was inducted into the Hall of…

Centennial Concert Hall Gets a New Roof

WINNIPEG - The Centennial Concert Hall will be getting some much needed repairs as the Province has invested more than $15 million to replace the roof and more. In addition to the roof replacement, the government is moving forward with a critical project to repair and restore the stone cladding on the façade of the…

Unclaimed Goods Auction this Sunday.

WINNIPEG - The Unclaimed Goods Auction is being held on June 16 at the Associated Auto Auction (7130 Roblin Boulevard). Power tools, trading cards, jewelry and watches, lawn tools, you name it...it's probably there. Viewing begins at 9:00 a.m. and the auction starts at 12:00 noon. For information, as well as a listing of items…

Upstart Yank Snares PCW Golden Ticket

WINNIPEG - Every year Premiere Championship Wrestling puts The Golden Ticket up for grabs, a passport to a title challenge the winner can cash in anytime they wish. This year in celebration of Pride Week, the prize was going to be awarded to the victor of the Pride Rumble at ‘Any Way You Like It’…

Air 1 Tracks Motorcycle Going 180 kph on City Streets

WINNIPEG - An Air 1 pursuit of a speeding motorcycle reported speeds up to 180 kph and lasted 40 minutes before police were able to safely apprehend the driver. The pursuit began when police observes a motorcycle doing a lengthy 'catwalk' (driving on one wheel) on Portage Avenue east of Cavalier Drive. Another vehicle was…

Lotto 649 Winning Numbers For Saturday, June 8

WINNIPEG - There was no winner for last night's $21.7 million Lotto 649 jackpot. The $1 million Guaranteed Prize Draw went to a lucky ticket holder in Ontario. Here are the winning Lotto 649 numbers for Saturday, June 8, 2019. In the event of any discrepancy between this information and the official information of the…

Lotto Max Winning Numbers for Friday, June 7

WINNIPEG - There was no winning ticket for last night;'s $60 million Lotto Max draw. The prize for the next draw on Tuesday, June 11 is estimated to be $65 million. Here are the winning numbers for Friday, June 7, 2019. In the event of any discrepancy between this information and the official information of…

Police Asking Public to Check Security For Video of Justin Silicz Murder

WINNIPEG - Police are asking for help from the public regarding the death of 32 year-old Justin Silicz who was killed on Sunday, June 2 during an altercation at 4:30 AM. Justin was with two other adults and became involved in an altercation with three men that started in the area of Arlington Street and…

Air 1 Tracks Down Assault Suspects

WINNIPEG - Air1 assisted police in tracking down two suspects who assaulted a 26 year-old man with a metal pipe and then robbed him. On June 6 just after midnight, police were flagged down and advised of an assault in progress. Air1 quickly located the two men on Arlington Street and when police arrived they…

Police Looking For Suspicious Man Around St. Germaine School

WINNIPEG - Police are looking for a suspicious man who was seen talking to children on the school ground of St. Germaine School. He had also been noticed the previous day watching the children and was last seen on the bike path alongside the playground. He is described as Caucasian and in his late 60's…

Machete Wielding Robber Terrorizes Downtown Pedestrians

WINNIPEG - A man wielding a machete caused panic downtown, threatening security staff and robbing several stores before he was apprehended. The suspect was first approached by security staff in a business on Donald Avenue. They asked him to turn over his machete, but he refused and instead threatened staff and fled. Next he entered…

Transcona Street Closures for Hi Neighbour Festival

WINNIPEG - The following temporary street closures will be in place from Thursday, June 6 at 6 p.m. until Sunday, June 9 at 11 p.m., for the Transcona Hi Neighbour festival: Northbound and southbound Day Street between Victoria Avenue to Melrose Avenue Northbound and southbound Bond Street between Victoria Avenue to Melrose Avenue Eastbound and…

Armed and Dangerous Man Wanted by RCMP

EASTERVILLE - RCMP are warning the public about 35-year-old, Arnold Edward Bourassa, of Easterville, who may be in possession of a shotgun and is considered armed and dangerous. Arnold Bourassa is currently wanted on two warrants for multiple offences including recent charges of Pointing a Firearm, Careless use of a Firearm, Using a Firearm in…

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