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Police in Winkler, Morden & RCMP Charge 7 Drug Dealers with "Project Denver"

MORDEN - Police in Morden, Winkler and the RCMP Federal Serious and Organized Crime Unit joined forces to target drug trafficking and other criminal activity in their communities. The investigation was called "Project Denver". At the conclusion of the project, ten suspects were arrested, eight search warrants were executed, and police seized over eleven ounces…

Dogs Saved From Korean Meat Factory Recovering in Montreal

MONTREAL — The 50 terrified dogs and puppies rescued from crammed cages on a South Korean dog meat farm are well on their way to becoming pets in Canada, Humane Society International said. The dogs — which include terrier crosses, Jindo mixes and Labrador mixes — were recovered with the help of animal advocates in…

Ottawa Senator Mike Hoffman Traded Twice in One Week

OTTAWA — Less than a week after a story broke about his partner’s alleged harassment of Ottawa Senators captain Erik Karlsson’s wife, Mike Hoffman was traded — twice. Hours after the Senators sent the forward to San Jose on Tuesday, the Florida Panthers acquired Hoffman from the Sharks. The Panthers sent a 2019 second−round pick…

3 WHL Players Injured Starting Campfire

CALGARY — A player from the Lethbridge Hurricanes hockey team is in a medically induced coma after he and two others were injured at a campfire on the weekend. In a joint news release, the Western Hockey League, the Hurricanes and the families involved said Ryan Vandervlis, a 20−year old centre with the elite major…

8 Missing High Risk Youths Found During Joint Project with Police

WINNIPEG - Winnipeg police, working with a number of community outreach groups in the city banded together on Friday night with a shared mission of protecting youth who are at a high risk of being sexually exploited. Police with members of StreetReach, Winnipeg Outreach Network, Resources Assistance for Youth (RAY), MaMaWi, and the Bear Clan…

New Flood Outlets to be Built in Manitoba

WINNIPEG — The federal and Manitoba governments have reached a deal to build two outlet channels to prevent heavy flooding around Lake Manitoba and Lake St. Martin. Premier Brian Pallister says the two levels of government will jointly spend up to $540 million to build the channels, which will each measure 23 kilometres in length.…

Liberal MLA Wants Ban on Talking About Wab Kinew's Criminal Past

WINNIPEG — A Manitoba politician wants to ban members of the Tory government from discussing Opposition NDP Leader Wab Kinew’s criminal convictions and other brushes with the law inside the legislature. Liberal legislature member Judy Klassen recently asked the Speaker to stop members of the Tory government from bringing up Kinew’s past during debates in…

Alberta Man Trading Drugs & Alcohol for Sexual Favours from Minors

WINNIPEG - A 64-year-old man from Alberta was charged after police discovered he was trading alcohol and drugs for sexual services with a number of minors. Opaskwayak Cree Nation and The Pas RCMP began investigating the man for what they believed was trafficking methamphetamine. Police said a traffic stop of the suspect resulted in methamphetamine…

39-Year-Old Man Had Loaded Gun Holstered on His Hip

WINNIPEG - A traffic stop on Sunday near Watt Street and Talbot Avenue lead to multiple charges and the discovery of a loaded .32 caliber. Police said a male passenger of the vehicle was found to be in possession of a loaded .32 caliber handgun which was holstered to his hip. When police searched the…

Police Charge a 30-Year-Old Drug Dealer

WINNIPEG - A 30-year-old man wanted on a warrant for multiple drug charges was stopped by police on Redwood Avenue Saturday and is now facing several more drug related charges. Police found about $1,200 cash on the man and learned he left his personal bag in a nearby taxi. After retrieving the bag, police discovered…

61-Year-Old Race Driver Dies on Ontario Track

BOWMANVILLE, Ont. — A 61−year−old Illinois man is dead after he lost control of his race car and crashed during a race at a track east of Toronto on Saturday afternoon. Durham Regional Police say the crash happened during a Formula 5000 race at the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park in Bowmanville, Ont., at about 4:30…

Heart and Soles Meet to Help Homeless in Winnipeg

WINNIPEG - A number of people and organizations with a shared committed to tackle the issues associated with addiction and homelessness in our community came together Thursday. The community Homelessness Assistance Team (CHAT), and many of the City’s and Provinces most engaged agencies cane together to discuss the topics of homelessness and drug addiction. By…

50 Geese Killed Near Montreal, Lightening Strike May be Cause

CONTRECOEUR, Que. — A lightning strike is likely behind the death of some 50 geese that were found floating in a river northeast of Montreal, experts say. Universite de Montreal veterinary specialists were brought in to examine the carcasses that were spotted Thursday morning near Contrecoeur, Que. Veterinarian Stephane Lair said Friday evening that the…

Regulators Says Company Has Duty to Fix Northern Manitoba Rail Line

WINNIPEG — Federal regulators have ruled that the owners of a broken rail line to Churchill were wrong not to repair the track that kept the northern Manitoba community connected to the outside world. The Canadian Transportation Agency said in a ruling released Friday the Hudson Bay Railway Co., owned by Denver−based Omnitrax, has a…

Winnipeg Riding Among Top Ten Worst for Child Poverty Rates

OTTAWA — A national anti−poverty group has broken down the child poverty rates in each of the 338 federal ridings. Below are the 10 ridings with the highest, and lowest child poverty rates in the country as calculated by Campaign 2000, which advocates for an end to child poverty in Canada, as well as the…

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