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Look South for Your Future Weather

Wondering what the climate in your city will be like in a few decades? An unusual study published today suggests you should look about 1,000 kilometres to the south. Matt Fitzpatrick of the University of Maryland says that’s the average distance between 540 cities in the U.S. and Canada and the closest place that resembles…

Eye Injury Results in $124,000 Fine For Thompson Company

WINNIPEG - A Workplace Health and Safety investigation has resulted in $124,000 in fines for Thompson Company, Vale Canada Limited after one of their employees suffered a permanent injury to his eyes. The employee was sprayed in the face with liquid grout after a pressurized hose ruptured and there was no washing facility nearby. The…

RCMP Dismantle Extensive Drug Laundering Network

MONTREAL — Authorities have laid charges against 17 people allegedly involved in an extensive international money laundering network with ties to organized crime. At a news conference today, the RCMP said the network had cells in Montreal and Toronto that collected and laundered money from Montreal criminal groups. Supt. Martine Fontaine said the network used…

Police Looking for Suspicious Man

WINNIPEG - Police are looking for a suspicious man who approached a 9 year-old girl on Burrows Avenue. The incident occurred on February 11 at 9:00 am when the nine year-old girl and her 7 year-old sister were walking on Burrow. The man stopped his car, got out and motioned to grab the child. He…

Police Taser Angry Drug Trafficker

WINNIPEG - Police needed their Taser to get an angry suspect under control after he threatened a taxi driver and ran from police. The suspect along with two women hailed a taxicab at 1:15am. on February 11 and once he was in the backseat, he ordered the cab driver to take him to various locations…

Two Teens Stabbed at St. John's High School

WINNIPEG - Two teens were stabbed by another teen at St. John's High School yesterday afternoon. The two teens were injured by the 14 year-old youth in what appears to be a mutual fight. The suspect was arrested at a home in the William Whyte neighbourhood and charged with Assault with a Weapon, and Possession…

Armed Man Robs 3 Woman Before Police Catch up With Him

WINNIPEG - A 28 year-old woman was robbed by a knife-wielding man while waiting for a bus. The victim was at a bus stop at Arlington And Notre Dame at about 8:30 pm. on February 9 when a man, armed with a knife approached her and demanded her purse. She gave it to him and…

Modern Day Slaves Forced to Work in Ontario

BARRIE, Ont. — Police say they have freed 43 "modern day slaves" from Mexico who were allegedly forced to work as cleaners at a hotel and vacation properties in central and eastern Ontario. Officers with the Ontario Provincial Police and Barrie police began investigating the alleged scam last year, culminating in 12 search warrants that…

UPDATE: 30 Year-Old Clarissa Audy missing

UPDATE - Clarissa has been found and is safe. WINNIPEG - 30 year-old Clarissa Audy is missing. She last spoke to her family in December and was last seen in Winnipeg in early January. She is known to frequent Portage Place Mall and is often in the downtown area. She is described as an Indigenous…

Assiniboine Park Zoo Welcomes New Baby

WINNIPEG - Maya and Samson are proud to announce the birth of their new baby gibbon on February 4. This is the first offspring for the pair of white-handed gibbons who were the first residents of the Zoo's new gibbon habitat. For the past week, the gibbon family has been enjoying privacy in an off-exhibit…

Standing Hearing Set for Stony Mountain Death

WINNIPEG - The death of 50 year-old Lewis Sitar, who died at Stony Mountain Correctional Institute has prompted a standing hearing to determine who will participate in his inquest. Sitar was attacked in his cell on February 20, 2017 and died two weeks later. The two men who attacked him were subsequently convicted of manslaughter.…

Human Remains Found Near Schanzenfeld

MORDEN - Human remains have been found near Schanzenfeld, Manitoba at about 1:00 pm this afternoon. They have not yet been identified and the RCMP are continuing to investigate. More information to come.

Man Attacked With Cordless Drill

WINNIPEG - A Winnipeg man was seriously assaulted with a drill after his apartment suite on Dufferin was broken into. Police along with Tactical Support and the K-9 Unit responded to a call at 1:10 am. on Sunday morning. They found a man in his 20's suffering from serious injuries caused by a drill. Four…

Loaded Firearms Recovered From Stolen Vehicle

WINNIPEG - A stolen vehicle that had been missing for ten days was recovered with loaded firearms inside. On February 10 police stopped a stolen vehicle travelling on Portage Avenue. They arrested the two men inside and a search of the vehicle and suspects resulted in the seizure of two loaded improvised firing devices. 33…

Fire in Taylor Ave Apartment

WINNIPEG - A fire in the 1300 block of Taylor Avenue has caused severe fire, smoke and water damage to a suite on the ninth floor as well as smoke and water damage to several other suites. Fire and Paramedic crews responded to the fire just after 7 this morning and was under control by…

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