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Liberals Say Pallister Cuts 50% of Staff from Youth Addictions Program

WINNIPEG – The MLA for St. Boniface and Manitoba Liberal Party Leader, Dougald Lamont, says the Pallister government’s decision to cut staff from a youth addictions treatment program is a sign of dysfunction and disconnect on the part of the province in the midst of a meth epidemic. The Liberal party says, in the last…

RCMP Checkstop Nabs One Driver Impaired by Cannabis

THOMPSON - RCMP in Thompson have arrested a driver impaired by cannabis. Thursday just before 1:00AM Thompson RCMP had set up a checkstop at the intersection of Cree Road and Deerwood Drive in the city. Officers noticed a SUV signalling to turn onto the road where the checkstop was and then make a sudden turn…

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Liberals Say Pallister Cuts 50% of Staff from Youth Addictions Program

WINNIPEG – The MLA for St. Boniface and Manitoba Liberal Party Leader, Dougald Lamont, says the Pallister government’s decision to cut staff from a youth addictions treatment program is a sign of dysfunction and disconnect on the part of the province in the midst of a meth epidemic. The Liberal party says, in the last…

RCMP Checkstop Nabs One Driver Impaired by Cannabis

THOMPSON - RCMP in Thompson have arrested a driver impaired by cannabis. Thursday just before 1:00AM Thompson RCMP had set up a checkstop at the intersection of Cree Road and Deerwood Drive in the city. Officers noticed a SUV signalling to turn onto the road where the checkstop was and then make a sudden turn…

Missing 25 Year-Old Selkirk Woman

The Selkirk RCMP are asking for the public's help to locate a missing woman. 25 year-old Malaya Akpalialuk of Selkirk has been missing since October 11, 2018. She was last seen on Manitoba Avenue in Selkirk. Malaya is Indigenous, 5 feet tall with a heavy build. She has dark brown short hair and brown eyes.…

CurlManitoba to Host 550+ Students in Floor Curling Event

Over 550 Grade 3 students from 12 schools in five School Divisions will be taking part when CurlManitoba hosts one of Canada’s largest youth floor curling tournaments at the Sport for Life Centre, Thursday, October 18. About half of the students will participate in the morning session (10-11:30AM) and the other half will be at…

Ensure and Pediasure Products Recalled Due to Possible Bacterial Contamination

Abbott Brand liquid nutrition including some Ensure and PediaSure products has been recalled due to possible bacterial contamination. There has been one report of illness so far. Consumers should not consume and distributors, retailers and food service establishments such as hospitals and nursing homes should not sell or use the recalled products described below. If…

Student With Gun Arrested at Selkirk High School

SELKIRK - Selkirk RCMP have arrested a student with a gun at Lord Selkirk Regional Comprehensive Secondary School. Police said a student was reported to be in possession of a firearm and ammunition which he was carrying in a backpack. The school went into lockdown, RCMP were called and responded immediately. A 17-year-old male student…

Wanted by Morden Police

MORDEN - Morden Police are asking for the public's help locating two men they have placed on their wanted list. John Nicholas Ingram Ingram is 32-years-old and wanted for failing to attend court. John Rex Parker Parker is 57-years-old and wanted for breaching his probation. Anyone with information on the whereabouts of either of these…

3-Day Suspension for Using Cell Phone While Driving

WINNIPEG - As of November 1st you could be handed a short-term, 3-day, roadside license suspension for using your phone. Officials with the Province said changes under The Highway Traffic Act and the Drivers and Vehicles Act will allow for short-term roadside licence suspensions for using a cellphone or other hand-operated electronic devices while driving.…

Manitoba Mulling a Ban On Public Consumption of Edible Cannabis

WINNIPEG — The Manitoba government says it is considering expanding its ban on smoking cannabis in public places to also include consumption of edible products. Justice Minister Cliff Cullen says the government is currently considering the change and a decision could come soon. Some other provinces have said they will ban all forms of pot…

MPI Earned Revenues Up $44.8 Million

WINNIPEG - Manitoba Public Insurance earned more money in the first six months of this year compared to the previous year. MPI reported a net income of $72.8 million for the first six months of its fiscal year ending August 31, 2018. That is an increase of $30.5 million over the same time period last…

Two Missing Manitoba Boaters Found Dead

MANITOBA - Moose Lake RCMP are investigating the circumstances behind the deaths of two men who were boating. Police said they were advised of two overdue boaters on October 14th. Since then they have determined that five fishermen in two boats left Moose Lake at 2:00 pm on October 13th and headed towards the Big…

Manitoba MLA Accused of Inappropriate Comments is Staying

WINNIPEG — A Progressive Conservative member of the Manitoba legislature says he has no intention of stepping down after reportedly making inappropriate comments to a woman who works for the party’s caucus. Cliff Graydon would not comment in detail on reports he suggested the woman sit on his lap during a luncheon where there was…

Resources Available to Help Landlords Keep Tenants Safe

In an effort to help deal with drugs and other criminal activities, landlords will now have additional resources to help keep their tenants safe. There are several ways that landlords and tenants can address public safety concerns with the support of the provincial government: In situations where a tenant is engaged in unlawful activity that…

Province Reinstates Queen's Counsel

The Manitoba government has recently reinstated the practice of appointing Queen’s counsel to recognize Manitoba lawyers who demonstrate exceptional merit in the practice of law and is now accepting nominations for consideration, Justice Minister Cliff Cullen announced today. “A sound legal system forms the foundation of a democracy and many exceptional lawyers work tirelessly to…

The Mayors EPC Model - Is It Politicians Padding Their Pockets?

Four years ago, Brian Bowman said he'd restore trust in City Hall. One of the tools he promised, was to allow your elected councillors to vote for Committee Chairs and therefore, who would be on the Executive Policy Committee. Then, he claimed he wasn't allowed to let councillors vote because of a provincial law, so,…

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