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What's Your Manitoba Budget Priorities?

WINNIPEG - More opportunities to be heard and have your say in shaping the Manitoba 2020-21 provincial budget with more public engagement meetings. The province has launched a Build a Budget feature, here, that gives Manitobans a chance to create a provincial budget focused on your priorities. The province is asking for your suggestions on…

Will Preparation is Provincial Tax Free

WINNIPEG - As of yesterday you no longer have to pay the provincial sales tax on the preparation of wills. Minister, Scott Fielding said in a release, “As part of the 2020 Tax Rollback Guarantee, (the Provincial Government) is removing the sales tax from the preparation of wills”. “Many Manitobans do not have wills and…

Manitoba Government Modernizes Funding Model for Arts

WINNIPEG - The Manitoba Government said the most extensive review of Manitoba’s cultural policy in nearly three decades has been completed. The results have lead the province to broaden the mandate of the Manitoba Arts Council (MAC) by creating a single window for access to all provincial arts funding, Minister Cathy Cox said in a…

Missing 41-Year-Old Man

MANITOBA - RCMP in Dauphin are asking for the public's help locating a missing man. On Thursday, December 26 Dauphin RCMP received a report of a missing 41-year-old man from the community. Police said Robert Gilbert Genaille was last seen on December 26 around 9:00 am, when he left his residence and was believed to…

New Members Appointed to Legal Aid Management Council

MANITOBA - Justice Minister Cliff Cullen announced six new members and one returning member to the Legal Aid Management Council for Manitoba. “Access to legal aid is a cornerstone of our justice system, which makes the role of the management council and its responsibility for guidance and oversight of utmost importance,” said Cullen. “I am…

Two People Found Dead from Exposure in Manitoba

MANITOBA - RCMP officers in Manitoba responded to two separate fatalities due to exposure. Police said Saturday around 11:40AM, RCMO in Selkirk received a report of an unresponsive man located on a trail in Selkirk Park. Officers and EMS rushed to the scene and located a 52-year-old man, from Selkirk, who was pronounced dead at…

Police Identify Body Found Christmas Eve

MANITOBA - Manitoba RCMP said a body discovered on Christmas Eve has now been identified. The body was located in the RM of Rosedale, on December 24th. Police identified the victim as Cody Mousseau, a 32-year-old man from Sandy Bay First Nation. Cody was reported missing to the Manitoba First Nations Police on December 8th…

Embrace Winter in Manitoba

MANITOBA - Tis the season to embrace some outdoor Manitoba winter fun. The Holiday's are a wonderful time to take advantage of all the great opportunities available in Manitoba’s provincial parks. “Whether you’re interested in a winter workout or just a walk in the woods, our parks have something for Manitobans of all ages,” Minister…

51-Year-Old Male Passenger Dies in Collision

MANITOBA - A 51-year-old man died in a single vehicle accident said RCMP in Grand Rapids. Saturday Grand Rapids RCMP responded to a single-vehicle rollover on Highway 6, approximately ten kilometers north of Devils Lake. Police said they determined that a SUV, being driven by a 58-year-old woman from Nelson House, was heading northbound when…

Icy Road Conditions Lead to Fatal Accident

DEVIL'S LAKE - A 51 year-old man from Nelson House has died as a result of a single vehicle roll-over. The accident occurred at approximately 8:20 pm, on December 21, 2019 on Highway 6, approximately ten kilometers north of Devils Lake. The investigation has determined that a SUV, being driven by a 58-year-old female from…

15 People Charged in Checkstop Programs

WINNIPEG - Manitoba RCMP have been conducting their Holiday Checkstop program and in week two stopped over 2500 vehicles across the province during 121 checkstops. Police sad 15 people were charged with a Criminal Code Impaired Driving offence (12 alcohol, 2 drug, 1 refusal). The highest blood/alcohol reading reported was 0.280 There were 5 alcohol…

Drugs, Weapons, Cash Seized by Morden Police

MANITOBA - Early in the morning on Wednesday Morden Police, with the support of the Regional Support Tactical Team, executed two Controlled Drugs and Substances Search Warrants simultaneously on two locations in Morden. The warrants were the result on long investigation. During the searches, police seized cocaine with a street value of over $11,000, Psilocybin,…

17 Year-Old Charged After Firing Gun into Selkirk Home

SELKIRK - Selkirk RCMP have arrested a 17 year-old man after he fired shots into a home on Morris Avenue just after midnight last night. Officers responded immediately and were advised that bullets were fired through the front window of a home on Morris Avenue. There were no reported injuries, but two adults and two…

Soil Conditions Add to Spring Flooding Concern

WINNIPEG - The risk of potential flood increases given Manitoba soil moisture levels before freeze-up are above normal to well-above normal for most of province's river watersheds, with the exception of northern basins. Manitoba Infrastructure’s Hydrologic Forecast Centre said a combination of factors determine spring run-off potential and flood risk. The report describes the current…

Modern Police Calls for Service

MANITOBA - This is a round-up of the calls for service that Morden Police attended to during the week of December 9th to December 16th. December 9th, 2019 Police received a report of a vehicle passing a school bus while the bus was stopped picking up children. The bus had its lights flashing and stop…

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