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Saskatchewan Man Arrested in Flin Flon Armed Robbery

FLIN FLON - A 34 year-old Creighton, Saskatchewan man has been arrested following an armed robbery in Flin Flon. The suspect entered the Main Street business on January 3 at about 10:30 pm., wearing a ski mask and carrying a handgun. He ordered the employee to open the register and left with cash and two…

Collision in Powerview Leaves One Dead, One Critical

POWERVIEW - A two vehicle collision on highway 304, about seven km south of Powerview-Pine Falls has left one person dead and another in critical condition. The accident happened on January 4 at about 4:45 in the afternoon. RCMP believe that the collision occurred as a result of icy road conditions. A 54 year-old woman…

RCMP Looking into Death of Two OCN Residents

THE PAS - On January 4 at about 4:20 am RCMP located two deceased people at a home in Opaskwayak Cree Nation. The 27 year-old man and a 25 year-old woman were both from OCN. The RCMP Major Crime Unit are attending the community to assist with the investigation. Police are not looking for suspects…

Manitoba History Buffs Apply Here

WINNIPEG - Do you know someone who promotes Manitoba's great history? The Lieutenant-Governor is looking for nominations of Manitoban's who preserve and promote the history of the province. The Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Historical Preservation and Promotion is presented to those with experience in such endeavours as: the writing of historical publications and documents; stewardship…

Human Remains Recovered After Fire

POWERVIEW - On January 2 just before 6:00 am firefighters in Powerview-PineFalls made a grim discovery after putting out a fire at an old office building near Pine Street. Once the fire was brought under control and extinguished, firefighters entered the structure and located unidentified human remains. No other injuries were reported. Powerview RCMP, along…

28 Year-Old Steinbach Woman in Hospital After New Year's Assault

STEINBACH - A 28 year-old Steinbach woman is in serious condition in hospital after being assaulted at a home on McKenzie Avenue. On January 1 at about 1:30 am, when RCMP initially arrived at the home they found a man trying to break in to a parked vehicle. When they tried to restrain him, he…

New Year's Drinking and Driving Results in Fatality

BERENS RIVER - A 21 year-old old woman was struck by an SUV on Main Road in Berens River on January 1 at 2:15 am. The accident occurred on Main Road in Berens River when an SUV struck the woman who was walking with a small group of people along the road. The 36 year-old…

Missing 19-Year-Old Portage La Prairie Woman

PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE - RCMP in Portage La Prairie are requesting assistance from the public in locating a missing young woman. Helenne Loraine Beaulieu is a 19-year-old female. She is believed to be in the city of Winnipeg. Beaulieu is described as 5’7”, 130lbs, with long brown hair with blond streaks and has a tattoo…

Missing Manitoba Woman

ASHERN - RCMP in Ashern Manitoba are asking for the public's help locating a missing young lady. Chelsea Breanna Paul is a 20-year-old female from Lake Manitoba First Nation. Police believe that she is in Winnipeg. She is described as 5’8”, 150 pounds, with brown eyes and long black hair. The RCMP are asking anyone…

Job Cuts Ahead For Civil Servants

WINNIPEG — More public−sector job cuts appear to be coming in Manitoba and a long−standing ban on civil service layoffs is about to expire. Premier Brian Pallister, in his third year of a promise to eliminate the deficit by 2024, says he is not planning any large−scale layoffs, but some trimming remains to be done…

Norway House RCMP Seize Cocaine & Cannabis

NORWAY HOUSE - RCMP in Norway House seize cocaine and cannabis from two separate traffic stops in the community. Just after midnight on December 27th, RCMP officers tried to stop a vehicle, they witnessed the driver throw a bag out of the window. The vehicle was stopped, the three people in the vehicle were arrested…

Manitoba Hydro Sees Spike in Scams

WINNIPEG — Manitoba Hydro is warning customers to be wary of high-pressure scammers threatening to shut off their electric service unless immediate payment is made by a prepaid card. “These people are crooks and you should hang up on them,” said Chris McColm, Manitoba Hydro’s Security and Investigations Supervisor. “We will never phone you and…

SUV Collision with Ambulance Leaves 1 Dead and 3 Injured

NEEPAWA - A two vehicle collision left one person dead and three injured on Highway 16 between Gladstone and Neepawa. On December 27th at 5:20 am. an SUV travelling westbound collided with an ambulance travelling east. The 36 year-old woman driving the SUV was pronounced deceased at the scene. The 37 year-old male ambulance driver,…

Tax Relief Coming in 2019

MANITOBA - Manitoban will get to keep more fo their income with taxation changes coming in 2019. The basic personal amount will increase from $9,382 in the 2018 tax year to $9,626 in 2019. Since 2016, the basic personal amount has increased by $492. In 2018, indexing removed an estimated 1,740 Manitobans from the tax…

Manitoba Public Insurance Unveils Top Five Frauds of 2018

It’s estimated that auto insurance fraud costs every Manitoba Public Insurance ratepayer about $50 a year for an overall impact of $50 million. In order to raise awareness about the costs related to auto insurance fraud, Manitoba Public Insurance releases its annual top five fraud list. The list is compiled based on the unique circumstances…

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