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Treherne Man Faces Multiple Weapons Charges

PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE - RCMP have charged a 28 year-old man from Treherne after they seized 36 firearms from his property on March 12. RCMP stopped the suspect in his vehicle as part of an ongoing investigation and during the search found a loaded .22 caliber pistol in the vehicle's console. A search warrant was…

And Then There Were 8

The latest presumptive case of CoVid-19 is a Winnipeg man in his 80's. That makes eight Manitoba cases in total now. It appears all eight were exposed to the coronavirus through recent travel. Public health officials are strongly advising Manitobans to cancel or postpone non-essential international travel. And if you've been abroad, self-isolate or self-monitor…

RCMP Arrest Suspects in Rash of Snowmobile Thefts

On March 11, 2020, at 10:10 am, officers from the Dauphin RCMP Detachment conducted a traffic stop on a pickup truck with a snowmobile located in the back. Due to the large number of snowmobiles thefts in the area over the previous two months, the officers conducted a check and determined the snowmobile had been…

Icy Roads Cause Fatal Head-On Collision

MANITOBA - On March 15, 2020, at approximately 11:30 pm, Falcon Beach RCMP responded to a two-vehicle collision on Highway 1, near Barren Lake, in Whiteshell Provincial Park. The preliminary investigation indicates that a red pickup truck travelling west on Highway 1, crossed the centre line and collided head-on with a black pickup truck which…

16 Year-Old Dies in Accident Near Plum Coulee

MANITOBA - A 16 year-old boy from Schanzenfeld has died after he lost control of his vehicle and collided with a hydro pole. The boy, along with his 17 year-old and 18 year-old passengers, was heading westbound on Road 12N, approximately three kilometres south of Plum Coulee, just before 2:00 AM on March 15. The…

4 Confirmed Cases Of CoVid-19 In Manitoba

All four of Manitoba's confirmed cases of CoVid-19 are in Winnipeg. The patients are between 30 and 50 years old and it's believed they all contracted the coronavirus while travelling abroad. Meantime, the list of cancellations and closings continues to grow. The latest announcement came from the City of Winnipeg...all public recreation facilities and Leisure…

Covid-19 Arrives in Manitoba

WINNIPEG - Provincial health officials have announced Manitoba's first presumptive case of coronavirus. A woman in her 40's, just back from the Philippines, is now isolated at home. She's been tested and results are expected back in 24 to 48 hours. A total of about 400 Manitobans have been tested so far. People are being…

Red River College Named One of Canada's Best Diversity Employers

WINNIPEG - Red River College (RRC) is proud today to be named as one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers for 2020. RRC joins 74 other Canadian organizations recognized by Mediacorp Canada Inc. for leadership in creating inclusive workplaces for employees from five diverse groups: women; visible; persons with disabilities; Aboriginal peoples; and lesbian, gay, bisexual…

Province Reduces PST to 6%

WINNIPEG - The Manitoba government will implement a flat $25-per-tonne Green Levy and reduce the PST to six per cent, saving Manitoba families and businesses more than a billion dollars over the next five years compared to the rising federal carbon tax, Premier Brian Pallister announced today. Both the made-in-Manitoba Green Levy and the PST…

Suspects Fleeing US Law Enforcement Arrested by RCMP

MANITOBA - Two suspects are in custody after stealing a truck and illegally crossing the US-Canada Border. On February 28th at approximately 10:30 pm, RCMP received a notification from US law enforcement in North Dakota, that a vehicle they were pursuing drove through the border at the Dunseith border crossing (Boissevain) and had entered Canada.…

44-Year-Old Man Dies in Snowmobile Collision

MANITOBA - RCMP in Powerview Manitoba are investigating the death of a 44-year-old man in a fatal snowmobile collision. Police said on February 29, around 10:10 am, they responded to a snowmobile collision on trail 220, northeast of Great Falls. A group of snowmobilers were out riding in the area when they came across a…

Fatal Vehicle Pedestrian Accident Near Devil's Lake

MANITOBA - Grand Rapids RCMP are investigating a vehicle pedestrian accident that resulted in the death of a 29 year-old man. Police say that the man was walking in the middle of the road on Highway 6 North of Devil's Lake when he was struck by a semi-trailer. He was pronounced deceased at the scene.…

Roseau River Students Loved Reading with CWE Wrestling Stars

MANITOBA - An important component of the success of Canadian Wrestling's Elite across the country has been the involvement of the promotion in community programs and development. CWE returned to a familiar stop, Roseau River Anishinabe First Nation, to participate in "I Love To Read Month" at Ginew School on Thursday morning, with the stars…

Manitoba’s Alexa Scott Wins Allround Bronze.

POLAND - Alexa Scott (Clandeboye, MB) became the first Canadian woman since 2008 to reach the Allround podium at the ISU World Junior Speed Skating Championships after winning overall bronze in Poland today. She joins Sylvia Burka ('73) (MB), Liz Appleby ('76) (MB), Shannon Rempel ('03, '04) (MB) and Justine L'Heureux ('08) (Que.), as the…

Small Business Negatively Affected by Rail Blockade

WINNIPEG - Nearly a quarter of businesses say they have already been negatively affected by the ongoing rail blockades, while another 48 per cent expect they will feel the impacts soon, according to preliminary data from a new survey by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB). Affected businesses report they have lost an average…

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