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RCMP Receive $546,000 for Health Assessment/Crime Prevention

WINNIPEG - The Manitoba RCMP have received more than half a million dollars from the province to support new resources as well as expand the use of the HealthIM assessment tool. HealthIM helps determine the most appropriate response when police respond to mental health crisis calls. Minister Cliff Cullen said, “The HealthIM system can be…

RCMP Looking for Info on Portage La Prairie Stabbing

PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE - RCMP are looking for information on a stabbing that took place on May 7, just before 10 AM on 3rd Street NW. When officers arrived at the scene, they could not find the victim, however evidence led them to Fisher Avenue where they found the 29 year-old victim suffering from a…

Liberals Looking to Fast-Track Cancer Drug

WINNIPEG - The Manitoba Liberals are trying to get a Fulvestrant, a life-preserving drug used in some cancer treatments to be covered by the province. The drug is on the list of medications waiting for approval and the Manitoba Liberals say that the the province has the ability to fast track it. “The province should…

RCMP Charge Suspect with Second Degree Murder in Death of Gilbert Plains Victim

DAUPHIN - RCMP have charged 39 year-old David Christopher Genaille with second degree murder for the stabbing death of a 36 year-old Gilbert Plains man on May 4, 2019. Genaille was arrested on May 5 and the 25 year-old female who was arrested along with him has been released without charge. He remains in custody…

RCMP Looking For Suspects in Portage La Prairie Shooting

WINNIPEG - Portage La Prairie RCMP are looking for four suspects involved in a home invasion that left a 20 year-old man hospitalized after he was shot by one of the suspects. RCMP believe that the suspects, three men and a woman, all dressed in black and wearing masks and gloves, entered the home and…

Landlords Get Help Evicting Criminal Tenants

WINNIPEG - Landlords will be getting help from the province when it comes to evicting tenants who are breaking the law and putting others at risk. A new fact sheet that clarifies the process for evicting difficult tenants was launched to give landlords the clarity and guidance they need so that they can protect their…

Man Found Stabbed in Gilbert Plains Dies

DAUPHIN - RCMP are investigating the stabbing death of a man found in a Gilbert Plains home. Dauphin RCMP said Saturday evening, around 9:40PM, they responded to a stabbing at a home in Gilbert Plains. Upon arrival, police found a 36-year-old man in the home who had been stabbed. EMS provided medical care but he…

Thieves Trying to Steal Car in Broad-Daylight Assault 70-Year-Old Woman

MANITOBA - RCMP are asking for the public's help for information regarding an assaulted on a woman in her 70's on Saturday afternoon. Saturday afternoon, at around 12:20PM, Selkirk and East St. Paul RCMP responded to a break and enter in progress at a home on Parkton Road in the RM of St. Andrews. When…

May Kicks Off Motorcycle Awareness Month

WINNIPEG - With 22 motorcycle deaths on Manitoba roads over the last five years, MPI is renewing it's call to "Save the 100". ( the average number of people killed each year on Manitoba roadways) May is National Motorcycle Awareness Month and MPI wants to remind drivers to Watch for Motorcycles. “It’s important that we…

Small Businesses Still in the Dark About Carbon Tax Rebates

WINNIPEG - Small businesses have gone a full month without information about the grants and rebates promised to them under the federal carbon tax in Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario and New Brunswick. The Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) has been asking the government for details about the grants and rebates for months without answer. “Since…

Carberry Woman Assaulted, Thrown From Vehicle and Forced to Walk For Hours to Get Help

PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE - A 42 year-old woman from Carberry was robbed and assaulted before she was thrown from a vehicle and forced to walk for several hours to get help. The victim was picked up on April 28 by a friend in Carberry along with another man. He proceeded to assault her with a…

RCMP say "Just Blowing the Oil Out" is Not an Excuse to Drive at 173KM/h

WINNIPEG - Manitoba RCMP stop a pick-up truck and the now the driver is facing a license review with MPI. On their Twitter account, RCMP said "Apparently “just blowing the oil out of the truck” requires one to travel at speeds of 173kmh". That excuse didn't work for the officer. The driver was issued a…

Driver Dies When Truck Carrying a Load of Chemicals Hits Tree

MINNEDOSA - A man from Kelwood was killed in a tractor trailer accident Saturday in the town of Minnedosa. RCMP said at approximately 9:30 am Saturday morning they responded to a single vehicle collision involving a truck tractor carrying anhydrous ammonia, on Road 85 North at PR 262 in the Town of Minnedosa. The driver…

Speeding in Construction Zone Costs One Manitoba Driver $1700

WINNIPEG - Manitoba RCMP are reminding drivers that winter is over and construction season has begun on many highways. Police said on Thursday around 11:20am, a 32-year-old man driving on Manitoba Highway 101 was clocked doing 134KM/h in a 70KM/h zone. The driver tried to blame his cruise control for speeding in a clearly marked…

Medevac Plane Crashes En Rout to Churchill

GILLAM - Last evening at around 7:00 a medevac flight that was en route from Winnipeg to Churchill crashed near the Gillam airport. The Super King Air 200 aircraft attempted to make an emergency landing at the Gillam airport and landed on the frozen lake before coming to a stop at the edge of the…

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