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Winnipeg Police Help Solve a 2002 Calgary Murder

Calgary police have charged a man with murder 16 years after his ex−wife’s death. Kenneth Dauphinais faces one count of second−degree murder and has a court appearance later this week. Terri Ann Dauphinais, 24, was found dead in her northwest Calgary home in April 2002, while her three young children were discovered there alive. The…

Black Bear Kills Family Dog in Jasper National Park

JASPER, Alta. — A black bear is being watched in Jasper National Park after it killed a dog that jumped out of a vehicle. Parks Canada officials say the encounter happened on Wednesday when a car pulled over to the side of the road to view the bear. They say the dog jumped out of…

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Winnipeg Police Help Solve a 2002 Calgary Murder

Calgary police have charged a man with murder 16 years after his ex−wife’s death. Kenneth Dauphinais faces one count of second−degree murder and has a court appearance later this week. Terri Ann Dauphinais, 24, was found dead in her northwest Calgary home in April 2002, while her three young children were discovered there alive. The…

Black Bear Kills Family Dog in Jasper National Park

JASPER, Alta. — A black bear is being watched in Jasper National Park after it killed a dog that jumped out of a vehicle. Parks Canada officials say the encounter happened on Wednesday when a car pulled over to the side of the road to view the bear. They say the dog jumped out of…

Saskatchewan Couple Buried in Mudslide Survives

KELOWNA, B.C. — A Saskatchewan couple is recovering in hospital after a mudslide swept them off a cliff in British Columbia. Don Struthers says his brother−in−law Gabe Rosescu and his girlfriend Sheri Niemegeers were en route to Nelson, B.C., when a tree fell in their path. He says Rosescu didn’t have a chance to brake…

Mistake Sent One Family to Funeral Home & One to Hospital

Doctors told Jody Littlewolf that her daughter was brain dead and should be taken off life support, but the mother couldn’t shake a strange feeling she had about the teenage girl lying in front of her. Littlewolf repeatedly refused to have the girl whose body had been badly battered in a car crash taken off…

At Least Two Dead in School Bus Highway Collision

WORLD NEWS - At least two people are dead and 43 others injured after a school bus collides with a dumptruck on a highway in New Jersey. Jayson Albano has more information in this Reuters News video report.

Trudeau Government Post Deficits $8 Billion Bigger Than Expected

OTTAWA — The federal budget watchdog says the Trudeau government is on track to run deficits nearly $8 billion deeper than expected over the next two years. A new analysis by the parliamentary budget officer estimates Ottawa will post a $22.1−billion shortfall this fiscal year, which would be $4 billion more than the government’s projection…

New Book on RCMP Spies During The Cold War

OTTAWA — Canadian security agents were so busy looking for Communist infiltrators in the flowering women’s liberation movement, they all but missed a genuine social revolution that transformed millions of lives, says a newly published book. "Just Watch Us" delves into the dusty Cold War records of the RCMP security service to chronicle how Mountie…

Airplane Makes Emergency Landing on BC Highway

MERRITT, B.C. — Motorists driving on B.C.’s Coquihalla Highway were treated to a bizarre sight this afternoon when a small airplane landed on the highway median. Debra Sharkey was driving from Vancouver to Kamloops when she witnessed the Mustang II flying low above the highway approximately 10 km south of Merritt. She says she watched…

The Influx of Asylum Seekers in Canada is Growing

OTTAWA — The number of illegal border crossings is up significantly this year compared with the same period last year, so federal and law enforcement officials have been preparing for possibility of another spike as the weather warms up. Departmental, RCMP and border officials provided a technical briefing this week on the plans they have…

Do You Know These Two Memorable Manitobans?

WINNIPEG - When people talk about Winnipeg we always seem to hear the same things, "Coldest City in North America", "Pot Hole Capital of Canada", "home of the Winnipeg Jets - again". We never hear about the many successful daughters and sons of the city. We want to change that with our weekly feature titled,…

Grandmother Wanted For Two Murders Was Captured in Texas

WORLD NEWS - A fugitive grandmother wanted for murdering her husband IN Minnesota and another woman in Florida has been arrested in Texas. Linda So has more information in this Reuters News video report.

Tom Cochrane's "Big League" to Raise Money for Humboldt Broncos

TORONTO - Tom Cochrane has released a reworked take of his song "Big League" and will donate the proceeds to those affected by the Humboldt Broncos bus crash nearly two weeks ago. The Juno Award−winning singer and songwriter played an acoustic version of the song to open the April 10 broadcast of TSN’s NHL playoff…

Earthquake Rattles Southern Ontario

AMHERSTBURG, Ont. — There are no reports of injuries or damage after a minor earthquake struck southwestern Ontario Thursday night. The United States Geological Survey, which first reported the quake, said the magnitude 3.6 temblor struck near Amherstburg, Ont. Nick Ackerley, a seismic analyst at Natural Resources Canada, said the magnitude has since been revised…

RCMP Say Too Early To Know What Happened in Humboldt Broncos Crash

REGINA, SK — Police say it’s too early to say what happened in a fatal bus crash involving the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team and whether charges will be laid. RCMP Assistant Commissioner Curtis Zablocki says what is certain is that a tractor−trailer was in the intersection when the truck and the team bus collided…

Facebook Executive & Ex-Liberal Advisor Defends His Access to Trudeau Cabinet

OTTAWA — A Facebook executive with ties to the ruling Liberals was grilled today about his preferential access to senior members of the Trudeau cabinet, even though no one from the social−media giant, including himself, is a registered lobbyist in Canada. In his appearance before a parliamentary committee, Facebook Canada’s public policy head Kevin Chan…

Second Man Captured & Charged for Homicide

WINNIPEG, MB - Police have captured the second of two men wanted for a murder, as reported in Manitoba Post, in Winnipeg on April 4th. Wednesday homicide investigators arrested Jerome Devon Kakagamic, 24-years-old, for Second Degree Murder in the killing of Gilbert Chartrand. The other man arrested, on April 11th, was Faron Henderson, is 28-years-old.…

Comey Book Likens Trump to Mob Boss -Washington Post

WORLD NEWS - President Donald Trump denied allegations of lewd behavior involving prostitutes made in an intelligence dossier given to U.S. intelligence agencies, fired FBI Director James Comey wrote in an upcoming memoir, according to the Washington Post. Produced by Zachary Goelman

Group Robbed Winnipeg Store in Broad Daylight

WINNIPEG, MB - A group of people robbed a store in the 100 block of Salter Street Thursday morning. A store clerk called police stating that several people entered the store and began taking items off the shelves. When asked if he could help them, one of the suspects advised that they "could do what…

New Board Members for Manitoba Habitat Heritage

WINNIPEG, MB - Five new members and two returning members have been appointed to the board of the Manitoba Habitat Heritage Corporation (MHHC), Sustainable Development Minister Rochelle Squires announced today. “We look forward to the future work of the MHHC as we continue implementing A Made-in-Manitoba Climate and Green Plan, helping make the province the…

Panhandler Breaks Windshield With Squeegee After Not Being Paid

WINNIPEG, MB - Police said an aggressive panhandler in Winnipeg was charged after he broke a vehicle's windshield with his squeegee when he didn't get money. A lady was driving eastbound on Fermor approaching Lagimodiere Saturday morning around 2:50 AM. When the woman stopped at the intersection a man started to squeegee the driver's side…

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