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16 New Cases Saturday

WINNIPEG - There are 16 new cases of CoVid-19 in Manitoba today. 12 in Prairie Mountain and four in the Southern health region. Most of today's cases are linked to a cluster in Brandon that includes 10 workers at the Maple Leaf pork processing plant. So the number of active cases grows to 148 now.…

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16 New Cases Saturday

WINNIPEG - There are 16 new cases of CoVid-19 in Manitoba today. 12 in Prairie Mountain and four in the Southern health region. Most of today's cases are linked to a cluster in Brandon that includes 10 workers at the Maple Leaf pork processing plant. So the number of active cases grows to 148 now.…

Tornado Kills 2

WINNIPEG - RCMP say two people are dead and another is in hospital after a tornado touched down near Scarth, Manitoba. That's about 15 kilometres south of Virden. It happened last night just after eight o'clock. Police found a farm with extensive damage. The people killed and hurt were in two vehicles tossed into a…

Lotto Max Winning Numbers

WINNIPEG - Here are the Lotto Max winning numbers from Friday, August 7th. Good luck! The $10 million jackpot wasn't won so Tuesday's draw will be for $15 million. In the event of any discrepancy between this information and the WCLC, the latter shall prevail. Photos: WCLC

Murder #27

WINNIPEG - There's been another murder, the fourth in just over a week. The city's 27th homicide of the year was a stabbing last night at a hotel parking lot in the 100 block of Higgins Avenue. 29 year old Joshua Robert Jeromiah Hansen was rushed to hospital but he died there later. Police are…

Province Adds 12K Jobs

WINNIPEG - Manitobans are getting back to work. Stats-Can says there was an increase of 12,400 jobs in the province last month. Premier Brian Pallister says we continue on a road-map to recovery. “Our local and national economy is still progressing as we learn to live this virus,” Pallister said. “Thanks to the efforts of…

Timmys Gets COVID-19

WINNIPEG - Tim Hortons has closed one of its stores after a worker tested positive for COVID-19. The restaurant is in Brandon on the Trans-Canada Highway. The company says the location will stay closed until a deep cleaning can be done and a separate crew of employees can be brought in. There's a cluster of…

More COVID-19 @ Maple Leaf

WINNIPEG - The union at the Maple Leaf pork processing plant in Brandon is calling for a halt to production after three more cases of COVID-19. UFCW Local 832 says the plant should shut down until at least next Monday so outstanding test results can come in. The three new cases of coronavirus, involving non-production…

CMHR Found To Be Racist

WINNIPEG - An external review has confirmed there's systemic and pervasive racism at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights. The 72 page report says employees also dealt with sexism and homophobia. Interim CEO Pauline Rafferty has apologized and says they'll get to work right away on many of the document's 44 recommendations. It all began…

Lotto 6/49 Winning Numbers

WINNIPEG - Here are the Lotto 6/49 winning numbers from Wednesday, August 5th. Good luck! The $8 million jackpot wasn't won so Saturday's draw will be for $11 million. However, there was a $1 million winner in Manitoba so get checking your tickets. In the event of any discrepancy between this information and the WCLC,…

Sex Assault On Furby

WINNIPEG - A woman has been sexually assaulted in her apartment on Furby Street. It happened yesterday morning about 6:30 in the 300 block of Furby. The woman was alone in her suite when a male suspect broke in through an unlocked fire escape door. She was attacked but managed to fight him off off…

Murder #26

WINNIPEG - That serious incident yesterday morning on Selkirk Avenue has become the city's 26th murder of the year. Officers responded to a report of a person shot in the 400 block of Selkirk where they found a male suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim was transported to hospital in critical condition where…

Ethan Boyer Way

WINNIPEG - Infrastructure minister Ron Schuler has announced the start of construction on a new service road that'll link Waverley Street to Brady Road. “Our government committed to addressing the significant safety concerns at Brady Road and the South Perimeter Highway,” said Schuler. “The new service road will greatly improve traffic safety and flow for…

Lotto Max Winning Numbers

WINNIPEG - Here are the Lotto Max winning numbers from Tuesday, August 4th. Good luck checking your tickets! The $26 million jackpot was won in Quebec so Friday's draw will be for $10 million. In the event of any discrepancy between this information and the WCLC, the latter shall prevail. Photos: WCLC

Murder #25 Is Baby

WINNIPEG - The city's 25th murder victim of the year is a three month old baby. Police says their only suspect is also dead. Officers with the Child Abuse Unit got a tip last Tuesday. The infant was rushed to hospital but later died. The suspect was found dead three days later at a house…

Deadly ATV Accidents

WINNIPEG - There were three ATV accidents on the weekend, two of them fatal. On Saturday evening, a four seat all-terrain vehicle rolled over at St. Mary's Road and the Floodway. Three male youths were taken to hospital. One died while the other two were treated and released. An 18 year old man was killed…

Bear Mace In Brandon

WINNIPEG - Brandon police are reporting a couple incidents involving bear mace. Early this morning, just after midnight, cops responded to several individuals causing a disturbance when they found two young people in possession of bear mace. The 16 year old and 17 year old were arrested and released to their parents. Last Friday, a…

COVID-19 Closures In Steinbach

WINNIPEG - We'll learn more today from the province about the long weekend's 27 cases of COVID-19 but the virus has caused several businesses in Steinbach to close their doors for cleaning. The Steinbach Credit Union will re-open this morning after closing to sanitize when an employee tested positive for coronavirus. Smitty's and Boston Pizza…

Brandon Gets Pickleball

WINNIPEG - Stanley Park in Brandon is getting Pickleball. Starting tomorrow, the park's Tennis courts will be converted over to Pickleball courts. The city's other tennis courts will remain. If you're wondering what the heck Pickleball is, it's a combination of tennis, ping pong and badminton and you can see more here. Photos: @CityBrandon

Icelandic Fest This Weekend

WINNIPEG - The Icelandic Festival of Manitoba is happening this weekend as usual but it's virtual this year because of CoVid-19. The Gimli event normally has about 50,000 people attend. Attendance at the 131st Islendingadagurinn could go way beyond that as it's all happening online for the first time ever. The schedule of events is…

Lotto 6/49 Winning Numbers

WINNIPEG - Here are the Lotto 6/49 winning numbers from Saturday, August 1st. The jackpot wasn't won so it'll be $8 million on Wednesday. In the event of any discrepancy between this information and the WCLC, the latter shall prevail. Photos: WCLC

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