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'You're An Idiot'

WINNIPEG - An emotional Premier Brian Pallister had plenty to say at his latest news conference. He said non-believers in COVID-19 are idiots and he likened himself to the Grinch, saying he's the guy who’s stealing Christmas to keep Manitobans safe. Pallister said he hopes he's respect in the future for having the guts now…

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'You're An Idiot'

WINNIPEG - An emotional Premier Brian Pallister had plenty to say at his latest news conference. He said non-believers in COVID-19 are idiots and he likened himself to the Grinch, saying he's the guy who’s stealing Christmas to keep Manitobans safe. Pallister said he hopes he's respect in the future for having the guts now…

Church Hearing Tomorrow

WINNIPEG - A judge will hold a special weekend hearing tomorrow to consider allowing Springs Church to hold drive-in services on Sunday. The church says it's taken precautions to keep its members safe from COVID-19 and a provincial public health order only allowing virtual worship is unconstitutional. Springs and two of its pastors have been…

Possible Exposures/Friday

WINNIPEG - Here are the most recent possible exposures to COVID-19 in Winnipeg, as provided by provincial public health officials.

12 Deaths, 368 Cases

WINNIPEG - The province is reporting 12 COVID-19 deaths today. Five of them are in Winnipeg. One of the deaths is a man in his 30's in the Interlake/Eastern health region. There are also 368 new cases of coronavirus today, including 211 in Winnipeg. 9,130 cases are active right now. 8,268 people have recovered. The…

Union: Teachers Need More Time

WINNIPEG - Manitoba's public teachers' union says, with a holiday break approaching, students and teachers aren’t getting enough time to prepare for changes to the province’s learning environment. Manitoba Teachers’ Society (MTS) President James Bedford says January’s two-week remote learning period for students announced by the province doesn’t go far enough, and wouldn’t enhance student…

City Workers Laid Off

WINNIPEG - The City of Winnipeg says they’ve been unable to redeploy nearly 600 temporary civic employees for provincial work, and has confirmed they’ve been temporarily laid off. Mayor Brian Bowman had said he was hoping to come to an agreement with the Manitoba government and the Canadian Union of Public Employees to remove restrictions…

Docs With COVID Get Paid

WINNIPEG - The province says doctors who contract COVID-19 or have to take time off work to isolate will be paid. Physicians can now apply for compensation for up to 10 days at a time, retroactive to September 28th. Almost 30 doctors have tested positive for coronavirus so far and others have had to isolate…

Possible Exposures/Thursday

WINNIPEG - Here are the most recent possible exposures to COVID-19 in Winnipeg, as provided by provincial public health officials.

Springs Church Going To Court

WINNIPEG - Springs Church is going to court to challenge the province's COVID-19 public health order that bans drive-in religious services. Lawyers will start making their arguments today but it's not known whether or when an injunction might be granted. Springs pastor Leon Fontaine points out that drive-up is allowed in retail during the pandemic…

Remote Learning After Xmas

WINNIPEG - The province has announced a two week remote learning period for students in grades seven to 12 after the Christmas break. Education minister Kelvin Goertzen says it's also available to families with children from kindergarten to grade six if they want it. “Current data indicates the risk of COVID-19 transmission in our schools…

Lotto 6/49 Winning Numbers

WINNIPEG - Here are the Lotto 6/49 winning numbers from Wednesday, December 2nd. Good luck! The $12 million jackpot wasn't won so Saturday's draw will rise to $15 million. In the event of any discrepancy between this information and the WCLC, the latter shall prevail. Photos: WCLC

Nurses Sign COVID Deal

WINNIPEG - The government of Manitoba says it has signed an agreement that allows Manitoba’s 12,000 nurses to be redeployed to priority regions across the healthcare system in the province’s fight against COVID-19. Health Minister Cameron Friesen and Manitoba Nurses Union Darlene Jackson announced the agreement that would permit nurses to be shifted to long…

Service Animal Ruling

WINNIPEG - The Manitoba Human Rights Commission has ruled in support of those who rely on service animals after a complaint against a resort in the province. The panel responded to a filing against LHS Holdings, the former operators of Manigaming Resort in Riding Mountain National Park, by William Webb, who says he was denied…

Springs Church Out $20K

WINNIPEG - Springs Church has been given four tickets for holding drive-in services, totaling $20,000 in fines. The Brandon Superstore was also issued multiple COVID-19 tickets, two of them totaling $10,000. In all, 18 businesses including 11 in Winnipeg were ticketed and fined $110,000 last week. There were also $61,000 in tickets handed out to…

Lotto Max Winning Numbers

WINNIPEG - Here are the Lotto Max winning numbers from Tuesday, December 1st. Good luck! The $60 million jackpot was won so Friday's draw will be for $17 million. In the event of any discrepancy between this information and the WCLC, the latter shall prevail. Photos: WCLC

Bootleggers Busted

WINNIPEG - Four people have been arrested in Thompson for running a bootlegging operation. RCMP seized 55 bottles of hard liquor and 10 cases of beer. The investigation continues.

Will Code Red Continue?

WINNIPEG - Premier Brian Pallister says he has a "gut feeling" that code red restrictions might be extended. When chief public health officer Dr. Brent Roussin brought the measures in, he said they would be in place until at least December 11th. However, Pallister thinks these latest COVID-19 rules restricting retail and gathering sizes could…

Possible Exposures/Wednesday

WINNIPEG - Here are the most recent possible exposures to COVID-19 in Winnipeg, as provided by provincial public health officials.

Pallister's Low Popularity

WINNIPEG - According to a new Angus Reid poll, Manitoba's Brian Pallister is the least popular premier in the country. His approval rating has dropped to 32 per cent, half the support of provincial leaders at the top of the list. Even Alberta's Jason Kenney in second last place at 40 per cent is several…

$181K In COVID Fines Last Week

WINNIPEG - Premier Brian Pallister gave a COVID-19 enforcement update this morning. A total of 202 warnings and 100 tickets worth $181,574 in fines were issued last week. That's up from $126,082 the week before. Last week's tickets include: • 22 $5,000 tickets to businesses for various offences; • 48 $1,296 tickets to individuals for…

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