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8 Deaths, 198 Cases

WINNIPEG - The province is reporting eight deaths today from COVID-19, seven of them in Winnipeg. There are 189 new cases of the virus, including 65 in Winnipeg. The spike in the north continues with 95 new cases today. 3,081 cases are active, 23,661 people have recovered, for a total of 27,511 cases so far.…

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8 Deaths, 198 Cases

WINNIPEG - The province is reporting eight deaths today from COVID-19, seven of them in Winnipeg. There are 189 new cases of the virus, including 65 in Winnipeg. The spike in the north continues with 95 new cases today. 3,081 cases are active, 23,661 people have recovered, for a total of 27,511 cases so far.…

Assault Charge For COVID Cough

WINNIPEG - A 43 year old Brandon man has been charged with assault after intentionally coughing on first responders and telling them he was COVID-19 positive. Brandon Fire and Emergency Services were called to help a man with breathing difficulties. While treating the guy, he became disruptive. He coughed on purpose on the frontliners and…

Happy Birthday Betty!

WINNIPEG - Betty White turns 99 today. She says that means she can now stay up as late as she wants without asking for permission. The Golden Girls actress plans to spend the day feeding a pair of ducks that regularly visit her home in the Los Angeles area. Her birthday meal will be a…

Anti-Maskers Rally Again

WINNIPEG - RCMP were on hand for another rally in Steinbach on Saturday. Dozens of people not happy with COVID-19 rules gathered at city hall. Organizers claim it wasn't a protest but instead an educational rally to inspire people to find solutions that aren't part of the mainstream narrative. The Hugs Over Masks event was…

Neil Young Poster

WINNIPEG - Born to parents who married in Winnipeg, Neil Young is regarded as one of the most legendary musicians of all time. Young was born in Ontario but moved back here with his mom when he was in his teens after his parents divorced. During his youth, Young fell in love with music and…

Lotto 6/49 Winning Numbers

WINNIPEG - Here are the Lotto 6/49 winning numbers from Saturday, January 16th. Good luck! The $5 million jackpot wasn't won so Wednesday's draw will rise to $6 million. In the event of any discrepancy between this information and the WCLC, the latter shall prevail. Photos: WCLC

2 Deaths, 180 Cases

WINNIPEG - The province is reporting two deaths today from COVID-19, one of them in Winnipeg. There are 180 new cases of the virus, including 83 in Winnipeg. 2,986 cases are active, 23,575 people have recovered, for a total of 27,322 cases so far. 283 Manitobans are in hospital right now, 36 of them in…

Mountie Accused Of Speeding

WINNIPEG - Manitoba’s police oversight agency says they're investigating a report of an RCMP officer who was seen speeding in southeastern Manitoba. This week the RCMP informed the Independent Investigation Unit of allegations that an officer had driven a police vehicle at speeds higher than were legally required. The notification states the cruiser was traveling…

No New Vaccine Appointments

WINNIPEG - The province is pushing pause on new vaccine appointments. It's hoped this will only last a few weeks. Dr. Joss Reimer says this is necessary because of production delays with the Pfizer vaccine. The company is using the time to ramp up its European operations. Premier Brian Pallister says this is exactly why…

Home Invasion Sentences

WINNIPEG - Sentences have been handed out in a horrible home invasion in Winnipeg two years ago. 17 year old Jaime Adao Jr. was stabbed to death while on the phone with 911 when two men broke into the family home. His grandmother was asleep in her bedroom. 31 year old Ronald Bruce Chubb will…

River Rescue

WINNIPEG - An RCMP officer saved a man from the Saskatchewan River this week. On Wednesday, Mounties were called to the bridge over the river in Grand Rapids where they saw the guy being swept downstream. He was able to grab a chunk of ice to stop himself and that's when one of the officers…

Online COVID Survey Launches

WINNIPEG - Premier Brian Pallister has launched an online survey so Manitobans can weigh in on which COVID-19 rules could possibly be loosened. These code red restrictions which have been in effect for two months now are set to expire on Friday after a two week extension. The province's chief public health officer, Dr. Brent…

Lotto Max Winning Numbers

WINNIPEG - Here are the Lotto Max winning numbers from Friday, January 15th. Good luck! The $50 million jackpot wasn't won so Tuesday's draw will be for $55 million. In the event of any discrepancy between this information and the WCLC, the latter shall prevail. Photos: WCLC

5 Deaths, 191 Cases

WINNIPEG - The province is reporting five deaths today from COVID-19, three of them in Winnipeg. There are 191 new cases of the virus, including 71 in Winnipeg. Cases in the north are high again at 84. 2,907 cases are active, 23,478 people have recovered, for a total of 27,145 cases so far. 284 Manitobans…

Another Anti-Mask Rally

WINNIPEG - Steinbach’s mayor, along with the organization representing businesses in the city, is urging people to choose masks over hugs this weekend. Protestors affiliated with the Canada-wide group Hugs Over Masks say they plan to make the trip to Steinbach again, two months after several people were sent tickets in the mail for violating…

Chill On The Way

WINNIPEG - How long will the calm and relatively balmy weather we saw last? With some blowing snow and wind picking up to 60 km/h this afternoon, not long at all. It’s looking a lot like the weather patterns are turning around to more seasonable temperatures. While temperature in Manitoba is as high as -1.9…

Vaxport Not So Supersized

WINNIPEG - Just days after announcing a vaccination supersite will be set up at the Thompson Municipal Airport, the provincial government says there’s been a change of plans. The province says the centre, called a “Vaxport” in their Immunization Roll-out Plan, will still provide injections, but only to residents of the North’s fly-in communities. Residents…

Cases Spike Up North

WINNIPEG - There's been a spike in COVID-19 cases in Manitoba, mostly because of outbreaks in the Northern Health Region. More than half of yesterday's 261 new cases were in the north in communities like Thompson and Lynn Lake. That part of the province has become a hotspot for coronavirus of late with more active…

Business Wants Regional Rules

WINNIPEG - With a week to go in these code red restrictions, the Manitoba Chambers of Commerce is hoping for a regional approach going forward. Businesses in some areas of the province say their COVID-19 cases aren't as bad as elsewhere, in some cases non-existent, and their rules should reflect that. Premier Brian Pallister and…

2 Deaths, 261 Cases

WINNIPEG - The province is reporting two deaths today from COVID-19, one of them in Winnipeg. There are also 261 new cases of the virus, including 75 in Winnipeg. Cases in the Northern Health Region have spiked to 139. 2,866 cases are active, 23,313 people have recovered, for a total of 26,954 cases so far.…

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