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42 New Cases Wednesday

WINNIPEG - There are 42 new cases of COVID-19 in Manitoba today. 30 are in Winnipeg, six are in the Southern health region, three are in the Prairie Mountain region, two are in the Interlake/Eastern region and there's one case in the Northern region. 417 of the 1,674 cases so far remain active. The five…

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42 New Cases Wednesday

WINNIPEG - There are 42 new cases of COVID-19 in Manitoba today. 30 are in Winnipeg, six are in the Southern health region, three are in the Prairie Mountain region, two are in the Interlake/Eastern region and there's one case in the Northern region. 417 of the 1,674 cases so far remain active. The five…

Litz Fraudster Gets 6 Years

WINNIPEG - A Winnipeg man who pled guilty to defrauding his former employer out of more than $4 million is now facing six and a half years in prison. 44-year-old Peter Ramdath, former CFO of Litz Crane & Rigging, admitted to fraud over $5,000 in Provincial Court in January. A 2018 police investigation uncovered deceptive…

Mounties Want This Man

WINNIPEG - 23 year old Devon Charles Colomb is wanted by the Mounties. He faces a long list of charges including robbery, extortion and dangerous operation of a vehicle. Colomb is believed to be in Winnipeg. If you have information for police or know his whereabouts, please call Gillam RCMP at 204-652-2200.

Transit Driver Killed

WINNIPEG - An off-duty Winnipeg Transit driver is dead after being hit by a vehicle as he walked across Main Street last night. It happened near Matheson Avenue just after six o'clock as he was just ending his work day. The 62 year old victim was pronounced dead there. The driver that hit the man…

Bowman Wants Mask Mandate

WINNIPEG - Following similar advice from public figures like Jets captain Blake Wheeler, Winnipeg Mayor Brian Bowman is calling on the province to implement a universal mask requirement. Speaking outside City Hall Tuesday, Bowman noted that while the city does have the ability to create its own bylaws to make mask-wearing mandatory, he’s waiting for…

Retail Crime Task Force

WINNIPEG - The provincial government, police and the private sector are teaming up to form a new retail crime task force. Justice Minister Cliff Cullen hopes this will help control retail thefts which have increased 125 percent over the last few years. The task force was one of the recommendations from the Manitoba Retail Crime…

More Testing Sites Coming

WINNIPEG - The province has signed a deal for more COVID-19 testing sites. Dynacare will open and operate mobile and drive-thru locations across Manitoba. This contract will boost capacity by between 14 hundred and 26 hundred tests a day. The first mobile clinic could open as soon as Monday in Winnipeg. Drive-thrus are planned for…

19th Death @ Parkview

WINNIPEG - A resident at a personal care home in the city has died from COVID-19. The death occurred at Parkview Place where a total of eight cases of the virus have been reported. Parkview is one of six personal care homes in Winnipeg that have been elevated to critical or red under the province's…

Pallister's Approval Rising

WINNIPEG - As most provincial leaders see their popularity decline, a poll suggests Premier Brian Pallister is the only one whose approval rating is climbing. The study among more than 5,000 Canadians by research firm Maru/Blue shows that, while Pallister’s approval rating went up by nine per cent, the popularity of the other eight premiers…

Congrats Dancing Gabe!

WINNIPEG - Gabriel Langlois, commonly known as “Dancing Gabe,” was among nine other Manitobans honoured for volunteerism at a ceremony held at the official home of Lieutenant Governor Janice Filmon. Governor General Julie Payette hosted the event presenting medals in appreciation of contributions to organizations such as Girl Guides, Operation Red Nose, World Vision, and…

Lotto Max Winning Numbers

WINNIPEG - Here are the Lotto Max winning numbers from Tuesday, September 22nd. Good luck! The $40 million jackpot wasn't won so Friday's draw will be for $50 million. However, there was a big winner in Manitoba of $191,369.90. In the event of any discrepancy between this information and the WCLC, the latter shall prevail.…

COVID @ Retirement Home

WINNIPEG - A personal care home in the city has seven cases of COVID-19. Two residents at Parkview Place tested positive on the weekend and then five more came down with coronavirus on Monday after a worker at the home contracted the virus last week. Outbreak protocols have been implemented including personal protective equipment for…

1st Day Of Fall

WINNIPEG - Today is the official beginning of fall. The autumnal equinox is the time when the day-to-night line (also called the terminator) is vertical from north pole to south pole and the sun is directly over the equator. This means the amount of daylight is essentially the same everywhere on the planet. At the…

No COVID App Here

WINNIPEG - A Health Canada app is being used elsewhere to trace COVID-19 but not here. Manitoba's Chief Public Health Officer says there's some value in the app but it's not going to replace contact tracing. Dr. Brent Roussin says a lot of Manitobans would have to get the app for it to have any…

Hellebuyck Wins Vezina

WINNIPEG - Connor Hellebuyck, of our Winnipeg Jets, has won the Vezina Trophy as the best goalie in the NHL. He was second in wins with 31, first in shutouts with six and he had the seventh best percentage at .922. He was 31-21-5 with a 2.57 goals against average. "Almost feels like getting a…

Possible School Exposures

WINNIPEG - Health officials have sent letters to parents at two schools after possible exposures to COVID-19. The schools are Garden City Collegiate in Winnipeg between Monday, September 14th and Wednesday, September 16th and Meadows School in Brandon from Tuesday, September 15th to Wednesday, September 16th. There were also potential exposures at: • Planet Fitness…

TransCanada Reopens After Semi Fire

WINNIPEG - Lanes in both directions on Highway 1, five minutes west of Headingley, have just re-opened after a semi-truck rolled and burst into flames at the Assiniboine River bridge this morning. Manitoba RCMP & the St. Francois Xavier Fire Department responded around 8:30 just west of the junction to Highway 26. Both the 32-year-old…

Haunted House Cleared To Open

WINNIPEG - A family-run Manitoba farm is planning to open to the public for the first time in months after Manitoba Health Protection Unit gave its approval for their spooky entertainment areas. Six Pines Haunted Attractions, at the farm run by the Thavenot family in the RM of Rosser, has been given the green light…

Wheeler Wants Mandatory Masks

WINNIPEG - Winnipeg Jets captain Blake Wheeler is calling on the Province to make wearing face masks mandatory. Tagging Premier Brian Pallister in a Tweet Sunday morning, the 34-year-old hockey right winger from Robbinsdale, Minnesota asked of a universal mask rule, “Why not? Let’s take care of each other.” Currently face coverings are only required…

Strike @ Stella's

WINNIPEG - Employees at the Stella's on Sherbrook have walked off the job. UFCW Local 832 says their contract expired yesterday and bargaining which began in June failed to produce a new agreement. The union says the main stumbling block is better working conditions at the restaurant. Stella's says this comes at a "deeply unfortunate"…

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