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Female Taxi Passenger in Critical Condition After Morning Collision

Winnipeg, MB. - A female taxi passenger is in critical condition following an early morning accident with a pick-up truck. The accident happened at the intersection of St. Anne's Road and Fermor Avenue around 6:00 a.m. The collision involved a half-ton truck which collided with a taxi cab. A female passenger from the taxi was…

27-Year-Old Winnipeg Man Facing Several Charges

Winnipeg, MB. - A search warrant leads to several charges for a 27-year-old Winnipeg man. Yesterday morning, members of the Winnipeg Police Street Crime and Tactical Support Units executed a search warrant at a home on Waterfront Drive. In a release police listed items that were seized: .308 rifle 30.24 grams of cocaine with a…

20-Year Old Found Shot in Winnipeg

WINNIPEG, MB. - In the very early hours of today there was another shooting in Winnipeg, police report the man is now in stable condition. Police responded to a call around 2:15 a.m. of a male who had been shot in the 100 block of Hargrave Street. When police arrived they found , a man…

35-Year-Old Winnipeg Man Arrested for Robbery Spree

WINNIPEG, MB. - Winnipeg police make two arrests in connection with a number of robberies that occurred in the city. Police said in a release, it all started on September 25 of this year when a man cashed a fraudulent cheque at a business on Ellice Avenue which was later reported to police. Then, on…

Government Accepts Ombudsman's Report to Strengthen Privacy

WINNIPEG, MB. - Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living is taking steps to further strengthen internal privacy processes and protocols following the receipt and review of a Manitoba ombudsman’s report titled Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living Provincial Drug Program Privacy Investigation: Collection, Use, Disclosure, Security, Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister Kelvin Goertzen announced.…

New Income Sprinkling Rules Still a Lump of Coal for Small Business

WINNIPEG, MB. – The Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) is disappointed with the government’s last-minute release of new income sprinkling rules for private corporations, and is calling on Ottawa to delay implementation until January 1, 2019. “It is extremely concerning to see the federal government drop this lump of coal during the busiest season…

Canada Ditches $5 Billion Deal with Boeing

OTTAWA, ON. - The Canadian government scrapped plans to buy 18 Boeing jets and made clear the company had little chance of winning a much larger contract unless it dropped a trade challenge against Canadian planemaker Bombardier. Roselle Chen has more information in this Reuters News video report. Source: Canada ditches $5 bln deal with…

All-weather Road Opens in Berens River Manitoba

BERENS RIVER FIRST NATION, MB. - An all-weather road linking Berens River with the Bloodvein First Nation and the provincial highway network is now in service, Minister Ron Schuler, Chief Hartley Everett of the Berens River First Nation and Mayor Allan Atlookan of the Berens River Northern Affairs Community announced. “The opening of this road…

These Men are Wanted by Manitoba RCMP - Do you Know Them?

WINNIPEG, MB. - Manitoba RCMP have released several photos on suspects wanted in connection with Break-Ins. On Friday, November 24, this year around 3:45 am, Carman RCMP received a call about an alarm being set off at the gas bar in Elm Creek. Police arrived and discovered the back door had been forced open and…

Tim Feduniw New Boss at Manitoba Restaurant & Foodservice Association

WINNIPEG, MB. – The Manitoba Restaurant and Foodservices Association (MRFA) announced the appointment of Tim Feduniw as the association’s new executive director. Feduniw brings nearly 30 years of progressive business and community leadership to the role and is a passionate and respected voice within business, government and academic circles provincewide. Most recently a senior manager…

Job Vacancies Reach New Heights in Canada

WINNIPEG, MB. – The combination of a growing economy and a dearth of skilled workers has created a labour shortage of approximately 361,700 jobs—the highest number of unfilled private sector jobs ever recorded in Canada—according to the Q3 2017 Help Wanted report, released today by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB). Nationally, the corresponding…

Police Association's Thoughts on Bowman's Budget

WINNIPEG, MB. - Mayor Brian Bowman’s 2018 budget was rammed through Winnipeg City Council today, completing a mostly-closed-door process that will ultimately leave Winnipeg families at greater risk of crime, while pet projects such as Portage and Main pedestrian crossings and Wi-Fi for buses continue to move ahead. It is a budget that puts pet…

Wanted Bus Suspect Arrested by Winnipeg Police

WINNIPEG, MB. - Winnipeg police said this morning in a press release they have made an arrest in Transit assault that happened on November 4, 2017. In a release this morning, police said they have located and arrested the suspect pictured in this story. He has been charged with Assault Cause Bodily Harm, and released…

Meeting Tonight for Proposed Flooding Solution

WINNIPEG, MB. - The Manitoba Government has a solution for Red River flooding for the area north of Morris and is holding a meeting tonight. The new proposed solution for Manitoba’s main route to the United States during a significant flood will help ensure a safe route for people and the movement of goods during…

Manitoba RCMP Checkstop Results Not Good

WINNIPEG, MB. - The annual Holiday Checkstop program is not off to a good start, charges made in week one of this year compared to last are up. In the first 10 days Manitoba RCMP say 50 people have been charged with Impaired driving offences. The highest blood/alcohol reading was 340 mgs% which is more…

Lyft Finally Arrives in Canada

TORONTO, ON. - As the discussions continue in Winnipeg, Toronto welcomes its second ride share program, Lyft. Lyft launched its service in Toronto, marking the first time it has taken its battle against the much larger Uber outside of the United States. Jane Lanhee Lee has more information in this Reuters News video report. Source:…

25-Year-old Winnipeg Man Facing Multiple Charges

WINNIPEG, MB. - A routined traffic stop by Winnipeg police leads to multiple charges for a 25-year-old Winnipeg man. Around 9:30 a.m. on December 11, police, in the 400 block of Sargent Ave., were speaking with a man about a Highway Traffic Act infraction when the man decided to flee from police. The man, Jessie…

Winnipeg Police Respond to Shots Fired

WINNIPEG, MB. - Winnipeg police along with Air-1, a K-9 Unit, and the Tactical Team responded to a report of shots fired yesterday evening around 9:30 p.m. Police said in a news release that an unknown number of suspects went to a residence and when denied access they fired at least one shot, from an…

Government is Handing Out $2.6 Million in Grants

WINNIPEG, MB. - The province will be providing more than $2.6 million in grants to projects for non-profit and community-led organizations, community-driven neighbourhood revitalization, and local community development projects, Minister Jeff Wharton announced yesterday. “These are important investments that build and revitalize our communities,” said Wharton. “Our government is committed to working with our community…

Man Shot by Winnipeg Police in Critical Condition

WINNIPEG, MB. - A Winnipeg police officer shot a man this morning in the city's North End. The man, is in critical condition. A little after midnight police responded to a call at a home in the North End on Charles Street in the 400 Block. Police said in a release, when they arrived at…

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