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Manitobans Say Its “Unacceptable” to Drive After Consuming Marijuana

WINNIPEG - Eight in 10 Manitobans say it’s unacceptable to drive after consuming marijuana, according to a recent Manitoba Public Insurance survey of 1,500 Manitobans. Drugged driving is a concern of many Manitobans and as part of MPI’s ongoing commitment to road safety and educating drivers about the dangers of drug-impaired driving, the Corporation recently…

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Manitobans Say Its “Unacceptable” to Drive After Consuming Marijuana

WINNIPEG - Eight in 10 Manitobans say it’s unacceptable to drive after consuming marijuana, according to a recent Manitoba Public Insurance survey of 1,500 Manitobans. Drugged driving is a concern of many Manitobans and as part of MPI’s ongoing commitment to road safety and educating drivers about the dangers of drug-impaired driving, the Corporation recently…

At Risk Sex-Offender Living in Winnipeg

WINNIPEG - A convicted sex-offender was released from federal custody and is living in Winnipeg under parole supervision. 52 year-old Vincent Rain is considered to be at risk to re-offend sexually against all females. This information is provided to enable members of the public to take suitable measures to protect themselves. Any form of vigilante…

Stolen Vehicle Crashes, Sends Suspect to Hospital

WINNIPEG - A suspect in a stolen vehicle tried to flee from police and ended up in hospital after his car lost control and crashed. The stolen vehicle was initially used to escape an armed robbery at a beer vendor on McPhillips Street on May 22. Police spotted the vehicle the next night in the…

A Gun, a Crash, a Standoff and a Fire for Winnipeg Police

WINNIPEG - A gun, a crash, an armed and barricaded situation and a fire took most of the day for the Winnipeg Police as a suspect tried to evade them. The began at about 1:15 PM. yesterday when police responded to a report of a firearm-related incident at a home in the Chalmers area. Shortly…

Motorcycle Ride For Dad Roars on Saturday

WINNIPEG - Over 1,500 motorcycles will rev-up their engines in unison in the fight against prostate cancer Saturday, May 25, 2019. The roar of thunder happens at 10:00 AM at Earls Polo Park for the official start of the 11TH annual TELUS Manitoba Motorcycle Ride for Dad. Since 2009 the Motorcycle Ride for Dad (MRFD)…

Tree Pest Caterpillar Control Program Starts Sunday

Winnipeg, MB –On Sunday, May 26, 2019, weather permitting, the City of Winnipeg’s Insect Control Branch will commence its tree pest caterpillar control program starting at 9:30 p.m. in Insect Management Areas 10 (Central St. Boniface, Dufresne, North St. Boniface, Tissot) and 11 (Norwood East, Norwood West). The program will be targeting the spring and…

Death of Macgregor Man Ruled as Homicide

MACGREGOR - The death of a 51-year-old man on May 20, outside the town of Macgregor has determined to be a homicide. Portage RCMP are investigating and more information will be released as it becomes available.

73 Year-Old Woman Attacked in St. Boniface Home

WINNIPEG - Police are looking for a female suspect who attacked a 73 year-old woman in her St Boniface home and then fled in the victim's vehicle. The victim was in her backyard on May 20 when the female suspect approached her and convinced her to enter her home. She proceeded to attack the woman…

Armed And Dangerous Murder Suspect on the Loose

PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE - 19 year-old Laurent Beaulieu is wanted for Second-Degree murder. He is wanted for shooting a 22 year-old year-old man from Langruth, Manitoba on May 20 at a home on 1st Street NW in Portage La Prairie. Beaulieu may be in Portage La Prairie or the surrounding area and is considered armed…

Erlo, the Police Dog Locates Three Suspects

MANITOBA - Erlo, the Police Services Dog based out of the RCMP East St. Paul detachment, successfully located three suspects this week in two separate incidents. On Monday, May 13, Erlo and his Handler, Constable Matthew Estrada were called in to assist a suspect who had taken off on foot after assaulting someone in St.…

WFPS Asks Residents to Help Reduce the Risk of Arson

WINNIPEG - The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) is taking steps to reduce the number of purposely set fires by reminding property owners to identify and reduce their potential fire hazards. In May 2018, there were 64 incendiary and suspicious fires in Winnipeg. If a property is found to have a fire risk, fire fighters…

Province Seizes $68,000 in Contraband Cigarettes

WINNIPEG - Over 68,000 contraband cigarettes were seized las week when the Taxation Special Investigation Unit executed a search warrant at a home in Brandon. The 37 year-old female resident faces charges under the Manitoba Tobacco Tax Act, The Tax Administration and Miscellaneous Taxes Act and the Criminal Code. Manitoba stood to lose $20,104.25 in…

St Boniface Pedestrian in Critical Condition in Hospital

WINNIPEG - A Winnipeg man is in critical condition in hospital after he was discovered hallucinating and wandering in the St. Boniface area. Yesterday evening at around 6:00 PM., police received a report of a man who appeared to be hallucinating and wandering in traffic near Provencher Boulevard and Tache Street. He tried to get…

36 Year-Old Winnipeg Man Killed on Flora Avenue

WINNIPEG - Police are investigating the homicide of a 36 year-old Winnipeg man on May 21. Emergency personnel responded to a report of an injured man on Flora Avenue just before 10 last night and found a man suffering from a stab wound. He was taken to the hospital in critical condition where he was…

Red River College Students Create Displays for IKEA

WINNIPEG - A group of 24 Red River College students created five new displays for IKEA as part of their final project. Josephine Pulver — an interior designer and Residential Decorating instructor at RRC — saw a chance to connect with the industry and turn IKEA's design process into a final project for her students.…

"Strange Dynamic" in Home of Murder Suspect

WINNIPEG — A woman says there was a strange dynamic in a house several women shared with a man who is accused of killing one of them. "Five women all vying for the attention of one man, obviously, there would be jealousy issues," Holley Sullivan told the jury at the first−degree murder trial of Perez…

Midwinter Avenue Between Talbot Avenue and Brazier Street Closed to Traffic

WINNIPEG - Westbound Midwinter Avenue between Talbot Avenue and Brazier Street will be completely closed to traffic on Thursday, May 23 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. for Bell MTS underground communications repairs. Pedestrian access will be maintained. Motorists are encouraged to use alternative routes during this time.

Violent Long Weekend for Winnipeg Police

WINNIPEG - The May Long weekend was a violent one for members of the Winnipeg Police Service. Between Friday and Monday there were seven separate incidents where officers were assaulted and one incident where officers were threatened. - On Friday at 7:50 p.m., a 24-year-old resident at the Main Street Project assaulted 2 Cadets. They…

4 Year-Old Boy Drowns in St. Theresa Point

ST. THERESA POINT - Island Lake RCMP are investigating the drowning death of a four year-old boy from St. Theresa Point First Nations. The child had last been seen early in the evening on May 19. Members of the community conducted a ground search and located the child in a bay in the North End…

Police Locate Missing, Non-Verbal Child Using Transmitter Bracelet

WINNIPEG - Police used life-saving technology to find a missing autistic, non-verbal child. Yesterday evening, at around 7:00 PM. police received a report that a 16 year-old autistic, non-verbal boy had gone missing near the Grant Park area. He was wearing a transmitter bracelet through Project Life Saver and was located after he had travelled…

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