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Snow & Blowing Snow Coming To Winnipeg

WINNIPEG - Heavy snow, strong winds, and blowing snow is in the forecast for southern Manitoba. Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement ahead of an Alberta clipper which will move across the area on Monday night. The heaviest snow is expected through the Parkland region, the Red River Valley including Winnipeg and the…

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Snow & Blowing Snow Coming To Winnipeg

WINNIPEG - Heavy snow, strong winds, and blowing snow is in the forecast for southern Manitoba. Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement ahead of an Alberta clipper which will move across the area on Monday night. The heaviest snow is expected through the Parkland region, the Red River Valley including Winnipeg and the…

Manitoba Whiskey Named Best In Canada

WINNIPEG- Manitoba's Crown Royal has been named the best whiskey in Canada at the Canadian Whiskey Awards. The head judge says Noble Collection Winter Wheat won by a landslide. Crown Royal also won best blended whiskey and sippin' whiskey of the year. All of it is made at the distillery of the year on 360…

Lotto 6/49 Winning Numbers

WINNIPEG - Here are the Lotto 6/49 winning numbers from Saturday, January 15th. Good luck! The $5 million jackpot was not 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.

Seller's Market Continues In Winnipeg

WINNIPEG - 2021 was another record-breaking year for the city's real estate market. And the Winnipeg Regional Real Estate Board says this year could be just as hectic. According to the board, all types of properties saw double-digit increases in sales. Condominium sales jumped 39 per cent. Demand for property is high and first-time buyers…

Winnipeg Instructors Sue Over Vaccine Mandate

WINNIPEG - Three instructors at the University of Winnipeg are suing for being forced to take unpaid leave due to the school's COVID-19 vaccination policy. In their statement of claim, they say they were placed on involuntary leave last September after the U of W brought in a vaccine mandate requiring everyone on campus to…

Lotto Max Winning Numbers

WINNIPEG - Here are the Lotto Max winning numbers from Friday, January 14th. Good luck! The $17 million jackpot was not won so Tuesday's draw will rise to $22 million. In the event of any discrepancy between this information and the WCLC, the latter shall prevail.

Manitoba Hospitalizations Top 500

WINNIPEG - The province is reporting five new deaths from COVID-19 today and 1,215 cases of the virus today. There are a record 517 people in hospital, including 45 in intensive care. 37,320 cases are active, 69,075 people have recovered, for a total of 107,838 cases so far. The five day test positivity rate in…

Manitoba's Surgical Backlog Continues To Grow

WINNIPEG - The backlog of surgical and diagnostic procedures in the province continues to grow quickly. An online dashboard by Doctors Manitoba says the backlog has topped 153,000 which is an increase of over 1,200 since last month. Omicron is adding to the backlog faster than expected, even though a task force has been established…

Manitoba Schools Stop Reporting COVID

WINNIPEG - The province is changing the way it reports COVID-19 in schools. Dr. Brent Roussin, chief provincial public health officer, says because of Omicron, schools in Manitoba will no longer notify families or send letters to close contacts. Instead, absenteeism will be reported through regular channels and public health officials will investigate if student…

Drones Drop Drugs Into Manitoba Prison

WINNIPEG - Winnipeg Police have helped to bust up a network that was using drones to drop large quantities of drugs into Stony Mountain Penitentiary as well as an Ontario prison. A multi-jurisdictional investigation called Operation Phoenix saw a dozen people arrested here and elsewhere across the country. A total of 16 search warrants were…

499 Manitobans In Hospital

WINNIPEG - The province is reporting nine new deaths from COVID-19 today and 1,228 cases of the virus today. There are a record 499 people in hospital, including 47 in intensive care. 36,087 cases are active, 69,102 people have recovered, for a total of 106,627 cases so far. The five day test positivity rate in…

Manitoba Shifts COVID Focus

WINNIPEG - Manitoba premier Heather Stefanson says her government is shifting its focus slightly when it comes to COVID-19. Instead of trying to contain the virus, the province will put more emphasis on getting people vaccinated. The COVID vaccines reduce the risk of severe outcomes including hospitalizations which reached a record 454 on Wednesday. Dr.…

$1 Million COVID Fine Possible

WINNIPEG - A local business that's defied COVID-19 public health orders for months may have to pay a huge fine. Monstrosity Burger on Corydon Avenue is facing an "information laid" charge for repeated offences under the Public Health Act. The province says a judge will determine the fine but it could go as high as…

Manitoba's Oldest Turns 111

WINNIPEG - She's believed to be Manitoba's oldest person and she just turned 111 years old. Jemima Westcott, born on January 10th in 1911, lives at a care home in Brandon. She hails from Lauder, a small farming community in the province, where she grew up doing chores on a farm. She went on to…

Lotto 6/49 Winning Numbers

WINNIPEG - Here are the Lotto 6/49 winning numbers from Wednesday, January 12th. Good luck! The $36 million jackpot was won so Saturday's draw will drop to $5 million. In the event of any discrepancy between this information and the WCLC, the latter shall prevail.

Winnipeg Man Shoots Himself

WINNIPEG - After investigating a shooting yesterday in the 600 block of Maryland Street, Winnipeg Police have determined the male victim shot himself. The 19 year old man was taken to hospital in stable condition with a gunshot wound to his lower body. It turns out the injury was self-inflicted after a gun was pulled…

Record Hospitalizations In Manitoba

WINNIPEG - The province is reporting three new deaths from COVID-19 today and 1,478 cases of the virus today. There are a record 454 people in hospital, including 46 in intensive care. 35,048 cases are active, 68,929 people have recovered, for a total of 105,406 cases so far. The five day test positivity rate in…

Manitoba Expands Rapid Testing

WINNIPEG - Manitoba is expanding rapid antigen testing to workers in critical areas like schools and daycares. The province says this will allow teachers and others to return to work more quickly. A rapid testing program is also being implemented for asymptomatic teachers, staff and students at schools with high numbers of COVID-19. “This expanded…

Lotto Max Winning Numbers

WINNIPEG - Here are the Lotto Max winning numbers from Tuesday, January 11th. Good luck! The $12 million jackpot was not won so Friday's draw will rise to $17 million. In the event of any discrepancy between this information and the WCLC, the latter shall prevail.

Hospitalizations Top 400

WINNIPEG - The province is reporting 2,012 new cases of COVID-19 today. 33,617 cases are active, 68,892 people have recovered, for a total of 103,935 cases so far. 418 people are in hospital, including 42 in intensive care. The five day test positivity rate in the province is 48.1 per cent. 4,566 tests were done…

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