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Death Toll Hits 50

WINNIPEG - The province is reporting two more COVID-19 fatalities today, along with 153 new cases. Both the deaths are women in their 70's from Winnipeg. One is linked to the outbreak at Misericordia Place. The Manitoba death toll from coronavirus is now 50. Of today's 153 new cases, 91 are in the Winnipeg health…

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Death Toll Hits 50

WINNIPEG - The province is reporting two more COVID-19 fatalities today, along with 153 new cases. Both the deaths are women in their 70's from Winnipeg. One is linked to the outbreak at Misericordia Place. The Manitoba death toll from coronavirus is now 50. Of today's 153 new cases, 91 are in the Winnipeg health…

Possible Exposures/Saturday

WINNIPEG - Here are the latest possible exposures to COVID-19 in Winnipeg, as provided by provincial public health officials.

Lotto Max Winning Numbers

WINNIPEG - Here are the Lotto Max winning numbers from Friday, October 23rd. Good luck! The $42 million jackpot wasn't won so Tuesday's draw will be for $50 million. In the event of any discrepancy between this information and the WCLC, the latter shall prevail. Photos: WCLC

2 Year Pay Freeze

WINNIPEG - Manitoba Hydro workers won't be getting an increase in pay for the next two years. The news came in a letter obtained by the opposition NDP. In it, finance minister Scott Fielding and crown services minister Jeff Wharton blame the COVID-19 pandemic for the decision. The province just last week introduced legislation to…

Bowman Not Running Again

WINNIPEG - Mayor Brian Bowman has announced that he won't seek re-election. This news comes two years ahead of the next civic election. He says there are too many career politicians in Manitoba and he wants to give Winnipeggers plenty of time to pick the right person for the city's 44th mayor. You can watch…

Crime Takes Major Licking

WINNIPEG - The Winnipeg Police say they’ve recruited seven new special officers to take a bite out of crime. The department’s K9 unit says the puppies were born at Stonewall Veterinary Hospital, and reports training and recovery went well for both the troop and their mom. Ellie, who’s also a Police Service Dog (PSD), gave…

Possible Exposures/Friday

WINNIPEG - Here are the latest possible exposures to COVID-19 in Winnipeg, as provided by provincial public health officials.

More COVID Restrictions

WINNIPEG - The province is imposing more COVID-19 restrictions in and around the city and also in northern Manitoba. Because of widespread community transmission in the Winnipeg area, Dr. Brent Roussin says he's worried about more infections in the north. Starting Monday, that part of the province will see the same tougher measures that were…

Halloween House For Sale

WINNIPEG - Real estate agents will do anything to sell a house. Donna Kerr in Washington, D.C. decided to decorate one of her listings for Halloween. She even used skeletons in her online photos of the home including that 12 footer from Home Depot which became a social media sensation and sold out everywhere. Kerr…

Headingley COVID Worsens

WINNIPEG - Provincial health officials have moved a Manitoba jail into the critical level - red - on the pandemic response system after dozens tested positive for COVID-19 and hundreds were put in isolation. At the Headingley Correctional Centre, ten minutes west of Winnipeg, 29 inmates and three staff have tested positive for the virus,…

COVID At Poultry Plant

WINNIPEG - A local poultry plant is dealing with more than three dozen cases of COVID-19. Exceldor in Blumenort says there have been 27 cases of the virus. The union which represents the plant's 500 employees says it's working with the company to ensure worker safety. UFCW Local 83 says new precautions have been put…

Possible Exposures/Thursday

WINNIPEG - Here are the latest possible exposures to COVID-19 in Winnipeg, as provided by provincial public health officials.

Lotto 6/49 Winning Numbers

WINNIPEG - Here are the Lotto 6/49 winning numbers from Wednesday, October 21st. Good luck! Check your tickets carefully because there's a $110,800.80 winner in Winnipeg. The $11 million jackpot wasn't won so Saturday's draw will rise to $14 million. In the event of any discrepancy between this information and the WCLC, the latter shall…

HBC Real Estate Division

WINNIPEG - As HBC plans to close its downtown Winnipeg location, the retailer has decided to enter the real estate and development business with a new division to repurpose its empty buildings. The Hudson’s Bay Company has announced it will close the 94-year-old iconic department store for good in February of 2021, but says it…

Stiffer COVID Fines

WINNIPEG - The Manitoba government is increasing fines for people who fail to comply with public health and emergency orders. “The recent surge in COVID-19 cases in our province is concerning, which is why our government is taking further action to protect Manitobans,” said Premier Brian Pallister. “Along with stronger public health orders, these new…

Shaw Park's Uncertain Future

WINNIPEG - The fate of the Winnipeg Goldeyes is still murky after a vote by the mayor and his inner circle rejected the team’s latest proposal for its lease of Shaw Park. Members of Mayor Brian Bowman’s executive policy committee pressed for more details on the team’s finances before voting four-three against the proposed lease…

What's In A Name Change

WINNIPEG - Morden's team in the South Eastern Manitoba Hockey League has changed its name to the Bombers. The new name has replaced the old one on all the club's social media accounts after backlash against the use of indigenous names and caricatures to represent this and other teams. The NFL team in Washington and…

U of M Rejects Arbitration

WINNIPEG - The University of Manitoba has rejected an offer of contract arbitration from its faculty members. The university has offered a zero per cent pay increase for April of this year to March of next year which is in line with a mandate from the province in August. The faculty association had people honking…

Possible Exposures/Wednesday

WINNIPEG - Here are the latest possible exposures to COVID-19 in Winnipeg, as provided by provincial public health officials.

AIR1 Busts Gunmen

WINNIPEG - AIR1, the city's police helicopter, had a busy weekend fighting crime. Early Saturday morning, officers in the chopper helped arrest two men after a fight and gunshots in the 600 block of Furby where a freshly fired gun was found hidden on the roof on a building. And then early Sunday morning, AIR1…

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