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Safe At Home Expanded

WINNIPEG - The province says it’s expanding a program launched in early December intended to help keep Manitobans active and entertained while following public health orders. Sport, Culture, and Heritage Minister Cathy Cox says the government is now investing $5 million toward the Safe at Home grant, which will go toward over 300 projects. The…

This Month's Most Wanted

WINNIPEG - The Winnipeg Police and Winnipeg Crime Stoppers have just released their Wanted List for February. Do you recognize any of them? (Clockwise from top left) Kenneth Munroe was serving a six-year federal sentence when he became eligible for release on December 12. Police say he breached his conditions, and has a Canada-wide arrest…

Inmate Beaten With Furniture

WINNIPEG - A jail inmate is recovering in hospital after the Brandon Police Service says he was punched, kicked, and beaten with furniture. The BPS says they’re investigating after they responded to a call this past weekend reporting of an inmate who was attacked by the group in custody at the Brandon Correctional Centre. Police…

3 Little Froggies

WINNIPEG - Manitoba Hydro would like your helping naming a trio of tiny tree frogs discovered at the new Keeyask Generating Station. It's believed they were hibernating in equipment that was brought inside the powerhouse. After consulting with a wildlife biologist, the frogs are being fed and kept in a fridge to try and get…

Shipping Containers To Homes

WINNIPEG - New homes are being built in downtown Winnipeg for some of the city's homeless. The Village Project will be 22 units of communal living near Thunderbird House for Indigenous people needing a place to live. End Homelessness Winnipeg says the development is being expedited because of COVID-19, the recent extreme cold and last…

Bus Shelter Death

WINNIPEG - Police are investigating after the death of a woman found in a downtown bus shelter on the weekend. Paramedics were called to Portage and Edmonton on Saturday afternoon at about 3:30. The woman was rushed to hospital where she was pronounced dead. Investigators don't suspect foul play.

2 Deaths, 58 Cases

WINNIPEG - The province is reporting two deaths today from COVID-19, one of them in Winnipeg. There are 58 new cases of the virus, including 24 in Winnipeg and 25 in the north. 1,180 cases are active, 29,322 people have recovered, for a total of 31,386 cases so far. 208 Manitobans are in hospital right…

Province Ends Brightscape Deal

WINNIPEG - The province is terminating its agreement with a Brandon company that provides housing for youth in care. This after a third party report and investigation found "significant financial deficiencies." Brightscape Endeavors which has 27 children at 14 homes employs about 200 people. The kids will be moved to other homes over the next…

Winnipeg Model Train

WINNIPEG - The Duluth, Winnipeg and Pacific Railway, abbreviated as DWP, is a subsidiary owned by the Canadian National Railway. The Duluth was originally developed in Minnesota, and was dubbed the Virginia and Rainy Lake Railway in 1901. But after it was purchased by the Canadian Northern Railway, the Duluth was renamed as the Rainy…

Man Spits In Cop's Face

WINNIPEG - Police say a Manitoba man facing numerous charges spat in their face and tried to take one of their guns. The Manitoba First Nations Police Service says a routine night patrol on Sandy Bay First Nation last week turned into a chase when officers spotted a speeding vehicle and tried to pull it…

95 & Up Get Vaccine This Week

WINNIPEG - Officials with Manitoba Health say they’re preparing for a major ramp up of their COVID-19 vaccination campaign, with older members of the general public about to become eligible to get the jab this coming week. So far a total of more than 58,900 doses have been administered. Vaccine Task Force Medical Lead Dr.…

Lotto 6/49 Winning Numbers

WINNIPEG - Here are the Lotto 6/49 winning numbers from Saturday, February 20th. Good luck! The $6 million jackpot wasn't won so Wednesday's draw will rise to $8 million. In the event of any discrepancy between this information and the WCLC, the latter shall prevail. Photos: WCLC

3 Deaths, 95 Cases

WINNIPEG - The province is reporting three deaths today from COVID-19, all of them in Winnipeg. There are 95 new cases of the virus, including 31 in Winnipeg and 59 in the north. 1,207 cases are active, 29,240 people have recovered, for a total of 31,329 cases so far. 206 Manitobans are in hospital right…

Arrests In Theft Spree

WINNIPEG - Manitoba RCMP say they’re still investigating following the arrest of two Winnipeggers accused in a series of thefts in the Headingley area. Police say local detachments recovered a large stash of stolen items with the help of the Crime Reduction Enforcement Support Team (CREST) while executing a search warrant in Winnipeg exactly a…

3 More Cases Of Variant

WINNIPEG - Another three cases of the UK variant have been found in Manitoba. The B117 version of COVID-19 is definitely more transmissible and possibly more deadly. That brings the total number of confirmed cases of this variant to four. Dr. Jazz Atwal says people shouldn't be alarmed as contact tracing has been aggressive and…

Arrest In Nightclub Shooting

WINNIPEG - Police have arrested a suspect in a shooting outside a Winnipeg nightclub last summer that sent three people to hospital. 19 year old Carson Ray Mario McIvor has been charged with 15 firearms and assault-related charges. An arrest warrant was issued for him after the shooting on August 1st in the 500 block…

Lotto Max Winning Numbers

WINNIPEG - Here are the Lotto Max winning numbers from Friday, February 19th. Good luck! The $60 million jackpot wasn't won so Tuesday's draw will be for $65 million. In the event of any discrepancy between this information and the WCLC, the latter shall prevail. Photos: WCLC

2 Deaths, 92 Cases

WINNIPEG - The province is reporting two deaths today from COVID-19, both of them in Winnipeg. There are 92 new cases of the virus, including 35 in Winnipeg and 50 in the north. There are also three more cases of the UK variant for a total of four now. 1,169 cases are active, 29,187 people…

Longtime Stony Inmate Dies

WINNIPEG - Correctional Service Canada says a Stony Mountain inmate serving a more than 70-year sentence for rape and other crimes is dead after a brief illness. The CSC says Bruce Allan Kaiser died this week of natural causes, although his death remains under investigation by a coroner. The federal agency says the police were…

Kapyong Meets Chamber

WINNIPEG - Treaty 1 Development Corporation says Canada’s largest urban reserve will become a prime example of Indigenous prosperity. The 160-acre former Kapyong Barracks site project is a collaboration between the Canada Lands federal crown corporation and Treaty 1 Development Corporation. T1DC unveiled a redevelopment plan in 2020 that included a vision for residential, commercial,…

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