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Standing Hearing Set for Stony Mountain Death

WINNIPEG - The death of 50 year-old Lewis Sitar, who died at Stony Mountain Correctional Institute has prompted a standing hearing to determine who will participate in his inquest. Sitar was attacked in his cell on February 20, 2017 and died two weeks later. The two men who attacked him were subsequently convicted of manslaughter.…

Human Remains Found Near Schanzenfeld

MORDEN - Human remains have been found near Schanzenfeld, Manitoba at about 1:00 pm this afternoon. They have not yet been identified and the RCMP are continuing to investigate. More information to come.

Man Attacked With Cordless Drill

WINNIPEG - A Winnipeg man was seriously assaulted with a drill after his apartment suite on Dufferin was broken into. Police along with Tactical Support and the K-9 Unit responded to a call at 1:10 am. on Sunday morning. They found a man in his 20's suffering from serious injuries caused by a drill. Four…

Loaded Firearms Recovered From Stolen Vehicle

WINNIPEG - A stolen vehicle that had been missing for ten days was recovered with loaded firearms inside. On February 10 police stopped a stolen vehicle travelling on Portage Avenue. They arrested the two men inside and a search of the vehicle and suspects resulted in the seizure of two loaded improvised firing devices. 33…

Fire in Taylor Ave Apartment

WINNIPEG - A fire in the 1300 block of Taylor Avenue has caused severe fire, smoke and water damage to a suite on the ninth floor as well as smoke and water damage to several other suites. Fire and Paramedic crews responded to the fire just after 7 this morning and was under control by…

MISSING: 25 Year-Old Maria Pluschnik

MORDEN - RCMP are asking for public assistance in locating 25 year-old Maria Pluschnik from Schanzenfeld, Manitoba. Pluschnik was last seen in the evening on February 7 in her green Dodge Caliber. Her car was later found abandoned in the RM of Stanley, after it had apparently become stuck in a snowdrift. Maria Pluschnik has…

Pallister Down South While Social Media Marvels at Snow

WINNIPEG — Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister appeared to marvel on social media in recent days at Winnipeg’s wintry weather, but in reality he was at his vacation home in tropical Costa Rica, his office has confirmed. Pallister’s Twitter and Instagram accounts put up a few pictures last Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, as daytime temperatures hovered…

Amazon Rethinks its NY Headquarters

Amazon is reconsidering locating part of its new headquarters in New York because of local opposition, the Washington Post reported on Friday, citing two people familiar with the retailer's thinking. Jane Lanhee Lee reports in this Reuter's News story. Source: Amazon rethinks NY HQ over opposition -W.Post by ReutersNews

Pembina Highway Closure for Long Weekend

WINNIPEG - Pembina Highway will be completely closed for the February Long Weekend. From 8:00 pm on Friday, February 15 to 4:00 am on Tuesday, February 19, Pembina Highway between Jubilee and Stafford will be closed both Northbound and Southbound. The closure will facilitate the installation of girders for the new Transitway over the Pembina…

Lotto 649 Winning Numbers

WINNIPEG - The $5 million jackpot in Saturday night's Lotto 649 draw was won by a ticket holder in British Columbia, while the draw's guaranteed $1 million prize was claimed by a ticket holder in the Prairies. The jackpot for the next Lotto 649 draw on Feb. 13 will again be approximately $5 million. Here…

On-Farm Beef Verification Program Gets Government Funding

MANITOBA - The Manitoba Beef Producers will receive $350,000 over the next five years to help deliver the Verified Beef Production Plus program. The investment is intended to help meet consumer demands while maintaining confidence in Canada's world-class production standards. The program will offer resources and training to help producers meet marketplace and societal expectations.…

$72,000 Lotto Max Winner in Manitoba

WINNIPEG - There was no winning ticket for Friday night's Lotto Max Jackpot of $10 Million. One lucky Manitoban did win over $72,000. The jackpot for Friday February 15 is approximately $15 million. Here are the winning numbers for Friday February 8. In the event of any discrepancy between this information and the official information…

First Degree Murder Charges in Domestic Dispute

WINNIPEG - A man previously charged with manslaughter in the death of Eunjee Kim on January 9 has had his charges upgraded to First Degree Murder. Juhyun Park was arrested on January 9 after 41-year-old Kim died as a result of a domestic dispute. She was discovered unconscious at her home and taken to hospital…

Two Men Kill Each Other with Simultaneous Gunshots at Johnny G's

WINNIPEG - The two men who died as a result of a gunfight on February 6 at Johnny G's Restaurant have been identified. The investigation into the shooting concluded that the two men died as a result of simultaneous gunshots to each other. Both handguns have been retrieved. One employee of the restaurant was taken…

Residential Street Plowing Begins Sunday

WINNIPEG - Residential streets will get some much needed snow-clearing starting on Sunday night. Starting at 7pm the Residential Parking Ban will be in effect. Check what zone you are in to ensure that your vehicle doesn't get towed. RESIDENTIAL PARKING BAN SCHEDULE Sunday, February 10, 2019 from 7:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. Monday, February…

Red River College and Indspire Announce $1 Million in Bursaries to Advance Indigenous Achievement

Winnipeg, MB – Today, Red River College (RRC) and Indspire announced a commitment to double the funding for the Building Brighter Futures: Bursaries, Scholarships, and Awards. This renewed investment will support Red River College’s continued efforts to create more pathways to education for aspiring Indigenous students. Today’s announcement builds on RRC’s commitment to advance Indigenous…

Pollock's Hardware Holding Vote to Close

MARTY GOLD - After 6 straight years of losses totalling $220,000 and a sales decline of 24% below budget, Pollocks Hardware Co-op Ltd. has called a Special Meeting of shareholders on Saturday, February 16th, 2019 from 2 pm – 4 pm at Luxton Community Center, 210 St. Cross St.to vote on whether to close the…

Gas Leak Prompts Downtown Evacuation

WINNIPEG - Winnipeg Fire and Paramedics have evacuated 360 Main Street, 220 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg Square and the entire west side of Fort Street between Graham Avenue and Portage Avenue due to a high volume gas leak. At this time, gas is venting safely into the atmosphere. WFPS crews continue to monitor levels in all…

Falcon-Ouellette Apologizes for not Including Women in Calendar

WINNIPEG — A Liberal member of Parliament is apologizing for putting out a calendar that features notable Canadians — all of whom are men. Robert−Falcon Ouellette, who represents the riding of Winnipeg Centre, recently sent a calendar by mail to his constituents that profiled 12 Canadians. The list includes former politicians, a hockey player and…

Missing: 15 Year-Old Theresa Miles

THOMPSON - 15 year- old Theresa Faith Miles is missing. She was last seen at abut 4:00 pm on February 1 at her home on Westwood Drive in Thompson. Theresa is described as 5’3”, 105 pounds, with brown eyes and black hair. The RCMP are asking anyone with information to call the Thompson RCMP at…

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