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Pallister Talking To Trudeau

WINNIPEG - Premier Brian Pallister will be talking with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau today. Pallister and three other premiers are asking for additional health care money from the federal government, at least $28 billion more every year. They also want extra infrastructure funding and retroactive changes to the fiscal stabilization program. Ottawa has given the…

Wanted For Assault

WINNIPEG - Police would like your help finding this man. He's wanted for assaulting a man on Main Street in early July. Just before noon, on July 2nd, a guy in his late 50's was attacked in the 800 block of Main. The suspect returned and attacked the man again, all this for no apparent…

Possible Exposures

WINNIPEG - Provincial health officials are warning of several possible exposures. Restaurants on the list include La Scala Cafe, Local Pub Eatery and 21 Lounge. If you were at any of these establishments last weekend, you should watch for symptoms. Parents of kids who go to the Munroe Early Childhood Education Centre have been warned…

Schitt's Creek Big Winner

WINNIPEG - It's never happened before, a Canadian show has won the Emmy for best comedy series. Schitt's Creek actually went on to take all seven of the categories it was nominated in. The four main characters won acting hardware last night - Eugene Levy, Catherine O'Hara, Daniel Levy and Annie Murphy. With Catherine O'Hara,…

Pallister Watching For Symptoms

WINNIPEG - Premier Brian Pallister is keeping an eye out for symptoms of COVID-19 after a meeting with other provincial leaders in Ottawa. Although the premier didn’t have any direct contact with anyone who tested positive, he did meet with Quebec Premier François Legault. Legault is currently isolating after having a one-on-one with Member of…

Introducing Bev R. Bee

Pre-frost Gardening Tips According to The National Gardening Association, Winnipeg’s frost-free growing season will buzz off on Tuesday, as unbeelievable as it may seem. Our Manitoba gardening expert Bev R. Bee shares seven things we can do this weekend while it’s swarm (a high of 24!) to take the sting out of winter, and help…

Lotto 6/49 Winning Numbers

WINNIPEG - Here are the Lotto 6/49 winning numbers from Saturday, September 19th. Good luck! The $5 million jackpot wasn't won so Wednesday's draw will be for $6 million. In the event of any discrepancy between this information and the WCLC, the latter shall prevail. Photos: WCLC

Pallister Wants More Money

WINNIPEG - Manitoba's Brian Pallister and the Premiers of Ontario, Alberta and Quebec all want more money. The four men held a joint news conference in Ottawa where they called for an increase in the federal share of health care funding, between 22 and 35 per cent more. Their request comes ahead of Wednesday's throne…

O'Toole Has COVID

WINNIPEG - Conservative leader Erin O'Toole has tested positive for COVID-19. This just hours after another federal party leader, Bloc Quebecois boss Yves-Francois Blanchet, issued a statement saying he too has the virus. Neither of them will now be able to attend next week's Liberal throne speech. Blanchet must now self-isolate until September 26th, while…

Lotto Max Winning Numbers

WINNIPEG - Here are the Lotto Max winning numbers from Friday, September 18th. Good luck! The $30 million jackpot wasn't won so Tuesday's draw will be for $40 million. In the event of any discrepancy between this information and the WCLC, the latter shall prevail. Photos: WCLC

RBG Has Died

WINNIPEG - US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is dead at 87. The diminutive yet towering women's rights champion was the court's second female justice. Ginsburg died at her home in Washington from metastatic pancreatic cancer. Despite her many health problems in recent years, she became a cultural icon, inspiring younger generations with her…

Manitobans Expect 2nd Wave

WINNIPEG - As the number of COVID-19 cases keeps going up across Canada, an Ipsos poll released this morning shows most Canadians expect another wave of coronavirus to impact their community this autumn. More than three quarters of those surveyed (24 per cent strongly and 53 per cent somewhat) believe a second wave is on…

Pallister Newser In Ottawa

WINNIPEG - Four premiers including Manitoba's Brian Pallister will hold a news conference in Ottawa today. They're expected to ask for a significant increase in federal transfer payments. Quebec's Francois Legault, Ontario's Doug Ford and Alberta's Jason Kenney will join Pallister at the podium. This year's transfer will total almost $42 billion. The feds have…

COVID Colours Changing

WINNIPEG - Colours are changing on more than just leaves. As a Winnipeg school moves into the Orange pandemic response level, citizens west of the city are seeing less restrictions as the region is lowered to Yellow. John Pritchard School went into the Restricted level of the pandemic response system on Wednesday after seven students…

Lounge Fined Again

WINNIPEG - A city hookah lounge has been fined again for failing to comply with a COVID-19 public health order. The use of hookahs is banned during the pandemic. 7 Arabian Dreams Restaurant and Hookah Lounge has received a total of six tickets for the same offence just since August 1st. The owner says he's…

Gift To City Rescinded

WINNIPEG - Flashing amber lights won't be going up in Winnipeg schools zones after all. After years of political delays, Chuck Lewis at Expert Electric has rescinded his offer to supply, install and maintain almost 500 lights. The latest delay came this week when the city said almost 400 more lights would be needed on…

Cops In Schools Could End

WINNIPEG - A program that puts police officers in some city schools could be scrapped. City council will vote whether to renew the school resource officer program later this month. The Winnipeg Police Service says the program is beneficial but a group called Police-Free Schools feels policing is prejudicial, criminalizes young people and escalates behavioral…

Free Internet Is No Morden

WINNIPEG - Both a company and a city engineer hired and fired by the City of Morden to install free Internet service are suing the government for nearly $600,000. In the lawsuit, Infotec Manitoba claims the city disclosed proprietary info about its operations to competitors. The company was hired in 2018 to provide all 8,000…

Wanted By Mounties

WINNIPEG - A warrant has been issued for the arrest of 22 year old Rodney Cain McNabb. He's wanted for second degree murder in the July 5th homicide of a man in Grand Rapids. McNabb is considered dangerous and he should not be approached. Call RCMP immediately at 204-639-2467 if you see him or know…

Man Gets Life For Murder

WINNIPEG - A Manitoba man is now facing life in prison for the 2015 beating death of Crystal Andrews in a northern First Nation. Michael William Okemow was found guilty of second-degree murder on January 24 in a historic verdict as the first ever Court of Queen’s Bench was held in the community of God’s…

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