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Winnipeg Man Charged With Drug Trafficking

WINNIPEG - A Winnipeg man has been charged with Drug Trafficking after being caught with $7,575 worth of Methamphetamine. On December 6th, shortly after midnight, police stopped a vehicle that had been driving erratically on Portage Avenue. Before the vehicle pulled over however, the driver threw a bag out of the window. Police retrieved the…

Multi-Vehicle Collision on Pembina Highway

WINNIPEG - A multi-vehicle collision has sent five people to hospital with one patient in critical condition. Two are in unstable condition and two are stable. The accident happened at about 1:00pm. Southbound Pembina Highway is closed between Grandmont Boulelvard and Rue des Trappistes. Northbound Pembina Highway remains open but motorists should expect delays in…

26 Year-Old Winnipeg Woman Arrested After Multiple Assaults

WINNIPEG - A series of assaults, including spitting on a bus driver has led to the arrest of a 26 year-old woman. On October 10th a 54 year old woman was waiting at a bus stop near Vaughn and St Mary Avenue when the suspect approached her and began screaming at her. She was kicked…

32 Year-Old Woman Arrested for Henry Avenue Fire

WINNIPEG - A 32-year-old woman has been arrested after setting a fire that resulted in three people being injured including a firefighter. On September 14th a building on Henry Avenue had to be evacuated after the suspect lit paper towels on fire in a washroom on the sixth floor. It took several hours to get…

Kelvin High School Students Attacked with Bear Spray

WINNIPEG - Five Kelvin High School students had to be treated by paramedics after being sprayed by bear spray. Yesterday, Just before lunch a group of students got into an argument with a suspect when he pulled out a can of bear spray and sprayed them in their faces. He ran away but left behind…

Zoo Planning Closure for Cleaning January 7-13, 2019

WINNIPEG - The Assiniboine Park Zoo will be closed January 7 to January 13, 2019 to conduct minor repairs, deep cleaning and refreshes to many of the public buildings. The park closed at the same time last year and it worked well as it allows them to work without having an impact on the visitor…

Only Two Cannabis Cautions Issued in Manitoba

WINNIPEG — Manitoba’s cannabis regulator says stores in the province are following the rules of legalized recreational marijuana. The Liquor, Gaming and Cannabis Authority of Manitoba says no retailers have been fined and only two cautions have been issued since sales were legalized in October. One caution was for a broken lock on a storage…

St. Theresa Point Woman Charged With Manslaughter

MANITOBA - A 28 year-old woman from St. Theresa Point has been arrested and charged with manslaughter in the death of a man on November 28th. Cheryl Lynn Flett was arrested on December 1st after an investigation into the death of a 28 year-old man who was taken to the St. Theresa nursing station with…

RCMP Looking for Moose Lake Arsonist

MOOSE LAKE - RCMP are looking for the man who set fire to a convenience store in Moose Lake on December 4th. The investigation into the fire determined that it was deliberately set and that a large sum on money had been stolen. RCMP have charged 28-year-old Bernell Ramsey Ettawacappow, of Moose Lake, with Arson,…

Traffic Stop Foursome Face Multiple Gun and Drug Charges

WINNIPEG - A traffic stop for suspected drug intoxication resulted in multiple drug and gun charges for a group of drug traffickers. On December 5th at 12:45 am. police made a traffic stop on Main Street. When the driver tried to switch places with the passenger, all four occupants were asked to exit the vehicle…

Charleswood Curling Club to Host 2020 Vittera Championship

WINNIPEG - The top 32 men’s curling teams in the province will compete at the Eric Coy Arena in Winnipeg, Manitoba when the Charleswood Curling Club hosts the 2020 Viterra Championship February 4-9. “It is exciting for us to be hosting a provincial championship once again,” said Scott Barenz, President of the Charleswood Curling Club.…

Over 200 Manitobans Fined For Distracted Driving

MANITOBA - Manitoba's new distracted driving law has resulted in 237 drivers who have had their driver's licence suspended for the three-day period. At the end of November, Winnipeg Police had apprehended 149 drivers, RCMP, 67 drivers and Brandon Police, 21 drivers. “Distracted driving remains a very serious road safety issue in Manitoba,” said Satvir…

Great West Life Closed After Threat

WINNIPEG — Thousands of Winnipeg employees of insurance giant Great−West Life Assurance Co. were told to stay home Wednesday because of a threat against the business. Police said a building security team notified them of the threat just after midnight. Const. Tammy Skrabek, a police spokeswoman, said officers carried out a search of company facilities…

Sheer Opposes Signing UN Compact on Migrants

OTTAWA — As Canada prepares to sign on to a United Nations agreement on migration, Conservative politicians are pushing back, saying signing it would be tantamount to erasing Canada’s borders. But the Liberals say Conservatives are simply trying to court voters being fed conspiracy theories about the UN agreement fuelled by the online news outlet…

What to Expect on That First Trip to the Local Cannabis Shop

With the recent legalization of Cannabis in Canada, we are now able to go out and visit one of the product retailers that are starting to pop up around our city. A quick search on Google reveals around a dozen different stores, some independent operators and others being outlets for some of the major licensed…

13 Year-Old Youth Found With Loaded Sawed-Off Rifle

WINNIPEG - A 13 year-old youth faces multiple charges after being found with a loaded sawed-off .22 calibre rifle. On December 3rd the police K9 unit was investigating a series of commercial break-ins near Aikins St and Mountain Ave at 2:30 am when they saw a youth walking in the area. He walked up to…

Man Dies In Snowmobile Accident

MANITOBA - A 40 year-old man has died after losing control of his snowmobile approximately 75 kilometres north of Peguis. The accident happened on December 2nd at 11:15 am. The man was travelling in a ditch along the main road in Kinonjeoshtegon (Jackhead) First Nation when he crossed over the road and lost control of…

Winnipeg Man Faces 20 Charges After Crime Spree.

WINNIPEG - A violent suspect who assaulted his victims with pepper spray has been apprehended after three violent attacks over the last month. The first attack involved a 41-year-old victim who was outside of a restaurant on Edmonton Street on October 21st at 3:00 am. He got into an argument with the suspect and after…

Selkirk Schools in Lockdown After More Online Threats

SELKIRK - All 15 Lord Selkirk School Division schools are in a "Hold and Secure" after more online threats were discovered this morning according to the school divisions's twitter account. Parents are being assured that the safest place for their children is inside the school and that there is a police presence. This comes after…

3 Arrested for Violent Social Media Threats in Selkirk

SELKIRK - RCMP responded quickly to violent online threats threats yesterday resulting in the arrests of three individuals. Yesterday, RCMP were made aware of a social media report that had made a number of violent threats. They located the 18 year-old suspect from Selkirk and arrested him for uttering threats. They also identified two more…

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