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VIDEO - Toronto Road Rage in Front of Cop

Video of the Day - We enjoy sharing the lighter side of life with you through videos. Please share them with your friends on Facebook and Twitter. In today's video, watch what happens when a CBC News interview with a police officer is interrupted by a road rage incident. Click play and enjoy; Kevin Klein,…

Cannabis-Impaired Driving Awareness Taken to a New Level

WINNIPEG, MB - The pending legalization of cannabis has raised numerous questions about how drugs impair driving. Manitoba Public Insurance is taking their message of cannabis-impaired driving directly to students in the province. More than 600 students from Winnipeg’s Mennonite Brethren Collegiate Institute viewed an impactful video about the fatal consequences of driving while high.…

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VIDEO - Toronto Road Rage in Front of Cop

Video of the Day - We enjoy sharing the lighter side of life with you through videos. Please share them with your friends on Facebook and Twitter. In today's video, watch what happens when a CBC News interview with a police officer is interrupted by a road rage incident. Click play and enjoy; Kevin Klein,…

Cannabis-Impaired Driving Awareness Taken to a New Level

WINNIPEG, MB - The pending legalization of cannabis has raised numerous questions about how drugs impair driving. Manitoba Public Insurance is taking their message of cannabis-impaired driving directly to students in the province. More than 600 students from Winnipeg’s Mennonite Brethren Collegiate Institute viewed an impactful video about the fatal consequences of driving while high.…

A Part of Empress Street is Closed

WINNIPEG, MB - Winnipeg drivers take note of a week long road closure that may require you to adjust your travels. The road impacted is northbound and southbound Empress Street between Wellington Avenue and Sargent Avenue. It will be closed until February 17th for building construction work. Find out how this may impact your bus…

BREAKING - Serious Accident Closes Part of Dublin Avenue

WINNIPEG, MB - Winnipeg Police have closed Dublin Avenue to traffic eastbound from McCrossen Street due to a serious collision. This morning around 7:05 AM, the serious multi-vehicle accident occurred at Notre Dame Avenue and Dublin Avenue. Police said three vehicles were involved in the accident and 5 adults have been taken to hospital in…

Police Looking for Good Samaritan at Bishop and Pembina Collision

WINNIPEG, MB - Winnipeg Police are looking for the good samaritan who stopped and offered help at an accident scene on Bishop Grandin and Pembina Highway Thursday afternoon. Police are investigating a collision that occurred around 12:40 p.m. February 8th, in the eastbound lane of Bishop Grandin Boulevard near the Pembina Highway underpass. The collision…

Proposed New Design for Arlington Bridge Information Session

WINNIPEG, MB - The century old Arlington Bridge in Winnipeg is nearing the end of its useable life and must be replaced. The City of Winnipeg will share the proposed preliminary design plans and a model for a new bridge at a public information session. The session will be Thursday, February 8, beginning at 5…

VIDEO - Girl Gets Stopped by Police - AGAIN

VIDEO OF THE DAY - We enjoy sharing the lighter side of life with you through videos. Please share them with your friends on Facebook and Twitter. In today's video, watch as this lady gets who seems to be pulled over by police often, gets stopped once again, Click play to watch; These cops will…

Demand is High for Information Session on Taxi License Lottery in Winnipeg

WINNIPEG, MB - Due to high demand, Winnipeg is adding a third information session on the Vehicles for Hire Taxi licence lottery. As originally reported on Manitoba Post (story below) the city is holding an information session for the Vehicles for Hire Taxicab License Lottery and Dispatcher Licenses and Requirements on January 29th. Due to…

$116 million in 2018 on Road Renewals in Winnipeg

WINNIPEG, MB - It has long been said there are two seasons in Winnipeg, winter and construction, and with more than 150 projects taking place in every ward of the city it will be a very busy year. The Government of Canada and the City of Winnipeg announced the proposed list of local streets to…

Manitoba Road Fatalities Second Lowest in 35 Years

WINNIPEG, MB. - Manitoba Public Insurance confirms that 2017 was one of the safest years on Manitoba roads since 1982. In 2017 there were 73 people killed in 65 fatal collisions, making it the second lowest in 35 years, based on preliminary analysis released by MPI. The 2017 results were second only to 2014 when…

City of Winnipeg is Having a Taxi License Lottery

WINNIPEG, MB. - Winnipeg City Council approved 60 more year-round taxi licenses that will be awarded through a lottery. The city is inviting those interested in the "vehicles for hire" industry to attend information sessions. There will be two different sessions that will provide more details on the process and requirements on the taxicab license…

Vehicles-for-Hire Insurance Rates Approved for Manitoba

WINNIPEG, MB. - The ability to have Uber or another drive share program in Manitoba is one step closer. The Vehicles-for-Hire (VFH) application has been approved by the Public Utilities Board, said Manitoba Public Insurance in a press release. The Vehicle-for-Hire rates vary and will be available to private passenger vehicle and light truck owners…

Winkler Man Dies in Collision with Semi

WINNIPEG, MB. - A 73-year-old Winkler man died in a two-vehicle collision Monday evening on the Perimeter Highway and Oakland Road. In a news release the RCMP said it was determined that a semi-truck with trailer, being driven by a 43-year-old man from Winnipeg, was driving eastbound on Oakland Road and was attempting to turn…

Information Session on New Fermor Avenue Bridge

WINNIPEG, MB. - The City of Winnipeg is having an information session about the Fermor Avenue Bridge. The city says, Fermor Avenue between St. Anne’s Road and Archibald Street was originally constructed in 1953 along with the bridge over the Seine River. The bridge and the roadway were both widened to four lanes in 1969.…

Downtown Winnipeg Streets Closed for Construction

WINNIPEG, MB. - A traffic note for those traveling in downtown Winnipeg this week. Southbound Carlton Street from Graham Avenue to St. Mary Avenue will be closed to all traffic starting today until this Friday, January 12, at 6 p.m. The closure is to allow for construction work, specifically crane operation in that area. Pedestrian…

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