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B & E Suspects Brave Snowy Field to Evade Capture

STONEWALL - Icy road conditions led to a foot chase through snowy fields as police chased suspects in a break and enter. On February 8, Stonewall RCMP responded to a break and enter in progress. A black pickup truck fled the scene as police arrived and multiple police cars arrived to help locate the vehicle.…

Women Investigated for Anti-indigenous Comments Given Conditions

OPASKWAYAK CREE NATION, Canada — Two Manitoba women arrested over online comments that threatened violence against Indigenous people have been given seven conditions following a mediation circle on a First Nation. The recommendations include sending handwritten apologies to news outlets, 80 hours of community service on a First Nation, and to attend a cultural awareness…

New Mattress Recycling Program

WINNIPEG - The city is launching a free mattress recycling program in partnership with Mother Earth Recycling. The program will run until January 31, 2020 or until 8,000 mattresses are collected. Up to six mattresses can be dropped off at the Brady 4R Winnipeg Depot (1777 Brady Road). Mother Earth Recycling, a Winnipeg-based Indigenous social…

Case of Seized Newborn Back in Court

WINNIPEG — A family trying to get back a newborn who was seen in a social media video being taken away by police in a Winnipeg hospital is to be back in court next month. The video of the infant was broadcast live on Facebook by the woman’s uncle in January, and First Nations leaders…

UPDATE - 13 Year-Old Vanessa Disbrowe

UPDATE - 13 year old Vanessa Disbrowe has been safely located. WINNIPEG - 13 year-old Vanessa Disbrowe is missing. She was last see at 8:30 am on February 7th in Tuxedo. Vanessa is described as Indigenous in appearance, 5’4” in height, thin build, medium brown hair last seen wearing black pants, white NIKE runners, black…

Thompson Man Terrorizes Woman & Her Children with Knife

THOMPSON - A woman and her children were terrorized by a man with a knife on at least two separate occasions until police intervened. On February 10 just after 6 AM. police responded to a call of a domestic dispute. When they arrived they found that the suspect had kicked in the door, threatened the…

Tegan Turner and Oyinko Akinola are Boston Pizza Bison Sports Athletes of the Week

WINNIPEG — After auto-qualifying performances at the South Dakota State University (SDSU) Classic, Tegan Turner and Oyinko Akinola from Bison track and field have been named the Boston Pizza Bison Sports Athletes of the Week for the week ending February 12, 2019. The No. 9 ranked Bison women's track and field team had members on…

Look South for Your Future Weather

Wondering what the climate in your city will be like in a few decades? An unusual study published today suggests you should look about 1,000 kilometres to the south. Matt Fitzpatrick of the University of Maryland says that’s the average distance between 540 cities in the U.S. and Canada and the closest place that resembles…

Eye Injury Results in $124,000 Fine For Thompson Company

WINNIPEG - A Workplace Health and Safety investigation has resulted in $124,000 in fines for Thompson Company, Vale Canada Limited after one of their employees suffered a permanent injury to his eyes. The employee was sprayed in the face with liquid grout after a pressurized hose ruptured and there was no washing facility nearby. The…

RCMP Dismantle Extensive Drug Laundering Network

MONTREAL — Authorities have laid charges against 17 people allegedly involved in an extensive international money laundering network with ties to organized crime. At a news conference today, the RCMP said the network had cells in Montreal and Toronto that collected and laundered money from Montreal criminal groups. Supt. Martine Fontaine said the network used…

Police Looking for Suspicious Man

WINNIPEG - Police are looking for a suspicious man who approached a 9 year-old girl on Burrows Avenue. The incident occurred on February 11 at 9:00 am when the nine year-old girl and her 7 year-old sister were walking on Burrow. The man stopped his car, got out and motioned to grab the child. He…

Police Taser Angry Drug Trafficker

WINNIPEG - Police needed their Taser to get an angry suspect under control after he threatened a taxi driver and ran from police. The suspect along with two women hailed a taxicab at 1:15am. on February 11 and once he was in the backseat, he ordered the cab driver to take him to various locations…

Two Teens Stabbed at St. John's High School

WINNIPEG - Two teens were stabbed by another teen at St. John's High School yesterday afternoon. The two teens were injured by the 14 year-old youth in what appears to be a mutual fight. The suspect was arrested at a home in the William Whyte neighbourhood and charged with Assault with a Weapon, and Possession…

Armed Man Robs 3 Woman Before Police Catch up With Him

WINNIPEG - A 28 year-old woman was robbed by a knife-wielding man while waiting for a bus. The victim was at a bus stop at Arlington And Notre Dame at about 8:30 pm. on February 9 when a man, armed with a knife approached her and demanded her purse. She gave it to him and…

Modern Day Slaves Forced to Work in Ontario

BARRIE, Ont. — Police say they have freed 43 "modern day slaves" from Mexico who were allegedly forced to work as cleaners at a hotel and vacation properties in central and eastern Ontario. Officers with the Ontario Provincial Police and Barrie police began investigating the alleged scam last year, culminating in 12 search warrants that…

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