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Missing man, 77, from northwestern Ontario last seen in Winnipeg early Friday: Oakbank RCMP

[ad_1] Manitoba A 77-year-old northwestern Ontario man who has not been heard from since he was dropped off in Winnipeg early last Friday has been reported missing, RCMP say. Clifford Whitefish, 77, not heard from since being dropped off on Nairn Avenue: RCMP CBC News · Posted: Oct 24, 2023… Read More…

Train derails in Manitoba after semi-truck fails to stop at railway crossing: RCMP – Winnipeg

[ad_1] RCMP say a train derailed in Manitoba after a semi-truck failed to stop at a railway crossing. On Tuesday, close to 2 p.m., RCMP say they responded to a collision at a railway crossing on Highway 101 in the RM of Springfield. Police say a train was approaching the… Read More…

Man dead after being hit by truck west of Brandon, Man. – Winnipeg

[ad_1] By Daisy Woelk Global News Posted November 3, 2023 1:47 pm Updated November 3, 2023 6:52 pm Descrease article font size Increase article font size An unidentified man is dead after being hit by a semi in the RM of Whitehead, Man. Thursday evening, RCMP learned that a man… Read More…

Workers reject MPI’s latest offer as lengthy strike continues – Winnipeg

[ad_1] By Kevin Hirschfield Global News Posted October 30, 2023 10:43 pm Updated October 30, 2023 11:35 pm Descrease article font size Increase article font size The MPI strike lasting more than two months will continue after the union representing the workers rejected an offer from the employer Monday. MGEU… Read More…

Manitoba weapons raid leads to dozens of charges, RCMP say – Winnipeg

[ad_1] Descrease article font size Increase article font size Three suspects face dozens charges between them after a raid at a home on Mosakahiken Cree Nation Oct. 4, Manitoba RCMP say. Officers seized two loaded firearms as well as ammunition, other weapons and contraband at the scene. A 24-year-old man… Read More…

Fire burns multiple vehicles, spreads to condo building in Winnipeg

[ad_1] Manitoba A fire forced residents out of a condo building in Winnipeg’s North River Heights neighbourhood on Thursday night after the flames spread from burning vehicles. Firefighters help a number of residents get out of building CBC News · Posted: Oct 06, 2023 11:34 AM EDT | Last Updated:… Read More…

Winnipeg police warn of convicted sex offender released from prison

[ad_1] The Winnipeg Police Service (WPS) is informing the public that a convicted sex offender has been released from prison and is expected to live in the city. On Monday, police said Garry Edwards Jr., who is also known as Brendin Edwards, Gary Tait, Garry Crasswell and Garry Crassweller, was… Read More…

Manitoba country star’s holiday concert comes back to The Burt – Winnipeg

[ad_1] Descrease article font size Increase article font size An acclaimed Manitoba country artist is bringing his holiday special back to Winnipeg’s Burton Cummings Theatre. The annual “Amero Little Christmas” concert, presented by three-time Juno Award nominee Don Amero, is planned for Saturday, Dec. 9, at the historic downtown venue…. Read More…

Winnipeg to host western CFL final after Bombers secure top spot

[ad_1] Manitoba The Winnipeg Blue Bombers will host the western final on Nov. 11 after securing the top spot in the division for the third season in a row. CFL’s West Division final is set for Saturday, Nov. 11 at IG Field CBC News · Posted: Oct 21, 2023 11:26… Read More…

Fire forces evacuation of school in south Winnipeg

[ad_1] Classes came to an abrupt end for about 450 students and staff at a Winnipeg school on Monday after a fire broke out on the gymnasium roof. Smoke alarms went off shortly before 11:30 a.m. at École Guyot, a kindergarten to Grade 8 school on Willowlake Crescent. The building was immediately evacuated and… Read More…

Winnipeg yard waste pickup to end for the season – Winnipeg

[ad_1] Descrease article font size Increase article font size If you were looking for a sure sign that the warm weather is on its way out, the City of Winnipeg is set to end its curbside yard waste collection for the winter. Depending on where you live in the city,… Read More…

2nd man arrested in connection with shooting death of Damion Skrumeda in Winnipeg

[ad_1] A second man is now charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death of Damion Skrumeda inside a Winnipeg apartment building last month. Police had been looking for Jerrin MacIntyre, 28, since Skrumeda, 46, was found dead inside the apartment block at the corner of Mulvey Avenue and Hugo Street N., in the Fort Rouge area,… Read More…

Winnipeg residents displaced after vehicle fire sets building ablaze – Winnipeg

[ad_1] By Daisy Woelk Global News Posted October 6, 2023 11:51 am Descrease article font size Increase article font size No one is hurt, but several people are out a car and a home after a fire made its rounds on Niagara Street in Winnipeg. The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service… Read More…

Campaign ads on social media can bring awareness, Manitoba prof says – Winnipeg

[ad_1] Descrease article font size Increase article font size Manitoba political parties vying for votes next week have taken to campaign advertising on social media. According to a marketing professor at the University of Manitoba, there are thousands of potential voters to be won over on social media, and it’s… Read More…

Winnipeg Jets send 4 more to Manitoba Moose – Winnipeg

[ad_1] Descrease article font size Increase article font size The Winnipeg Jets continued to reduce their training camp roster by sending four more players to the Manitoba Moose on Tuesday. The Jets reassigned defenceman Ashton Sautner and forwards Brad Lambert, Jeff Malott, and Dominic Toninato to the American Hockey League… Read More…

Missing 6-year-old boy rescued from Red River, Winnipeg police say

[ad_1] Manitoba A six-year-old boy was pulled from the Red River by police after he ran off from his caregivers on Tuesday. Child had gone missing in Fort Garry area CBC News · Posted: Sep 28, 2023 12:58 PM EDT | Last Updated: 37 minutes ago Members of the Winnipeg… Read More…

Manitoba RCMP investigating shots fired at Thompson home – Winnipeg

[ad_1] Descrease article font size Increase article font size RCMP in Thompson, Man., are reaching out to the public for information about shots fired at a home in the northern Manitoba city Wednesday morning. Police said they were called to the home on Cree Road around 6:25 a.m., where they… Read More…

One dead, another injured following vehicle rollover on Manitoba highway – Winnipeg

[ad_1] Descrease article font size Increase article font size An investigation is ongoing into a single-vehicle rollover in Manitoba that left one person dead and another injured. RCMP officers from the Stonewall / Headingley branch responded to a vehicle that rolled over on Highway 1, approximately one kilometre west of… Read More…

Dakota Lancers win 1st football title in Winnipeg high school league history – Winnipeg

[ad_1] Descrease article font size Increase article font size The Dakota Lancers are the champions of the Winnipeg High School Football League for the first time in school history. The Lancers won the ANAVETS Bowl with a 28-7 win over the Grant Park Pirates on Friday at IG Field. Lancers… Read More…

MGEU says tentative agreement reached with MPI to end lengthy strike – Winnipeg

[ad_1] By Kevin Hirschfield Global News Posted October 31, 2023 10:40 pm Updated October 31, 2023 11:30 pm Descrease article font size Increase article font size MPI workers on strike for more than two months could soon be back on the job. The union representing workers announced Tuesday night a… Read More…

Winnipeg bowling alley rolls into 75th anniversary

[ad_1] 3 days ago News Duration 3:51 Winnipeg’s Coronation Bowling Centre has its own special community, one that owner Jim Llewellyn says cannot be found anywhere else. As the bowling centre celebrates 75 memorable years, CBC’s Jim Agapito went to the Tache Avenue lanes to find out what makes them… Read More…

Young suspect injured during Brandon arrest, IIU says – Winnipeg

[ad_1] Descrease article font size Increase article font size Manitoba’s police watchdog says it’s looking into an incident in which a young suspect was reportedly injured during an arrest by Brandon police. The Independent Investigation Unit of Manitoba (IIU) said the incident took place Oct. 16 near Westaway Bay in… Read More…

Firefighter injured in Winnipeg house fire – Winnipeg

[ad_1] By Daisy Woelk Global News Posted October 6, 2023 1:58 pm Descrease article font size Increase article font size One firefighter got hurt but is doing OK after a house fire on Alexander Avenue in Winnipeg. Early Friday morning, the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) said it came to battle… Read More…

Police say man jumped from window after arrest in Winnipeg, watchdog to investigate injury

[ad_1] Manitoba’s watchdog agency says it’s investigating after a man sustained three fractures after he was arrested by Winnipeg police on Friday. The Independent Investigation Unit of Manitoba, which investigates serious incidents involving police in the province, says it was notified by Winnipeg police on Friday about a man who… Read More…

Advocates rally to shut down Manwin Hotel – Winnipeg

[ad_1] Descrease article font size Increase article font size A rally to shut down the Manwin Hotel took place in front of the building Friday afternoon. Community advocates, outreach workers and others came together, bringing awareness to what they believe is an unlivable building. “No person should be living like… Read More…

Matt Dunstone dumps top-ranked Brendan Bottcher at Grand Slam’s Tour Challenge – Winnipeg

[ad_1] By The Staff The Canadian Press Posted October 19, 2023 6:17 pm Descrease article font size Increase article font size Matt Dunstone defeated Brendan Bottcher 7-1 in a battle of Canadian skips on Thursday morning at the Grand Slam’s HearingLife Tour Challenge. Dunstone, from Winnipeg, MB, scored three points… Read More…

Winnipeg to conduct fall controlled burns from Monday to Nov. 10 – Winnipeg

[ad_1] Descrease article font size Increase article font size The city of Winnipeg says it will be conducting controlled burns in various natural areas between Monday and Nov. 10. Controlled burns will be conducted in suitable wind conditions with appropriate fire guards in place. The city says fire plays an… Read More…

Thompson man arrested after uttering threats at hospital – Winnipeg

[ad_1] Descrease article font size Increase article font size A man who walked into a Manitoba hospital and threatened patients has been arrested, RCMP say. According to Mounties, on Oct. 20 around 8 p.m. officers went to the Thompson General Hospital with reports a 44-year-old man uttered threats toward people… Read More…

Advance voting in Manitoba election ends Saturday evening – Winnipeg

[ad_1] Descrease article font size Increase article font size Manitobans have until 8 p.m. on Saturday to cast their ballot in advance of Tuesday’s provincial election. Sept. 30 marks the last day of advance polls at nearly 300 locations across the province. Residents who have lived in the province for… Read More…

Judge finds Manitoba man not responsible for killing parents, attacking hospital worker – Winnipeg

[ad_1] By Staff The Canadian Press Posted October 17, 2023 12:41 pm Descrease article font size Increase article font size A Winnipeg judge has found a man not criminally responsible for killing his parents and attacking a hospital nursing supervisor. Court heard Trevor Farley had been in psychosis at the… Read More…