RCMP search for missing hunters — 2 adults and 2 kids — in northern Manitoba

By | October 16, 2019

Four hunters — two adults and two kids age 12 and 16 — are missing in northern Manitoba after heading out on a three-day trip. The group was dropped off on Oct. 8 in the area of Mosquito Lake (also known as Clifford Reid Lake) and was scheduled to be picked up Oct. 11. Bad weather made it impossible for the chartered float plane land, RCMP said.… Read More »

Anonymous street artist Winnipeg Waldo turning city into digital scavenger hunt

By | October 16, 2019

If you’ve walked along McDermot Avenue or strolled along Provencher Boulevard, you may have noticed a popular figure from your childhood popping up. It’s the work of Winnipeg Waldo, a street artist who has been working for two years to plaster the striped, literary figure on unsuspecting corners of the city. He does this while maintaining his anonymity.… Read More »

New withdrawal treatment beds to allow for more flexibility with length of stays

By | October 16, 2019

Tim Salzen & Megan Benedictson, CTV News Winnipeg Published Wednesday, October 16, 2019 10:44AM CST Last Updated Wednesday, October 16, 2019 10:46AM CST The province has opened what it calls “flexible-length” treatment beds, saying the move follows expert advice. The 11 beds now open in Brandon and Winnipeg are specifically aimed at helping those struggling with methamphetamine and… Read More »

Roughly 9,000 still without power after snowstorm pummels Manitoba

By | October 16, 2019

Some 9,000 Manitoba homes and businesses are still without power after last week’s heavy snowstorm — down 4,000 from yesterday. Manitoba Hydro hopes to have electricity restored to everyone by early next week, but some terrain in rural areas is challenging. Manitoba Hydro crews work near Portage La Prairie, Man. (Trevor Brine/CBC) Fields are saturated and ditches are… Read More »

Man left bleeding, in shock after being attacked with machete

By | October 16, 2019

Fast action by police officers saved the life of a man who was randomly attacked by two people armed with a machete, a Winnipeg Police Service news release says. The officers were driving in the city’s Fort Rouge neighbourhood just before 5 a.m. Monday when they found the injured man on the street near Pembina Highway and Dudley Avenue. He was losing a… Read More »