Police make arrest in city’s 10th homicide of the year

By | March 22, 2019

The Winnipeg Police Service said a 19-year-old man has been charged with second degree murder after a homicide Sunday in the West End. Police identified the victim as Winnipeg’s William Lewis Paul, 42. Paul was taken to hospital in unstable condition Sunday evening after being assaulted in a home in the 400 block of Langside Street and later… Read More »

19-year-old charged with 2nd-degree murder after West End Winnipeg rooming house death

By | March 22, 2019

A 19-year-old has been charged with second-degree murder after a man was killed at a West End Winnipeg rooming house on Sunday. William Lewis Paul, 42, was found with serious injuries at a home on Langside Street, off Ellice Avenue, around 7 p.m. Sunday. He was taken to hospital in unstable condition, where he later died, police said… Read More »

Trucker who caused Broncos crash likely to be deported after sentence: lawyer

By | March 22, 2019

An immigration lawyer says the truck driver who caused the deadly Humboldt Broncos bus crash in Saskatchewan is likely to be deported to India right after he serves his sentence. Lorne Waldman, who is based in Toronto and is not involved in the case, says there’s little 30-year-old Jaskirat Singh Sidhu, of Calgary, can do to remain in… Read More »

Suspected meth user sheds clothes, sets them on fire, then refuses to get out of flaming car

By | March 22, 2019

A 26-year-old man was arrested for arson and taken to hospital after Winnipeg police found him sitting in a burning vehicle in his underwear this week. Emergency services personnel got a call about a man burning items in a vehicle on College Avenue on Wednesday around 8:40 p.m.,  police said in a news release Friday. The caller told them… Read More »

China has stopped buying Canadian canola seed

By | March 22, 2019

Chinese importers are unwilling to purchase Canadian canola seed at the moment, the group that represents the industry in Canada says. Earlier this month, Chinese customs authorities revoked the sales licence for a major Canadian canola supplier, Richardson International. Officials said the move was related to “dangerous pests” such as fungi in the crop, an allegation the company has… Read More »

Polo Park employee injured in shoplifting attempt

By | March 22, 2019

An employee of a CF Polo Park Shopping Centre store was rushed to hospital Thursday after attempting to stop a youth from shoplifting, police say. Crews were called to Polo Park at 8:30 p.m. where they found an employee injured and bleeding. The adult male employee was taken to the hospital in unstable condition. The youth was arrested,… Read More »

Polo Park Foot Locker employee injured in shoplifting attempt

By | March 22, 2019

CTV Winnipeg Published Friday, March 22, 2019 6:54AM CST Last Updated Friday, March 22, 2019 9:57AM CST An employee of a CF Polo Park Shopping Centre store was rushed to hospital Thursday after attempting to stop a suspect from shoplifting, police say. Crews were called to Polo Park at around 8:35 p.m. where they found an employee injured… Read More »

Pro hockey once had two leagues, and that couldn’t last

By | March 22, 2019

The World Hockey Association was an experiment that couldn’t last. The 1979 Winnipeg Jets would go on to win the last WHA championship, the Avco Cup. (The National/CBC Archives) Started as a 12-team league when it was announced in 1971, the WHA became a serious competitor to the NHL with the signing of the Chicago Blackhawks star Bobby Hull to the Winnipeg Jets… Read More »

Subban records first career shutout, Vegas tops Jets 5-0

By | March 22, 2019

W.G. Ramirez, The Associated Press Published Friday, March 22, 2019 6:01AM CST Marc-Andre who? No, the Vegas Golden Knights won’t have a goaltending controversy on their hands when Marc-Andre Fleury returns from a lower-body injury. But Malcolm Subban is certainly making the case he’s more than capable of starting against any team, and in any arena. Subban stopped… Read More »