Health Canada suspends licence of Winnipeg cannabis producer Bonify

By | February 5, 2019

Health Canada has suspended the sales licence of Winnipeg-based cannabis producer Bonify. The federal agency barred Bonify Medical Cannabis from selling cannabis on Monday due to safety and public health concerns. “The department found that Bonify Medical Cannabis was possessing, distributing and selling product that was purchased from an illegal source, and selling product that did not comply with the… Read More »

Red River College appoints truth and reconciliation manager

By | February 5, 2019

Red River College is hoping a new appointment will help the Winnipeg post-secondary school implement the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s 94 calls to action. RRC announced Tuesday it has named Carla Kematch its truth and reconciliation and community engagement manager. The college is one of several large institutions in Manitoba to sign on to the Indigenous Education Blueprint as… Read More »

Employee hit with bottle in violent Lockport robbery

By | February 5, 2019

A violent robbery in Lockport has left police on the hunt for six suspects. Selkirk RCMP say they were called to a business on Highway 44 around 10:30 p.m. Sunday. Five females and one male reportedly loaded liquor bottles into baskets and tried to leave without paying. That’s when RCMP say an employee confronted them but was threatened… Read More »

Employee clubbed with bottle, threatened with bear spray in Lockport liquor robbery

By | February 5, 2019

RCMP have released photos of six suspects wanted in connection with a liquor theft at a business in Lockport, Man., on Sunday. (RCMP) Police have released photos of several suspects after an employee was assaulted during a liquor theft in Lockport, Man. Selkirk RCMP responded to a call for a robbery at a business on Highway 44, about… Read More »

Suspected liquor thieves club employee with bottle, threaten him with bear spray

By | February 5, 2019

RCMP have released photos of six suspects wanted in connection with a liquor theft at a business in Lockport, Man., on Sunday. (RCMP)Police have released photos of several suspects after an employee was assaulted during a liquor theft in Lockport, Man. Selkirk RCMP responded to a call for a robbery at a business on Highway 44, about 25… Read More »

Winnipeg residential streets won’t be plowed for now, city says

By | February 5, 2019

The City of Winnipeg says it doesn’t need to plow its residential streets after Monday’s hefty snowfall. “Most of those streets have compacted snow, and they’re passable, drivable. So we’ll be inspecting them, and if there’s any trouble spots we will be plowing those trouble spots, obviously,” said Michael Cantor, manager of streets maintenance for the city. “But with additional… Read More »

Brandon firefighters battling house fire

By | February 5, 2019

Firefighters are battling a house fire in Brandon, Man., on Tuesday afternoon that sent thick smoke over parts of the city. The fire broke out in a three-storey home at the corner of 4th Street and Louise Avenue at about 2:30 p.m. CT. It was fully engulfed when emergency crews arrived at the scene. Smoke could be seen from blocks… Read More »