Truck driver Jaskirat Singh Sidhu’s final days before fatal crash with Humboldt Broncos

By | February 1, 2019

Any little moment in time could have made all the difference on April 6, 2018. If truck driver Jaskirat Singh Sidhu had been driving slightly slower. If he had stopped for lunch. If he had spent two extra minutes checking his maps. If various parts of that fateful and terrible day had taken just a minute or two longer, 16 people with the Humboldt… Read More »

Children’s Advocate launches serious injury investigation into foster father sex abuse case

By | February 1, 2019

Manitoba’s Advocate for Children and Youth has launched a serious injury investigation into the circumstances surrounding a man who was accused of sexual abuse against four of his foster daughters and then continued to live with two of the girls in the months following the start of the police investigation. “I intend to look at the whole picture… Read More »

1 person in unstable condition after downtown Winnipeg apartment catches fire

By | February 1, 2019

A blaze in a 17-storey Winnipeg highrise apartment building led to one person being hospitalized in unstable condition Thursday. The fire broke out around 2:42 p.m. on the 14th floor of the Colony Square complex on St. Mary Avenue, between Good and Balmoral streets, said a Winnipeg Fire and Paramedic Service spokesperson.  Firefighters were able to hold the fire to… Read More »

Winnipeg Transit hopes to equip inspectors with stab-proof vests

By | February 1, 2019

Wnnipeg Transit inspectors could soon get new equipment to protect them from being stabbed. In 2017 bus driver Irvine Jubal Fraser was stabbed to death on the job. In response, the city hired more inspectors to help drivers deal with unpaid fares and unruly passengers. Now transit wants to outfit the inspectors with ballistic vests which are stab… Read More »

Brian Thomas found guilty of 2nd-degree murder for stabbing bus driver Irvine Fraser

By | January 31, 2019

A jury has convicted Brian Kyle Thomas of second-degree murder in the death of Winnipeg Transit driver Irvine Jubal Fraser. Thomas, 24, pleaded not guilty in the Feb. 14, 2017, stabbing death of Fraser. Thomas’s defence said during the trial there is no doubt Thomas stabbed Fraser, but argued it was Fraser who escalated the confrontation. The 12-member jury at Thomas’s trial, made up of eight women… Read More »

Jury reaches verdict in trial for stabbing of Winnipeg Transit driver

By | January 31, 2019

The jury has reached a verdict in the trial of the man accused of murdering Winnipeg Transit driver Irvine Jubal Fraser. Brian Kyle Thomas, 24, pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder in the Feb. 14, 2017, stabbing death of Fraser. Thomas’s defence said during the trial there is no doubt Thomas stabbed Fraser, but argued it was Fraser who escalated the confrontation. The 12-member jury… Read More »

RCMP looking for missing teen last seen in Winnipeg

By | January 31, 2019

RCMP are asking for the public’s help to find missing 16-year-old Selena Symone French, last seen in Winnipeg. (Submitted by Manitoba RCMP) St. Pierre-Jolys RCMP are looking for a missing 16-year-old from the rural municipality of De Salaberry who was last seen in Winnipeg. Selena Symone French, 16, was last seen on William Avenue, near the Health Sciences Centre, at about… Read More »

RCMP search for teen last seen near HSC

By | January 31, 2019

The RCMP is searching for a 16-year-old girl from the RM of Desalaberry. Selena Symone French was last seen on William Avenue near the Health Sciences Centre in Winnipeg at 12:30 p.m. on Jan. 22. RCMP said she was reported missing that same day. French is described as five feet seven inches, approximately 130 pounds, with brown hair… Read More »