Mother Nature is co-operating on flood, say Winnipeg officials

By | April 3, 2019

As the spring melt begins to rise Red River water levels, officials monitoring Winnipeg’s flood risk told the water and waste committee Wednesday, Mother Nature, so far, is co-operating. Moira Geer, director of water and waste, updated the committee of four city councillors on the latest preparations in Winnipeg and the city’s flood outlook. Cool, dry weather this spring delivered… Read More »

Mother Nature is cooperating on flood, say Winnipeg officials

By | April 3, 2019

As the spring melt begins to rise Red River water levels, officials monitoring Winnipeg’s flood risk told the water and waste committee Wednesday, Mother Nature, so far, is cooperating. Moira Geer, director of water and waste, updated the committee of four city councillors on the latest preparations in Winnipeg and the city’s flood outlook. Cool, dry weather this spring delivered… Read More »

Police nab meth dealer while foiling bike theft in Winnipeg’s North End

By | April 3, 2019

A man was found with five cell phones and $10,000 worth of methamphetamine when Winnipeg police were called about someone trying to steal a bicycle. Officers were called just after 4 p.m. Tuesday to a house on Burrows Avenue, just off of Main Street, in the city’s North End. They spotted a minivan in the alley with a woman in front and a… Read More »

Sentence reduced for Winnipeg woman convicted of concealing infants’ remains

By | April 3, 2019

The Winnipeg woman convicted of concealing the remains of six infants in a U-Haul storage locker has won an appeal of her sentence. Andrea Giesbrecht’s sentence has been reduced from eight-and-a-half years in custody to three years imprisonment. In the judgement delivered Tuesday, Manitoba Court of Appeal Justice Christopher Mainella wrote: “This is a deeply disturbing case. We… Read More »

Support for Manitoba NDP rising in Winnipeg, while Tories’ popularity dips: poll

By | April 3, 2019

Provincial ridings in Winnipeg are in play for the Manitoba New Democrats, new polling numbers suggest. Support for the Progressive Conservatives dropped three percentage points to 32 per cent of decided and leaning voters in Manitoba’s capital from last December, according to a Probe Research poll. The Tories are now below the surging NDP, whose support rose to 36 per cent, up from 30 per… Read More »

Support for NDP rising in Winnipeg, while Tories’ popularity dips: poll

By | April 3, 2019

Provincial ridings in Winnipeg are in play for the New Democrats, new polling numbers suggest. Support for the Progressive Conservatives dropped three percentage points to 32 per cent of decided and leaning voters in Manitoba’s capital from last December, according to the Probe Research poll. The Tories are now below the surging NDP, whose support rose to 36 per cent.  It seems the NDP’s rise… Read More »

16-year-old in custody after stabbing in Flin Flon

By | April 3, 2019

RCMP in Flin Flon, Man., are investigating after a 16-year-old boy was stabbed in his home. Officers were called to a residence on Callinan Street on Monday evening at 9 p.m. They found a teenager with a life-threatening stab wound and immediately applied pressure to stop the bleeding. The victim was transported to hospital where he remains in… Read More »

Dance used to attract Winnipeg girls to careers in science

By | April 3, 2019

CTV Winnipeg Published Wednesday, April 3, 2019 10:18AM CST Last Updated Wednesday, April 3, 2019 12:56PM CST Winnipeg girls got the chance to dance and learn about computer programming Wednesday at Maples Collegiate. STEM from Dance — a program that uses dance to attract and prepare students for a future in the STEM fields of science, technology, engineering,… Read More »

Andrea Giesbrecht wins sentence appeal, free to go, lawyer says

By | April 3, 2019

Andrea Giesbrecht, found guilty of disposing of six infants’ remains in a U-Haul storage locker, has been released from prison after she won an appeal reducing her sentence, her lawyer says. Giesbrecht was ordered released on Tuesday, her lawyer Greg Brodsky said, after a panel of Manitoba judges reduced her original 8½-year sentence to three years. Giesbrecht was… Read More »