RCMP work with First Nations to repatriate human bones found near Thompson

By | October 16, 2019

Human bones found in northern Manitoba earlier this month are believed to belong to an Indigenous person and RCMP want to see them get a proper burial. Arrangements are currently underway with local First Nations and the provincial Historic Resources Branch to return the bones to their proper community. A group of hunters found the bones near Cauchon Lake, about 90 kilometres southeast… Read More »

Northbound Main Street closed as police investigate traffic fatality

By | October 16, 2019

CTV News Winnipeg Published Wednesday, October 16, 2019 6:29AM CST Last Updated Wednesday, October 16, 2019 7:06AM CST Northbound Main Street is closed at Higgins Avenue, as Winnipeg Police investigate a fatal overnight traffic incident involving a pedestrian. Police said the incident was reported at midnight. They said a man was taken to hospital and he has since… Read More »

Fatal traffic investigation closes northbound Main Street

By | October 16, 2019

Northbound Main Street is closed at Higgins Avenue, as Winnipeg Police investigate a fatal overnight traffic incident involving a pedestrian. Police said the incident was reported at midnight. They said a man was taken to hospital and he has since died. Northbound Main will remain closed into the morning rush hour. (This is a developing story. More to… Read More »

Legalized pot marks one year in Canada

By | October 16, 2019

Tomorrow marks one year since Canada legalized recreational pot. It will also be the first day of legalization for the production and sale of cannabis derivatives, such as edibles and vaping extracts. However, because of the time it will take for licence applications to be processed, items won’t land on shelves until mid-December. Cannabis companies have been investing… Read More »

Medical cannabis belongs in pharmacies, says Arthritis Society

By | October 16, 2019

Canada’s Arthritis Society is taking advantage of the federal election to lobby the federal parties to change some of the ways medical marijuana is handled. They’re asking the parties to commit to lift the $1 a gram federal excise tax, and have medical cannabis dispensed only at pharmacies. “Just like other prescription medications,” said Jone Mitchell, the society’s… Read More »

‘I was scared’: Elderly woman stuck outside in wheelchair after being sent home from hospital in cab

By | October 16, 2019

An 83-year-old woman is angry and wants answers after she says she was sent home from a Winnipeg emergency room in a taxi and ended up stuck outside her home in her wheelchair for nearly two hours in the dark. “He dropped me out on the driveway and left,” said Alice Balork. “I’m really, really upset about the whole… Read More »