Missing man, 21, last seen Monday morning on Sandy Bay First Nation

By | July 13, 2020

Manitoba First Nations Police are asking for help finding a missing 21-year-old man from Sandy Bay First Nation. Ethan Markus James Beaulieu was last seen by his girlfriend on Monday morning, the police service said in a release Monday evening. Police are concerned for his wellbeing.  Beaulieu is described as being five feet, nine inches tall and weighing… Read More »

‘This is getting ridiculous’: Winnipeg restaurant handed second ticket for breaking COVID-19 rules

By | July 13, 2020

WINNIPEG — A Winnipeg restaurant is facing a total of $5,084 in fines for breaching COVID-19 health guidelines. Chaise Corydon, known for its usually busy patio, got its first ticket for $2,542 in mid-June for not spacing its table and chairs enough. At the time, the owner thought a warning should have sufficed. READ MORE: Winnipeg restaurant owner… Read More »

This 55-year-old tunnel in Winnipeg is getting a facelift

By | July 13, 2020

WINNIPEG — Work is underway on a 55-year-old underground pedestrian walkway in St. Vital that the area’s councillor says was long overdue for repair. Coun. Brian Mayes said the pedestrian tunnel under that runs under Fermor Avenue, connecting the YMCA and the St. Vital Library, has been on his list of projects for the ward for years. On… Read More »

Funnel cloud spotted over Dauphin amid severe storm watch

By | July 13, 2020

WINNIPEG — Residents in Dauphin, Man., spotted a funnel cloud Monday evening, as some communities in southwestern Manitoba were placed under a severe thunderstorm watch. Environment Canada confirmed one funnel cloud had been sighted Monday evening, though it did not touch down or cause any damage. Environment Canada told CTV News there were no tornadoes that formed, and… Read More »

New lease deal proposal for Goldeyes could be tough

By | July 13, 2020

WINNIPEG — A new lease deal proposal between the Winnipeg Goldeyes and the city is having a tough time getting around the bases at City Hall. The city’s property and development committee was the first step in the process and a majority of councillors on the committee are skeptical about the proposal and there’s no guarantee the Goldeyes… Read More »

Proposed class action lawsuit led by former Manitoba Mountie alleges racism in RCMP

By | July 13, 2020

One of the first Indigenous women to join the RCMP in Manitoba is the lead plaintiff in a proposed class-action lawsuit that alleges systemic racism within the force. Margorie Hudson alleges in a statement of claim filed last week in Federal Court that she and other racialized employees were subjected to racism by colleagues and management. It says… Read More »

Travel Manitoba encouraging tourism in our ‘own backyard’

By | July 13, 2020

WINNIPEG — As Manitoba continues with its reopening process Travel Manitoba is encouraging Manitobans as well as people in western Canada and northwestern Ontario to re-discover what they love about the province. On Monday, Travel Manitoba started the second phase of its tourism recovery campaign. The new advertisements released are focused on Manitobans staying in the province and… Read More »

Evacuees from Rivers allowed to return home after province clears dam

By | July 13, 2020

People who were evacuated from near the spillway at the Rivers, Man., dam can start to go home. The province announced Monday that engineers have been have been monitoring the water levels and condition of the spillway, and there is no substantial damage, according to a news release. Last week, the dam saw unprecedented water levels pouring over… Read More »