Push is on to pass Indigenous human rights law before fall election

By | March 26, 2019

A proposed new law that would clearly outline the rights of Canada’s Indigenous Peoples is making its way through the senate — and the MP behind the private member’s bill came to Winnipeg Tuesday, hoping to garner support. Bill C-262 would require the federal government to ensure all laws are in harmony with the United Nations Declaration on the… Read More »

$3K award in $25K lawsuit against Winnipeg police ‘a licensing fee,’ lawyer argues at appeal

By | March 26, 2019

A woman awarded $3,000 in a $25,000 lawsuit against the Winnipeg Police Service after officers unlawfully entered her home was in Manitoba’s highest court Tuesday, arguing the amount wasn’t proportional to the injury she suffered. Kristy Ironstand took the police service to court after officers entered her home and confined her in a cruiser in 2012. She sought $25,000 in damages,… Read More »

Four Manitobans honoured by governor general for bravery, dedication

By | March 26, 2019

Four Manitobans received high honours in Ottawa on Tuesday for their acts of courage and exceptional contributions to society. Gov. Gen. Julie Payette presented Meritorious Service Decorations, Decorations of Bravery and the Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers to 40 recipients from across Canada at Rideau Hall. According to a news release, these 40 Canadians were being “recognized for their… Read More »

Manitoba awareness campaign aims to stop sexual harassment of civil servants

By | March 26, 2019

The Manitoba government is undertaking a government-wide awareness campaign to ensure employees aren’t facing sexual harassment at work. The campaign includes six posters that explain to employees and supervisors what sexual harassment is and how to report it. The posters include messages discouraging people from making jokes or sending emails about sex or gender. Rochelle Squires, minister responsible… Read More »

Meth, cash and weapons seized in raid in The Pas

By | March 26, 2019

CTV Winnipeg Published Tuesday, March 26, 2019 1:00PM CST Last Updated Tuesday, March 26, 2019 1:06PM CST RCMP said a man and a woman have been charged after police seized drugs, cash and weapons from a residence in The Pas, Man. Powered with a warrant under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, police raided the residence on 3rd… Read More »

Police make arrest in fatal hit and run in June 2018

By | March 26, 2019

The Winnipeg Police Service has made an arrest in connection with a motor vehicle crash that killed a man in his 40s on June 2, 2018. The collision took place at the intersection of Portage Avenue and Home Street, when a motorcycle travelling westbound on Portage collided with a van driving north on Home. Sources told CTV News… Read More »

Canada may send delegation to China to talk canola, PM says in Winnipeg

By | March 26, 2019

The Canadian government is considering sending a high-level delegation to China in an effort to end bans on canola imports from two major Canadian agribusinesses, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says. China has cancelled Richardson International’s and Viterra’s licences to sell canola after Chinese officials said inspectors found pests in the companies’ canola. Many observers have suggested the restrictions are… Read More »

Canada may send delegation to China to talk canola, PM says

By | March 26, 2019

The Canadian government is considering sending a high-level delegation to China in an effort to end bans on canola imports from two major Canadian agribusinesses, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says. China has cancelled Richardson International’s and Viterra’s licences to sell canola after Chinese officials said inspectors found pests in the companies’ canola. Many observers have suggested the restrictions are… Read More »

Canada could send delegation to China to talk canola, PM says

By | March 26, 2019

The Canadian government is considering sending a high-level delegation to China in an effort to end bans on canola imports from two major Canadian agribusinesses, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says. China has cancelled Richardson International’s and Viterra’s licences to sell canola after Chinese officials said inspectors found pests in the companies’ canola. Most observers have suggested the restrictions… Read More »