2 arrested in RCMP raids in Kingston, Ont., related to national security probe

By | January 24, 2019

The RCMP have arrested two people following raids on two homes in Kingston, Ont., in what officials are calling a national security investigation involving multiple police forces. CBC News has learned the arrests included a minor and involved both Kingston police and the help of the FBI in the U.S. The RCMP will hold a news conference Friday in Kingston to… Read More »

U of M student told police he saw bus driver ‘beating’ passenger, murder trial hears

By | January 24, 2019

University of Manitoba student Ridwan Hazeez had only arrived in Canada from Nigeria the month before he witnessed the fatal stabbing of a Winnipeg Transit driver. Hazeez, now 19, testified Thursday at the trial of Brian Kyle Thomas, who has pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder in connection with the death of Irvine Jubal Fraser. In the early hours of Feb. 14,… Read More »

Unions blast Manitoba government’s move to merge health sector bargaining units

By | January 24, 2019

Two Manitoba unions are criticizing the province’s recent changes to health care bargaining units, saying they will force members to work in unfamiliar environments and potentially jeopardize patient care. Under a new regulation enacted earlier this week, Manitoba’s 180 health sector bargaining units will be amalgamated into approximately 40, based on the type of work an employee does, not… Read More »

Union blasts Manitoba government’s move to merge health sector bargaining units

By | January 24, 2019

Manitoba’s largest union is criticizing the province’s recent changes to health care bargaining units, saying they will force its members to work in unfamiliar environments and potentially jeopardize patient care.   Under a new regulation enacted earlier this week, Manitoba’s 180 health sector bargaining units will be amalgamated into approximately 40, based on the type of work an employee does,… Read More »

Police say missing 18-year-old located

By | January 24, 2019

CTV Winnipeg Published Thursday, January 24, 2019 3:18PM CST Last Updated Thursday, January 24, 2019 4:54PM CST UPDATE: Winnipeg police said the 18-year-old has been safely located. EARLIER: Winnipeg police are concerned for the wellbeing of a missing teen last seen Thursday morning and have asked for help to find him. Pierse Munroe, 18, was last seen in… Read More »

Bear mace spotting leads RCMP to stash of cocaine

By | January 24, 2019

A keen-eyed Mountie and a can of bear mace led police to a stash of cocaine, cash and drug paraphernalia. On Jan. 13 around 8:45 p.m., RCMP in Flin Flon, Man., saw two males in a parking lot and stopped to talk with them. During the conversation, one of the Mounties noticed a can of bear mace that… Read More »

‘This is going to be a big production’: Amazon Studios sci-fi TV series to film in Manitoba

By | January 24, 2019

A multimillion-dollar Amazon TV series, Tales from the Loop, is coming to Manitoba. The drama is spawned from the work of Swedish artist Simon Stalenhag, who blends elements of futuristic science-fiction with images of rural life. It is a very large series and there will be a number of sets built.– Nicole Matiation, On Screen Manitoba According to Variety, the series is to be… Read More »

Stolen SUV rams police cars in Winnipeg

By | January 24, 2019

Two men are charged with multiple offences after a stolen SUV slammed into Winnipeg police cruisers as officers attempted to box it in. The vehicle, which had been reported stolen on Jan. 20 after it was left running, was spotted by police around 2 a.m. on Thursday near Main Street and Royal Avenue, in the city’s Seven Oaks area. Police followed it to… Read More »