Possible COVID-19 exposures at 5 Winnipeg businesses

By | September 26, 2020

WINNIPEG — Public health officials are advising of possible exposures to COVID-19 at five Winnipeg businesses. The following exposures were announced in the daily COVID-19 bulletin Saturday: Joey’s Polo Park, 653 St. James St., Winnipeg – Sept. 16 from 8:30 to 11 p.m.; The Local Public Eatery, 274 Garry St., Winnipeg – Sept. 17 from 10 a.m. to… Read More »

65 new COVID-19 cases, 10 possible exposures announced in Manitoba Saturday

By | September 26, 2020

WINNIPEG — Provincial health officials have announced 65 new cases of COVID-19 in Manitoba. This brings the province’s total number of lab-confirmed and probable positive cases to 1,829 since early March. The current test positivity rate now sits at 2.3 per cent. The new cases announced on Saturday include: three cases in the Prairie Mountain Health region three… Read More »

Manitoba reports 2nd-highest single-day jump in COVID-19 cases, with 65 Saturday

By | September 26, 2020

There are 65 new cases of COVID-19 in Manitoba on Saturday, the province said in a news release, including 56 in the Winnipeg health region. The update is the second-highest single-day increase in cases in the province. On Aug. 25, 72 new cases of the illness were announced in Manitoba. Twenty-four cases were later retroactively added to that total, bringing that day’s… Read More »

Manitoba reports 2nd-highest single-day jump in COVID-19 cases, with 65 reported Saturday

By | September 26, 2020

There are 65 new cases of COVID-19 in Manitoba on Saturday, the province said in a news release, including 56 in the Winnipeg health region. The update is the second-highest single-day increase in cases in the province. On Aug. 25, 72 new cases of the illness were announced in Manitoba. Twenty-four cases were later retroactively added to that total, bringing that day’s… Read More »

Pedestrian in hospital after being hit on Portage Avenue

By | September 26, 2020

WINNIPEG — One person is in hospital after being hit by a car on Portage Avenue near Memorial Boulevard late Friday night. Police blocked off Portage Avenue from Vaughan Street to Memorial Boulevard into Saturday morning. Traffic is allowed through now. Officers remained on scene but only to direct traffic as workers repair traffic signals. According to police,… Read More »

Have you been financially impacted by the pandemic? CBC Manitoba wants to hear your story

By | September 26, 2020

The pocketbooks of Manitobans are being impacted by the pandemic — some more than others. Is there an issue you want us to dig into? Are you worried about how the end of the Canadian emergency response benefit might affect you? Are programs for Manitoba businesses going far enough to help you pay employees? What questions do you want answered?… Read More »

Man charged with 2nd-degree murder in woman’s death in northern Manitoba

By | September 26, 2020

An 18-year-old man has been charged with murder in connection with the death of a woman in northern Manitoba earlier this week. Island Lake RCMP responded to a call of an unresponsive woman inside a residence in St. Theresa Point, Man., on Thursday around 7:30 a.m., the Mounties said in a news release on Saturday morning. The community… Read More »

Man taken to hospital after being hit by car in downtown Winnipeg

By | September 26, 2020

A man is in critical condition in hospital after being hit by a car in downtown Winnipeg overnight, police say. Emergency crews were called to the scene near Portage Avenue and Colony Street at 12:42 a.m. Saturday, said a spokesperson for the City of Winnipeg, which oversees the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service. The man was in critical condition as of… Read More »

Pedestrian taken to hospital after being hit by car in downtown Winnipeg

By | September 26, 2020

A person was taken to hospital overnight after being hit by a car in downtown Winnipeg, police say. No update was given on the person’s condition Saturday morning by an officer with the Winnipeg Police Service’s duty office, which handles media requests when its public information office is closed. A white car with a damaged front end was towed from… Read More »