Green Party of Canada nibbles away at Liberal support, poll suggests

By | June 25, 2019

A new poll of federal voting intentions in Manitoba might prompt Liberal candidates to see Green in their rear-view mirrors. The Probe Research poll for the Winnipeg Free Press has the federal Green Party edging into double-digit support (13 per cent) among decided and leaning voters. Canadians will vote for a new federal government on Oct. 21. Probe Research… Read More »

City hall debates lowering speed limits on residential streets

By | June 25, 2019

A debate is raging at Winnipeg City Hall on lowering speed limits on residential streets. Delegations from the Green Action Centre, Bike Winnipeg and the Winnipeg Trails Association called on the city’s infrastructure committee to lower the current 50-kilometre standard on residential streets, arguing the change would reduce both collisions with pedestrians and cyclists, as well as fatalities.… Read More »

Kids between 6-11 might soon ride the bus for free

By | June 25, 2019

Winnipeg City Hall is going to consider the idea of allowing children between the ages of 6 to 11 to ride the bus for free. The public works committee referred the matter to the budget process to determine the feasibility of the initiative. A city report offered three options for the free rides: require a Peggo card or… Read More »

2 Manitobans dead after motorcycle hit deer, RCMP say

By | June 25, 2019

A motorcycle rider and his passenger are dead after being thrown from their bike when it collided with a deer on the Yellowhead Highway, Manitoba RCMP said Tuesday morning. Neither the driver, 64, nor the 76-year-old woman who was his passenger, both from Strathclair, Man., survived the crash on the interprovincial road in southwestern Manitoba. Yellowhead RCMP responded to the fatal motorcycle collision… Read More »

Man and woman dead after motorcycle collision with deer

By | June 25, 2019

A man and a woman from Strathclair, Man., are dead after a crash between a motorcycle and a deer on Monday. RCMP said it happened at around 10:55 a.m. on Highway 16 at the intersection of PR 250 near Newdale, Man. The motorcycle was headed east on Highway 16 when it crashed with the deer, police said, throwing… Read More »

Police concerned for well-being of missing teen girl

By | June 25, 2019

Winnipeg police are asking the public for help to find a missing 16-year-old girl. Shauntey Houle was last seen on the evening of June 23 in Long Plain First Nation. Police said it’s believed the teen is travelling between Winnipeg and Long Plain. She is described as five foot six, with brown and blonde highlights in her hair.… Read More »

Missing teen girl found safe: police

By | June 25, 2019

CTV Winnipeg Published Tuesday, June 25, 2019 10:22AM CST Last Updated Tuesday, June 25, 2019 3:59PM CST UPDATED: Winnipeg police said Shauntey Houle has been found safe. EARLIER: Winnipeg police are asking the public for help to find a missing 16-year-old girl. Shauntey Houle was last seen on the evening of June 23 in Long Plain First Nation.… Read More »

Teen reported last seen in Long Plain First Nation safely located: Winnipeg police

By | June 25, 2019

Manitoba·Updated A 16-year-old last seen on Sunday night in Long Plain First Nation has been safely located, police said Tuesday afternoon. Social Sharing The 16-year-old girl has been located, police said Tuesday CBC News · Posted: Jun 25, 2019 10:54 AM CT | Last Updated: June 25 Winnipeg police say a 16-year-old previously reported missing has been safely located.… Read More »