Missing Lac du Bonnet man, 67, safely located: RCMP

By | March 12, 2019

CTV Winnipeg Published Tuesday, March 12, 2019 2:39PM CST Last Updated Monday, March 18, 2019 2:00PM CST UPDATE: RCMP said Alan Lowe has been safely located. EARLIER: RCMP said they are looking for a Lac du Bonnet, Man., area man reported missing March 5. Alan Thomas Lowe, 67, is from Bird River and was last spoken with Feb.… Read More »

Custody disputes, family separation to be handled outside courts under new Manitoba law

By | March 12, 2019

Legislation introduced Tuesday will make it mandatory for most common-law partners in Winnipeg to deal with disagreements using a new dispute resolution service, rather than the courts, as part of a three-year pilot project. “Our government is committed to making a difference in the lives of Manitobans by modernizing our family law system to make it less complex, less adversarial… Read More »

Custody disputes, family separation to be handled outside courts under new law

By | March 12, 2019

Legislation introduced Tuesday will make it mandatory for most common-law partners in Manitoba to deal with disagreements using a new dispute resolution service rather than the courts as part of a three-year pilot project. “Our government is committed to making a difference in the lives of Manitobans by modernizing our family law system to make it less complex, less adversarial… Read More »

EPC votes to spend $100K on Lake Winnipeg cleanup project

By | March 12, 2019

Mayor Brian Bowman and his inner circle agreed to spend $100,000 on a plan to help Lake Winnipeg. Over the last decade Ottawa, the province and lakeshore communities have contributed money for the Netley-Libau Marsh restoration project. The aim is to keep phosphorus and other harmful nutrients out of the lake. Bowman’s executive policy committee voted Tuesday to… Read More »

Winnipeg police helping with investigation into $200K Canada-wide bitcoin fraud

By | March 12, 2019

Calgary police are looking to the public to help identify four men suspected in a $200,000 bitcoin fraud that included attacks in seven Canadian cities. The Calgary Police Service cybercrime team’s investigation began in October 2018 when officers were tipped off to a major fraud involving transactions that target a Canadian bitcoin company. For 10 days in September 2018, police… Read More »

1st review of Manitoba’s arts, culture industry in nearly 30 years offers ‘action plan’ but few specifics

By | March 12, 2019

A long-awaited government review of Manitoba’s arts and culture industry revealed the government plans more reviews, but didn’t detail any new investments.  A 19-page report released Tuesday is effusive in its praise of the industry, but doesn’t go into specifics on how the province will offer support.  Sport, Culture and Heritage Minister Cathy Cox argued the first review of Manitoba’s arts sector in… Read More »

Manitoba arts review big on positive words, short on action

By | March 12, 2019

A long-awaited government review of Manitoba’s arts and culture policy includes promises to support the sector, but offers few details about how the province will accomplish that. The 19-page report says the government will focus on economic development, promoting the value of the arts sector and ensuring diversity in the province’s arts programming. On funding, the government promised… Read More »