Sex assault charges stayed against former city councillor Russ Wyatt

By | June 7, 2019

A sexual assault charge laid against former city councillor Russ Wyatt has been stayed. The long-time councillor from Transcona had been charged with what police called a “serious sexual assault” in July 2018. The charge was stayed by the Crown in a Winnipeg courtroom Wednesday, according to provincial court records. The charge against Wyatt stem from an alleged encounter in January 2018 with a… Read More »

Manitoba government signs new group contract for wireless services with Bell MTS

By | June 7, 2019

Bell MTS has won a contract to provide mobile wireless services for the Manitoba government and other public-sector organizations for up to five years. The deal will save up $19 million over that time period, Finance Minister Scott Fielding said in a Friday news release . Under the terms negotiated by the government, each public-sector organization will enter… Read More »

Government of Manitoba privatizing two LifeFlight jets

By | June 7, 2019

The government is moving forward with its plan to privatize two provincially-owned jets that are part of the LifeFlight program. The service flies critically ill and injured people from remote areas to Winnipeg for care. The province announced Thursday the jets will be replaced with privately-operated planes as early as later this month. Government officials said they no… Read More »

Charge stayed against former city councillor

By | June 7, 2019

CTV Winnipeg Published Friday, June 7, 2019 6:40AM CST Last Updated Friday, June 7, 2019 9:58AM CST A sexual assault charge against former Transcona city councillor Russ Wyatt has been stayed. Wyatt was arrested on July 10, 2018, but he was released on a promise to appear in court. The incident was first reported on Jan. 14, 2018.… Read More »