Company lost millions to alleged fraud: Winnipeg police

By | January 25, 2019

A 42-year-old man is facing a slew of fraud-related charges after police say the company he worked for lost over $4 million. Police said while the man was working as chief financial officer, he allegedly used his position and a number of “deceptive strategies” to convert the company’s money for his own personal benefit. According to police, between… Read More »

Low risk of significant flood along Red River in U.S. this spring: weather service

By | January 25, 2019

There’s little risk of a major flood along the Red River basin south of the border, according to the first flood outlook of the year from the U.S. National Weather Service.  The threat of “significant, impactful snowmelt flooding” is low along the Red River and its tributaries in North Dakota and Minnesota, warning co-ordination meteorologist Greg Gust said… Read More »

Teen girl missing from Swan River, say RCMP

By | January 25, 2019

The RCMP are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing 15-year-old girl from Swan River, Man. Jasmine Lavallee was last seen just before 11 p.m. on Jan. 15. She was in the area of 4th Street in the western Manitoba town, RCMP said. Police believe she might be in the area of Portage la Prairie or Long Plain First Nation. Lavallee is described as… Read More »

‘Amy left a bit of her heart in everyone’ before she died by suicide, mom says

By | January 25, 2019

Amy Paterson had ‘beautiful brown eyes’ that captivated her mother from the day she was born. (Supplied/Brenda Paterson) On Saturday, Jan. 26, AMYing a Cure, with Female Hockey Winnipeg, will host a fundraiser for mental health at the annual All-Star Game at Winnipeg’s East End Arena. Funds raised will support mental health programs in honour of Amy Paterson, who died by suicide in 2009. Here… Read More »

The story of Amy: A mother honours her lost daughter’s life

By | January 25, 2019

Amy Paterson had ‘beautiful brown eyes’ that captivated her mother from the day she was born. (Supplied/Brenda Paterson) On Saturday, Jan. 26, AMYing a Cure, with Female Hockey Winnipeg, will host a fundraiser for mental health at the annual All-Star Game at Winnipeg’s East End Arena. Funds raised will support mental health programs in honour of Amy Paterson, who died by suicide in 2009. Here… Read More »

Frigid, dangerous cold grips nearly all of Manitoba

By | January 25, 2019

Manitoba remains in the clutches of an extreme cold warning that is bringing wind chill values as biting as –50. And it doesn’t look to be letting up anytime soon. Environment Canada says “a multi-day episode of very cold wind chills is expected” as a ridge of high pressure settles into the province. Across the south, the daytime temperatures for the… Read More »

Trump ally Roger Stone vows to contest charges from special counsel probe

By | January 25, 2019

Roger Stone, a confidant and former campaign adviser of U.S. President Donald Trump, has been arrested on several criminal charges stemming from the U.S. special counsel’s Russia investigation, according to a grand jury indictment made public Friday. Stone, who was indicted on Thursday and arrested early Friday morning at his home in Florida, faces one count of obstruction of an official… Read More »

Trump ally Stone arrested for witness tampering, obstruction, false statements

By | January 25, 2019

Roger Stone, a confidant and former campaign adviser of U.S. President Donald Trump, has been arrested on several criminal charges stemming from the U.S. special counsel’s Russia investigation, according to a grand jury indictment made public Friday. Stone, who was indicted on Thursday and arrested early Friday morning in Florida, faces one count of obstruction of an official proceeding, five counts… Read More »