WINNIPEG — Manitoba RCMP is reminding drivers to not drink and drive this holiday season, after 26 drivers were charged with impaired driving during the first week of the annual holiday checkstop program. The 2019 Holiday Checkstop Program is in full swing and the RCMP has released some numbers from the opening week. From Dec. 1 to 8,… Read More »
WINNIPEG — If you are looking for a spot to break out the skates the Assiniboine Park has the perfect place. The Riley Family Duck Pond is officially open for skating. If you need a place to warm up after being on the ice, there is also a shelter adjacent to the pond. Inside you can find washrooms,… Read More »
Nelson House RCMP are asking for help finding a missing teenager. Avery Ross, 17, was last seen on Thursday, Dec. 5, at around 8:30 p.m. in Nelson House, Man. He is known to frequent Thompson, Cross Lake and Winnipeg, according to an RCMP news release. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact Nelson House RCMP at 204-484-2837.
WINNIPEG — A new action-thriller starring Liam Neeson is set to start filming in Manitoba beginning in February. The film titled ‘The Ice Road’ tells the fictional story of a mine that collapses in northern Canada, trapping some of the miners. In order to bring those who are trapped to safety, rescuers must carry heavy equipment in 18-wheelers… Read More »
WINNIPEG — In November 1969, the Manitoba’s very first kidney transplant from a deceased donor was completed. The recipient’s daughter, Jean Roberts, says her father lived another 13 years, cherished time he spent with his wife and family. “Those years allowed him to experience the addition of seven wonderful grandchildren,” she said in a news release. “It is… Read More »
WINNIPEG — RCMP in Nelson House, Man., is searching for a missing 17-year-old boy. Avery Ross was last seen on Dec. 5, 2019 in Nelson House around 8:30 p.m. He is known to frequent Thompson, Cross Lake, and Winnipeg. RCMP is asking anyone with information about Ross’ whereabouts to call Nelson House RCMP at 204-484-2837.
WINNIPEG — United Way Winnipeg’s annual Koats for Kids fundraiser is coming up short this year, prompting the charity to put an urgent call out to the public. The fundraiser collects winter clothing to give to Winnipeg families in need. It said this year they have already given away 3,000 coats. But with the holidays coming up fast… Read More »
If it comes down to it, newly-elected House of Commons Speaker Anthony Rota says he will evict Jody Wilson-Raybould, the Independent MP currently locked in a dispute over office space with her former party. “I mean, obviously we have a process in place, there’s a tradition in place,” he said in a recent interview with Power and Politics host Vassy… Read More »
WINNIPEG — The Manitoba Museum’s ‘Bringing Our Stories Forward’ renewal project is closer to achieving its fundraising goals thanks to a $250,000 gift from Manitoba’s credit unions. The project, slated for completion in November 2020, is intended to transform more than 42 per cent of the museum’s galleries. In a Friday news release from the museum, Credit Union… Read More »
WINNIPEG — After a number of credit and debit cards, and identity documents were stolen from Winnipeg homes and vehicles, police have arrested a woman and charged her with a long list of forgery, fraud and identity theft-related charges. Winnipeg police said between August 2018 and December 2019, several people’s identity or financial documents were stolen during break-ins.… Read More »