Police arrest 2 in ‘serious incident’ at downtown Winnipeg apartment

By | January 29, 2019

Two men are in custody after Winnipeg police surrounded a Colony Street apartment for hours Monday night. Police were called to a Colony Street apartment at about 3:30 p.m. and blocked off the street between Broadway and York Avenue. They remained on scene until about 12:45 a.m. Tuesday, a police spokesperson said.  A police armoured vehicle was spotted near the… Read More »

‘I’ve come a long way’: Jazz guitarist Chet Breau’s journey from 600 pounds to performing again

By | January 29, 2019

Nearly two years ago, Lenny Chet Breau found himself in the hospital with his life hanging in the balance. At 602 pounds the jazz guitarist was morbidly obese, and his body was shutting down from congestive heart failure. “They had to do surgery immediately in order to save me,” Breau recalled. “They weren’t making any promises if I was… Read More »

Cold weather prompts closures and cancellations

By | January 29, 2019

A prolonged stretch of cold weather is expected across Manitoba, causing closures and cancellations. The following is a list of school, bus and street closures for Jan. 29, which will continue to be updated throughout the day: School and bus closures: – Brandon School Division buses will not be operating outside the city, but buses will run within… Read More »

Cancellations continue as cold weather remains

By | January 29, 2019

CTV Winnipeg Published Tuesday, January 29, 2019 5:13AM CST Last Updated Thursday, January 31, 2019 7:09AM CST A prolonged stretch of cold weather has hit Manitoba, causing closures and cancellations. The following is a list of school, bus and street closures for Jan. 31, which will continue to be updated throughout the day: On Wednesday afternoon, it was… Read More »

Closures and cancellations continue as cold weather remains

By | January 29, 2019

CTV Winnipeg Published Tuesday, January 29, 2019 5:13AM CST Last Updated Thursday, January 31, 2019 4:18AM CST A prolonged stretch of cold weather is expected across Manitoba, causing closures and cancellations. The following is a list of school, bus and street closures for Jan. 31, which will continue to be updated throughout the day: On Wednesday afternoon, it… Read More »

Bus and school cancellations and delays for Wednesday, Thursday

By | January 29, 2019

CTV Winnipeg Published Tuesday, January 29, 2019 5:13AM CST Last Updated Wednesday, January 30, 2019 4:19PM CST A prolonged stretch of cold weather is expected across Manitoba, causing closures and cancellations. On Wednesday afternoon, it was announced that several school divisions in Winnipeg had cancelled buses for the Thursday, Jan. 31 run, including: – Winnipeg School Division –… Read More »

Bus and school cancellations and delays for Wednesday

By | January 29, 2019

CTV Winnipeg Published Tuesday, January 29, 2019 5:13AM CST Last Updated Wednesday, January 30, 2019 9:13AM CST A prolonged stretch of cold weather is expected across Manitoba, causing closures and cancellations. The following is a list of school, bus and street closures for Jan. 30, which will continue to be updated throughout the day: School and bus closures:… Read More »

Bus and school cancellations for Wednesday

By | January 29, 2019

CTV Winnipeg Published Tuesday, January 29, 2019 5:13AM CST Last Updated Wednesday, January 30, 2019 4:21AM CST A prolonged stretch of cold weather is expected across Manitoba, causing closures and cancellations. The following is a list of school, bus and street closures for Jan. 30, which will continue to be updated throughout the day: School and bus closures:… Read More »

‘If you’re waiting for a bus, it is brutal’ but should the city invest in heated shelters or service?

By | January 29, 2019

Winnipeg’s mayor says he still wants to install dozens of new heated bus shelters— but transit advocates say the focus should be on improving service, so people aren’t left waiting in shelters in the first place. Mayor Brian Bowman vowed during the last election to use $4.1 million set aside to replace a roof at Winnipeg Transit’s garage to… Read More »