‘They will have to surface’: Community vigilance key to bringing B.C. fugitives to justice, experts say

By | August 1, 2019

Though the massive hunt for two B.C. fugitives is scaling down in northern Manitoba, experts say participation by the public will remain key to bringing Kam McLeod and Bryer Schmegelsky to justice. The RCMP said Wednesday they are reducing their presence in the area, which since July 23 has led officers and military personnel on a taxing search through rough terrain … Read More »

Chynna Deese’s brother asks ‘entire country of Canada’ to help catch suspects

By | August 1, 2019

British Deese takes long pauses as he speaks, grasping for the right words to describe life since his 24-year-old sister, Chynna Deese, was found dead on an isolated stretch of highway in northern B.C. “Right now, we’re just paralyzed. So I can’t tell you when or what the next step is, or what even tomorrow looks like,” the 27-year-old said over the… Read More »

Chynna Deese’s brother asks ‘entire country of Canada’ to help bring suspects in as family mourns

By | August 1, 2019

British Deese takes long pauses as he speaks, grasping for the right words to describe life since his 24-year-old sister, Chynna Deese, was found dead on an isolated stretch of highway in northern B.C. “Right now, we’re just paralyzed. So I can’t tell you when or what the next step is, or what even tomorrow looks like,” the 27-year-old says over the… Read More »

Golf ball-sized hail reported in southern Manitoba

By | July 31, 2019

Environment Canada says golf ball-sized hail pelted an area southeast of Portage la Prairie on Wednesday night as part of a thunderstorm capable of producing high wind gusts and heavy rain. The weather agency said shortly before 10 p.m. it was tracking three severe thunderstorms, one southeast of Portage la Prairie, another south of Manitou near the U.S. border, and… Read More »

Job satisfaction among Winnipeg health-care workers slipping, annual survey suggests

By | July 31, 2019

By nearly every measure, a new survey suggests staff with the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority are less satisfied in their work than a year ago. Employee engagement among Winnipeg health-care workers in 2018 dropped across all seven job roles listed in the survey, from front-line employees to specialists, with the slip largest among senior management and executive leaders. It also says respondents are… Read More »

Valour benefits from late penalty kick again

By | July 31, 2019

For the second time in a row, Valour FC scraped a point at home with a late penalty kick, as they drew 2-2 with Pacific FC on Wednesday. Michael Petrasso’s produced the last-gasp equalizer. Valour opened the game on a good note, with recent signing Michele Paolucci scoring in his first start for the club. The Italian forward volleyed… Read More »

Valour benefit from late penalty kick again

By | July 31, 2019

For the second time in a row, Valour FC scraped a point at home with a late penalty kick, as they drew 2-2 with Pacific FC on Wednesday. Michael Petrasso’s produced the last-gasp equalizer. Valour opened the game on a good note, with recent signing Michele Paolucci scoring in his first start for the club. The Italian forward volleyed… Read More »

Red River College criticized for ‘inexplicable and regrettable’ decision not to renew president’s contract

By | July 31, 2019

Red River College president Paul Vogt says he’s shocked and disappointed by the Winnipeg college’s decision not to renew his contract when his term ends next year — a decision questioned by others in the education community. “I had expressed my eagerness to continue as president, so I can’t hide my disappointment over the decision,” Vogt said in an email… Read More »

Body of missing boater, 20, found on South Indian Lake

By | July 31, 2019

CTV News Winnipeg Published Wednesday, July 31, 2019 6:12PM CST Last Updated Wednesday, July 31, 2019 6:13PM CST A two-day search for a missing boater on South Indian Lake ended with the discovery of the 21-year-old’s body, RCMP said Wednesday. The man from South Indian Lake was reported missing at around 7:15 p.m. on July 25, police said,… Read More »