On a wing and a prayer: Winnipeg man finds live butterfly in his garage — in January

By | January 29, 2019

A Winnipeg family is harbouring an unexpected guest after a butterfly was found hiding out inside their garage over the weekend — alive. “It can’t do anything but put a smile on your face, you know, to just see something so beautiful like that when you’re not expecting it,” said John Watson, who made the discovery on Sunday.… Read More »

Should Winnipeg get more heated bus shelters?

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 »

Leak in the men’s shower drain the latest problem at $214M police headquarters

By | January 29, 2019

Water poured down from a shower drain into a busy office where people in custody are detained and processed at Winnipeg Police Headquarters on Saturday. A video of the leak shared with CBC shows water raining down on scaffolding and lockers in the central processing area — just a short distance from desks and employee uniforms. It’s the latest trouble… Read More »

Bruce McArthur pleads guilty to 8 counts of 1st-degree murder

By | January 29, 2019

Bruce McArthur pleaded guilty to eight counts of first-degree murder when the 67-year-old appeared in a downtown Toronto courtroom today and admitted to killing eight men between 2010 and 2017. The self-employed landscaper was arrested in January 2018 after years of speculation within Toronto’s Gay Village neighbourhood that missing persons cases were connected. Ultimately, McArthur was charged in the… Read More »

Alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur expected to plead guilty

By | January 29, 2019

Bruce McArthur has admitted to killing eight men in Toronto in the period between 2010 and 2017. McArthur, 67, pleaded guilty to eight counts of first-degree murder in a downtown Toronto courtroom Tuesday. The self-employed landscaper was arrested in January 2018 after years of speculation within Toronto’s gay village neighbourhood about connections between missing persons cases. Ultimately, McArthur… Read More »

Alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur appears in court this morning

By | January 29, 2019

Alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur is appearing in a Toronto courtroom Tuesday morning ahead of a trial scheduled for next year. McArthur, 67, faces eight counts of first-degree murder. He is accused of preying on men who disappeared from Toronto’s Gay Village between 2010 and 2017. On Monday, Toronto police released a statement saying: “A significant development in… Read More »

Ottawa to examine First Nation’s water system after residents voice concerns

By | January 29, 2019

The federal government says it will look into what it would take to improve the water and sewer system in Garden Hill First Nation in Northern Manitoba — a fly-in reserve where many residents refuse to drink their tap water for fear it’s unsafe. About 180 homes in the community lack running water and indoor plumbing altogether. Michel… Read More »

Alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur to appear in court this morning

By | January 29, 2019

Alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur is set to make an appearance in a Toronto courtroom Tuesday morning ahead of a trial scheduled for next year. McArthur, 67, faces eight counts of first-degree murder. He is accused of preying on men who disappeared from Toronto’s Gay Village between 2010 and 2017. On Monday, Toronto police released a statement saying:… Read More »

Police respond to ‘ongoing serious incident’ on Colony Street

By | January 29, 2019

Renée Rodgers, CTV News Published Tuesday, January 29, 2019 12:24AM CST Last Updated Tuesday, January 29, 2019 12:32AM CST A large number of police officers were outside of a building in downtown Winnipeg Monday night for what Winnipeg Police Service called an “ongoing serious incident”. Police did not give many details but officers, some with long guns, were… Read More »