Province rolling out new civil service internship program

By | January 28, 2019

CTV Winnipeg Published Monday, January 28, 2019 4:09PM CST Last Updated Monday, January 28, 2019 4:43PM CST The Manitoba government is recruiting candidates for a new internship program for those interested in a career in the public service. The Leaders in Training Program is a two-year paid internship that will provide training and development to help people with… Read More »

Officer who fell through ice after catching bus driver stabbing suspect ‘very lucky,’ he says

By | January 28, 2019

A Winnipeg canine unit officer described in court Monday the moment he fell through the ice into the Red River while searching for evidence after the fatal stabbing of a bus driver on the University of Manitoba campus. “I fell in up to my armpits. I ended up catching my arms on the ice,” Winnipeg Police Service Const. Justin… Read More »

RB Russell High School in lock down Monday

By | January 28, 2019

CTV Winnipeg Published Monday, January 28, 2019 2:25PM CST Last Updated Monday, January 28, 2019 2:43PM CST Security measures were put in place at a high school in the North End of Winnipeg Monday after an incident that interrupted student exams. RB Russell Vocational High School was placed in a lock down after an unknown person was reported… Read More »

Jury in Thomas trial hears details of police officer’s fall through ice following arrest on frozen river

By | January 28, 2019

An officer with the Winnipeg Police Service K-9 unit testified Monday morning about falling through the ice on the frozen Red River after a man accused of killing bus driver Irvine Jubal Fraser, 58, was arrested. Brian Kyle Thomas, 24, has pleaded not guilty to second degree murder. A jury is hearing evidence in the case. Const. Justin… Read More »

27,000 parent, grandparent immigration spots snapped up in just minutes

By | January 28, 2019

It took just minutes today for Canadians to snap up 27,000 online application spots for bringing parents or grandparents into the country — fuelling frustration and fury among people who say the new system is flawed. At noon ET today, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada opened up to applicants its online form for indicating interest in sponsoring a family… Read More »

No charges laid against two officers after man injured during arrest: IIU

By | January 28, 2019

Manitoba’s police watchdog has concluded two Winnipeg police officers will not be charged after an incident where a man sustained injuries during his arrest. The Independent Investigation Unit investigated the incident and said the officers were called to a West End restaurant around 3:30 a.m. on Feb. 7, 2016. The officers arrested the man, who they said was… Read More »

New funds to increase nursing positions at Winnipeg obstetrical units

By | January 28, 2019

The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority announced Monday that two obstetrical units are set to receive $2.3 million annually in order to hire more nursing staff. “Additional nursing staff are needed to handle the steady increase in the number of births that obstetrics units at Health Sciences Centre and St. Boniface hospital are seeing,” said Health, Seniors and Active… Read More »