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Frank Ostrowski asks to cancel bankruptcy in anticipation of payout from wrongful conviction suit

By | July 14, 2020

Frank Ostrowski is backing out of a 2019 bankruptcy claim, and instead plans to pay more than $250,000 in debt with money he expects to receive from a wrongful conviction lawsuit. In an affidavit filed in Manitoba’s Court of Queen’s Bench in June, Ostrowski said when he applied for bankruptcy in February 2019, he didn’t think to tell the bankruptcy trustee… Read More »

Low COVID-19 case numbers pose new challenge for public health messaging, experts say

By | July 14, 2020

Manitoba’s streak of nearly two weeks without a new case of COVID-19 poses a new challenge for public health officials trying to urge caution, experts say. “I think everybody in the medical research, public health communities is trying to figure out how we best message [regarding] how to remain vigilant, when we’re in a community where we have zero cases,” said… Read More »

Severe thunderstorms bring funnel cloud, high winds and heavy rain to southern Manitoba

By | July 13, 2020

A funnel cloud and wind gusts topping 104 kilometres per hour were reported near Dauphin, Man. Monday afternoon, according to Environment and Climate Change Canada. “It was definitely a serious thunderstorm,” said meteorologist Dave Carlsen. The severe thunderstorm warning was in effect for the entire rural municipality of Dauphin, including Sifton and Valley River, as well as the rural municipality of… Read More »

Missing man, 21, last seen Monday morning on Sandy Bay First Nation

By | July 13, 2020

Manitoba First Nations Police are asking for help finding a missing 21-year-old man from Sandy Bay First Nation. Ethan Markus James Beaulieu was last seen by his girlfriend on Monday morning, the police service said in a release Monday evening. Police are concerned for his wellbeing.  Beaulieu is described as being five feet, nine inches tall and weighing… Read More »

RCMP search for 24-year-old last seen at gas station in St. Laurent, Man.

By | July 13, 2020

RCMP officers from the detachment in Lundar, Man. are searching for a 24-year-old woman who went missing last weekend. Just after 7 p.m. on Saturday, Mounties received a report that Crystel Mary Rose Thomas was missing. Thomas was last seen at 1:15 a.m. Saturday at a gas station in St. Laurent, Man., a community near the eastern shore of Lake Manitoba… Read More »

Phasing out phases: Manitoba moves to new system for COVID-19 restrictions

By | July 13, 2020

There will be no future phases of Manitoba’s rolling back of pandemic restrictions, as the province instead moves to base restrictions on the levels of risk at any given time.  Dr. Brent Roussin, the province’s chief public health officer, said Monday that Manitoba will instead move toward a “rapid response system” in the coming weeks that will base… Read More »

Mother arrested for causing collision that killed her 5-year-old daughter: Winnipeg police

By | July 13, 2020

A mother was arrested Sunday after causing a collision with an oncoming vehicle over a year ago that resulted in the death of her five-year-old daughter, the Winnipeg Police Service says. On June 19, 2019, first responders attended the scene of a two-vehicle collision on Dalhousie Drive in Fort Richmond, between Pembina Highway and Rochester and Baylor Avenues. Three… Read More »