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Keewatin Air flight badly damaged in emergency landing at Gillam, Man.

By | April 25, 2019

Federal investigators are travelling to Gillam, Man., where a Keewatin Air flight enroute to Churchill from Winnipeg was badly damaged Wednesday night during an emergency landing, a Transportation Safety Board spokesperson says “It seems there was a partial landing gear collapse and substantial damage to the aircraft,” Eric Collard said Thursday. The flight, which carried four people —… Read More »

Medevac plane badly damaged during emergency landing at Gillam, Man.

By | April 25, 2019

No one was injured when a medevac flight attempting an emergency landing touched down just short of the runway at Gillam Airport in northern Manitoba around 7 p.m. Wednesday, the RCMP said Thursday. However, the Beechcraft Super King Air 200 suffered heavy damage when it landed on ice at Stephens Lake, the Mounties said. The Keewatin Air medevac flight was carrying… Read More »

2nd man charged in random home invasion that killed Jaime Adao, 17

By | April 25, 2019

A second person has been charged in connection with the death of a 17-year-old who was killed in what police say was a random home invasion last month. Geordie Delmar James, 34, was charged with manslaughter Wednesday in the death of Jaime Adao Jr., police said Thursday. Police say they believe James was in the home during the March 3 homicide. Adao was studying at… Read More »

Official leading probe of city building inspectors resigns

By | April 25, 2019

The person leading an investigation into allegations city building inspectors conducted personal business on the taxpayers’ dime, is leaving the city’s public service. In an email sent to Mayor Brian Bowman and members of council, the City of Winnipeg’s chief administrative officer, Doug McNeil, said Robert Kirby has accepted a job outside Manitoba. “We are disappointed that Robert will be leaving,… Read More »

Mayor offered copy of private investigation on building inspectors

By | April 25, 2019

Winnipeg’s mayor says he was contacted on his private cellphone by a lawyer representing an anonymous group that paid for private investigators to tail city building inspectors and he was offered a copy of their confidential findings. Brian Bowman told reporters Thursday the lawyer called him Easter Monday but he declined to accept the package. The lawyer said the documents,… Read More »

Missing preschoolers found safe: police

By | April 25, 2019

Police say two preschoolers have been found safe, after asking for help to find them Thursday. The Manitoba First Nations Police Service asked for help to find the siblings, aged three and four, who had last been seen in Waywayseecappo First Nation, a community is about 285 kilometres west-northwest of Winnipeg, east of Russell, Man. CBC News has removed the photos… Read More »