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Winnipeg man who installed hidden cameras in ex-wife’s home sentenced to 2 years in jail

By | February 15, 2019

A Winnipeg man who broke into his ex-wife’s home and installed hidden cameras in the walls was sentenced on Friday morning to two years in jail. But his ex-wife remains fearful of the man — and worried that he still has intimate images from the cameras. Because of a court-ordered publication ban, CBC News is not naming the people involved… Read More »

Amber Alert for missing Ontario girl leads to influx of calls to Winnipeg 911

By | February 15, 2019

An emergency Amber Alert about a missing Ontario girl sent to some Winnipeg cellphones late Thursday led to a spike in calls to the city’s emergency call centre — many expressing displeasure about receiving the message — that police say tied up Winnipeg’s 911 system. Winnipeg police spokesperson Const. Tammy Skrabek says the influx in calls put lives at risk.… Read More »

Manitoba Metis Federation program to help 400 families buy homes this year

By | February 15, 2019

A new program from the Manitoba Metis Federation is aiming to give some families a head start on home ownership. The Metis First Time Home Purchase Program will roll out this spring and provide up to $15,000 for down payments to roughly 400 ​Métis families this year, the federation said in a news release Friday. “The Métis were promised land.… Read More »

Violent sex offender missing from B.C. might be headed to Winnipeg, police say

By | February 15, 2019

Joseph Davis is wanted on a Canada-wide warrant for missing his curfew. He is described as 5-8 and 178 pounds with short blond hair, blue eyes, and numerous tattoos on his arms. (Vancouver Police Department) A Canada-wide warrant has been issued for the arrest of a violent sexual offender who police say might be headed to Winnipeg. Joseph… Read More »

‘We just want our voices heard’: Protest truck convoy passes through Manitoba en route to Ottawa

By | February 15, 2019

A convoy of at least 70 trucks protesting Ottawa’s oil and gas policies is passing through Manitoba on Friday on its way to Parliament Hill, hoping to pick up steam among local drivers. “We want the current government to realize that they have a huge disconnect with a lot of issues, and the biggest is our oil and gas industry… Read More »

‘We just want our voices heard’: Protest truck passes through Manitoba en route to Ottawa

By | February 15, 2019

A convoy of at least 70 trucks protesting Ottawa’s oil and gas policies is passing through Manitoba on Friday on its way to Parliament Hill, hoping to pick up steam among local drivers. “We want the current government to realize that they have a huge disconnect with a lot of issues, and the biggest is our oil and gas industry… Read More »