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Decision to pull trigger in fatal Thompson shooting was consistent with RCMP training, officer’s trial hears

By | June 25, 2019

Const. Abram Letkeman’s decision to fire the shots that killed Steven Campbell in 2015 was consistent with RCMP training, a police use of force expert told a Thompson, Man., court on Tuesday.  Christopher Butler testified his review of the case concluded that Letkeman perceived Campbell, 39, as a threat to his life on Nov. 21, 2015, when the officer ended… Read More »

City cancels plans to hire contractor to dismantle Winnipeg homeless camps

By | June 25, 2019

The City of Winnipeg is cancelling its plans to dismantle homeless camps amid pressure from several advocates. In May, the city released a request for proposals on its website, looking for a contractor to help discard “bulky waste” that makes up “temporary homeless shelters,” collect and dispose of “biohazardous” items from parks and other public areas, and collect used needles. … Read More »

Green Party of Canada nibbles away at Liberal support, poll suggests

By | June 25, 2019

A new poll of federal voting intentions in Manitoba might prompt Liberal candidates to see Green in their rear-view mirrors. The Probe Research poll for the Winnipeg Free Press has the federal Green Party edging into double-digit support (13 per cent) among decided and leaning voters. Canadians will vote for a new federal government on Oct. 21. Probe Research… Read More »

2 Manitobans dead after motorcycle hit deer, RCMP say

By | June 25, 2019

A motorcycle rider and his passenger are dead after being thrown from their bike when it collided with a deer on the Yellowhead Highway, Manitoba RCMP said Tuesday morning. Neither the driver, 64, nor the 76-year-old woman who was his passenger, both from Strathclair, Man., survived the crash on the interprovincial road in southwestern Manitoba. Yellowhead RCMP responded to the fatal motorcycle collision… Read More »

Teen reported last seen in Long Plain First Nation safely located: Winnipeg police

By | June 25, 2019

Manitoba·Updated A 16-year-old last seen on Sunday night in Long Plain First Nation has been safely located, police said Tuesday afternoon. Social Sharing The 16-year-old girl has been located, police said Tuesday CBC News · Posted: Jun 25, 2019 10:54 AM CT | Last Updated: June 25 Winnipeg police say a 16-year-old previously reported missing has been safely located.… Read More »