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Canadian military investigating whether Winnipeg member involved in hate group

By | August 19, 2019

The Canadian Armed Forces is investigating whether one of its Winnipeg members may be recruiting for an international neo-Nazi organization. Details of the military member’s activities were originally revealed by the Winnipeg Free Press, whose reporter went undercover posing as a recruit. According to the report, the 26-year-old man has been a member of the Army Reserves for… Read More »

Streveler takes over starting QB duties for Bombers as Nichols out for weeks with injury

By | August 19, 2019

Winnipeg Blue Bomber quarterback Matt Nichols is out of the mix for weeks and the team has tapped Chris Streveler as his replacement. Nichols will be out for four-to-six weeks, coach Mike O’Shea said Monday at a Bombers practice. O’Shea would only say Nichols is nursing an upperbody injury. B.C. Lions defensive lineman Shawn Lemon sacked Nichols with nine minutes left… Read More »

Progressive Conservatives offer $10 million to make downtown Winnipeg safer

By | August 19, 2019

A re-elected Progressive Conservative government would spend $10 million to reduce crime in downtown Winnipeg through enforcement and studying best practices. Leader Brian Pallister said Monday his government would crack down on drug use by committing more money to tactical enforcement, better collaboration between police services and trying to prevent drug smuggling through road surveillance. The PCs also would establish… Read More »

East St. Paul man, 82, dies in crash at Perimeter Highway exit ramp: RCMP

By | August 19, 2019

An 82-year-old man is dead after the vehicle he was driving was hit on Henderson Highway while trying to turn onto a Perimeter Highway exit ramp Sunday night, police say. The driver was heading south down Henderson when he started turning left onto a ramp to the Perimeter, RCMP said. A 58-year-old driver travelling north out of Winnipeg crashed into… Read More »