Tag Archives: News/Canada/Manitoba

Bell MTS Place skywalk to close all summer for renovations

By | April 25, 2019

A busy section of downtown Winnipeg’s skywalk system is set to close for the summer. The Bell MTS Place skywalk connecting Portage Place and Cityplace along Hargrave Street, through the area — including the bridge to Cityplace — will be closed for renovations starting May 6. True North Sports & Entertainment, which owns and operates the downtown arena, says the renovations will include new flooring… Read More »

Car-train collision sends teen to hospital

By | April 25, 2019

A car-train collision in the rural municipality of Springfield sent a young man to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries on Wednesday afternoon, Manitoba RCMP say. The yyouth, 17, was driving north on Briercliff Road when he collided with the train at an uncontrolled crossing just south of Garven Road (Highway 213), about 25 kilometres east of Winnipeg, police said… Read More »

Family accused of staging an anti-Semitic attack has been facing financial troubles

By | April 25, 2019

A Winnipeg family accused of staging an anti-Semitic attack at their cafe has been facing financial troubles, including a six-figure lawsuit. Oxana and Alexander Berent, along with their son Maxim, have denied police allegations they faked an attack last Thursday inside the BerMax Caffe and Bistro. They were charged Wednesday with public mischief, after police investigated a report… Read More »

Former Winnipeg cop tells court he didn’t point gun at female colleague

By | April 25, 2019

A former Winnipeg police officer testified he never accidentally or intentionally pointed a shotgun at a female colleague. Leroy Gold is on trial in provincial court on charges of pointing a firearm and uttering threats stemming from two alleged encounters with Const. Danielle Prefontaine in 2016. “At no time did I point a firearm at Danielle or anyone… Read More »

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 »