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Winnipeg police close lane on Provencher east of Tache

By | May 22, 2019

Several Winnipeg police vehicles are slowing traffic near the corner of Provencher Boulevard and Tache Avenue Tuesday morning. Police were spotted at the busy St. Boniface corner just after 7 p.m. Monday and remained parked just outside of Provencher businesses through rush hour Tuesday morning. Provencher was down to one eastbound lane near the Pizza Hotline restaurant. Police… Read More »

Unresponsive man taken to hospital after police respond to disturbance in St. Boniface

By | May 22, 2019

Manitoba’s Independent Investigation Unit has been notified after an incident in St. Boniface Tuesday evening saw a man taken to hospital in critical condition. Officers received reports at about 6 p.m. of a man wandering in traffic near the corner of Provencher Boulevard and Tache Avenue and believed to be hallucinating, police said.  The man tried to get into… Read More »

Owner appeals after dogs that attacked 5-year-old girl ordered destroyed

By | May 22, 2019

The owner of two dogs that attacked a five-year-old girl in the city’s North End last month is fighting a decision by Winnipeg’s Animal Services Agency to put his dogs down. Kingsley Heart is scheduled to appear before the Protection, Community Services and Parks Committee Wednesday to appeal the decision that found his dogs, Ronnie and Reggie, are “exceptionally… Read More »

Dogs that attacked 5-year-old girl ordered destroyed, owner’s appeal rejected

By | May 22, 2019

A committee voted unanimously to support the city’s Animal Services Agency’s decision to euthanize two dogs that attacked a a five-year-old girl in the city’s North End last month. Kingsley Heart, along with his mother and spouse, pleaded before the Protection, Community Services and Parks Committee Wednesday to reject the decision that found his dogs, Ronnie and Reggie, are… Read More »

Dogs that attacked 5-year-old Winnipeg girl ordered destroyed, owner’s appeal rejected

By | May 22, 2019

A city committee voted unanimously Wednesday to support a decision by Winnipeg’s Animal Services Agency decision to euthanize two dogs that attacked a five-year-old girl in the city’s North End last month. Kingsley Heart, along with his mother and spouse, pleaded before the protection, community services and parks committee to reject the decision that found his dogs, Ronnie and Reggie, are… Read More »

U of M board approves new budget, including $250K for sexual violence, anti-racism supports

By | May 21, 2019

The University of Manitoba is dedicating $250,000 in its new budget for sexual violence and anti-racism supports. The university’s board of directors voted shortly before 5 p.m. Tuesday to approve the new budget, which will also include a tuition increase of 3.75 per cent for the coming academic year. John Danakas, spokesperson for U of M, wrote in an… Read More »

Efficiency Manitoba running without employees for months: NDP

By | May 21, 2019

Efficiency Manitoba had no employees nearly a year after the Crown corporation devoted to saving electricity was introduced to Manitobans. The corporation did not have any staff, with the exception of the appointed board of directors and acting CEO, until January of this year, according to a letter Manitoba’s ombudsman wrote to the NDP. The Efficiency Manitoba Act was… Read More »

Critics of Millennium library security measures demand changes ahead of public report

By | May 21, 2019

At the top of their voices, a couple dozen protesters took turns reading out passages from their favourite books on the steps of city hall Tuesday afternoon to demonstrate against security measures that have been in place at the Millennium Library for the last few months. “At first I was furious, I’m still angry, this has just dragged on and on… Read More »