Tag Archives: News/Canada/Manitoba

‘A refugee is a refugee’: Asylum changes threaten Canada’s ‘gold standard’ system

By | April 20, 2019

Canada is celebrating a milestone — the 40th anniversary of Canada’s private refugee sponsorship regime, which has resettled 327,000 refugees. Canadians most recently helped resettle thousands of Syrian refugees. Indeed, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has welcomed refugees at our airports and the government promoted Syrian resettlement with the hashtag #refugeeswelcome. This celebration is in stark contrast to the Trudeau… Read More »

Winnipeggers take part in Way of the Cross walk

By | April 19, 2019

Manitoba·Video Roughly 700 people took part in St. Emile Church’s second annual Way of the Cross walk Friday. Social Sharing Posted: Apr 19, 2019 6:41 PM CT | Last Updated: April 20 Roughly 700 people took part in St. Emile Church’s second annual Way of the Cross walk Friday. 1:12 Report Typo or Error|Send Feedback

Winnipeg academics’ open letter urges change to Millennium Library security

By | April 19, 2019

A group of Winnipeg academics is urging change to new security screening measures at the Millennium Library, which they say contradicts the goal of public libraries and fall hardest on the people who need the library the most. An open letter from the group of close to 40 faculty members and librarians calls airport-style security screening at the downtown library invasive,… Read More »

Missing man, 62, last seen in Winnipeg

By | April 19, 2019

Garry Albert Beaudry, 62, was last seen on March 26. (Submitted by Winnipeg Police Service) Winnipeg police are asking for help to find a missing man last seen in March. Garry Albert Beaudry, 62, was last seen near the Salvation Army Winnipeg Booth Centre on Henry Street on March 26, police said in a Friday news release. Police are… Read More »

Police ask public for video, information after death near rail tracks

By | April 19, 2019

Winnipeg police are asking anyone with surveillance video footage of the area where a man was fatally shot Thursday to come forward. The victim has been identified as Joselito Fernandez, a 53-year-old man from Winnipeg. He was found unresponsive near the CP tracks close to Selkirk Avenue shortly before 3 a.m. Thursday. He was taken to hospital, where… Read More »

Assault, robbery at BerMax restaurant likely motivated by hate: police

By | April 19, 2019

A woman was assaulted and a Winnipeg restaurant was spray-painted with hateful graffiti Thursday, police say.  Police were called to BerMax Caffé and Bistro around 10:45 p.m.  The woman was taken to hospital in stable condition, treated and released, police say. Police say the entire restaurant was “severely vandalized,” spray-painted with hate-related graffiti. Police are investigating whether a robbery… Read More »

Hate likely motivation behind assault, vandalism at BerMax Caffe: police

By | April 19, 2019

A woman was assaulted and a Winnipeg restaurant was spray-painted with hateful graffiti Thursday, police say.  Police were called to BerMax Caffé and Bistro, on Corydon Avenue just east of Kenaston Boulevard, around 10:45 p.m.  The woman was taken to hospital in stable condition, treated and released, police say. Police say the entire restaurant was “severely vandalized” and spray-painted with… Read More »

‘Most brazen act of anti-Semitism we’ve seen’: Jewish community reeling after attack at BerMax Caffe

By | April 19, 2019

A woman was assaulted and a Winnipeg restaurant was spray-painted with hateful graffiti Thursday, police say.  Police were called to BerMax Caffé and Bistro, on Corydon Avenue just east of Kenaston Boulevard, around 10:45 p.m.  The woman was taken to hospital in stable condition, treated and released, police say. Police say the entire restaurant was “severely vandalized” and spray-painted with… Read More »