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Langside Street shooting suspect charged with attempted murder

By | June 24, 2019

A 24-year-old man is charged in connection with a shooting in Winnipeg in early June. The man was arrested Thursday and charged with attempted murder, discharging a firearm with intent, possessing a weapon and possessing a controlled substance. He had a weapon and a small amount of crack cocaine on him when the arrest happened, police said. The attempted murder… Read More »

Shopping cart lockers meant to offer them secure place to leave belongings

By | June 24, 2019

Shopping carts do more than shuttle food around grocery store isles — for members of Winnipeg’s homeless community, they often become a way of transporting all of their earthly belongings from place to place. The problem is, it’s impossible to safely leave unattended a cart full of everything from clothes, bedding, food, tools — even cherished family photos — without the threat of… Read More »

New shopping cart lockers offer homeless a secure place to leave belongings

By | June 24, 2019

Shopping carts do more than shuttle food around grocery store isles — for members of Winnipeg’s homeless community, they often become a way of transporting all of their earthly belongings from place to place. The problem is, it’s impossible to safely leave unattended a cart full of everything from clothes, bedding, food, tools — even cherished family photos — without the threat of… Read More »

Shopping cart lockers offer homeless a secure place to leave belongings

By | June 24, 2019

Shopping carts do more than shuttle food around grocery store isles — for members of Winnipeg’s homeless community, they often become a way of transporting all of their earthly belongings from place to place. The problem is, it’s impossible to safely leave unattended a cart full of everything from clothes, bedding, food, tools — even cherished family photos — without the threat of… Read More »

Ottawa to put $13M toward projects to honour lives of MMIWG

By | June 24, 2019

The federal government will provide more than $13 million for community-led projects to help honour the lives and legacies of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls in Canada.  The money will be used for over 100 commemoration projects, Women and Gender Equality Minister Maryam Monsef announced in Winnipeg on Monday morning.  The projects include art installations, monuments, and productions — such… Read More »

Man dead after ATV flips over near western Manitoba town

By | June 24, 2019

A 70-year-old man from Saskatchewan died in an off-road crash near Russell, Man., on Friday.  The collision happened about 35 kilometres northwest of Russell, shortly after 1:30 p.m., Russell RCMP say.  Police said the man, from Churchbridge, Sask., was riding an ATV with another man while searching for cattle on their property. His ATV flipped due to steep terrain, an RCMP… Read More »

Winnipeg Yazidi community calls for car seat donations after crash killed refugee girl

By | June 24, 2019

Members of Winnipeg’s Yazidi community are banding together to get more car seats in the vehicles of refugee families after a five-year-old Yazidi girl died in a crash last week. The girl died Wednesday after the van she was in with her two sisters and mother collided head-on with another vehicle on Dalhousie Drive near Pembina Highway. The mother was uninjured;… Read More »

Winnipeg man dead after falling from California cliff

By | June 24, 2019

A Canadian man died after falling from a nine-metre cliff in Southern California, authorities say. The Orange County Register reports firefighters were called to Modjeska Canyon on Saturday morning after receiving a report that the man fell. Orange County Fire Authority Capt. Larry Kurtz said the man was found dead. Orange county coroner officials identified the man as Charles Low,… Read More »