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Canada Post requests access to documents seized for RCMP fraud investigation at Winnipeg plant

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 18:28:42 EDT


Canada Post is asking for access to documents seized by the RCMP in a fraud investigation into the company it paid to build a mail processing plant in Winnipeg.

'There were a lot of boos': 500 pack hall in Grandview, Man., to discuss EMS overhaul

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 16:56:08 EDT


A meeting in Grandview, Man., this week organized by the town's doctors to discuss planned changes to the province's EMS system attracted a third of the town's population, many angry with the province's lack of consultations with the community beforehand.

Century-old remains of Manitoba soldier to be laid to rest in France

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 16:59:55 EDT


The remains of Manitoba soldier Pte. Reginald Joseph Winfield Johnston, discovered at a construction site in France 100 years after he died in the First World War, will be given a full military burial in a French cemetery next week, along with those of Sgt. Harold Wilfred Shaughnessy of New Brunswick.

UN refugee agency checks on asylum seekers in Emerson

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 14:08:38 EDT


The United Nations refugee agency has sent a representative to Manitoba to check how asylum seekers are being processed near the border with the U.S.

Pallister adds 1 new face, 1 new department in cabinet shuffle

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 12:38:02 EDT


There is one new face, one new department and major changes to another ministry after Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister shuffled his cabinet Thursday.

Police seek man who tried to pull woman into van in Winnipeg

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 17:02:01 EDT


Winnipeg police are looking for a man who tried to drag a woman into his van early Thursday morning.

Inmate died days after force used in arrest, police watchdog says

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 11:30:58 EDT


A man died on Aug. 13, four days after police "used force" in his arrest and processing, the Independent Investigation Unit says.

Police searching Red River for missing teen swimmer

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 14:55:20 EDT


Winnipeg police have been called to the Red River north of the Harry Lazarenko Bridge after a teenage boy seen swimming across it disappeared.

Mountie investigated over alleged improper firearm storage

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 15:49:30 EDT


A Winnipeg RCMP officer is under investigation for allegedly improperly storing a firearm.

13 dead, more than 100 injured after van plows through Barcelona crowd

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 11:41:24 EDT


At least 13 people were killed and more than 100 wounded after a white van plowed into pedestrians in Barcelona's Las Ramblas district.

Tearful reunion as Yazidi boy arrives in Winnipeg

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 06:45:43 EDT


A Yazidi mother and her 12-year-old son had an emotional reunion in Winnipeg early Thursday, three years after their family was separated when captured by ISIS in northern Iraq. She discovered last month that one of her missing sons was alive when she saw his photo on social media.

Niverville partners with private company to build new MRI clinic

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 10:37:11 EDT


The Town of Niverville is partnering with a private company to build a new diagnostic centre that would include an MRI machine to help address long wait-lists for scans in the public system, organizers say.

Woman cut on forehead while in custody, says police watchdog

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 15:50:27 EDT


A woman ended up with a cut on her forehead while she was being placed in a cell after her arrest, a news release from Manitoba's Independent Investigation Unit says.

Sexual assault suspect wanted for Sherbrook Street arson

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 13:03:28 EDT


Leslie Reid Contois, 42, is suspected of a serious sexual assault and arson.

Gun from Calgary recovered, 3 people arrested after raid in Elmwood

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 13:47:36 EDT


Winnipeg police arrested three people after they recovered a stolen firearm and seized several ounces of cocaine and other drugs during a raid on Poplar Avenue.

Far right groups have Winnipeg supporters and must be opposed, says activist, former professor

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 09:34:54 EDT


A Winnipeg anti-racism activist and former sociology professor says the public and authorities should pay close attention to the significance of recent hate graffiti in the city.

Shania Twain announces extensive Now tour for 2018

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 13:15:20 EDT


Canadian country superstar Shania Twain said she was done with touring in 2015, but is now sharing plans for a North American road show in 2018.

Exotic Middle Eastern flavours inspire tabbouleh salad

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 06:00:00 EDT


CBC Manitoba hosts live cooking demonstrations with downtown Winnipeg chefs at the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ Farmers' Market every Thursday at 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. in August.

'We can't sleep': Family pleads for help in hunt for missing Manitoba logger

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 06:00:00 EDT


Marsha McKelvey just wants to find her uncle, but as more time goes by, the number of committed searchers scouring the dense forests in western Manitoba where he disappeared is declining.

Francophone beats speeding ticket issued by non-bilingual officer

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 15:16:08 EDT


A Franco-Manitoban lawyer has successfully challenged a speeding ticket because the officer who pulled him over didn’t offer him service in French.