City hall is heading for a showdown with the police union over funding of the police pension plan as the two sides are about begin bargaining a new contract. Concerns over the cost of the city’s share of pension contributions prompted Chief Financial Officer Mike Ruta to send a letter last
For the second time in as many weeks, an inmate in the custody of the Winnipeg Remand Centre has died. Justice officials confirmed that a man in the custody of the remand centre died in hospital Tuesday. The news comes after a man in the custody of the same remand centre died the morning of […]
OTTAWA — A Yazidi woman who escaped the horrors of life as an Islamic State sex slave could not hold back her tears as she thanked Canada for unanimously supporting a call to offer asylum to others who have faced the same plight. The House of Commons voted unanimously Tuesday in favour of…
Winnipeg and Saskatoon have joined forces in a bid to host the 2019 world junior hockey championships, a True North Sports and Entertainment official confirmed Tuesday. The bid was made Tuesday to Hockey Canada officials in Calgary. “The interview process went well,” said Rob Wozny,
The University of Manitoba and its faculty will begin mediation Thursday and continue through the weekend to try to avoid a Nov. 1 strike. That same day, the U of M Students Union will meet in the evening to gather from its council members the names of as many professors as possible who intend
The head of the city’s largest civic union said he’s not concerned his bargaining team will face a pension showdown with city hall, similar to what is happening with the Winnipeg Police Association. Gord Delbridge, president of Local 500 of the Canadian Union of Public Employees,
Winnipeg – True North Sports + Entertainment Vice President of Communications and Community Engagement Rob Wozny has confirmed to 680 CJOB that Winnipeg and Saskatoon have made a joint bid to host the 2019 World Junior Hockey Championships. “It was part of an open bid process, we put in a bid, and we were invited […]
Antti Niemi made 28 saves and the Dallas Stars beat the Winnipeg Jets 3-2 on Tuesday night.
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Police say up to 10 ounces of suspected fentanyl in a bag was found in the home where a nine-month-old baby was found in critical condition last week. They also found a cutting agent and a contaminated bowl and spoon. The mother and father of the baby have been criminally charged after he was
Crown prosecutors are seeking a life sentence for a Winnipeg man who brutally attacked and repeatedly sexually assaulted two women, leaving one for dead in the freezing Assiniboine River. Justin Hudson, now 22, has pleaded guilty to two counts of aggravated sexual assault against the two
WINNIPEG – The parents of a baby that almost died because of suspected fentanyl in the home have been arrested. Police and paramedics were called to a home on Aikins Street last week because the nine month old boy was in medical distress. He was rushed to hospital in critical condition. Police noticed what they […]
WINNIPEG – A local pigeon racing organizer is standing up for a man who wants to house the birds in his River Heights backyard. Residents aren’t too happy with a proposal to keep 45 racing pigeons in a loft. They have concerns about noise, smell, health risks and even property values decreasing. Bill Voulgaris tells […]
WINNIPEG – The group that looks into serious incidents involving police has two new cases. The Independent Investigation Unit of Manitoba says the separate incidents involve two people who reported being hurt while being arrested by Winnipeg Police officers. The first happened in February when a man claimed that as he was being handcuffed, his […]
Animal rights activist and photographer Jo-Anne McArthur is in town for a presentation at the Park Theatre (Tue Oct. 25) and dropped by the studio to talk about her work exposing animal cruelty around the world. She also spoke about her book “We Animals”, meat consumption and much more. Here’s that conversation
Winnipeg fire crews were called to the corner of McGregor Street and Flora Avenue Tuesday night after reports of a fire.
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A group of young people has set up a fake Nanny State store in Calgary to show what the future might look like if government forces get their way in regulating what we can and cannot consume. Here’s my conversation with David Clement of Students For Liberty.
WINNIPEG – A courtroom is determining the sentence of Justin Hudson who pleaded guilty in December to two counts of aggravated sexual assault including a brutal attack on a 16-year-old girl. The girl was walking near the Assiniboine River late one evening in November of 2014 when she was beaten, sexually assaulted and thrown in […]
WINNIPEG –An inmate has died at the Remand Centre for the second time this month. The province confirmed to Global News that the inmate was taken to hospital in serious condition, where he died. Officials will not say whether the death was medical or trauma related. It comes less than two weeks after the death […]
Winnipeg – Linebacker Moe Leggett and receiver Darvin Adams both were full participants as the Winnipeg Blue bombers returned to practice Tuesday from their bye week. And all signs point to both of them returning to the lineup when the Bombers host the Ottawa RedBlacks Saturday afternoon at Investors Group Field. Leggett, who is tied […]
WINNIPEG – It should be a very interesting day at City Hall Wednesday. The controversial growth fee bylaw will be voted on by all city councillors. But before that happens, John Orlikow will put forth a motion that would make the whole plan more transparent. “It will, for the first time in this entire debate, […]
A Manitoba boy who was arrested for using social media to express support for the Islamic militant group ISIS last year will not be sentenced Tuesday as was expected, CBC News has learned.
The mounting costs associated with keeping the Winnipeg Police Pension Plan afloat have forced the city to approach its police unions about changing the plan.
Three women are suing the City of Winnipeg, claiming they were injured in falls caused by lack of maintenance and the poor condition of sidewalks.
A public screening of Gord Downie’s Secret Path in Kenora, Ont., on Sunday brought residential school survivors face-to-face with community members who knew little about their suffering in the city that was home to Charlie Wenjack’s residential school.
A Saskatchewan couple says a new phone service in Manitoba is about to make a lot of money off of Manitoba inmates and their families. Alissa Sorensen faced nearly $4,000 in phone bills after her husband served five-months in a Regina jail which uses the same system.
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A majority of Manitobans are willing to pay more in taxes in return for a universal child care system.
Two complaints have been filed against Winnipeg cops to the Independent Investigation Unit.
A nine-month-old baby had to be treated with the antidote to fentanyl after being rushed to hospital in critical condition.
A teenager who was beaten, sexually assaulted and thrown in a Winnipeg river two years ago says she continues to carry physical and emotional scars.
The answer to mounting concerns over the stability of pension plans in Manitoba might be found by looking at legislative changes in other provinces. That’s what Premier Brian Pallister acknowledges has been done in provinces such as Quebec to ease the challenging contribution requirements
What does accessibility look like? It may look like ramps and wider doors for wheelchairs at restaurants and cafés or accessible seating at concerts and sporting events. It may look like having American Sign Language interpreters at speaking events. In the theatre world, accessibility is
As the annual flu shot blitz rolls out today through Thursday at community health clinics in the city, authorities have a target group in mind. The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority is urging people aged 18 to 40 to roll up their sleeves because that group rarely gets the vaccine. But as
A mattress fire brought emergency crews to a home in Winnipeg’s West End on Tuesday morning.
It was Thanksgiving Day, but Rick Swidinsky was anything but thankful about what he ended up being compelled to give on that holiday Monday. After all, who wants to be tagged with a traffic fine. Especially when it feels like an unjust cash grab by a cash-strapped city. Actually, it was a
A new poll conducted for the Manitoba Child Care Association shows strong public support to have affordable daycare spaces for every child who needs one, the MCCA said Tuesday morning. The Probe Research poll conducted in September shows that 75 per cent of Manitobans polled believe that
A mattress was the source of an early morning fire Tuesday at a Sherbrook Street house that is under police investigation. There was extensive smoke billowing from the second floor of the two-storey house when Winnipeg fire crews arrived at 700 Sherbrook St. at about 4:30 a.m. A fire department