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Zebra mussels testing in Manitoba's Clear Lake could trigger potash treatment response
Wed, 24 Jul 2024 18:42:52 EDT
Parks Canada announced it has found evidence of localized zebra mussel infiltration at Boat Cove, in Clear Lake.

Parks Canada is racing against the clock in their fight against zebra mussels in Riding Mountain National Park following the discovery of a live adult specimen.


Prosecutors want Peter Nygard sentenced to 15 years for 'predatory' Toronto sexual assaults
Wed, 24 Jul 2024 11:33:55 EDT
A courtroom sketch of a man in a wheelchair and a lawyer talking in front of him, waving his glasses around. A judge sits before them.

Prosecutors want Peter Nygard handed 15 years in prison after the disgraced fashion mogul was found guilty of four counts of sexual assault last fall, for incidents where they say he "lured" victims to the headquarters of his now-defunct clothing company in Toronto before attacking them.


Winnipeg police investigators searching North End home over man's 2021 disappearance
Wed, 24 Jul 2024 14:41:30 EDT
A man with long black hair, wearing a black t-shirt, looks to the camera.

A 28-year-old man's disappearance in Winnipeg nearly three years ago has led police to start searching a North End home on Wednesday, and they want the public to know that investigators might be stationed there for a while.


Heat warning issued for southern Manitoba starting Thursday, Environment Canada says
Wed, 24 Jul 2024 19:45:44 EDT
A child is seen through the mist playing in a splash park

People living across southern Manitoba — including the cities of Winnipeg and Brandon — can expect a wave of "extreme heat" this Thursday and Friday with the humidex  making it feel like 38 C or higher, Environment Canada says.


Cathy Merrick re-elected as leader of Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs
Wed, 24 Jul 2024 21:50:40 EDT
A woman seated in front of microphones.

First Nations chiefs in Manitoba have voted to keep Cathy Merrick as the leader of the organization that represents the majority of First Nations in the province.


Manitoba sending delegation to Houston to look at model that housed thousands of homeless people
Wed, 24 Jul 2024 14:44:39 EDT
A man in a grey shirt pulls a trolley with some bags of his stuff.

The Manitoba government is sending a delegation to Houston as it attempts to learn from the Texas city's success in housing tens of thousands of homeless people.


Winnipeg Sea Bears surge to playoff spot, smash league attendance record
Wed, 24 Jul 2024 15:09:35 EDT
A basketball player jumps to make a basket backwards over her head.

The Winnipeg Sea Bears capped their final regular-season home game in record-setting style Tuesday, shattering the Canadian Elite Basketball League season attendance mark and scoring a key victory that clinched a playoff spot.


August sentencing date set for Winnipeg serial killer who murdered 4 Indigenous women
Wed, 24 Jul 2024 16:07:22 EDT
A side profile of a bald man.

A convicted Winnipeg serial killer who targeted and murdered vulnerable Indigenous women will be sentenced next month.


19-year-old dead after vehicle crashed into grain truck on Highway 5: Dauphin RCMP
Wed, 24 Jul 2024 15:19:23 EDT
A police car.

A 19-year-old man died on Tuesday morning after his vehicle crashed into a grain truck on Highway 5 in western Manitoba, Dauphin RCMP say.


Recruitment agency promised to bring 150 doctors to Manitoba. A year later, not one has arrived
Wed, 24 Jul 2024 06:00:00 EDT
The 'Canadian Health Labs' logo is shown on a computer screen that has a white background.

One year after the Manitoba government hired a staffing agency to bring 150 doctors to work in the province, not a single physician has arrived.


Landlord who evicted College Avenue tenants connected to several other apartment buildings
Wed, 24 Jul 2024 05:00:00 EDT
Apartment building

A man connected to a Winnipeg apartment block whose residents were forced to move out suddenly more than a week ago is linked to at least four other apartment buildings in the city.


Driver dead after crashing into water-filled ditch near Matlock, RCMP say
Wed, 24 Jul 2024 17:03:16 EDT
A closeup of a white RCMP cruiser seen from the side with the word Police on the front fender set off by a long blue stripe and the words RCMP GRC underneath the striping on the door.

A woman is dead after the vehicle she was driving careened into a water-filled ditch and rolled onto its roof south of Matlock, Man.


Lawyers for disgraced coach Graham James say man's allegations of abuse in Winnipeg 'fabricated, false'
Wed, 24 Jul 2024 14:17:02 EDT
A man wearing a red neckwarmer covering his face exits the Winnipeg lawcourts.

Details included in recently filed court documents raise questions about the timeline of sexual abuse accusations against disgraced hockey coach Graham James, dating back to his work as a substitute teacher in Winnipeg in the early 1980s.


18,000 health-care support staff in Manitoba reach new tentative agreement with employers
Wed, 24 Jul 2024 14:28:30 EDT
A health worker pushes a wheelchair down a hallway of a nursing home.

The union representing 18,000 health-care support workers in Manitoba says it has reached a new tentative agreement with its employers.


Manitoba Mountie charged with assault of woman in The Pas
Wed, 24 Jul 2024 14:46:47 EDT
An RCMP cruiser in Yellowknife on July 30, 2021.

A Manitoba RCMP officer has been charged after a woman complained she was assaulted during a domestic call last year.


28-year-old dead after highway crash in RM of Alonsa: Manitoba RCMP
Wed, 24 Jul 2024 14:00:24 EDT
A close-up of the side of an RCMP vehicle.

A 28-year-old man has died after a two-vehicle highway crash in western Manitoba earlier this month.


'This has ruined my life,' says Manitoba man beaten, threatened after wrongful child exploitation charge
Tue, 23 Jul 2024 19:34:48 EDT
A portrait of a balding man with a purple button up shirt and jeans with a bruised eye.

A Manitoba man wants an apology from police after RCMP wrongfully named and charged him in relation to an alleged heinous child sexual exploitation case in Portage la Prairie.


Early morning fire destroys classrooms at Thompson elementary school
Wed, 24 Jul 2024 12:33:13 EDT
A fire truck sprays water on smoking rubble beside a large building.

A fire at an elementary school in the northern Manitoba city of Thompson destroyed a classroom area Wednesday morning, as firefighters worked to save the rest of the building.


Winnipeg mayor tweaks inner cabinet, drops long-serving member Brian Mayes
Wed, 24 Jul 2024 13:10:34 EDT
A man wearing a suit is standing speaking at a podium, while five other people stand behind him. Three of the people are men, and two are women.

Brain Mayes is out and Vivian Santos is in, as Winnipeg Mayor Scott Gillingham announced an adjustment to his executive policy committee on Wednesday.


Canadian soccer coach Priestman to miss Olympic opener after staffers alleged to have spied on opponent
Wed, 24 Jul 2024 07:07:53 EDT
A woman takes a picture on a soccer field.

Canadian women's soccer coach Bev Priestman removed herself from Thursday's Olympic Games opener against New Zealand and two team staff members were sent home after two drone incidents.