Greens to choose new leader in November

Manitoba’s Green Party will pick a new leader at its annual general meeting Nov. 15 to replace James Beddome, the party said today. Beddome resigned last year after five years as leader to pursue a law career. Under Beddome’s leadership the party fielded 32 candidates and slightly Read More

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Inmate charged in child-killer’s death

Manitoba RCMP have made a quick arrest in the slaying of a convicted child rapist and killer at Stony Mountain Institution. Cordell Charles, 25, was charged Tuesday with first-degree murder, indicating justice officials believe the crime was planned and pre-meditated. He remains behind bars at… Read More

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Crown seeking life sentences

A Manitoba judge needs more time to decide whether to dish out rare life sentences to a pair of gang members involved in a deadly attack on a teen boy. Warner Flett, 26, and Michael Guimond, 35, pleaded guilty to manslaughter for their roles in the September 2012 killing of […]

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Long-term plan for budget panned

It’s not so much a spanking as a severe scolding. Moody’s Investors Service reprimanded the Selinger government Monday on its plan to bring the province’s books back into the black by 2016-17 without showing any meaningful signs it was reining in its spending. The independent credit-rating Read More

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