Man arrested after carjacking

Winnipeg police have made an arrest in a carjacking that occurred in the St. James area Monday. The incident occurred at approximately 12:30 p.m. when officers responded to a department store in the 1000 block of Empress Street. A man was in the parking lot, armed with a knife. Police […]

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Local film industry prepares for busy fall

A Paul Gross-directed war movie. A new film collaboration between actor-writer Jonas Chernick and Sean Garrity (Lucid, My Awkward Sexual Adventure). A supernatural thriller. Two brand new TV series. After a relatively dry summer, Manitoba will see a bumper crop of film production as cameras… Read More

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Crime In Brief

Homicide case back on MANITOBA’S highest court has taken the rare step of reinstating a homicide case that had previously been thrown out of court. Justin Parker, 25, was charged in the March 2011 stabbing death of 16-year-old Fletcher McDougall in Thompson. But he was cleared of manslaughter Read More

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Rain likely on the way

After a week of mainly sunny skies, we could see a sporadic shower or two over the next couple days. This morning, there’s a 30 per cent chance of showers in the Winnipeg area with a high of 27 C in the afternoon. Tonight will be clear and a low […]

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Vaccine bound for West Africa

OTTAWA — Up to 1,000 doses of an Ebola vaccine developed at the National Microbiology Laboratory in Winnipeg will soon be on the way to West Africa to help stop the spread of the worst outbreak of the virus the world has ever seen. “This is one of the many […]

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Trimming salaries tough task

While mayoral candidate Robert-Falcon Ouellette has his eyes on trimming some salaries to right the city’s fiscal ship, cutting paycheques would be no simple task, officials say. Last week, Ouellette promised to trim upper- and middle-management salaries that are more than $80,000 if he’s Read More

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