Bronze urn stolen from Winnipeg Buddhist temple

Winnipeg police are requesting the public’s help in locating a valuable religious artifact that was stolen from a city temple this week. A decorative incense urn was stolen late Monday night from the Hausing Buddhist Temple at 585 Cumberland Avenue. Imported from Taiwan, the large burning… Read More

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Man faces human trafficking charges

WINNIPEG police have laid rare human-trafficking charges after a young woman was allegedly forced to work in the sex trade across Western Canada. Jared Matthew Schaffer, 29, was arrested this week following an investigation that began last fall by the Winnipeg Police Service Counter-Exploitation Read More

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Attacks on officials net assault charges

Two girls have been charged following on-ice attacks on two referees and a linesman during a playoff game in Stonewall earlier this year. A 14-year-old girl from Lake Manitoba First Nation is charged with assault with a weapon and a 13-year-old teammate is charged with assault. The two youths Read […]

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Onerous bail practices rapped

The principle of being innocent until proven guilty is arguably the most sacred in the criminal justice system. But this fundamental legal shield is being seriously undermined by the current bail system in Canada, and people who haven’t been convicted of any crime are being unnecessarily Read More

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Put restrictions on STARS flights, report urges

Flight crew on the province’s Shock Trauma Air Rescue Society helicopter ambulance service won’t be able to fly kids under 12 from hospital to hospital until they have the proper backup in place at Children’s Hospital. The recommendation is one seven made in a report released Wednesday by the Read […]

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Poached pickerel seized at The Forks

Undercover conservation officers working on a tip hooked more than 326 kilograms of frozen and fresh pickerel fillets in a sting at The Forks Friday evening. It’s one of the biggest seizures in recent memory and highlights how some people are netting fish out of season on Lake Winnipeg to […]

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