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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Girl’s death a homicide: RCMP

PEGUIS FIRST NATION — What RCMP are calling a homicide in the death of a 21-month-old girl has many of the hallmarks of the Phoenix Sinclair tragedy. The talk on this Interlake reserve is the little girl had recently been returned to her parents after having been in the care […]

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Not all offences on the decline, StatsCan finds

Manitoba’s crime rate continues to fall but some serious violent crimes still happen here at rates well above national averages. That’s the story told by a Statistics Canada report on 2013 police-reported crime data issued Wednesday. Overall, the provincial crime rate dropped by 11 per cent Read More

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Lotteries

In the event of a discrepancy between this list and the official winning numbers, the latter shall prevail. PICK 3 Winning number Wednesday was 049. EXTRA Winning number Wednesday for the main prize of $250,000 was 3476165. LOTTO 6/49 Winning numbers Wednesday were 20, 29, 33, 35, 38, 43. Read […]

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Déj vu crash at Shoppers

A Shoppers Drug Mart on McPhillips Street and Leila Avenue was closed for a time Wednesday after a vehicle drove through its front door. Assistant manager Nick Nault said he heard a noise from the back of the store at about 2:45 p.m. and came out to investigate. An elderly […]

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